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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S vs Google Nexus 5

Top Nine Reasons for the

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

Compared to Google Nexus 5

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Has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
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Has a removable battery
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Yes
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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A bit lighter
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117 g
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130 g
13 g lighter
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Has a radio
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Yes
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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Supports ANT+
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Yes
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No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
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Has a HDMI output
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Yes
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
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Plus beau
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Moche
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Sizably narrower
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63 mm
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69.17 mm
6.17 mm narrower
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Less body volume
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68.5 cm³
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81.9 cm³
19.56% less body volume
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Shorter
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125 mm
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137.84 mm
12.84 mm shorter

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S is better than Google Nexus 5 because...

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Top 49 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

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Sizably more battery power
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2300 mAh
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1500 mAh
1.53x more battery power
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Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
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4 x 2.3 GHz
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1 x 1.4 GHz
6.57x faster CPU clock speed
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Significantly higher pixel density
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445 ppi
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233 ppi
1.91x higher pixel density
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Clearly more RAM memory
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2 GB
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0.5 GB
1.50 GB more RAM memory
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Bigger screen size
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4.95 "
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4.2 "
17.86% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Significantly higher resolution
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1920x1080 px
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854x480 px
5.06x higher resolution
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Has branded damage resistant glass
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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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Has built-in optical image stabilization
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Yes
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
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Direct updates by OS vendor
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Yes
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It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
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Distinctly faster downloads
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100 MBits/s
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14.4 MBits/s
6.94x faster downloads
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Has NFC
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Yes
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No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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Significantly more internal storage
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32 GB
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0.3 GB
31.70 GB more internal storage
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A tad thinner
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8.59 mm
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8.7 mm
0.11 mm thinner
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Wireless charging
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Yes
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No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
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Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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Yes
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No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
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Appreciably better video recording quality
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1080 x 30 fps
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720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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Has an IPS screen
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Yes
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No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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Shoots 360° panorama
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Yes
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No
It allows you to shoot a panorama 360° in every direction, by stitching together multiple shots that you take whilst turning on the spot. This creates a spherical 360° panorama, which allows you to look around in all directions instead of just horizontally.
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Has manual exposure
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Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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Newer Bluetooth version
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4
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2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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Vastly faster uploads
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50 MBits/s
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5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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Measurably smaller semiconductor size
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28 nm
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45 nm
17 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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Has a CMOS sensor
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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 serial shot mode
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Yes
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No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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Has a built-in HDR mode
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Yes
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No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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No
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Supports 4K resolution
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Yes
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No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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The browser has word wrap
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Yes
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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 OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
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Yes
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No
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Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
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Yes
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No
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Is a multi-user system
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Yes
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No
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Has offline voice recognition
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Yes
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No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
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Yes
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No
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You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
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Yes
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No
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Offers free development
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Yes
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No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
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Exellent Features (UI)
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Yes
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No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
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No
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Has integrated graphics
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Yes
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No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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Has integrated LTE
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Yes
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No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Qualcomm Krait 400
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No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
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Has dynamic frequency scaling
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Yes
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No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
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Has NX bit
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Yes
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No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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Has TrustZone
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Yes
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No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
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Has out-of-order execution
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Yes
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No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
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Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
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Yes
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No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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