Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia ZL vs HTC One Mini vs Sony Xperia C

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC Sony
Announced January 2013 July 2013 June 2013
Status Available - March 2013 Available - August 2013 Available - July 2013
Colors Black, White Black, Silver Black, White, Purple
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 131.6 x 69.3 x 9.8 mm
(5.18 x 2.73 x 0.39 in)
132 x 63.2 x 9.3 mm
(5.2 x 2.49 x 0.37 in)
141.5 x 74.15 x 8.88 mm
(5.57 x 2.92 x 0.35 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 122 g (4.3 oz) 153 g (5.4 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6502, C6503, C6506 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6502, C6506
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6503
HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6506
LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6503
LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA version
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia version
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
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Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro Dual-core 1.4 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.2 GHz, MTK MT6589
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 305 PowerVR SGX544
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super LCD2 Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.3 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.43% 60.93% 65.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED 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 Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR Yes, 1080p
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 70.4 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSUPA 11.5 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi 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, dual band, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 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 HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 32 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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Non-removable, Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2370 mAh 1800 mAh 2390 mAh
Stand by Up to 500 h Up to 500 h (2G)
Up to 692 h (3G)
Up to 605 h (2G)
Up to 588 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 20 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 14 h 4 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 25 min (3G)