Sony Xperia acro S Samsung Galaxy S II

Sony Xperia acro S vs Samsung Galaxy S II

Sony Xperia acro S

Reasons to consider the Xperia acro S

3.5G, Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 341 PPI vs 216 PPI Around 60% crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 1280x720 vs 800x480 Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
Camera resolution Significantly higher resolution camera 12.1 MP vs 8 MP Take photos with more than 50% more detail for larger prints
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs Unknown, 1200 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Standby time More standby time 12.1 days vs 7 days More than 70% more standby time, less frequent charging
Samsung Galaxy S II

Reasons to consider the Galaxy S II

3.5G, Android-2.3.4
Thickness Thinner 8 mm vs 12 mm Around 30% thinner
Size Smaller 66x125x8 mm vs 66x126x11 mm Around 30% smaller
Weight Lighter 116 g vs 147 g More than 20% lighter
Network Faster max data speeds HSDPA (21 mbps) vs HSPA (14 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (50% faster)


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
Xperia acro S12.1 MP
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
16 GB
Bluetooth Recent bluetooth support
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies
1080p @ 30fps
Thickness Thin
Xperia acro S12 mm
S II8 mm
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Network Fast data transfer
Xperia acro SHSPA (14 mbps)
S IIHSDPA (21 mbps)
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
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 Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Screen size Large screens
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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Which phone do you like, and why?

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Mr G (3:59 AM, December 16, 2012)
Thankyou for your comparison, easy to read format with pros for both phones backed up with percentage differences (eg. 30% faster processor).