Sony Xperia M Alcatel One Touch Idol

Sony Xperia M vs Alcatel One Touch Idol

Sony Xperia M

Reasons to consider the Xperia M

3.5G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Alcatel One Touch Idol

Reasons to consider the One Touch Idol

Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with around 60% more detail for larger prints
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1200 MHz vs Unknown, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (20% faster)
Screen size Larger screen 4.6" vs 4.0" More than 30% larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 960x540 vs 854x480 Around 30% higher resolution screen
Thickness Slightly thinner 8 mm vs 9 mm Around 20% thinner


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Thickness Thin
Xperia M:9 mm
Idol:8 mm
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Xperia M:244 PPI
Idol:239 PPI
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Xperia M:854x480
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
Xperia M:5 MP
Idol:8 MP
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
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


Sony Xperia M Alcatel One Touch Idol Sony Xperia M


Which phone do you like, and why?

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