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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806
A lot lighter
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100 g
vs
133 g
33 g lighter
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540
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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222
Significantly narrower
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53 mm
vs
70.6 mm
17.60 mm narrower
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164
Significantly shorter
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111 mm
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136.6 mm
25.60 mm shorter
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Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
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No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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41
Appreciably 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 38 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Sony Ericsson Xperia ray

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A lot more battery power
Comment
2100 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
40% more battery power
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2487
Significantly faster CPU clock speed
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4 x 1.4 GHz
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1 x 1 GHz
5.60x faster CPU clock speed
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2101
Somewhat higher pixel density
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306 ppi
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297 ppi
3.03% higher pixel density
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1697
Notably bigger screen size
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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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Amply more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
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Vastly higher resolution
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1280x720 px
vs
854x480 px
2.25x higher resolution
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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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687
Marginally thinner
Comment
8.6 mm
vs
9.4 mm
0.80 mm thinner
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598
Significantly faster downloads
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21 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2.92x faster downloads
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592
Significantly more internal storage
Comment
16 GB
vs
1 GB
15 GB more internal storage
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468
Considerably better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
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720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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407
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
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No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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Has a BSI sensor
Comment
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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243
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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223
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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210
Vastly 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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192
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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178
Has manual ISO
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Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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176
Has a serial shot mode
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Yes
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No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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154
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
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No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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124
Has a gyroscope
Comment
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 touch autofocus
Comment
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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90
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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89
Appreciably 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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38
Can create panoramas in-camera
Comment
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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Zero Shutter Lag
Comment
Yes
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No
This means photos are much more sharper and can be taken in less than 0.5 seconds
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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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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
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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
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Yes
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No
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You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Comment
Yes
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No
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
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No
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Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
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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
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No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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83
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
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.
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83
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
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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).

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

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