Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia SP vs HTC Desire 826 vs HTC Desire 626G+

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC HTC
Announced Available - April 2013 January 2015 April 2015
Status Available - April 2013 Coming Soon - Q1 2015 Available - April 2015
Price - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 7,798 ($114.68) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Red Various White Birch, Purple Fire, Blue Lagoon
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm
(5.14 x 2.64 x 0.39 in)
- 146.9 x 70.9 x 8.2 mm
(5.78 x 2.79 x 0.32 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) - 138 g (4.87 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
4G Network LTE LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version -
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 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon 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, Mediatek MT6752
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 405 Mali-T760MP2
RAM N/A 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16 GB 8 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 Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.6 inches 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.67% - 66.05%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio 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, 4128 x 3096 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, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2Ám pixel [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X 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, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 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
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 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-Po Battery
Capacity 2370 mAh 2600 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 635 h (2G)
Up to 734 h (3G)
- Up to 521 h (2G)
Up to 458 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
- Up to 22 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 40 min (3G)