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Sony Xperia Z vs HTC One


Sony Xperia Z

The Xperia Z Sony has a TFT con BRAVIA Engine 2 panel with 5-inch of diagonal screen size and its resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

On the technical side, we have a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064+MDM9215M) processor of 4 cores running at a speed of 1.5 GHz, the RAM of this device is 2 GB, and it has an internal storage capacity of 16 GB with microSD Expansion slot, enough to install a lot of applications and save your photos, videos and more.

If you like taking photos with your mobile phone, you should know that the Xperia Z has a Exmor RS main camera with a resolution of 13 megapixels, LED Flash and video recording @ 1080p, and a 2-megapixel Exmor R Front camera.

In the area of ​​connectivity and communications we have Wi-Fi, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, FM Radio and 4G / LTE. And if you want to connect your phone with other devices you should know that it features Bluetooth, USB and MHL. It also include the most common sensors like many other smartphones... Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Light, Compass.

The battery capacity is 2330 mAh, and all this integrated in a size of 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm with a total weight of 146 grams.

The Xperia Z has Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system and its price at stores is about $499 for the SIM free version.


The HTC One is a smartphone with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) con HTC Sense + HTC BlinkFeed operating system. Among its major hardware components it features a CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 of 4 cores at 1.7 GHz, which is able to move the software smoothly thanks to 2 GB of RAM.

To store photos, videos and installed applications it has an internal memory with a capacity of 32 GB.

If we focus on other more visible details, we must say it has a IPS screen of 4.7 inches with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

For photography functions we have 4-megapixel BSI (HTC UltraPixel) camera in the back of the device with video recording @ 1080p and LED Flash, and a 2.1-megapixel Front camera.

Regarding the connectivity features and device communication systems we have: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, GLONASS, Infrared, NFC, 4G / LTE, FM Radio, USB and MHL. And last but not least, we can not forget the 3.5 mm Headphone Jack or the sensors required for some features of the smartphone: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Light, Compass.

The battery of the device is 2300 mAh, which along with other hardware and casing gives us total dimensions of 137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm, while the weight is 143 grams.

Finally, HTC One costs approximately $639 in its SIM free version.

Specs and Price Comparison

Sony Xperia ZHTC One
Operating systemAndroid 4.1 (Jelly Bean)Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) con HTC Sense + HTC BlinkFeed
Screen5 inch4.7 inch
PanelTFT con BRAVIA Engine 2IPS
Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels1920 x 1080 pixels
Pixel density443 ppi468 ppi
Bright-481 cd/m2
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064+MDM9215M)Qualcomm Snapdragon 600
Cores4 4
CPU frequency1.5 GHz1.7 GHz
GPUAdreno 320Adreno 320
Internal storage16 GB32 GB
Expansion slotYesNo
Memory Card TypemicroSD
Rear cameraYesYes
Rear camera sensorExmor RSBSI (HTC UltraPixel)
LED FlashYesYes
Rear camera resolution13 megapixel4 megapixel
Rear camera video recording1080p1080p
Front cameraYesYes
Front camera sensorExmor R
Front camera resolution2 megapixel2.1 megapixel
Front camera video recording1080p1080p
4G / LTEYesYes
FM RadioYesYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Light, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Light, Compass
Battery2330 mAh2300 mAh
Talk time11 hours18 hours
Standby time550 hours500 hours
Dimensions139 x 71 x 7.9 mm137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm
Weight146 grams143 grams
NotesIPX5/7 (water resistant) e IP5X (dust resistant)
Price499 $639 $

Advantages of the Sony Xperia Z

  • Screen (5 inch)
  • Expansion slot
  • Rear camera resolution (13 megapixel)
  • Battery (2330 mAh)
  • Standby time (550 hours)
  • Dimensions (139 x 71 x 7.9 mm)
  • Price (499 $)

Advantages of the HTC One

  • Pixel density (468 ppi)
  • CPU frequency (1.7 GHz)
  • Internal storage (32 GB)
  • Front camera resolution (2.1 megapixel)
  • Infrared
  • Talk time (18 hours)
  • Weight (143 grams)
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