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Sony Ericsson Satio a vs Samsung Galaxy Ace

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Sony Ericsson Satio a Remove phone

Posted: 29 May 2009
Market Status: Released
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Samsung Galaxy Ace Remove phone

Posted: 14 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSSymbian (Symbian^1) S60 5th EditionAndroid (2.3, 2.2) 
Dimensions4.41 x 2.17 x 0.52 inches (112 x 55 x 13.3 mm)4.43 x 2.36 x 0.45 inches (112.4 x 59.9 x 11.5 mm) 
Weight4.44 oz (126 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.5 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution360 x 640 pixels320 x 480 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.

210 ppi165 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.

TFTTFT 
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesProximity sensorProximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera12.1 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashXenonLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Macro mode, EffectsAutofocus, Smile detection, White balance presets, Burst mode, Panorama, Effects 
CamcorderYes320x240 (QVGA) (20 fps) 
FeaturesDigital image stabilization  
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 MSM7227 
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.

600 MHzSingle core, 800 MHz, ARM11 
Graphics processor Adreno 200 
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.

256 MB RAM  
Built-in storage0.128 GB0.158 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time11.00 hours
the average is 12 h (711 min)
11.00 hours
the average is 12 h (711 min)
 
Stand-by time15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
26.7 days (640 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Talk time (3G)4.83 hours
the average is 15 h (909 min)
6.50 hours
the average is 15 h (909 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)14.2 days (340 hours)
the average is 29 days (706 h)
17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 29 days (706 h)
 
Video call time2.30 hours  
Capacity950 mAh1350 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support Facebook, YouTube (upload), Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE 
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.

GPSA-GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage deviceMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTV-Out, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced29 May 200926 Jan 2011 

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