Phone Comparison - HTC Velocity 4G vs Sony Xperia Sola

HTC Velocity 4G
htc velocity 4g
Sony Xperia Sola
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Sony
Announced January 2012 March 2012
Status Available - January 2012 Available - Released May 2012
Colors Black Black, White, Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 126.1 x 57 x 11.3 mm
(4.96 x 2.24 x 0.44 in)
116 x 59 x 9.9 mm
(4.57 x 2.32 x 0.39 in)
Weight 163.8 g ( oz) 107 g (3.77 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 1800 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3.7 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz, NovaThor U8500 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] Mali-400 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB (13 GB user available) 8 GB (5 GB user accessible)
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB Yes, microSD

display Display

Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches [Similar] 3.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 854 pixels (265 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 77.52% 55.03%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Instant Capture Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@60fps Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB (13 GB user available), 1 GB RAM 8 GB (5GB user accessible), 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB Yes, microSD

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1620 mAh 1320 mAh
Stand by Up to 470 h (2G)
Up to 475 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)