Phone Comparison - HTC Sensation XE vs Asus Zenfone 5 vs Xiaomi Redmi 1S

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Asus Xiaomi
Announced September 2011 January 2014 May 2014
Status Available - October 2011 Available - June 2014 Available - May 2014
Colors Black Black, White, Red, Blue, Gold Black, Chinese Red, Metallic Gray/ blue, green, yellow panels
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 126.1 x 65.4 x 11.3 mm
(4.96 x 2.57 x 0.44 in)
148.2 x 72.8 x 5.5-10.3
(5.83 x 2.87 x 0.22-0.41)
137 x 69 x 9.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.72 x 0.39 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz) 158 g (5.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon Dual-core 2.0 GHz / Dual-core 1.6 GHz, Intel Atom Z2580/Z2560 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 220 PowerVR SGX544MP2 Adreno 305
RAM 768 MB 1/2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB (1 GB user available) 8/16 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 5.0 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.88% 63.76% 64.61%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash dual-LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch-focus, Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Instant Capture Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound recording Yes 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar] 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 80 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB (1 GB user available), 768 MB RAM 8/16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1730 mAh 2110 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 310 h (2G)
Up to 540 h (3G)
Up to 353 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 9 h 16 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 18 h 30 min (3G) -