Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs HTC Desire 820 vs Huawei P9

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC Huawei
Announced January 2013 September 2014 April 2016
Status Released - February 2013 Coming Soon - September 2014 Available - April 2016
Price - - Rs. 39,999 ($588.22) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tang Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm
(6.21 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
145 x 70.9 x 7 mm
(5.71 x 2.79 x 0.28 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53, HiSilicon Kirin 955
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 405 Mali-T880 MP4
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3/4 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen LCD Capacitive Touchscreen IPS-NEO LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.5 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 67.20% 72.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels Dual 12 MP
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.2, 27 mm, 1.25 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Leica Optics, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3/4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 2600 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 424 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 22 h 24 min (3G) -