Phone Comparison - HTC One Max vs HTC Desire 816 vs Sony Xperia C3 Dual

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC HTC Sony
Announced October 2013 February 2014 July 2014
Status Available - October 2013 Available - March 2014 Available - August 2014
Colors Silver Red, Grey, Green, Cyan, White, Black Black, White, Mint
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29 mm
(6.48 x 3.25 x 0.41 in)
156.6 x 78.7 x 8 mm
(6.17 x 3.1 x 0.31 in)
156.2 x 78.7 x 7.6 mm
(6.15 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
Weight 217 g (7.65 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz) 149.7 g (5.26.0.25 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - For Verizon
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 700 - For Verizon
LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia
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Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features Fingerprint Sensor - -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 305 Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 1.5 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 8 GB ROM 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.9 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (373 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.85% 67.67% 67.85%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features HTC UltraPixel Camera, Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 2┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Optical Image Stabilization, HDR, Stereo Sound Recording Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization Yes, 720p 1080p, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar] Yes, 5 MP, 720p [Similar] 5 MP, 720p, LED flash [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSPA+; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA; LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1.5 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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-Po battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3300 mAh 2600 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 585 h (3G) - Up to 1040 h (2G)
Up to 960 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 25 h (3G) - Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)