Sony Xperia M Samsung Galaxy Core

Sony Xperia M vs Samsung Galaxy Core

Sony Xperia M

Reasons to consider the Xperia M

3.5G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 3.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Network Faster max data speeds HSDPA (21 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 3x faster)
Standby time More standby time 18.9 days vs 12.5 days More than 50% more standby time, less frequent charging
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 720 x 480 @ 30fps Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 244 PPI vs 216 PPI More than 10% crisper display of text, images and video
Weight Slightly lighter 115 g vs 124 g Around 10% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 62×124×9 mm vs 129×68×9 mm Around 10% smaller
Samsung Galaxy Core

Reasons to consider the Galaxy Core

3.5G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
FM Transmitter Includes an FM transmitter Yes vs No Listen to music through your car stereo without cables
Wifi Much faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11 (0 mbps) Almost the same
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1200 MHz vs Unknown, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (20% faster)
Internal storage More internal storage 8 GB vs 4 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.3"" vs 4.0"" Around 20% larger screen


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Thickness Thin
9 mm
Bluetooth Recent bluetooth support
Xperia M4.0
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
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
5 MP
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

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

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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