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Sony Ericsson Xperia ray vs Samsung Galaxy S3

Top Seven Reasons for the

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

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Every pixel has three subpixels
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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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586
Lots lighter
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100 g
vs
133 g
33 g lighter
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Has a radio
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Yes
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No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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84
Plays Adobe Flash
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Yes
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No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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74
Distinctly narrower
Comment
53 mm
vs
70.6 mm
17.60 mm narrower
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Sizably shorter
Comment
111 mm
vs
136.6 mm
25.60 mm shorter
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Sizably less body volume
Comment
55.3 cm³
vs
82.94 cm³
49.98% less body volume

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

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Top 39 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Sony Ericsson Xperia ray

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Lots more battery power
Comment
2100 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
40% more battery power
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Notably faster CPU clock speed
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4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
1 x 1 GHz
5.60x faster CPU clock speed
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Somewhat higher pixel density
Comment
306 ppi
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297 ppi
3.03% higher pixel density
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1348
Explicitly bigger screen size
Comment
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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1342
Amply more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
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Appreciably higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
854x480 px
2.25x higher resolution
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784
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
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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514
Significantly faster downloads
Comment
21 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2.92x faster downloads
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510
A shade thinner
Comment
8.6 mm
vs
9.4 mm
0.80 mm thinner
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456
Notably more internal storage
Comment
16 GB
vs
1 GB
15 GB more internal storage
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382
Substantially 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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226
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
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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198
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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186
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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170
Measurably smaller semiconductor size
Comment
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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161
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
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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137
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
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No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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135
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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122
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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Has a gyroscope
Comment
Yes
vs
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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82
Clearly lower SAR for head (EU)
Comment
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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73
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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63
Has manual white balance
Comment
Yes
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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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36
Can create panoramas in-camera
Comment
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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Best price
Comment
Yes
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No
Best price in the relation of Quality-Price
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
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No
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The browser has word wrap
Comment
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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188
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
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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Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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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
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Samsung Exynos 4412
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94
Has integrated graphics
Comment
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
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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58
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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57
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.

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

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