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Sony Ericsson Xperia arc HTC Desire HD

Sony Xperia arc vs HTC Desire HD

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc

Reasons to consider the Xperia arc

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Weight Lighter 117 g vs 164 g Around 30% lighter
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 12 mm Around 30% thinner
Size Smaller 63x125x8 mm vs 68x123x11 mm More than 30% smaller
Screen PPI Slightly higher PPI screen 232 PPI vs 216 PPI Around 10% crisper display of text, images and video
HTC Desire HD

Reasons to consider the Desire HD

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Wifi Much faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11b (11 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (more than 13.5x faster)
Screen type Bright, vivid screen Super LCD vs TFT LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Internal storage Slightly more internal storage 1.5 GB vs 327 MB More than 4.5x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.3" vs 4.2" Around 10% larger screen
Talk time Slightly more talk time 9.2 hours vs 7 hours More than 30% more talk time per battery charge

Competitors

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Samsung Galaxy S II HTC Desire HD Desire HD vs Galaxy S II
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HTC Vivid HTC Desire HD Desire HD vs Vivid

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Camera resolution Capture extremely high resolution images
Xperia arc:8.1 MP
Desire HD:8 MP
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Thickness Thin
Xperia arc:9 mm
Desire HD:12 mm
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Xperia arc:854x480
Desire HD:800x480
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
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Xperia arc:232 PPI
Desire HD:216 PPI
Screen size Large screens
Xperia arc:4.2"
Desire HD:4.3"
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

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Comments

Which phone do you like, and why?

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Andyirwin79 (1:35 PM, May 09, 2011)
What about the hdmi lead on the Experia? it is an amazing selling point to see you vids and pics on the 50 inch plasma.