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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a) vs Samsung Galaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S vs Samsung Galaxy M32 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy M32 XSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)05Points
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)
4.2"
LED

480x854

8
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
28PointsSamsung Galaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)Compare Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S X
Samsung Galaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)

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)5 Advantages Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)vsGalaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)28 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
+117 grams (4.1 ounces)54%
Lighter
vs180 grams (6.3 ounces)
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual proximity sensor
+LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (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+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core171%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
512MB LPDDR2vs+8GB LPDDR4X15 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
1GB (320MB available)vs+128GB (103GB available)329 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
8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)4%
Thinner
TFT LED-Backlit LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
480x854 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels5 times
Higher resolution screen
233 PPIvs+411 PPI76%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.2"vs+6.4"52%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP9 times
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/1.8 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Not supportedvs+(front) 20MPAdvantage
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+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps20 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
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
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
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
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 / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
BSI sensor
Capacitive
Multitouch
+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 M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
ModelXperia Arc S (LT18a)Galaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia Arc S LT18, Sony Ericsson AyameGalaxy M32 4G SM-M325FV/DS NFC (128GB+8GB RAM)
Country or region available(Latin America)BrazilCanadaUSA
(Latin America), Brazil, Canada, USA
PhilippinesIndonesiaMalaysiaSingaporeThailandVietnam
Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
BrandSony EricssonSamsung
Release date9/1/20116/28/2021, Announced: 6/21/2021
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)63 x 125 millimeters (2.48 x 4.92 in)74 x 159.3 millimeters (2.91 x 6.27 in)
Weight117 grams (4.1 ounces)180 grams (6.3 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 M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
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

⚙️ Processor

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255T64bit - MediaTek Helio G80 (MT6769V) (12nm)
CPUSingle-Core, 1 processor:
1.4GHz Single-Core Scorpion
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.8GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 205ARM Mali-G52 MC2 (950MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
RAM memory512MB LPDDR28GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage1GB (320MB available)128GB (103GB 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 M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.2" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~61.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x854 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)233 PPI411 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz, 800nits[peak]

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
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 Mbps300/150 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.97" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.7µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported20 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported5184x3840 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 M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
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 M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro HDMI Type DUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
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 M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
BA750
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging25W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy7.6 hours33 hours (1.4 days)
Standby460 hours (19.2 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
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, Light Blue

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18a)Samsung Galaxy M32 (SM-M325FV/DS 128GB/8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.66W/kg (head)0.541W/kg (head), 1.512W/kg (body)
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