Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Gionee Elife E7 vs HTC Desire 816

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Gionee HTC
Announced January 2013 December 2013 February 2014
Status Released - February 2013 Coming Soon - January 2013 Available - March 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White Red, Grey, Green, Cyan, White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
150.6 x 75.0 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
156.6 x 78.7 x 8 mm
(6.17 x 3.1 x 0.31 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 150 g (5.29 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 - LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 2/3 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB storage 8 GB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, OGS, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 73.66% 67.67%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 16 MP 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, 1.34 ┬Ám sensor, Sapphire lens, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 8 MP, Auto focus [Similar] Yes, 5 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA, 11.5 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA; LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2/3 GB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported -

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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 2500 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
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