Phone Comparison - Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc vs Sony Xperia M2

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
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Sony Xperia M2
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Ericsson Sony
Announced January 2011 February 2014
Status Available - March 2011 Available - May 2014
Colors Midnight Blue, Misty Silver Black, White, Purple
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125 x 63 x 8.7 mm
(4.92 x 2.48 x 0.34 in )
139.6 x 71.1 x 8.6 mm
(5.5 x 2.8 x 0.34 in)
Weight 117 g (4.13 oz) 148 g (5.22 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - LT15i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800 - LT15a
HSDPA
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Scratch-Resistant Glass

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400 (D2303, D2306)/ MSM8226 (D2305) [Similar]
GPU Adreno 205 [Similar] Adreno 305 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 320 MB storage 8 GB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.2 inches [Similar] 4.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.86% 64.25%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

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

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Up to 86 kbps
Edge Up to 237 kbps Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi 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 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

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

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 supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 430 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Up to 588 h (2G)
Up to 633 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 7 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 13 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 14 h 36 min (3G)