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Sony Xperia V LT25i vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Sony Xperia V LT25i vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i phones. Which is the best phone?

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20 Sony Xperia V LT25i vs 03 Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i

Sony Xperia V LT25i





32bit Dual



Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i




32bit Single



What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia V LT25i

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!

20 Advantages Sony Xperia V LT25i

Xperia V LT25ivsXperia Arc S LT18i
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs1.4Ghz 32bit Single-Core
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
 15 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
8GB (5GB user available)vs1GB (320MB user available)
+Higher resolution screen
720 x 1280 pixelsvs480 x 854 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
342 PPIvs233 PPI
+Larger screen
+Higher resolution main camera
13 megapixelsvs8 megapixels
Advantage+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo only main cameravsNot supported
Advantage+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies0.3 megapixelsvsNot supported
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)vsHD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Advantage+Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is newer and saferAndroid 4.3 Jelly BeanvsAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1750 mAhvs1500 mAh
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster4G LTEvs3G+ HSPA+
 6 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbps
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo callingvsNot supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster4.0 version with A2DPvs2.1 version with A2DP
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devicesNFCvsNot supported
Advantage+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5vsHTML, XHTML
Advantage+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for exampleWaterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

03 Advantages Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i

Xperia Arc S LT18ivsXperia V LT25i
117 grams (4.1 ounces)vs120 grams (4.2 ounces)
8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs10.7 millimeters (0.42 inches)
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT LCD LED-BacklitvsTFT LCD

25 Common items in both devices

+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 32GB
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocus
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightnessBSI sensor
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposuref/2.4 (aperture)
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Removable
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM with RDS
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableMicro-B USB - MHL / Micro HDMI Type D
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster802.11 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 deviceDLNA
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysScratch-resistant glass

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresSony Xperia V LT25iSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
BrandSonySony Ericsson
ModelXperia V LT25iXperia Arc S LT18i
Also known asSony Xperia V LT25, Sony LT25i, Sony TsubasaSony Xperia Arc S LT18, Sony Ericsson Ayame
Country or region where it's soldVarious (International)Various (International)
Release dateNovember, 2012September, 2011
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth10.7 millimeters (0.42 inches)8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)65 x 129 millimeters (2.56 x 5.08 in)63 x 125 millimeters (2.48 x 4.92 in)
Weight120 grams (4.2 ounces)117 grams (4.1 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionWaterproof (IPxx certified)Not supported
Operating system (OS)Sony Xperia V LT25iSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
Operating systemAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSAndroid 2.3.4 Gingerbread
Firmware updateAndroid 4.3 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
HardwareSony Xperia V LT25iSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM896032bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255T
CPU processor1.5Ghz Dual-Core Krait1.4Ghz Single-Core Scorpion
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 225Qualcomm Adreno 205
Internal storage8GB (5GB user available)1GB (320MB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHCUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
DisplaySony Xperia V LT25iSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD LED-Backlit
Screen size4.3" inches4.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~60.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~61.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720 x 1280 pixels480 x 854 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)342 PPI233 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataSony Xperia V LT25iSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 900/2100
4G networkLTE Cat3 800/850/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,20)Not supported
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps14.4/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingSony Xperia V LT25iSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraSony Xperia V LT25iSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
Main camera13 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128 x 3096 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fpsHD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
Front camera / Secondary cameraSony Xperia V LT25iSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
Front camera0.3 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution640 x 480 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia V LT25iSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.263, H.264, WMVMP4, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV
Connectivity and interfacesSony Xperia V LT25iSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version with A2DP2.1 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 b/g/n
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia V LT25iSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerSupportedSupported
Ambient Light
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Pink
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
- Reality Display
- 16x digital zoom
- 3D sweep panorama
- Video stabiliser
- PlayNow
- Wi-Fi dual-band
- Wi-Fi Direct
- Colors: Pure White, Midnight Blue, Misty Silver, Gloss Black, Sakura Pink
- 8GB microSD included
- Open ES 1.1
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
- SE Timescape
- 3D sweep panorama
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomySony Xperia V LT25iSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
Battery technologyLithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - RemovableLithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Removable
Battery capacity1750 mAh1500 mAh
Battery modelBA800BA750
Talk time420 minutes | 7 hours | 0.3 day457 minutes | 7.6 hours | 0.3 day
Standby16200 minutes | 270 hours | 11.3 days27600 minutes | 460 hours | 19.2 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Sony Xperia V LT25iSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.86 W/Kg (head) | 0.73 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.95 W/Kg (head)0.66 W/Kg (head)

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