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HTC Desire 500 vs Sony Xperia C vs HTC Desire 600

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HTC Desire 500 Remove phone

Posted: 23 Jul 2013
Market Status: Released
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Sony Xperia C Remove phone

Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Market Status: Released
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HTC Desire 600 Remove phone

Posted: 28 May 2013
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.1.2) HTC BlinkFeed + Sense 5 UIAndroid (4.2.2)Android (4.1) HTC BlinkFeed UI
Dimensions5.19 x 2.63 x 0.39 inches (131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm)5.57 x 2.92 x 0.35 inches (141.5 x 74.15 x 8.88 mm)5.31 x 2.64 x 0.36 inches (134.8 x 67 x 9.26 mm)
Weight4.34 oz (123 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
5.40 oz (153 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
Display
Physical size4.3 inches5.0 inches4.5 inches
Resolution480 x 800 pixels540 x 960 pixels540 x 960 pixels
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

217 ppi220 ppi245 ppi
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

TFTTFTS-LCD 2
Colors16 777 21616 777 21616 777 216
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touchMulti-touch
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels8 megapixels
FlashLEDLEDLED
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.0 F2.0
Focal length (35mm equivalent)28 mm  
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Burst modeAutofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Self-timerBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD)1280x720 (720p HD)
Features Video light 
Front-facing camera1.6 megapixels0.3 megapixels VGA1.6 megapixels
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8225QMediatek MT6589Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Quad core, 1200 MHz, Cortex-A5Quad core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7Quad core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5
Graphics processorAdren 203PowerVR SGX544Adreno 203
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM1024 MB RAM1024 MB RAM
Built-in storage4 GB4 GB8 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB
Battery
Talk time17.80 hours
the average is 12 h (703 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 12 h (703 min)
11.40 hours
the average is 12 h (703 min)
Stand-by time16.7 days (401 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
24.5 days (588 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
22.5 days (539 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
Talk time (3G)12.10 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
11.10 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
Stand-by time (3G)18.1 days (435 hours)
the average is 30 days (710 h)
25.2 days (605 hours)
the average is 30 days (710 h)
24.0 days (577 hours)
the average is 30 days (710 h)
Capacity1800 mAh2390 mAh1860 mAh
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Beats AudioAlbum art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizerAlbum art cover, Background playback
Radio FM, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker, Stereo speakers
YouTube playerYesYesYes
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
Technology
GSM900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, EDGE, GPRSHSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
Micro SIMYes Yes
Multiple SIM cards 2 slots2 slots
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPS, Glonass
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.04.0
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
OtherDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncMiracast, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncMLNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Availability
Officially announced  23 May 2013
Shopping information
Accessories  microUSB cable, Wall charger, Headphones, User Manual

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