Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z3 vs HTC One (M9) vs HTC Desire 826

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC HTC
Announced September 2014 March 2015 January 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - March 2015 Coming Soon - Q1 2015
Price - Rs. 45,999 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Copper, Silver Green Gunmetal Gray, Amber Gold, Silver/Rose gold, Gold/Pink Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 146 x 72 x 7.3 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 in)
144.6 x 69.7 x 9.6 mm
(5.69 x 2.74 x 0.38 in)
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Weight 152 g (5.36 oz) 157 g (5.54 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network LTE 700 / 800 / 1700 / 1800 / 2600 - D6603
LTE 800 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - D6643
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - D6653
LTE 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6616
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 TD-LTE 2300 / 2500 / 2600 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41) LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features IP58 certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes - -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.x (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 430 Adreno 405
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine Super LCD3 Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches 5.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.79% 68.25% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels 20.7 MP, 5376 x 3752 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash dual-LED (dual tone) LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1/2.3'' sensor size, ISO 12,800, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, panorama Auto focus, Automatic Simultaneous Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, stereo sound rec. 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2m pixel [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, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/21.1 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X v4.0, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL TV-out), USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3100 mAh 2840 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 890 h (2G)
Up to 740 h (3G)
Up to 391 h (2G)
Up to 402 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
Up to 25 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 21 h 50 min (3G)
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