Phone Comparison - Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc vs Karbonn A9+

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
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Karbonn A9+
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Ericsson Karbonn
Announced January 2011 2012
Status Available - March 2011 Available
Colors Midnight Blue, Misty Silver Pearl White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125 x 63 x 8.7 mm
(4.92 x 2.48 x 0.34 in )
120 x 60.5 x 11.3 mm
(4.72 x 2.38 x 0.44 in)
Weight 117 g (4.13 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - LT15i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800 - LT15a
HSDPA 2100
Messaging 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, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 205 [Similar] Adreno 203 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 320 MB storage 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.2 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.86% 62.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light Yes
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, 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, Adobe Flash HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 320 MB storage, 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB

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 1500 mAh 1420 mAh
Stand by Up to 430 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Up to 200 h
Talk Time Up to 7 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 4 h