Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia ZL vs HTC Desire 516 vs Huawei Honor 3C Play

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC Huawei
Announced January 2013 June 2014 August 2014
Status Available - March 2013 Available - June 2014 Coming Soon - September 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 131.6 x 69.3 x 9.8 mm
(5.18 x 2.73 x 0.39 in)
140 x 72 x 9.7 mm
(5.51 x 2.83 x 0.38 in)
142.2 x 72.3 x 9.4 mm
(5.6 x 2.85 x 0.37 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 160 g (5.64 oz) 156 g (5.5 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6502, C6503, C6506 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6502, C6506
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6503
HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6506
LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6503
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Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 Quad-core 1.3 GHz, Mediatek MT6582
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 302 Mali-400MP2
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 4 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.43% 68.55% 66.91%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 720p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 480p [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 70.4 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA 21 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 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 not 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 Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2370 mAh 1950 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 500 h Up to 220 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 9 h (3G) -