Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia SP vs HTC Desire 616 vs Xiaomi Mi 4

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC Xiaomi
Announced Available - April 2013 Expected Announcement - Q2 2014 July 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Rumored - Q3 2014 Available - Q3 2014
Colors Black, White, Red Black, White, Red Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm
(5.14 x 2.64 x 0.39 in)
142 x 71.9 x 9.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.83 x 0.36 in)
139.2 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm
(5.48 x 2.7 x 0.35 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 150 g (5.29 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.3 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT6592 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 320 Mali-450MP4 Adreno 330
RAM N/A 1 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 8 GB 16/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.6 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.67% 67.37% 72.14%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS - FM radio
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, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes 2160p, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, HSUPA DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2370 mAh - 3080 mAh
Stand by Up to 635 h (2G)
Up to 734 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 10 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
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