Phone Comparison - Sony Ericsson W8 vs Samsung Galaxy 551

Sony Ericsson W8
sony ericsson w8
Samsung Galaxy 551
samsung galaxy 551
Add 3rd Phone

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Ericsson Samsung
Announced April 2011 October 2010
Status Available - May 2011 Available - Q4 2010
Colors Azure, Orange, Red Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 99 x 54 x 15 mm
(3.9 x 2.13 x 0.59 in)
111 x 55 x 15.2 mm
(4.37 x 2.17 x 0.6 in)
Weight 104 g (3.67 oz) 117 g (4.13 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair) Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), upgradable to v2.3.6 (Gingerbread)
Processor 600 MHz ARM 11, Qualcomm MSM7227 [Similar] 600 MHz, Qualcomm MSM7227 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 200 [Similar] Adreno 200 [Similar]
RAM 168 MB [Browse Similar] N/A
Internal Memory 128 MB storage 160 MB
External Memory microSD, up to 16GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 1 GB included

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.0 inches [Similar] 3.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels (192 ppi) 240 x 400 pixels (146 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 50.28% 47.59%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels [Similar] 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels [Similar]
Flash No No
Features Geo-tagging Auto focus,
Video Yes, VGA@30fps Yes, QVGA@15fps
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 85.6 kbps Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Class 12
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 2 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 128 MB storage, 168 MB RAM 160 MB
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 16GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 1 GB included

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1200 mAh 1200 mAh
Stand by Up to 446 h (2G)
Up to 476 h (3G)
Up to 520 h (2G)
Up to 370 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 4 h 45 min Up to 9 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)
Loading...
Loading...