Phone Comparison - Xiaomi Mi 4 vs HTC Desire Eye vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi HTC Sony
Announced July 2014 October 2014 March 2015
Status Available - Q3 2014 Available - November 2014 Available - April 2015
Price - Rs. 28,000 ($411.76) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 19,400 ($285.29) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Blue, Red, White Black, White, Copper, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.2 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm
(5.48 x 2.7 x 0.35 in)
151.7 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm
(5.97 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
140.5 x 72.6 x 7.3 mm
(5.53 x 2.86 x 0.29 in)
Weight 149 g (5.26 oz) 154 g (5.43 oz) 136 g (4.8 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - EMEA
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100 - Asia
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 700 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 (Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 28)
TD-LTE 1900 / 2300 / 2500 / 2600 (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 17, 29) - AT&T
LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 (Bands 3, 7, 8, 20) - EMEA
LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - IPX7 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes - IP68 Certified - Dust and Water Proof up to 1.5 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.3 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.x (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 1.5GHz Octa-core, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Adreno 405
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/64 GB 16 GB 8 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.2 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.14% 66.47% 67.44%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash Dual-LED Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p, 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera 8 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 13 MP, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSDPA 42 Mbps (21 Mbps - AT&T), HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X v4.1, 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, 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 microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3080 mAh 2400 mAh 2400 mAh
Stand by - Up to 538 h (3G) -
Talk Time - Up to 20 h (3G) -