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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i vs Sony Xperia acro HD SO-03D

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S vs Sony Xperia acro HD phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Sony Xperia acro HD X04Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
4.2"
LED

480x854

8
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

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Compare Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S X15Sony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
Sony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
4.3"
LED

720x1280

12
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1910
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia acro HD SO-03D

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! Comment!


04 Advantages Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18i
Xperia Arc S LT18ivsXperia acro HD SO-03D
 27%27%
+Lighter
117 grams (4.1 ounces)vs149 grams (5.22 ounces)
 37%37%
+Thinner
8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Advantage
+Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS is newer and safer
Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSvsAndroid 2.3.7 Gingerbread
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)

15 Advantages Sony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
Xperia acro HD SO-03DvsXperia Arc S LT18i
 29%29%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs1.4Ghz 32bit Single-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
1GB LPDDR2vs512MB LPDDR2
 34 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (11GB user available)vs1GB (320MB user available)
 125%100%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1280 pixelsvs480x854 pixels
 47%47%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
342 PPIvs233 PPI
 2%2%
+Larger screen
4.3"vs4.2"
 50%50%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 12MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+With a secondary camera is easier to take selfies
(front) 1.3MPvsNot supported
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 27%27%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1910 mAhvs1500 mAh
Advantage
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Video callingvsNot supported
Advantage
+Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
Digital TVvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Better sites viewing on the internet
HTML, XHTML, HTML5vsHTML, XHTML
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Waterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

28 Common items in both devices
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
TFT LCD LED-Backlit
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
BSI sensor
f/2.4 (aperture)
3G+ HSPA+
14.4 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM with RDS
Micro HDMI Type D
A-GPS, GeoTagging
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNA
2.1 version A2DP
MicroUSB 2.0
Scratch-resistant glass
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18iSony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
ModelXperia Arc S LT18iXperia acro HD SO-03D
Also known asSony Xperia Arc S LT18, Sony Ericsson AyameNTT DoCoMo Sony Ericsson Xperia acro HD SO-03D, Sony Hikari
Country or region availableVarious (International)Japan
BrandSony EricssonSony
Release dateSeptember, 2011March, 2012
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Size (width x height)63 x 125 millimeters (2.48 x 4.92 in)66 x 126 millimeters (2.6 x 4.96 in)
Weight117 grams (4.1 ounces)149 grams (5.22 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaExternal antenna and retractable
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18iSony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
Operating systemAndroid 2.3.4 GingerbreadAndroid 2.3.7 Gingerbread
Firmware updateAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSfeature not registered
HardwareSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18iSony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255T32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260
CPU processor1.4Ghz Single-Core Scorpion1.5Ghz Dual-Core Scorpion
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 205Qualcomm Adreno 220
RAM memory512MB LPDDR21GB LPDDR2
Internal storage1GB (320MB user available)16GB (11GB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18iSony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
Display typeTFT LCD LED-BacklitTFT LCD LED-Backlit
Screen size4.2" inches4.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~61.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~61.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution480x854 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)233 PPI342 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18iSony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
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 900/2100UMTS 800/850/1700/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload14.4/5.76 Mbps14.4/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18iSony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18iSony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
Main camera8 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.4 (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 registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
Front / secondary cameraSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18iSony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
Front cameraNot supported1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedHD (1280x720 pixels)
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 Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18iSony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedDigital TV
Video formatsMP4, H.263, H.264, WMVMP4, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAVMP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV
Connectivity and interfacesSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18iSony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro HDMI Type DMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 version A2DP2.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18iSony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerSupportedSupported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- 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
- Colors: Black, Aqua, Sakura, Ceramic
- 2GB microSD included
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
- Sony xLOUD
- PlayNow
- 3D sweep panorama
- Video stabiliser
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18iSony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAh1910 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)BA750feature not registered
Talk time457 minutes | 7.6 hours | 0.3 day540 minutes | 9 hours | 0.4 day
Standby27600 minutes | 460 hours | 19.2 days24600 minutes | 410 hours | 17.1 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S LT18iSony Xperia acro HD SO-03D
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.66 W/Kg (head)feature not registered