The latest products to be released in to the already booming mobile market is Sony Ericsson Xperia Play as well as Apple iPhone 4. Both are almost competing to each other to take a major share of the smartphone market.
As far as the design of Sony Ericsson Xperia Play and Apple iPhone 4 are taken in to consideration, both comes with absolutely convincing looks with the apple logo for the iPhone4 as well as the logo for the Sony Ericsson also. Both come with slim and stylish looks with a black finishing hat is smoother in nature over its body panel. Both of the smartphones have their own unique style which makes both the smartphones the perfect choice as far as the users are concerned. The Xperia Play comes with a weight of 175 grams where as Apple iphone4 is a bit lighter at 137 grams.
Both Sony Ericsson Xperia play and Apple iPhone 4 comes with 1GHz of hardware specification. Both the smartphones make use of 512 MB of RAM. The picture quality needs appreciation for both the smartphones. iPhone4 comes with a 5mega pixel camera where as Sony comes with 5.2 mega pixel camera. Both are capable of providing high definition video at 720p specification. So both handsets are almost neck to neck with each other in the features and specification category. Cutting edge gaming features and quality is provided by both the smartphones. Xperia Play comes with motion gaming, gesture gaming as well as 3D gaming features which makes it a head of the apple's iPhone 4.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play comes with a 4inch display with a screen resolution of 850*480pixels where as iPhone4 comes with a 3.5 inch display with a display resolution of 854*480 pixels. Both come with Bluetooth connectivity as well as Wi-Fi connectivity also. A USB 2.0 port has been associated with both the smartphones. There is a substantial difference in the operating systems of both the smartphones. Apple's iPhone 4 makes use of the efficient iOS 4.2 operating system where as Sony Ericsson Xperia Play makes use of the Android 2.3 operating system. Here in this category, Xperia play has a slight lead over apple's iPhone 4 since it makes use of the android OS in which customization is possible which the iphone4 cannot with iOS.
As far as the battery performance is concerned in both Xperia Play and Apple's iPhone4, the fact is that iPhone4 comes with 1420mAh of rechargeable lithium ion battery and has the capability of offering up to 7 hours of talk time and 300 hours of standby time. Similarly Xperia Play comes with a more efficient battery having 1500mAh of rechargeable lithium ion battery that can provide up to 8 hours and 25 minutes of talk time and also around 400 hours of standby time which is much better compared to the Apple's iPhone4.
The price in India of Xperia Play is Rs.29, 000 where as apple's iPhone 4 is price in India at Rs.34, 500 which makes the apple's iPhone 4 a bit expensive compared to the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play.