Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia ion HSPA vs HTC Desire 826

Sony Xperia ion HSPA
sony xperia ion hspa
HTC Desire 826
htc desire 826
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC
Announced April 2012 January 2015
Status Available - June 2012 Coming Soon - Q1 2015
Price - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, Red Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
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Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network - LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] Adreno 405 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 13.2 GB (12.9 GB user-available memory) 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.55 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.02% -
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2Ám pixel [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 13.2 GB (12.9 GB user-available memory), 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1900 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)
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