Samsung Galaxy S2 vs Sony Xperia V

Top Eleven Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S2

Compared to Sony Xperia V

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Has branded damage resistant glass
Yes
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No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
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Appreciably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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Notably more internal storage
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
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Plenty thinner
8.5 mm
vs
10.7 mm
2.20 mm thinner
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A tad lighter
116 g
vs
120 g
4 g lighter
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Vastly more microphone(s)
2
vs
1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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Measurably lower SAR for head (USA)
0.16 W/kg
vs
0.86 W/kg
0.70 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
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Sizably lower SAR for head (EU)
0.34 W/kg
vs
0.86 W/kg
0.52 W/kg lower SAR for head (EU). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 2.0 W/kg in the EU.
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Has touch autofocus
Yes
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No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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Has more Custom Roms on XDA Developers
Yes
vs
No
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Way less body volume
70.3 cm³
vs
89.72 cm³
27.62% less body volume
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A tad shorter
125.3 mm
vs
129 mm
3.70 mm shorter

Samsung Galaxy S2 is better than Sony Xperia V because...

Yes
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No

Top 20 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia V

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S2

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Marginally more battery power
1750 mAh
vs
1650 mAh
6.06% more battery power
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Way faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.2 GHz
25% faster CPU clock speed
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Vastly higher pixel density
341 ppi
vs
218 ppi
1.56x higher pixel density
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Explicitly higher resolution
1280x720 px
vs
800x480 px
2.40x higher resolution
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Sizably more megapixels (photo)
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
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Every pixel has three subpixels
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
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Is dustproof and water resistant
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
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Significantly faster downloads
42 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
2x faster downloads
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Has a BSI sensor
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
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A little bit faster uploads
5.8 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
0.69% faster uploads
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Measurably smaller semiconductor size
28 nm
vs
45 nm
17 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
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Weather sealed
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
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Sizably lower SAR for body (USA)
0.73 W/kg
vs
0.96 W/kg
0.23 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
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Has a CMOS sensor
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
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Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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Supports 4g
Yes
vs
No
The HTC desire 600 doesn't support 4g
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A little narrower
65 mm
vs
66.1 mm
1.10 mm narrower
Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
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The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
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Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Yes
vs
No
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You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Yes
vs
No
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Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

Sony Xperia V is better than Samsung Galaxy S2 because...

Yes
vs
No

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