Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia L vs HTC One Mini

Sony Xperia L
sony xperia l
HTC One Mini
htc one mini
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC
Announced March 2013 July 2013
Status Available - May 2013 Available - August 2013
Colors Black, White, Red Black, Silver
Form Factor 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)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 122 g (4.3 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
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
4G Network - 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, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.4 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] Adreno 305 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

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

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels [Similar]
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
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
Bluetooth 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
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

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

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 Li-Ion Battery Non-removable, Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 498 h (2G)
Up to 454 h (3G)
Up to 500 h (2G)
Up to 692 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)