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Sony Xperia Arc S vs Sony Xperia ray

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S

Reasons to consider the Xperia Arc S

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Processor Faster processor Qualcomm Snapdragon, 1400 MHz vs 1000 MHz, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (40% faster)
Screen size Larger screen 4.2" vs 3.3" More than 60% larger screen
Thickness Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 9 mm Around 10% thinner
Standby time Slightly more standby time 19.2 days vs 17.9 days Around 10% more standby time, less frequent charging
Sony Ericsson Xperia ray

Reasons to consider the Xperia ray

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 295 PPI vs 233 PPI Around 30% crisper display of text, images and video
Weight Slightly lighter 100 g vs 117 g More than 10% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 53x111x9 mm vs 63x125x8 mm Around 20% smaller

Competitors

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Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Camera resolution Capture extremely high resolution images
8 MP
Thickness Thin
9 mm
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Arc S:233 PPI
Xperia ray:295 PPI
Screen resolution High resolution screens
854x480
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
FM Radio Both have built in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Bluetooth Not the latest bluetooth support
2.1
Internal storage Less internal storage than average for storing music, photos and movies
Arc S:1 GB
Xperia ray:300 MB

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