Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia SP vs HTC Desire 820 vs HTC Desire 826

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC HTC
Announced Available - April 2013 September 2014 January 2015
Status Available - April 2013 Coming Soon - September 2014 Coming Soon - Q1 2015
Price - - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Red Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tang Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm
(5.14 x 2.64 x 0.39 in)
157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm
(6.21 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
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Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network LTE LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 405 Adreno 405
RAM N/A 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen LCD Capacitive Touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.6 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.67% 67.20% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

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

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot 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
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 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 Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2370 mAh 2600 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 635 h (2G)
Up to 734 h (3G)
Up to 424 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 10 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 22 h 24 min (3G) -