Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia ion LTE vs HTC Desire 600 Dual SIM

Sony Xperia ion LTE
sony xperia ion lte
HTC Desire 600 Dual SIM
htc desire 600 dual sim
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC
Announced January 2012 May 2013
Status Available - June 2012 Available - June 2013
Colors Black, White Black, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
134.8 x 67 x 9.26 mm
(5.31 x 2.64 x 0.36 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] Adreno 203 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.55 inches [Similar] 4.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) [Similar] 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.02% 61.69%
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 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 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, 1/3.2' sensor size, 1.4┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, face and smile detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, 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/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No
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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1900 mAh 1860 mAh
Stand by Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Up to 539 h (2G)
Up to 577 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)
Up to 11 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 11 h (3G)