• Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc vs Nokia Lumia 920 vs Motorola RAZR i XT890

Phone Comparison - Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc vs Nokia Lumia 920 vs Motorola RAZR i XT890

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Ericsson Nokia Motorola
Announced January 2011 September 2012 September 2012
Status Available - March 2011 Available - November 2012 Available - October 2012
Colors Midnight Blue, Misty Silver Black, Gray, Red, Yellow Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125 x 63 x 8.7 mm
(4.92 x 2.48 x 0.34 in )
130.3 x 10.7 x 10.7 mm
(5.13 x 0.42 x 0.42 in)
122.5 x 60.9 x 8.3 mm
(4.82 x 2.4 x 0.33 in)
Weight 117 g (4.13 oz) 185 g (6.53 oz) 126 g (4.44 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - LT15i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800 - LT15a
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 / 900 / 2100 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, 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 Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon 1.3GHz, Intel Atom Z2460, Boost to 2GHz
GPU Adreno 205 Adreno 225 PowerVR SGX 540 @400MHz
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 320 MB storage 32 GB storage 8 GB (5 GB user available)
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Advanced, Edge-To-Edge Screen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.2 inches 4.5 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (233 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.86% 401.28% 68.41%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No No
Games Yes + downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, Carl Zeiss optics, 3264 x 2448 pix 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Touch-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Class 33 Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Class 33 Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v3.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 320 MB storage, 512 MB RAM 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB (5 GB user available), 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included No 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 not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1500 mAh 2000 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 430 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 7 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 10 h (3G)
Up to 20 h