• Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc vs Sony Xperia TX vs Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra

Phone Comparison - Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc vs Sony Xperia TX vs Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Ericsson Sony Alcatel
Announced January 2011 August 2012 January 2013
Status Available - March 2011 Available - October 2012 Available - April 2013
Colors Midnight Blue, Misty Silver Black, White, Pink Red, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125 x 63 x 8.7 mm
(4.92 x 2.48 x 0.34 in )
131 x 68.6 x 8.6 mm (5.16 x 2.70 x 0.34 in)
(5.16 x 2.7 x 0.34 in (0.2 x 0.11 x 0.01 in))
134.4 x 68.5 x 6.5 mm
(5.29 x 2.7 x 0.26 in)
Weight 117 g (4.13 oz) 127 g (4.48 oz) (4.48 oz (0.14.1.69 oz)) 115 g (4.06 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 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Dragon Trail Glass

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8260A Snapdragon Dual-core 1.2 GHz, MTK 6577
GPU Adreno 205 Adreno 225 PowerVR SXG531T
RAM 512 MB 1 GB N/A
Internal Memory 320 MB storage 16 GB 16 GB storage, 1 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.2 inches 4.55 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (233 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.86% 63.42% 66.35%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes no
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 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED 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 Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA 7.2Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v3.1 with A2DP Yes
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 Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 320 MB storage, 512 MB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB storage, 1 GB
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB No

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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 1750 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 430 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 7 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 6 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)