Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia L vs HTC One Mini vs Sony Xperia C

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC Sony
Announced March 2013 July 2013 June 2013
Status Available - May 2013 Available - August 2013 Available - July 2013
Colors Black, White, Red Black, Silver Black, White, Purple
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm
(5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 in)
132 x 63.2 x 9.3 mm
(5.2 x 2.49 x 0.37 in)
141.5 x 74.15 x 8.88 mm
(5.57 x 2.92 x 0.35 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 122 g (4.3 oz) 153 g (5.4 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA version
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia version
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
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Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.4 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.2 GHz, MTK MT6589
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 305 PowerVR SGX544
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16 GB 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super LCD2 Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.3 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (228 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.81% 60.93% 65.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Face and Smile Detection, Auto Focus, Geo-tagging, HDR for Picture and Movie, Image Stabilizer, Self-timer, Image Sensor, Red-eye Reduction, Sweep Panorama, Touch Focus, Smile Shutter, White Balance, Metering, Image Editor 1/3'' sensor size, 2┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, face and smile detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR Yes, 1080p
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSUPA 11.5 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual band, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available), 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable, Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 1800 mAh 2390 mAh
Stand by Up to 498 h (2G)
Up to 454 h (3G)
Up to 500 h (2G)
Up to 692 h (3G)
Up to 605 h (2G)
Up to 588 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 9 h (3G)
Up to 20 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 14 h 4 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 25 min (3G)