Sony Ericsson Xperia arc Apple iPhone 4

Sony Xperia arc vs Apple iPhone 4

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc

Reasons to consider the Xperia arc

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Multitasking Runs multiple apps at once Yes vs No Switch between running apps, surf the web while talking on skype for example
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8.1 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with more than 60% more detail for larger prints
Standby time More standby time 17.9 days vs 12.5 days More than 40% more standby time, less frequent charging
Processor Faster processor 1000 MHz, 1000 MHz vs Apple A4 A4, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Screen size Larger screen 4.2"" vs 3.5"" More than 30% larger screen
Weight Lighter 117 g vs 137 g More than 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 9 mm Around 10% thinner
Apple iPhone 4

Reasons to consider the iPhone 4

3.5G, Apple iOS 4.3.1
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 Significantly more internal storage 32 GB vs 327 MB More than 100x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 329 PPI vs 232 PPI More than 40% crisper display of text, images and video
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)
Talk time More talk time 14 hours vs 7 hours 2x more talk time per battery charge
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 960x640 vs 854x480 Around 50% higher resolution screen
Size Slightly smaller 59×114×9 mm vs 63×125×9 mm Around 10% smaller


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Thickness Thin
9 mm
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
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
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

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

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies
720p @ 30fps


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Which phone do you like, and why?

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Mohamedthash (3:11 PM, February 01, 2012)
iphone is best