Samsung Omnia W I8350  Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc  
Samsung Omnia W I8350Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
Launch Date (India)Dec, 2011Apr, 2011
Smartphone OSWindows Phone 7.5, Upgradeable to 7.8Android 2.3, Upgradeable to 4.0
Screen Size3.7 inches4.2 inches
Screen Resolution480x800 pixels (~ 252 pixels per inch)480x854 pixels (~ 233 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesSuper AMOLEDLCD, Scratch Resistant
Processor1.4 GHz1 GHz
Camera5.0 MP8.1 MP
Secondary Camera0.1 MP
Internal Memory8 GB320 MB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Thickness10.9 mm8.7 mm
Weight115 gm117 gm
Battery Standby490 hrs430 hrs
Battery Talktime14.00 hrs7.00 hrs
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Light, and comfortable to operate one-handed
  • Great Super AMOLED display (nice, saturated colors, high contrast, good outdoor visibility)
  • Smooth, silky Windows Phone interface
  • Great web browser
  • Decent camera
  • Good call quality
  • Ultra slim, beautiful design
  • Gorgeous screen
  • Slick, fast Android user interface
  • Good camera
  • Good web browser with flash support
  • Good music playback on headphones (average on loudspeakers)
  • Good call quality
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • Dependency on Zune software to transfer videos/music to phone (no mass storage mode)
  • No Bluetooth file transfers
  • Number of 3rd party apps available for Windows Phone falls far behind Android and iOS
  • No secondary camera (for video calling)
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