Sony Ericsson Xperia arc Motorola DEFY

Sony Xperia arc vs Motorola DEFY

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc

Reasons to consider the Xperia arc

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 13 mm Around 40% thinner
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8.1 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with more than 60% more detail for larger prints
Processor Faster processor 1000 MHz, 1000 MHz vs TI 3610, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Size Smaller 63×125×9 mm vs 59×107×13 mm Around 20% smaller
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.2"" vs 3.7"" Around 30% larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Standby time Slightly more standby time 17.9 days vs 16.7 days Around 10% more standby time, less frequent charging
Motorola DEFY

Reasons to consider the DEFY

3.5G, Google Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Wifi Much faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11b (11 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (more than 13.5x faster)
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 263 PPI vs 232 PPI More than 10% crisper display of text, images and video


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
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
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
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
Internal storage Less internal storage than average for storing music, photos and movies
Xperia arc327 MB
DEFY1.953 GB
Screen resolution Low resolution screens
Movie format Poor movies
Xperia arc720p @ 30fps


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