Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia C vs HTC Desire 826

Sony Xperia C
sony xperia c
HTC Desire 826
htc desire 826
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC
Announced June 2013 January 2015
Status Available - July 2013 Coming Soon - Q1 2015
Price - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 141.5 x 74.15 x 8.88 mm
(5.57 x 2.92 x 0.35 in)
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Weight 153 g (5.4 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network - LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz, MTK MT6589 [Similar] Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX544 [Similar] Adreno 405 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.86% -
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2Ám pixel [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSUPA 11.5 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2390 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 605 h (2G)
Up to 588 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 14 h 4 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 25 min (3G)
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