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Acer Stream vs Sony Xperia P

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 7.3

Posted: 27 May 2010
Market Status: Released

Sony Xperia P Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8.5
User Rating - 9.2

Posted: 26 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.1)Android (4.1.2, 4.0.1, 2.3.7) 
Dimensions4.70 x 2.48 x 0.44 inches (119.5 x 63 x 11.2 mm)4.80 x 2.34 x 0.41 inches (122 x 59.5 x 10.5 mm) 
Weight4.44 oz (126 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.7 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels540 x 960 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

252 ppi275 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

AMOLEDTFT 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital zoom, Geo taggingBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (24 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Features Video light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8250ST Erricson NovaThor U8500 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Single core, 1000 MHz, ScorpionDual core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorAdreno 200ARM Mali-400 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

512 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage2 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Talk time5.00 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
6.00 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
 
Stand-by time16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
19.6 days (470 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Talk time (3G)7.00 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
5.00 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
19.8 days (475 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1400 mAh1305 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition 
RadioFM, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)Yes 
OtherDLNA, UPnP, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced27 May 201026 Feb 2012 
Shopping information
Accessories embedded battery, clear audio certified stereo headset, fast charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation 

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