Sony Xperia Acro S and Sony Xperia SL are two high-end smartphones from Sony. They price of them is not too much different. Though those smartphones are very similar, they have some difference. Which one is more suitable for you?
Both devices pack the same display, 4.3-inch with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi pixel density) and Mobile Bravia Engine technology.
They are powered by Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon chipset and Adreno 220 GPU. But Xperia SL’s processor is clocked at 1.7 GHz while Xperia Acro S is 1.5 GHz
RAM & Storage
1 GB of RAM is provided on each smartphone. The Xperia SL has larger internal storage (32 GB). Xperia Acro S has 16 GB of internal storage, but it comes with a microSD slot for storage expansion for up to 32 GB.
Those Sony smartphones run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich customized with Timescape UI and upgradeable to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
They have the same camera resolution (12 megapixel) equipped with autofocus, LED flash, touch to focus, geo tagging, 3D sweep panorama, face and smile detection, image stabilization, and Full HD video recording. The front-facing camera resolution is 1.3 MP.
Both smartphones support HSDPA up to 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA up to 5.76 Mbps, Bluetooth with A2DP, NFC, DLNA, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, and microUSB 2.0 with USB on-the-go.
Dimensions and Weight
The water-resistant smartphone looks thicker with 11.9 mm of thickness while the thickness of Xperia SL is 10.6 mm. Xperia SL weighs 144 gram and Xperia Acro S is only 3 gram heavier than it.
Xperia Acro S has been certified with IP67 which means that it’s dust and water proof for up to 1 meter for 30 minutes.
Sony Xperia SL and Xperia Acro S offer similar features. Choose the Xperia SL if you want faster performance and bigger internal storage. Choose the Acro S if you want a dust and water proof smartphone.