Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia P vs HTC Windows Phone 8S

Sony Xperia P
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HTC Windows Phone 8S
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC
Announced February 2012 September 2012
Status Released - May 2012 Released - November 2012
Colors Silver, Black, Red Atlantic blue, domino, high-rise grey
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 122 x 59.5 x 10.5 mm
(4.8 x 2.34 x 0.41 in)
120.5 x 63 x 10.3 mm
(4.74 x 2.48 x 0.41 in)
Weight 120 g (4.23 oz) 113 g (3.99 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - LT22i HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, STE U8500 [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 [Similar]
GPU DB8500 [Similar] Adreno 225 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB (13 GB user-available) 4 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen S-LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (275 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.92% 60.11%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 100 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB (13 GB user-available), 1 GB RAM 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage No 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1305 mAh 1700 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)