Comparison of HTC Sensation Vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

HTC is wearing a crown of Android smartphones these days as they’ve been launching a big line-up of smartphones in the market with slight of difference between them.

Sony Ericsson handsets are also popular because of their awesome sound and image quality. But these days Sony Ericsson is not listed in top rating market list because they are not having huge list of smartphones. Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is something that you will surely fall in love at first sight.

Here I am comparing two most powerful Smartphones, one is by HTC and other is from Sony Ericsson which will help you in deciding what to buy.

HTC-Sensation-4G Vs. Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
HTC-Sensation-4G Vs. Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

Operating System and Processor

HTC sensation has a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm dual-core processor with 3D like transition in the menu. The device is having latest version of Android OS, version 2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system with the latest HTC Sense UI.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is also powered with 1 GHz Scorpion Processor, Aderno 205 GPU, and comes factory shipped with Android OS, version 2.3 (gingerbread) O.S., TrackID music recognition and the Timescape UI

So, both the phones run on equally powered processors and also run on the same operating system. Only the UI on both the phones are different, this is where brand value comes in. Thus, it will matter on what phones you’ve used before and on your personal feedback.

Display and Camera

HTC device comes with a S-LCD Display, 4.30- inches of capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. Multitouch input method, proximity sensors, ambient light sensor are some of its features. The main camera is a 8.0 Megapixel one with Dual LED flash, auto focus and face detection capabilities. It also has a secondary VGA camera for video calling.

On the other hand, Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc has a LED Backlit Capacity 4.20- inch super LCD Capacitive Touchscreen with screen resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. Other features include accelerometer sensor for autorotate, timescape UI, proximity sensor for auto turn off. Camera of Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is a 8.0 MP with Auto Focus, but with the Exmor R Censor technology and LED flash has an image resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels with no additional secondary camera.]

In Display and Camera, surely the Xperia Arc is the winner, because the display has higher resolution and the camera is way better compared to the one on the HTC Sensation.

Memory and Dimensions

HTC sensation has 8GB of internal memory and 32 GB of external memory card support. Dimensions of the phone are (126.1h x 65.4w x 11.3d) mm and it is just 148 g in weight.

Whereas the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc has an internal memory of 512 MB and external card slot of microSD which can support 32 GB of memory. Dimensions are (125hx 63w x 8.7d) mm and is 117g in weight which is really sleek and you will love to see its slim style.

Hence, the Xperia Arc is the winner again, if you like slim and light phones that is.

Miscellaneous features

HTC device supports connectivity of Bluetooth v3.0 and has Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n. Micro USB, GPS and A GPS support, Push email, video playback and FM radio.

Sony Xperia Arc has Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. GPS and A-GPS support, FM radio, Push Mail Service, Smile recognition feature, SMS, MMS and Document viewer.

Features on both the devices, when it comes to applications, is very similar as both run on the the Android operating system.

Battery and Price

HTC Sensation has a Li-ion 1520 mAh power battery that supports stand by time of 350 hrs and talk time of 6.66 hrs. It is available in Black and brown color with price of Rs. 29,999.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is powered with standard Li- Po 1500 mAh battery that has stand by time of 430 h and talk time of 7h and is available in midnight blue and misty silver for Rs. 28,900.

Again the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc has a better pricing, with a little of extra feature!! It’s all on you what you decide on getting with your hard earned money.

Between these two smartphones which would you consider as best? Do share your opinion with us.