Sony has unveiled its Xperia S at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2012. It has been the first Sony-branded smartphone following the company's acquisition of Ericson's stake in the smartphone brand Sony Ericson. It is the next-generation PlayStation certified smartphone. It offers Reality Display with Mobile Bravia Engine.
On the other hand, speculation is rife about the upcoming Motorola Droid Razr HD. The company appears to be prepping a smartphone which could compete with the new Samsung Galaxy S3. The Droid Razr HD supposedly dubbed Droid Fighter is expected to be an upgrade over the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx, according to Planet Insane. It is reported that the smartphone could have a similar design and battery. The device is expected to be released some time in the summer, according to Planet Insane.
Check out how the anticipated specs of Motorola Droid Razr HD stack against the Sony Xperia S:
The Xperia S comes with a 4.3in scratch-resistant TFT touchscreen with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The device offers support to multi-touch functionality (ten fingers). It contains a reality display with Sony mobile Bravia engine which improves sharpness, increases contrast, saturation and noise reduction of the photos and videos.
In comparison, the Motorola Droid Razr HD is expected to come with a 4.7in HD screen without physical button.
The Sony smartphone is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core CPU and Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon chipset. It includes Adreno 220 GPU which ensures an enhanced level of 3D graphics performance.
In contrast, the Droid Razr HD could be powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz OMAP 4430 processor.
The Xperia S comes with a mouth-watering 12.1 megapixel rear-facing camera with auto-focus, LED flash, smile shutter, 3D sweep panorama and face recognition. It offers full HD video recording of 1080p and a secondary camera of 1.3 megapixels for video chats.
The Droid Razr HD could pack a whopping 13 megapixel rear-facing camera.
The Xperia S runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system which could be upgraded to Android 4.0 ICS.
A leaked image of Motorola smartphone suggests that it could run on Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.
The Xperia S offers 32GB of internal storage. But, it lacks a microSD card.
The Droid Razr HD could include onboard memory of 16GB and a microSD card with an additional memory of 32GB.
The Xperia S includes a Li-Ion 1750mAh standard battery which allows for standby time of up to 450 hours on 2G and 420 hours on 3G networks. It provides talk time of up to seven hours 30 minutes on 2G and eight hours 30 minutes on 3G networks.
Similar to Droid Razr Maxx, the Droid Razr HD could pack a Li-Ion 3300mAh standard battery.