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Sony Ericsson Xperia ray vs Samsung Galaxy S3

Top Six Reasons for the

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

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Every pixel has three subpixels
Yes
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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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A lot lighter
100 g
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133 g
33 g lighter
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Has a radio
Yes
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No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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Considerably narrower
53 mm
vs
70.6 mm
17.60 mm narrower
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Measurably less body volume
55.3 cm³
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82.94 cm³
49.98% less body volume
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Explicitly shorter
111 mm
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136.6 mm
25.60 mm shorter

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...

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Top 37 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Sony Ericsson Xperia ray

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A lot more battery power
2100 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
40% more battery power
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Notably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.4 GHz
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1 x 1 GHz
5.60x faster CPU clock speed
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A little higher pixel density
306 ppi
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297 ppi
3.03% higher pixel density
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Lots more RAM memory
1 GB
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0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
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Notably bigger screen size
4.8 "
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3.3 "
45.45% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Noticeably higher resolution
1280x720 px
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854x480 px
2.25x higher resolution
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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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Distinctly faster downloads
21 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2.92x faster downloads
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Has NFC
Yes
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No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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Measurably more internal storage
16 GB
vs
1 GB
15 GB more internal storage
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317
A little bit thinner
8.6 mm
vs
9.4 mm
0.80 mm thinner
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295
Notably better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
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720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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Has a BSI sensor
Yes
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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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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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Significantly smaller semiconductor size
32 nm
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45 nm
13 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
Yes
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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 manual ISO
Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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Has a serial shot mode
Yes
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No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
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No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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Has a gyroscope
Yes
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No
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
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Vastly lower SAR for head (EU)
0.21 W/kg
vs
0.96 W/kg
0.75 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 manual white balance
Yes
vs
No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
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Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes
vs
No
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
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Supports controllers
Yes
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No
The system supports usb controllers, so you can play games with real controls instead of the touchscreen
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
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No
Top 6 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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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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Has offline voice recognition
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
Yes
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No
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You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Yes
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No
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Samsung Exynos 4412
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Has integrated graphics
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
ARM Cortex-A9
Yes
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No
Top 3 Reasons for ARM Cortex-A9
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Has NX bit
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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40
Has TrustZone
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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Has out-of-order execution
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.

Samsung Galaxy S3 is better than Sony Ericsson Xperia ray because...

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