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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 XSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)04Points
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)
4.2"
LED

480x854

8
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
26PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)Compare Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Deca

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)

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 (LT18i)4 Advantages Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)vsRedmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)26 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
+117 grams (4.1 ounces)50%
Lighter
vs175 grams (6.13 ounces)
+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+2.1Ghz 64bit Deca-Core193%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
512MB LPDDR2vs+4GB LPDDR37 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
1GB (320MB available)vs+64GB (54GB available)172 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)4%
Thinner
TFT LED-Backlit LCDvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
480x854 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
233 PPIvs+401 PPI72%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.2"vs+5.5"31%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)20%
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 7.0 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.0 Nougat 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+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1500 mAhvs+4100 mAh173%
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)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)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+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
HTML, XHTML, Flash playervs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet

17 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
BSI sensor
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+10 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
ModelXperia Arc S (LT18i)Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia Arc S LT18, Sony Ericsson Ayame红米Note 4, Redmi Note 4 (MediaTek) Deca-Core, Xiaomi Nikel
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
ChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
BrandSony EricssonXiaomi
Release dateSeptember, 2011August, 2016
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.35 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)63 x 125 millimeters (2.48 x 4.92 in)76 x 151 millimeters (2.99 x 5.94 in)
Weight117 grams (4.1 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
Operating systemAndroid 2.3.4 GingerbreadAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255T64bit - MediaTek MT6797 Helio X20 (20nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Single-Core ScorpionDeca-Core, 3 processors:
2.1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.85Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 205ARM Mali-T880 MP4 780Mhz
RAM memory512MB LPDDR24GB LPDDR3
Internal storage1GB (320MB available)64GB (54GB available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size4.2" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~61.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x854 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)233 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF) and 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
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
CameraSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm 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
2ª cameraSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported5 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedHD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.263, H.264, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAVMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro HDMI Type DNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
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 - Java framework
- Colors: Black, Silver, Gray, Gold, Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum body
- 2.5D curved glass
- MIUI 8.0
- 720p@120fps slow-motion
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
BA750
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAh4100 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy457 minutes | 7.6 hours | 0.3 dayfeature not registered
Standby27600 minutes | 460 hours | 19.2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Ericsson Xperia Arc S (LT18i)Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK 64GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.66W/kg (head)feature not registered
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