iPhone 4S Apple

  • clock speed
    0.8
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    3.5
    inches
  • resolution
    329
    ppi

Xperia Arc S Sony

  • clock speed
    1.4
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    4.2
    inches
  • resolution
    233
    ppi

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
3.5"
4.2"
Resolution
960 x 640 (329 ppi)
854 x 480 (233 ppi)
Panel
IPS LCD (RGB)
TFT LCD (RGB)
Brightness
654 cd/m²
--
Contrast in sunlight
2.269
--
Surface
Gorilla Glass
Scratch-resistant glass
Video out
1080p (Proprietary)
720p (Micro HDMI)

processor

System on a chip
Apple A5 (APL0498)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 (MSM8255)
CPU
0.8 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
1.4 GHz, Qualcomm Scorpion
Architecture
Dual core
Single core
Linpack
--
--
Quadrant
--
--
GPU
250 MHz, PowerVR SGX 543MP2
245 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 205
Architecture
Dual core
Single core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
0.5 GB
0.5 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.4, 4.2 mm (33.3 mm equiv.)
f/2.4, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3.2" (4.54 mm × 3.42 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
64 ISO to 800 ISO
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
None
None
Aperture
f/2.4
f/2.4
Secondary camera
0.3 MP
None

video

Video resolution
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
20 Mbps
14 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion Polymer (Removable)
Capacity
1,420 mA·h
1,500 mA·h
Talk time
840 min
450 min
Standby time
12,000 min
27,600 min
Tested
3G talk time
461 min
--
Web browsing
416 min
--
Video playback
564 min
--

music

Speaker
Mono (Bottom)
Mono (Back)
Frequency response
+0.02, -0.11
+0.11, -0.10
Noise level
-91.2 dB
-89.3 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.05, -0.10
+0.41, -0.12
Noise level
-91.3 dB
-88.8 dB
FM radio
No
Receive

form factor

Size
58.6 x 115.2 x 9.3 mm
63 x 125 x 8.7 mm
Weight
140 g
117 g
Body
Slate
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
iOS 5
Android 2.3
Upgradable to
iOS 7
Android 4.0.4
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
Standard (predictive)
--
Sunspider
2,217 ms
--

connectivity

Network
3.5G, HSPA+ (14.4 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11g/b/n (Hotspot)
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
No
No
Bluetooth
4.0
2.1+EDR
USB On-the-Go
No
--

features

Internal storage
16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 8 GB
1 GB
Supported card formats
None
microSD
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
--
SIM card
Micro-SIM
--
Speaker volume (Voice)
65.8 dB
66.2 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
64.5 dB
65.2 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS, GLONASS
Gyroscope
Yes
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No