Phone Comparison - Xiaomi Mi 4 vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua vs HTC Butterfly 3

general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi Sony HTC
Announced July 2014 March 2015 September 2015
Status Available - Q3 2014 Available - April 2015 Coming Soon - October 2015
Price - Rs. 19,400 ($285.29) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 24,401 ($358.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Black, White, Copper, Silver Blue, Red, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.2 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm
(5.48 x 2.7 x 0.35 in)
140.5 x 72.6 x 7.3 mm
(5.53 x 2.86 x 0.29 in)
151 x 73 x 10 mm
(5.94 x 2.87 x 0.39 in)
Weight 149 g (5.26 oz) 136 g (4.8 oz) 161 g (5.68 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features - - IP68 Certified - Dust and Water Proof up to 1.5 Meter and 30 Minutes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.3 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.x (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 1.5GHz Octa-core, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 405 Adreno 430
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/64 GB 8 GB 32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.0 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (565 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.14% 67.44% 67.59%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 20.2 MP Duo, autofocus
Flash Dual-LED Flash LED flash dual-LED (dual tone)
Features Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 2160p, 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps, HDR 2160p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 13 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, 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/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3.0 TV-out)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3080 mAh 2400 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 363 h (2G)
Up to 416 h (3G)
Talk Time - - Up to 26 h (2G)
Up to 21 h (3G)