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Motorola i867 vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Motorola i867 vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i phones. Which is the best phone?

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03 Motorola i867 vs 18 Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i

Motorola i867




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Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i




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What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i

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!

03 Advantages Motorola i867

i867vsXperia Active ST17i
13 millimeters (0.51 inches)vs16.5 millimeters (0.65 inches)
+Larger screen
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1390 mAhvs1200 mAh

18 Advantages Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i

Xperia Active ST17ivsi867
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1Ghz 32bit Single-Corevs500Mhz 32bit Single-Core
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
+More internal storage for applications and files
1GB (320MB user available)vs512MB (180MB user available)
111 grams (3.89 ounces)vs129 grams (4.52 ounces)
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT LCD LED-BacklitvsTFT LCD
 61 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs260 thousand
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
192 PPIvs186 PPI
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 5 megapixelsvs(back) 3.1 megapixels
Advantage+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flashvsNot supported
Advantage+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocusvsNot supported
 8 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
HD (1280x720 pixels)vsCIF (352x288 pixels)
Advantage+Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS is newer and saferAndroid 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSvsAndroid 2.1 Eclair
Advantage+The 3G HSUPA network is newer and faster3G HSUPAvs2G iDEN
Advantage+Faster for surfing the internet and download files(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbpsvs(2G iDEN)
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM with RDSvsNot supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysDragontrail GlassvsNot supported
Advantage+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for exampleWaterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported


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Model and physical featuresMotorola i867Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i
BrandMotorolaSony Ericsson
Modeli867Xperia Active ST17i
Also known asNextel Motorola i867, Motorola DestinoSony Ericsson Xperia active ST17, Sony Ericsson ST17i
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredVarious (International)
Release dateMarch, 2012October, 2011
Depth13 millimeters (0.51 inches)16.5 millimeters (0.65 inches)
Size (width x height)58 x 114 millimeters (2.28 x 4.49 in)55 x 92 millimeters (2.17 x 3.62 in)
Weight129 grams (4.52 ounces)111 grams (3.89 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Motorola i867Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i
Operating systemAndroid 2.1 EclairAndroid 2.3.3 Gingerbread
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
HardwareMotorola i867Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i
Architecture - Chipset32bit - ARM 1136JF-S32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255
CPU processor500Mhz Single-Core ARM111Ghz Single-Core Scorpion
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredQualcomm Adreno 205
Internal storage512MB (180MB user available)1GB (320MB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola i867Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD LED-Backlit
Screen size3.1" inches3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~43.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~53% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution320x480 pixels320x480 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)186 PPI192 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedDragontrail Glass
Mobile networks and dataMotorola i867Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkiDENGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered7.2/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingMotorola i867Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraMotorola i867Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i
Main camera3.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)CIF (352x288 pixels) 15 fpsHD (1280x720 pixels) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedAutofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredNot supported
HDRfeature not registeredNot supported
Front camera / Secondary cameraMotorola i867Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i
Front cameraNot supportedNot supported
Front camera resolutionNot supportedNot 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
MultimediaMotorola i867Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i
RadioNot supportedFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.263, H.264
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, AACMP3, eAAC+, WAV
Connectivity and interfacesMotorola i867Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 version A2DP2.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNAfeature not registeredSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsMotorola i867Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerYes / NoSupported
Ambient Light
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black
- 2GB microSD included
- Temperature proof
- Nextel Direct Connect
- Push-To-Talk
- HAC (M3/T3)
- Wi-Fi hotspot
- Colors: Orange/black, White/black
- 2GB microSD included
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
- ANT+ support
- WiFi hotspot
- IP67 certified: dust and water proof up to 1m for 30min
Power supply and autonomyMotorola i867Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1390 mAh1200 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time300 minutes | 5 hours | 0.2 day330 minutes | 5.5 hours | 0.2 day
Standby10800 minutes | 180 hours | 7.5 days20100 minutes | 335 hours | 14 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Motorola i867Sony Ericsson Xperia Active ST17i
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered1.12 W/Kg (head) | 1.07 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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