Phone Comparison - HTC One S vs Sony Xperia Go vs HTC One Mini

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Sony HTC
Announced February 2012 May 2012 July 2013
Status Available - April 2012 Available - July 2012 Available - August 2013
Colors Black White, Black, Yellow Black, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.9 x 65 x 7.8 mm
(5.15 x 2.56 x 0.31 in)
111 x 60.3 x 9.8 mm
(4.37 x 2.37 x 0.39 in)
132 x 63.2 x 9.3 mm
(5.2 x 2.49 x 0.37 in)
Weight 119.5 g (4.2.0.18 oz) 110g (3.88oz) 122 g (4.3 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
4G Network - - LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA version
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia version
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8260A Snapdragon Dual-core 1 GHz, NovaThor U8500 Dual-core 1.4 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 225 Mali-400 Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 512 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB storage (4 GB user available) 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super LCD2 Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 3.5 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.98% 54.38% 60.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS Yes
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker 
<a yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama 1/3'' sensor size, 2ยตm pixel size, geo-tagging, face and smile detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec., video stabilization Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual band, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB storage (4 GB user available), 512 MB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB No
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable, Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1650 mAh 1305 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 520 h (2G)
Up to 460 h (3G)
Up to 500 h (2G)
Up to 692 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 20 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)