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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a) vs Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)

Side by side comparison between Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S vs Samsung Galaxy A03s phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A03s XSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)08Points
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)
4.2"
LED

480x854

8
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
24PointsSamsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)Compare Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S X
Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

13
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Xperia Arc S (LT18a)8 Advantages Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)vsGalaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
+117 grams (4.1 ounces)68%
Lighter
vs196 grams (6.86 ounces)
+8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)5%
Thinner
vs9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
+TFT LED-Backlit LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.4GHz 32bit Single-Corevs+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core193%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
512MB LPDDR2vs+3GB LPDDR4X5 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
1GB (320MB available)vs+32GB (19GB available)60 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
480x854 pixelsvs+720x1600 pixels181%
Higher resolution screen
233 PPIvs+270 PPI16%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.2"vs+6.5"55%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(triple camera) 13MP + 2MP + 2MP110%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/2.2 (aperture)9%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Not supportedvs+(front) 5MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps9 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1500 mAhvs+5000 mAh2 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
HTML, XHTML, Flash playervs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet

17 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+10 specs and more in the table below

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

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📱 Model features

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
ModelXperia Arc S (LT18a)Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
Other model namesSony Xperia Arc S LT18, Sony Ericsson AyameGalaxy A03s SM-A037G/DSN (Dual-SIM+NFC)
Country or region available(Latin America)BrazilCanadaUSA
(Latin America), Brazil, Canada, USA
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandSony EricssonSamsung
Release date9/1/20118/18/2021
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)63 x 125 millimeters (2.48 x 4.92 in)75.9 x 164.2 millimeters (2.99 x 6.46 in)
Weight117 grams (4.1 ounces)196 grams (6.86 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
System versionAndroid 2.3.4 GingerbreadAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 3.1 Core

⚙️ Processor

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255T64bit - MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) (12nm)
CPUSingle-Core, 1 processor:
1.4GHz Single-Core Scorpion
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 205PowerVR GE8320 MP2 (680MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 117611 (v9)
Geekbench: 912 (v5.4)

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
RAM memory512MB LPDDR23GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage1GB (320MB available)32GB (19GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit LCDTFT PLS
Screen size4.2" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~61.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x854 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)233 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload14.4/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE

📷 Camera

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(triple camera)
13 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported5 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.263, H.264, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAVMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro HDMI Type DNot supported
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
BA750
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy7.6 hoursfeature not registered
Standby460 hours (19.2 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- 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
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, Blue. White

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy A03s (SM-A037G/DSN)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.66W/kg (head)0.67W/kg (head), 0.79W/kg (body)
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