Clash Of The Titans: Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Vs Motorola Atrix

Clash Of The Titans: Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Vs Motorola Atrix
The Smartphone market in India is heating up with more and more powerful models hitting the turf every month. The best part of this segment is that as the phones become smarter they become cheaper too which is unusual against the common trend of shelling out more cash for more features. It is the power of competition and attractiveness of the Indian market, which is pulling the prices down.

Now Smartphone"s phones are getting upgraded to such a level that it is high time we coin a new name for this category of phones and enthusiasts have come up with just a perfect name - Superphones. Let us look at the comparisons if the two upcoming Superphones - the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc and the Motorola Atrix.

Browsing through their features, it seems both are out of the block models and can be considered as the epitome of multimedia and entertainment phones. Both of them are expected to be launched in India in 2011, each with a price tag of around Rs 40,000 with the Xperia Arc tipped to be slightly cheaper than the Motorola Atrix.

In comparison, both offer almost identical features such as with the case of display size, the Android Operating system as well as similar connectivity and communication options such as 3G, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.

But there are some differences as well. Even though both use Android OS the Xperia Arc uses Android 2.3 Gingerbread and the Atrix uses Android 2.2 Froyo. Xperia offers an 8.1 megapixel camera where as Atrix offers only a five Mega Pixel one. Besides that the Sony Bravia engine in Sony Ericsson model offers more visual treat than the Motorola one. But there ends the advantages of Xperia Arc.

At a tad higher price the Motorola Atrix scores heavily over Xperia Arc on other performance and application parameters. It is powered by a much faster NVIDIA Tegra 2 AP20H Dual Core 1 GHz processor compared to Sony"s own processor in Xperia. Motorola Atrix is a real superphone when it comes to memory capacity. Atrix has a mouth watering 16 GB of internal memory compared to the mere 512MB of internal memory of its Sony"s counterpart. The Atrix also offers higher data transfer speed of 14.4 MBPS while the Xperia offers just 7.2MBps.

And the best part is that the Atrix is 4G ready so this model is expected serve you better in the long run whereas the Xperia only supports 3G. So if you are willing to spend around Rs 5000 more, then the Motorola Atrix seems to be a better choice of the two.

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