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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S vs Google Nexus 5

Top Ten Reasons for the

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

Compared to Google Nexus 5

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Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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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675
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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598
Slightly lighter
Comment
117 g
vs
130 g
13 g lighter
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420
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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Supports ANT+
Comment
Yes
vs
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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100
Has a HDMI output
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
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84
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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82
Explicitly narrower
Comment
63 mm
vs
69.17 mm
6.17 mm narrower
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18
Shorter
Comment
125 mm
vs
137.84 mm
12.84 mm shorter
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Plus beau
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Moche
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Less body volume
Comment
68.5 cm³
vs
81.9 cm³
19.56% less body volume

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

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vs
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Top 50 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

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Clearly more battery power
Comment
2300 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
1.53x more battery power
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2042
Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
1 x 1.4 GHz
6.57x faster CPU clock speed
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1720
Measurably higher pixel density
Comment
445 ppi
vs
233 ppi
1.91x higher pixel density
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1356
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.95 "
vs
4.2 "
17.86% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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1345
Significantly more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
0.5 GB
1.50 GB more RAM memory
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1214
Substantially higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
854x480 px
5.06x higher resolution
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Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
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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627
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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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538
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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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518
Marginally thinner
Comment
8.59 mm
vs
8.7 mm
0.11 mm thinner
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517
Notably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
14.4 MBits/s
6.94x faster downloads
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461
Significantly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
0.3 GB
31.70 GB more internal storage
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456
Wireless charging
Comment
Yes
vs
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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383
Noticeably better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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374
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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371
Has an IPS screen
Comment
Yes
vs
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 fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
vs
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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218
Shoots 360° panorama
Comment
Yes
vs
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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200
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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188
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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183
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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171
Considerably smaller semiconductor size
Comment
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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171
Distinctly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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162
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
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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140
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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123
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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511
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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325
The browser has word wrap
Comment
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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242
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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192
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
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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110
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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72
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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42
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
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164
Has integrated LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
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.
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Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
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84
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
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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63
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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62
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
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61
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
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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60
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

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

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