Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia SP vs HTC Desire 600 Dual SIM vs HTC Desire 816

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC HTC
Announced Available - April 2013 May 2013 February 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Available - June 2013 Available - March 2014
Colors Black, White, Red Black, Silver Red, Grey, Green, Cyan, White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 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)
156.6 x 78.7 x 8 mm
(6.17 x 3.1 x 0.31 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE - LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 203 Adreno 305
RAM N/A 2 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 8 GB 8 GB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.6 inches 4.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.67% 61.69% 67.67%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio 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 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features 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 Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 720p
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar] Yes, 5 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA; LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP 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/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 8 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

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 Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2370 mAh 1860 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 635 h (2G)
Up to 734 h (3G)
Up to 539 h (2G)
Up to 577 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 10 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 11 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 11 h (3G)
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