Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia SL vs HTC Sensation 4G

Sony Xperia SL
sony xperia sl
HTC Sensation 4G
htc sensation 4g
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC
Announced August 2012 April 2011
Status Released - September 2012 Available - June 2011
Colors White, Black, Gray Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128 x 64 x 10.6 mm
(5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 in)
126.1 x 65.4 x 11.3 mm
(4.96 x 2.57 x 0.44 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) 148 g (5.22 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - For Bell (Canada)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] Adreno 220 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 768 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB storage 1 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen S-LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) [Similar] 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.05% 61.88%
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, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch-focus, Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Instant Capture
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound recording
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Up to 114 kbps
Edge Up to 237 kbps Up to 560 kbps
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 1 GB storage, 768 MB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included
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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 1520 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h 30 min Up to 6 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 20 min (3G)
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