Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs HTC One Mini

Sony Xperia Z
sony xperia z
HTC One Mini
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC
Announced January 2013 July 2013
Status Released - February 2013 Available - August 2013
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
132 x 63.2 x 9.3 mm
(5.2 x 2.49 x 0.37 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 122 g (4.3 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA version
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia version
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 [Similar] Dual-core 1.4 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 305 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super LCD2 Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 60.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels [Similar] 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization 1/3'' sensor size, 2┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, face and smile detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
Bluetooth 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 a/b/g/n, dual band, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No

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 Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Non-removable, Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 500 h (2G)
Up to 692 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 20 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)