Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia M vs HTC Desire 820

Sony Xperia M
sony xperia m
HTC Desire 820
htc desire 820
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC
Announced June 2013 September 2014
Status Available - August 2013 Coming Soon - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple, Yellow Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tang
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 124 x 62 x 9.3 mm
(4.88 x 2.44 x 0.37 in)
157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm
(6.21 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - Both Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - C1905
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C1904
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, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8227 [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] Adreno 405 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 57.31% 67.20%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [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, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

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 1700 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 498 h (2G)
Up to 454 h (3G)
Up to 424 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h 16 min (2G)
Up to 9 h (3G)
Up to 22 h 24 min (3G)
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