Samsung Omnia W I8350  Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc 
Samsung Omnia W I8350 Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
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Launch Date (India) Dec, 2011 Apr, 2011
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Smartphone OS Windows Phone 7.5, Upgradeable to 7.8 Android 2.3, Upgradeable to 4.0
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 3.7 inches 4.2 inches
Screen Resolution 480x800 pixels (~ 252 pixels per inch) 480x854 pixels (~ 233 pixels per inch)
Display Features Super AMOLED LCD, Scratch Resistant
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.4 GHz 1 GHz
Processor Type Single Core Single Core
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RAM 512 MB 512 MB
3G Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 5.0 MP 8.1 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes Yes
Other Camera Features Image Stabilization Touch Focus, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Video Light, Video Stabiliser, Exmor R
Secondary Camera 0.1 MP
Secondary Camera Features N/A N/A
Internal Memory 8 GB 320 MB
Expandable Memory Slot Yes
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM
Thickness 10.9 mm 8.7 mm
Weight 115 gm 117 gm
Battery Capacity 1500 mAh 1500 mAh
Battery Standby 490 hrs 430 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime 14.00 hrs 7.00 hrs
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Fast Charging
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Fingerprint sensor
Other Features DLNA; Music Recognition; Photo Studio (Image Editor) ANT+ Technology; BRAVIA Engine; DLNA; Yes, via HDMI; Noise Filtration; Music Recognition
2-minute Review [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
2-minute Review [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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