Xperia P Sony

  • clock speed
    1
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4
    inches
  • resolution
    275
    ppi

Xperia Arc S Sony

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

Review Breakdown

Sony Xperia P vs Xperia Arc S

Display

PPI
7.8
7.4

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
5.6

Music

voice volume and music volume
8.9
9.2

Geekaphone Score

We don't have enough data yet to reach a conclusion

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4"
4.2"
Resolution
960 x 540 (275 ppi)
854 x 480 (233 ppi)
Panel
TFT LCD (RGB)
TFT LCD (RGB)
Brightness
1,050 cd/m²
--
Contrast in sunlight
--
--
Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
Scratch-resistant glass
Video out
1080p (HDMI)
720p (Micro HDMI)

processor

System on a chip
ST-Ericsson Nova Thor (U8500)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 (MSM8255)
CPU
1 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
1.4 GHz, Qualcomm Scorpion
Architecture
Dual core
Single core
Linpack
66.9
--
Quadrant
--
--
GPU
ARM Mali-400
245 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 205
Architecture
Single core
Single core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
1 GB
0.5 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.4, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
f/2.4, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
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
1,305 mA·h
1,500 mA·h
Talk time
300 min
450 min
Standby time
28,500 min
27,600 min
Tested
3G talk time
333 min
--
Web browsing
239 min
--
Video playback
270 min
--

music

Speaker
Mono (Right)
Mono (Back)
Frequency response
+0.03, -0.04
+0.11, -0.10
Noise level
-87.3 dB
-89.3 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.44, -0.10
+0.41, -0.12
Noise level
-86 dB
-88.8 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive

form factor

Size
59.5 x 122 x 10.5 mm
63 x 125 x 8.7 mm
Weight
120 g
117 g
Body
Aluminum
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
Android 2.3
Android 2.3
Upgradable to
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Android 4.0.4
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
2,784 ms
--

connectivity

Network
3.5G, HSPA (14 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
Yes
No
Bluetooth
2.1
2.1+EDR
USB On-the-Go
Yes
--

features

Internal storage
16 GB
1 GB
Supported card formats
None
microSD
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
--
SIM card
Micro-SIM
--
Speaker volume (Voice)
60.6 dB
66.2 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
61.3 dB
65.2 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS
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
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super like - cause i tried both of them - and the arc s - still gr8 - specially with the Qualcom SnapDragon pross