Phone Comparison - Sony Ericsson Xperia ray vs HTC Desire HD

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray
sony ericsson xperia ray
HTC Desire HD
htc desire hd
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Ericsson HTC
Announced June 2011 September 2010
Status Available - August 2011 Available - October 2010
Colors Black, Gold, White, Pink Black, Brown
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 111 x 53 x 9.4 mm
(4.37 x 2.09 x 0.37 in )
123 x 68 x 11.8 mm
(4.84 x 2.68 x 0.46 in)
Weight 100 g (3.53 oz) 164 g (5.78 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - ST18i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - ST18a
HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - North America
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), v2.3 (Gingerbread), not upgradable to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar] 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 205 [Similar] Adreno 205 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 768 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 1 GB (300 MB user available) 1.5 GB;
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 4GB included microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.3 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (297 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 50.96% 62.90%
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 yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection
Video Yes, 720p, video light Yes, 720p
Front Camera Yes [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Class 32
Edge Up to 237 kbps Class 32
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA 7.2/14.4 Mbps; HSUPA 2/5.76 Mbps (carrier dependent)
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes v2.1 with A2DP
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, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 1 GB (300 MB user available), 512 MB RAM 1.5 GB; 768 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 4GB included microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included

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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 1230 mAh
Stand by Up to 430 h (2G)
Up to 440 h (3G)
Up to 490 h (2G)
Up to 420 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 9 h 15 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 30 min (3G)