Phone Comparison - Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 vs HTC Desire

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10
sony ericsson xperia x10
HTC Desire
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Ericsson HTC
Announced November 2009 February 2010
Status Available - March 2010 Available - March 2010
Colors Sensous Black, Luster White Black, Brown, Silver, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119 x 63 x 13 mm
(4.69 x 2.48 x 0.51 in )
119 x 60 x 11.9 mm
(4.69 x 2.36 x 0.47 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800 - X10a for Americas
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, v1.6 (Donut), upgradable to v2.3 Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to v2.2 (Froyo)
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon [Similar] 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 200 [Similar] Adreno 200 [Similar]
RAM 384 MB [Browse Similar] 576 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 1 GB storage N/A
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8GB card included microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB included

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen AMOLED or SLCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 65K colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 3.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (252 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 58.77% 54.64%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + downloadable, motion gam Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, WVGA@30fps (720p@30fps with cont. autofocus via Android 2.1 Eclair update) Yes, WVGA (800x480 pixels) @ 15fps, 720p@30fps via Android 2.2 (Froyo) update
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Class 10, 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 2 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 2 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes v2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi hotspot (Android 2.2)
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 storage, 384 MB RAM 576 MB RAM; 512 MB ROM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8GB card included microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 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-Po Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh (BST-41) 1400 mAh
Stand by Up to 415 h (2G)
Up to 425 h (3G)
Up to 340 h (2G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 6 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 30 min (3G)