Phone Comparison - HTC One S vs Sony Xperia TX

HTC One S
htc one s
Sony Xperia TX
sony xperia tx
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Sony
Announced February 2012 August 2012
Status Available - April 2012 Available - October 2012
Colors Black Black, White, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.9 x 65 x 7.8 mm
(5.15 x 2.56 x 0.31 in)
131 x 68.6 x 8.6 mm (5.16 x 2.70 x 0.34 in)
(5.16 x 2.7 x 0.34 in (0.2 x 0.11 x 0.01 in))
Weight 119.5 g (4.2.0.18 oz) 127 g (4.48 oz) (4.48 oz (0.14.1.69 oz))
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8260A Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8260A Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 225 [Similar] Adreno 225 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 4.55 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.98% 63.42%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels [Similar]
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 Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec., video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 86 kbps
Edge Yes Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1650 mAh 1750 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 40 min (3G)