Sony Xperia Z1 vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

Top 69 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z1

Compared to Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

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Clearly more battery power
Comment
3050 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
2.03x more battery power
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2260
Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.2 GHz
vs
1 x 1.4 GHz
6.29x faster CPU clock speed
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1899
Appreciably higher pixel density
Comment
441 ppi
vs
233 ppi
1.89x higher pixel density
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1523
Bigger screen size
Comment
5 "
vs
4.2 "
19.05% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Substantially more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
0.5 GB
1.50 GB more RAM memory
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1381
Distinctly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
20.7 MP
vs
8 MP
2.59x more megapixels (photo)
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Distinctly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
854x480 px
5.06x higher resolution
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706
Has stereo speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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669
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
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593
Slightly thinner
Comment
8.5 mm
vs
8.7 mm
0.20 mm thinner
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555
Significantly faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
14.4 MBits/s
10.42x faster downloads
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524
Sizably more internal storage
Comment
16 GB
vs
0.3 GB
15.70 GB more internal storage
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510
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.
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453
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
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No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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429
Explicitly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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422
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.
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389
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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381
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.
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325
Has a two-stage shutter
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
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255
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
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No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
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250
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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224
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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208
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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198
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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188
Distinctly 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.
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179
Substantially faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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575
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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362
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.
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279
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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259
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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227
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.
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112
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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77
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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45
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
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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204
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.
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117
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
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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.
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75
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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72
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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71
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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71
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).

Sony Xperia Z1 is better than Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S because...

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Top Nine Reasons for the

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

Compared to Sony Xperia Z1

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756
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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690
Explicitly lighter
Comment
117 g
vs
169 g
52 g lighter
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148
Explicitly narrower
Comment
63 mm
vs
73.9 mm
10.90 mm narrower
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104
Has a HDMI output
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
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92
Lots shorter
Comment
125 mm
vs
144.4 mm
19.40 mm shorter
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87
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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85
Notably lower SAR for head (EU)
Comment
0.66 W/kg
vs
0.77 W/kg
0.11 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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8
Lots less body volume
Comment
68.5 cm³
vs
90.7 cm³
32.41% less body volume
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1
Resolution IS out of the box. AND HAS A VIDEO LIGHT WITH AUT
Comment
Yes
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No
Soùfiane Azz
-6
Plus beau
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Moche

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S is better than Sony Xperia Z1 because...

Yes
vs
No

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