• Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc vs Sony Xperia M

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc vs Sony Xperia M

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Ericsson Sony
Announced February 2011 January 2011 June 2013
Status Available - April 2011 Available - March 2011 Available - August 2013
Colors Black, White, Pink Midnight Blue, Misty Silver Black, White, Purple, Yellow
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm
(4.93 x 2.6 x 0.33 in)
125 x 63 x 8.7 mm
(4.92 x 2.48 x 0.34 in )
124 x 62 x 9.3 mm
(4.88 x 2.44 x 0.37 in)
Weight 116 g (4.09 oz) 117 g (4.13 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - Both Versions
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 - LT15i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800 - LT15a
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - C1905
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C1904
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Exynos chipset 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon Dual-core 1 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8227
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 205 Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 512 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB/32 GB storage 320 MB storage 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.2 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (233 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (245 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.52% 61.86% 57.31%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] No [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Up to 86 kbps Up to 86 kbps
Edge Class 12 Up to 237 kbps Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0+HS Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 320 MB storage, 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG Supported - -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1650 mAh 1500 mAh 1700 mAh
Stand by Up to 710 h (2G)
Up to 610 h (3G)
Up to 430 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Up to 498 h (2G)
Up to 454 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 18 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 7 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 10 h 16 min (2G)
Up to 9 h (3G)