• Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc vs Nokia Lumia 625 vs HTC Desire 526G+ Dual SIM

Phone Comparison - Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc vs Nokia Lumia 625 vs HTC Desire 526G+ Dual SIM

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Ericsson Nokia HTC
Announced January 2011 July 2013 January 2015
Status Available - March 2011 Available - August 2013 Available - January 2015
Price - - Rs. 6,379 ($93.81) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Midnight Blue, Misty Silver Orange, Bright green, Yellow, Black and white Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125 x 63 x 8.7 mm
(4.92 x 2.48 x 0.34 in )
133.2 x 72.2 x 9.2 mm
(5.24 x 2.84 x 0.36 in)
139.8 x 69.65 x 9.8 mm
(5.5 x 2.74 x 0.39 in)
Weight 117 g (4.13 oz) 159 g (5.61 oz) 154 g (5.43 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - LT15i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800 - LT15a
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 2100
4G Network - LTE -
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, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon Octa-core 1.7 GHz
GPU Adreno 205 Adreno 305 -
RAM 512 MB 512 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 320 MB storage 8 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 2 TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.2 inches 4.7 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (233 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (199 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (234 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.86% 65.05% 62.73%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1936 pixels 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, Touch focus, Landscape orientation, Auto and manual exposure, Auto and manual white balance, Active toolbar, Full screen viewfinder, Geotagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 320 MB storage, 512 MB RAM 8 GB, 512 MB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB 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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 2000 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 430 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Up to 552 h Up to 622 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 7 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 23 h 54 min (2G)
Up to 15 h 12 min (3G)
Up to 15 h (3G)