Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia ion HSPA vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini vs HTC One Mini

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung HTC
Announced April 2012 May 2013 July 2013
Status Available - June 2012 Available - July 2013 Available - August 2013
Colors Black, Red White Frost, Black Mist Black, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm
(4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 in)
132 x 63.2 x 9.3 mm
(5.2 x 2.49 x 0.37 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) 107 g (3.77 oz) 122 g (4.3 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - GT-I9190
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - GT-I9192 (SIM 1 & SIM 2)
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
4G Network - LTE - GT-I9195 LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA version
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia version
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, 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, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait 200, Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon 400 Dual-core 1.4 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 220 Adreno 305 Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 1.5 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 13.2 GB (12.9 GB user-available memory) 8 GB (5 GB user available) 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super LCD2 Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.55 inches 4.3 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.02% 66.82% 60.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels
Flash LED 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 1/3'' sensor size, 2┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, face and smile detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
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, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual band, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 13.2 GB (12.9 GB user-available memory), 1 GB RAM 8 GB (5 GB user available), 1.5 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No
USB OTG Supported - -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion battery Non-removable, Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1900 mAh 1900 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Up to 300 h (3G) Up to 500 h (2G)
Up to 692 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)
Up to 12 h (3G) Up to 20 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)