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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Has a radio
Yes
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No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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Much lighter
100 g
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133 g
33 g lighter
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Considerably narrower
53 mm
vs
70.6 mm
17.60 mm narrower
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Appreciably less body volume
55.3 cm³
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82.94 cm³
49.98% less body volume
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Notably 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 31 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Sony Ericsson Xperia ray

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Way more battery power
2100 mAh
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1500 mAh
40% more battery power
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852
Sizably 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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Modestly higher pixel density
306 ppi
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297 ppi
3.03% higher pixel density
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Reasonably more RAM memory
1 GB
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0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
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Significantly higher resolution
1280x720 px
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854x480 px
2.25x higher resolution
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482
Sizably 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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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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Noticeably 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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Significantly more internal storage
16 GB
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1 GB
15 GB more internal storage
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Explicitly 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 continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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98
A bit thinner
8.6 mm
vs
9.4 mm
0.80 mm thinner
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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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84
Sizably smaller semiconductor size
32 nm
vs
45 nm
13 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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Newer Bluetooth version
4
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2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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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 a serial shot mode
Yes
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No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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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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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 manual ISO
Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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Appreciably lower SAR for head (EU)
0.21 W/kg
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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
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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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Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes
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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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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
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No
Top 5 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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The browser has word wrap
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 bookmarks sync across different devices
Yes
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No
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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
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Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
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No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

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

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