Xperia ion VS Galaxy W

The Sony Xperia ion has better specifications than the Samsung Galaxy W

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Sony Xperia ion VS Samsung Galaxy W

 
Xperia ion Galaxy W
 
The Sony Xperia ion and the Samsung Galaxy W are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
2
The Xperia ion is thinner at 10.8mm
0
The Galaxy W is thicker at 11.5mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The Xperia ion has a greater cubic volume of 1526175
2
The Galaxy W has a smaller cubic volume of 1241083.59375
Less Weight
0
The Xperia ion heavier at 140 grams
2
The Galaxy W lighter at 111.5 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The Xperia ion features a bigger 4.55" display
0
The Galaxy W features a smaller 3.7" display
Pixel Density
2
The Xperia ion has a higher pixel density at 323 ppi
0
The Galaxy W has lower pixel density at 252 ppi
Newer
1
The Xperia ion is newer and was released on 01/2012
0
The Galaxy W is older and was released on 08/2011
Standby Time
0
The Xperia ion can last less around 400 hours
1
The Galaxy W can last more around 530 hours
Talk Time
0
The Xperia ion can last less around 10 hours
2
The Galaxy W can last more around 18 hours
Camera
2
The Galaxy W has a 12mp camera
0
The Galaxy W has a 5mp camera
Total Points
9 7
Total Score
56% 44%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Sony Xperia ion and the Samsung Galaxy W to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Sony Xperia ion has better specifications than the Samsung Galaxy W. Note that the Xperia ion has 16 GB internal storage compared to 4 GB internal storage found in the Galaxy W currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the Sony Xperia ion or the Samsung Galaxy W

Availability

Announced on
January 2012 August 2011
Available
April 2012 October 2011

Battery

Capacity
1900 mAh 1500 mAh
Standby Time
400 hours 530 hours
Talk Time
10 hours 18 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
2 -
Speed
1.5GHz 1.4GHz
Type
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 -

Camera

Main
12mp (4000x3000) 5mp (2592x1944)
Secondary
1280x1024 VGA
Video
1080p YES

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
3.0 (A2DP) 3.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
YES YES
GPRS
YES YES
GPS
yes, and GLONASS YES
HSCSD
Hsdpa HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
NFC
YES -
USB
2.0 microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n; DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
720x1280 pixels 480x800 pixels
Size
4.55 inches 3.7 inches
Type
TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 900, 2100 HSDPA 900, 2100
4G Network
LTE Band IV and Band XVI -
Alias
LT28a I8150
Form Factor
Slate Slate
Price Range
$500+ $300-$500

Memory

Card Slot
microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB
Internal
16 GB 4 GB
Ram
1 GB -

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
2.3 2.3

Other Features

Misc Features
- Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass

Size and Weight

Depth
10.8 mm (0.42 inches) 11.5 mm (0.45 inches)
Height
133.0 mm (5.19 inches) 115.5 mm (4.50 inches)
Weight
140 grams (4.9 ounces) 112 grams (3.9 ounces)
Width
68.0 mm (2.65 inches) 59.8 mm (2.33 inches)