Sony Xperia T Sony Ericsson Xperia arc

Sony Xperia T vs Sony Xperia arc

Sony Xperia T

Reasons to consider the Xperia T

3.5G, Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Network Much faster max data speeds HSPA+ (84 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (more than 11.5x faster)
Wifi Much faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11b (11 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (more than 13.5x faster)
Camera resolution Significantly higher resolution camera 13 MP vs 8.1 MP Take photos with more than 60% more detail for larger prints
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 16 GB vs 327 MB More than 50x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 322 PPI vs 232 PPI Around 40% crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,280x720 vs 854x480 More than 2x higher resolution screen
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.1 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs 1000 MHz, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (50% faster)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.6"" vs 4.2"" Around 20% larger screen
Sony Ericsson Xperia arc

Reasons to consider the Xperia arc

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Weight Lighter 117 g vs 139 g Around 20% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 63×125×9 mm vs 67×129×9 mm Around 20% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 9 mm Around 10% thinner


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
Xperia T13 MP
Xperia arc8.1 MP
Thickness Thin
9 mm
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
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Xperia T322 PPI
Xperia arc232 PPI
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
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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