Phone Comparison - HTC Sensation vs Sony Xperia Go

HTC Sensation
htc sensation
Sony Xperia Go
sony xperia go
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Sony
Announced April 2011 May 2012
Status Available - May 2011 Available - July 2012
Colors Black White, Black, Yellow
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 126.1 x 65.4 x 11.3 mm
(4.96 x 2.57 x 0.44 in)
111 x 60.3 x 9.8 mm
(4.37 x 2.37 x 0.39 in)
Weight 148 g (5.22 oz) 110g (3.88oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0
Processor 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, Qualcomm MSM 8260 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz, NovaThor U8500 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] Mali-400 [Similar]
RAM 768 MB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 1 GB storage 8 GB storage (4 GB user available)
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 3.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar] 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.88% 54.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch-focus, Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Instant Capture Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound recording Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 114 kbps Up to 86 kbps
Edge Up to 560 kbps Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
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
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 1 GB storage, 768 MB RAM 8 GB storage (4 GB user available), 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported

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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1520 mAh 1305 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Up to 520 h (2G)
Up to 460 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 6 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 30 min (3G)