Phone Comparison - HTC Vivid vs Sony Xperia ion HSPA

HTC Vivid
htc vivid
Sony Xperia ion HSPA
sony xperia ion hspa
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Sony
Announced October 2011 April 2012
Status Available - November 2011 Available - June 2012
Colors Black, White Black, Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128.8 x 67.1 x 11.2 mm
(5.07 x 2.64 x 0.44 in)
133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
Weight 176.9 g ( oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm APQ8060 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] Adreno 220 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 13.2 GB (12.9 GB user-available memory)
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 256K colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches [Similar] 4.55 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.47% 63.02%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels [Similar]
Flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 86 kbps
Edge Yes Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB storage, 1 GB RAM 13.2 GB (12.9 GB user-available memory), 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported

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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1620 mAh 1900 mAh
Stand by Up to 288 h Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 7 h 40 min Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)