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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)
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8.1 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with more than 60% more detail for larger prints
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 13 mm Around 40% thinner
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Processor Faster processor 1000 MHz, 1000 MHz vs TI 3610, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Screen size Larger screen 4.2" vs 3.7" Around 30% larger screen
Size Slightly smaller 63x125x8 mm vs 59x107x13 mm Around 20% smaller
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
Internal storage Slightly more internal storage 2 GB vs 327 MB More than 6x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies

Competitors

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Sony Ericsson Xperia neo Sony Ericsson Xperia arc Xperia arc vs Xperia neo
Motorola DEFY Samsung Galaxy S DEFY vs Galaxy S
Motorola DEFY Apple iPhone 4 DEFY vs iPhone 4
Motorola Moto G Motorola DEFY DEFY vs Moto G
Samsung Galaxy Ace Motorola DEFY DEFY vs Galaxy Ace

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
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
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Xperia arc:232 PPI
DEFY:263 PPI
Screen resolution High resolution screens
854x480
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
Xperia arc:8.1 MP
DEFY:5 MP
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

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