Phone Comparison - HTC Sensation vs Sony Xperia Sola

HTC Sensation
htc sensation
Sony Xperia Sola
sony xperia sola
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Sony
Announced April 2011 March 2012
Status Available - May 2011 Available - Released May 2012
Colors Black Black, White, Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 126.1 x 65.4 x 11.3 mm
(4.96 x 2.57 x 0.44 in)
116 x 59 x 9.9 mm
(4.57 x 2.32 x 0.39 in)
Weight 148 g (5.22 oz) 107 g (3.77 oz)
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 (5 GB user accessible)
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included Yes, microSD

display Display

Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 3.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 854 pixels (265 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.88% 55.03%
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, 2592х1944 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, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound recording Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 114 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 560 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA
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, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
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 (5GB user accessible), 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included Yes, microSD

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-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1520 mAh 1320 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Up to 470 h (2G)
Up to 475 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 6 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)