Sony Ericsson Xperia arc Apple iPad

Sony Xperia arc vs Apple iPad

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc

Reasons to consider the Xperia arc

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Size Much smaller 63×125×9 mm vs 190×243×13 mm 8.8x smaller
Weight Much lighter 117 g vs 680 g 5.8x lighter
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 232 PPI vs 131 PPI Around 80% crisper display of text, images and video
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 13 mm More than 30% thinner
Apple iPad

Reasons to consider the iPad

3.5G, Apple iOS 5.0
Screen size Much larger screen 9.7"" vs 4.2"" Around 6x larger screen
Wifi Much faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11b (11 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (more than 13.5x faster)
Internal storage More internal storage 16 GB vs 327 MB More than 50x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
App store More apps available iPhone App Store vs Android App Market The iPhone App Store has over 500,000 apps vs 400,000 (around 30% more)
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 768x1,024 vs 854x480 More than 90% higher resolution screen


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones

We're not aware of any interesting cons shared by these two products.


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