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Sony Ericsson Xperia pro vs Motorola DROID 3

Sony Ericsson Xperia pro Remove phone

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PA Rating - 7
User Rating - 8

Posted: 13 Feb 2011
Market Status: Released

Motorola DROID 3 Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8.5
User Rating - 8.9

Posted: 07 Jul 2011
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.3)Android (2.3) 
Dimensions4.72 x 2.24 x 0.53 inches (120 x 57 x 13.5 mm)4.85 x 2.52 x 0.51 inches (123.3 x 64.1 x 12.9 mm) 
Weight4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
6.49 oz (184 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.7 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution480 x 854 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.

265 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.

TFT  
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8.1 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Smile detection, Geo taggingAutofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Geo tagging, Panorama 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo light, Video calling, Digital image stabilizationContinuous autofocus, Video calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 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 S2 MSM8255TI OMAP 4430 
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 205PowerVR SGX540 
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 
Built-in storage0.32 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.91 hours
the average is 12 h (741 min)
9.16 hours
the average is 12 h (741 min)
 
Stand-by time17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (499 h)
 
Talk time (3G)7.00 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
  
Capacity1500 mAh1540 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Music recognition  
RadioFM  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Photobucket, MySpace, Flickr, Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

 800, 1900 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 10.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, EV-DO Rev.A 
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.

A-GPS, GlonassA-GPS, S-GPS 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
BluetoothYes2.1, EDR 
Wi-FiYes802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIYesMicro HDMI (Type D) 
OtherDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, AAC), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibility M4, T3 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced13 Feb 2011  
Shopping information
AccessoriesBattery, Stereo portable handsfree, 8GB microSD memory card, Charger, Micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, User documentation  
MSRP price $ 650 

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