Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs Sony Xperia Z1 vs HTC One Max

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Sony HTC
Announced September 2012 September 2013 October 2013
Status Available - September 2012 Available - September 2013 Available - October 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White, Purple Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
(5.67 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29 mm
(6.48 x 3.25 x 0.41 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 170 g (6 oz) 217 g (7.65 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - all versions HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - For Verizon
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - C6903 LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 700 - For Verizon
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features - Waterproof (IPX5 and IPX8)
Dustproof (IP5X)
Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 Adreno 330 Adreno 320
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 5.0 inches 5.9 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (373 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 64.55% 70.85%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin 20.7 MP 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto-focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama HTC UltraPixel Camera, Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 2┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Optical Image Stabilization, HDR, Stereo Sound Recording
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA+; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 3000 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 850 h (3G)
Up to 585 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h Up to 13 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)
Up to 25 h (3G)