Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia M Dual vs HTC Desire 826 vs HTC Desire 626

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC HTC
Announced June 2013 January 2015 February 2015
Status Available - September 2013 Coming Soon - Q1 2015 Coming Soon - February 2015
Price - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 10,090 ($148.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple, Yellow Various -
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 124 x 62 x 9.3 mm
(4.88 x 2.44 x 0.37 in)
- 146.9 x 70.9 x 8.19 mm
(5.78 x 2.79 x 0.32 in )
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) - 140 g (4.94 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Both Versions) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - C2005
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C2004
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version LTE 700 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8227 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53
Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6752
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 405 Mali-T760MP2
Adreno 306
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1/2 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (245 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 57.31% - 66.05%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 720p@30fps 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2m pixel [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ v4.0, A2DP, apt-X v4.0, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

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

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 supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 2600 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 498 h (2G)
Up to 454 h (3G)
- Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 761 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h 16 min (2G)
Up to 9 h (3G)
- Up to 20 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 30 h (3G)