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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
Comment
Yes
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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.
anonymous
481
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
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No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
342
Somewhat lighter
Comment
117 g
vs
130 g
13 g lighter
anonymous
298
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
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No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
109
Supports ANT+
Comment
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.
anonymous
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Has a HDMI output
Comment
Yes
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No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Soùfiane Azz
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Plus beau
Comment
Yes
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No
Moche
anonymous
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Distinctly narrower
Comment
63 mm
vs
69.17 mm
6.17 mm narrower
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Less body volume
Comment
68.5 cm³
vs
81.9 cm³
19.56% less body volume
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Shorter
Comment
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...

Yes
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Top 48 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

Jason Chen
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Much cheapernew
Comment
Yes
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No
anonymous
1977
Considerably more battery power
Comment
2300 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
1.53x more battery power
anonymous
1527
Clearly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
1 x 1.4 GHz
6.57x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1250
Vastly higher pixel density
Comment
445 ppi
vs
233 ppi
1.91x higher pixel density
anonymous
1105
Distinctly more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
0.5 GB
1.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
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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.
anonymous
904
Notably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
854x480 px
5.06x higher resolution
anonymous
573
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.
anonymous
490
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Comment
Yes
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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.
anonymous
475
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
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No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
410
Noticeably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
14.4 MBits/s
6.94x faster downloads
anonymous
333
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
331
Significantly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
0.3 GB
31.70 GB more internal storage
anonymous
324
Modestly thinner
Comment
8.59 mm
vs
8.7 mm
0.11 mm thinner
anonymous
318
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.
anonymous
307
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.
anonymous
296
Vastly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
272
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.
anonymous
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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
159
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.
anonymous
155
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
145
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
140
Significantly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
132
Clearly 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.
anonymous
123
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.
anonymous
103
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 11 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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314
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
208
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.
anonymous
192
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
106
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
80
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
64
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.
anonymous
59
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
35
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Eran Machlev
7
Offers free development
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
Jacob Kumar
6
Exellent Features (UI)
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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61
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
41
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.
Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
anonymous
56
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.
anonymous
42
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
41
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).
anonymous
40
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.
anonymous
40
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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