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Sony Xperia M vs Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Sony Xperia M vs Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160 phones. Which is the best phone?


15 Sony Xperia M vs 03 Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160

Sony Xperia M
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32bit Dual



Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
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32bit Dual



What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia M

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15 Advantages Sony Xperia M

Xperia M vs Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core vs 800Mhz 32bit Dual-Core
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
1GB vs 768MB
115 grams (4.03 ounces) vs 122 grams (4.27 ounces)
9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches) vs 10.5 millimeters (0.41 inches)
+Higher resolution screen
480 x 854 pixels vs 480 x 800 pixels
+Larger screen
4" vs 3.8"
Advantage+Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is newer and safer Android 4.3 Jelly Bean vs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
+More talk time with your family and friends
9 hours vs 7.5 hours
Advantage+The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster 3G+ HSPA+ vs 3G HSUPA
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps vs (3G HSUPA) 14.4 Mbps
Advantage+Sensors help you use the device Ambient Light vs Not supported
Advantage+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality Supported vs Not supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster 4.0 version with A2DP vs 3.0 version with A2DP
Advantage+Better sites viewing on the internet HTML, XHTML, HTML5 vs HTML, XHTML
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys Scratch-resistant glass vs Not supported

03 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160

Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160 vs Xperia M
Advantage+This device has a TFT PLS screen, which are brighter and more vivid TFT PLS vs TFT LCD
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
246 PPI vs 245 PPI
+More standby time, fewer times to charge the battery
640 hours vs 454 hours

26 Common items in both devices

+More internal storage for applications and files 2GB user available
+More external storage for files using memory cards Until 32GB
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos 16 million
+Higher resolution main camera 5.0 MegaPixels (5.04)
+The LED Flash helps in dark places or in low light LED Flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures Only digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus Supported
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas HDR photo only main camera
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies 0.3 MegaPixels (0.31)
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive Capacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time Multitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores 3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the device Accelerometer
+Sensors help you use the device Proximity
+Sensors help you use the device Compass
+Removable battery can be replaced easily Lithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Removable / Lithium ion - Removable
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasions Supported
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video Supported
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features Supported
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general FM with RDS
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device A-GPS, GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster 802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device Supported
+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devices Supported
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)

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Model and Physical Features Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
Brand SonySamsung
Model Xperia MGalaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
Also known as Sony Xperia M1 C1904, Xperia M C1905, Sony Nicki SSSamsung Galaxy Ace II, Samsung Galaxy Ace i8160
Country or region where it's sold feature not registeredfeature not registered
Release Date July, 2013May, 2012
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)10.5 millimeters (0.41 inches)
Size (width x height) 62 x 124 millimeters (2.44 x 4.88 in)62.2 x 118.3 millimeters (2.45 x 4.66 in)
Weight 115 grams (4.03 ounces)122 grams (4.27 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard Not supportedNot supported
Antenna Internal antennaInternal antenna
Water protection Not supportedNot supported
Operating System (OS) Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
Operating System Android 4.1.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 2.3.6 Gingerbread
Firmware update Android 4.3 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Chipset and Hardware Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
Architecture - Chipset 32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM822732bit
CPU Processor 1Ghz Dual-Core Krait800Mhz Dual-Core NovaThor U8500
RAM Memory 1GB768MB
GPU Graphical Controller Qualcomm Adreno 305Mali-400MP
Internal Storage 4GB (2GB user available)4GB (2GB user available)
External Storage Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
Mobile Networks and Data Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
Dual SIM Not supportedNot supported
SIM Card Slots 1 sim1 sim
SIM Card Type micro SIM (3FF)Standard Mini SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz Band Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G Network UMTS C1905: 900/2100 - C1904: 850/1700/1900/2100UMTS 900/2100
4G Network Not supportedNot supported
2G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
3G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
4G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Data Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Maximum Speed Download 21 Mbps14.4 Mbps
Maximum Speed Upload 5.76 Mbpsfeature not registered
Messaging and Calling Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
SMS SMS Auto Filling T9SMS with SWYPE
MMS SupportedSupported
E-mail SupportedSupported
Push Mail SupportedSupported
Speakerphone SupportedSupported
Video Calling SupportedSupported
Call Control Voice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Display and Graphical System Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
Screen size (inches) 4"3.8"
Touchscreen Capacitive Multitouch 4-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display Resolution 480 x 854 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 245 PPI246 PPI
Colors 16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glass Scratch-resistant glassNot supported
Digital Camera / Camcorder Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
Main Camera 5.0 MegaPixels (5.04) 5.0 MegaPixels (5.04)
Main Camera resolution 2592 x 1944 pixels2592 x 1944 pixels
Flash LED FlashLED Flash
Zoom Only digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Autofocus SupportedSupported
Touch focus SupportedSupported
Smile detection SupportedSupported
Face detection SupportedSupported
Sensor Size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Aperture F feature not registeredf/2.8
BSI Sensor Not supportedNot supported
HDR HDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Front-Camera 0.3 MegaPixels (0.31) 0.3 MegaPixels (0.31)
Front-Camera resolution 640 x 480 pixels640 x 480 pixels
Multimedia Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
Video Recording HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fps HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fps
Video Rec Secondary Camera VGA (640 x 480 pixels)Not supported
Radio FM with RDSFM with RDS
TV Not supportedNot supported
Video formats MP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audios formats MP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and Interfaces Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output Not supportedNot supported
Audio output 3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP3.0 version with A2DP
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 b/g/n
DLNA SupportedSupported
NFC SupportedSupported
GPS A-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared port feature not registeredfeature not registered
Other Functions Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
Active noise cancellation SupportedNot supported
Vibrating Alert SupportedSupported
Ringtones Polyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Flash Player Not supportedSupported
Java SupportedSupported
Sensors Accelerometer
Ambient Light
Other features - Colors: Black, White, Purple, Yellow
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- Red-eye reduction
- Panorama photo
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- ANT+ support
- Colors: Black
- Samsung TouchWiz 4.0
- Surround sound
- WiFi hotspot
- WiFi direct
Power Supply and Autonomy Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
Battery Technology Lithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery Capacity 1750 mAh1500 mAh
Battery Model feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk Time 540 minutes | 9 hours | 0.4 day450 minutes | 7.5 hours | 0.3 day
Standby 27240 minutes | 454 hours | 18.9 days38400 minutes | 640 hours | 26.7 days
Specific Absorption Rate (Radiation) Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy Ace 2 GT-i8160
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia feature not registered0.52 W/Kg (head) | 0.76 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK feature not registered0.5 W/Kg (head)

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