Sony Xperia Z1 vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S
Top 68 Reasons for the
Sony Xperia Z1
Compared to Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S
Notably more battery power
2.03x more battery power
Clearly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.2 GHz
1 x 1.4 GHz
6.29x faster CPU clock speed
Appreciably higher pixel density
1.89x higher pixel density
Notably more RAM memory
1.50 GB more RAM memory
Bigger screen size
19.05% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Noticeably more megapixels (photo)
2.59x more megapixels (photo)
Considerably higher resolution
5.06x higher resolution
Has stereo speakers
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Is dustproof and water resistant
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Distinctly faster downloads
10.42x faster downloads
0.20 mm thinner
Measurably more internal storage
15.70 GB more internal storage
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Measurably better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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.
Has an IPS screen
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.
Has a two-stage shutter
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.
Has a BSI sensor
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.
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Newer Bluetooth version
Newer Bluetooth version
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Has manual exposure
This allows to manually set the exposure.
Considerably faster uploads
8.68x faster uploads
Considerably smaller semiconductor size
17 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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Sony Xperia Z1 is better than Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S because...
Top Eight Reasons for the
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S
Compared to Sony Xperia Z1
Has a removable battery
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
52 g lighter
Has a HDMI output
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Notably lower SAR for head (EU)
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.
Plays Adobe Flash
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
10.90 mm narrower
A lot less body volume
32.41% less body volume
19.40 mm shorter