Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia S vs HTC One M9 Prime Camera

Sony Xperia S
sony xperia s
HTC One M9 Prime Camera
htc one m9 prime camera
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC
Announced January 2012 May 2016
Status Available - Q1 2012 Available - May 2016
Price - Rs. 21,499 ($316.16) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Silver, Black Gunmetal Gray, Gold, Silver/Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128 x 64 x 10.6 mm
(5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 in)
144.6 x 69.7 x 9.6 mm
(5.69 x 2.74 x 0.38 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) 158 g (5.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - LT26i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - LT26a
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar] Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6795T Helio X10 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] PowerVR G6200 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super LCD3 Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 5.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.05% 68.25%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels [Similar] 13 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Autofocus, f/2.0, 28mm, OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 4 MP, f/2.0, 27mm, 1/3" sensor size, 2┬Ám pixel size, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSPA 42.2/21.1 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR v4.1, A2DP, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, HS, USB On-the-go support microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3.0 TV-out), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 2840 mAh
Stand by Up to 450 h (2G)
Up to 420 h (3G)
Up to 587 h (2G)
Up to 658 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 7 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 22 h (2G)
Up to 13 h (3G)