Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs HTC Desire 826 vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple HTC Sony
Announced September 2012 January 2015 March 2015
Status Available - September 2012 Coming Soon - Q1 2015 Available - April 2015
Price - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 19,400 ($285.29) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Various Black, White, Copper, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
- 140.5 x 72.6 x 7.3 mm
(5.53 x 2.86 x 0.29 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) - 136 g (4.8 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - IP68 Certified - Dust and Water Proof up to 1.5 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0.x (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 1.5GHz Octa-core, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 Adreno 405 Adreno 405
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 8 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% - 67.44%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2Ám pixel [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps 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 v4.0, A2DP, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 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 not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2600 mAh 2400 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h - -
Talk Time Up to 8 h - -