Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z1 vs HTC Desire 826 vs Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Dual

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC Sony
Announced September 2013 January 2015 August 2015
Status Available - September 2013 Coming Soon - Q1 2015 Available - August 2015
Price - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 24,900 ($366.18) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Various Black, White, Mint
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
(5.67 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
- 164.2 x 79.6 x 8.2 mm
(6.46 x 3.13 x 0.32 in)
Weight 170 g (6 oz) - 187 g (6.6 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - all versions HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - E5533, E5563
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - C6903 LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - E5533
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 40(2300) - E5563
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features Waterproof (IPX5 and IPX8)
Dustproof (IP5X)
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6752
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 405 Mali-T760MP2
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant, Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.5 inches 6.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.55% - 75.99%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20.7 MP 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto-focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2Ám pixel [Similar] 13 MP, autofocus, LED flash; 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Up to 85.6 kbps
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes Up to 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ v4.0, A2DP, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB
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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh 2600 mAh 2930 mAh
Stand by Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 850 h (3G)
- Up to 594 h (2G)
Up to 635 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 13 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)
- Up to 14 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 53 min (3G)