Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia SL vs Sony Xperia SP vs HTC Desire 600 Dual SIM

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Sony HTC
Announced August 2012 Available - April 2013 May 2013
Status Released - September 2012 Available - April 2013 Available - June 2013
Colors White, Black, Gray Black, White, Red Black, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128 x 64 x 10.6 mm
(5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 in)
130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm
(5.14 x 2.64 x 0.39 in)
134.8 x 67 x 9.26 mm
(5.31 x 2.64 x 0.36 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200
GPU Adreno 220 Adreno 320 Adreno 203
RAM 1 GB N/A 2 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB storage 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 8 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.6 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.05% 66.67% 61.69%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama Auto Focus, 1/3.2' sensor size, 1.4┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, face and smile detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB No
USB OTG Supported - -

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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 2370 mAh 1860 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h Up to 635 h (2G)
Up to 734 h (3G)
Up to 539 h (2G)
Up to 577 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h 30 min Up to 10 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 11 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 11 h (3G)