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Sony Xperia SP vs HTC Desire 500

Top 46 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia SP

Compared to HTC Desire 500

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Plenty more battery power
Comment
2370 mAh
vs
1800 mAh
31.67% more battery power
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Significantly higher pixel density
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319 ppi
vs
217 ppi
47% higher pixel density
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970
Somewhat bigger screen size
Comment
4.6 "
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4.3 "
6.98% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Notably higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
800x480 px
2.40x higher resolution
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Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
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410
Notably faster downloads
Comment
42 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
5.83x faster downloads
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Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
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Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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330
Substantially more internal storage
Comment
8 GB
vs
4 GB
4 GB more internal storage
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304
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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298
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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Explicitly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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Has a two-stage shutter
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
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Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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129
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
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Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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Has manual white balance
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
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PlayStation Mobile Certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
Martinus Kevin Sullivan
11
Dualshock 3 Controller Ready
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can use Dualshock 3 via Bluetooth officially. No root required
Khaja Moinuddin
7
BRAVIA® Engine 2
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Robby Andri Wijaya
4
Supports NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC enables wireless payments through your device. You can also connect two NFC enabled devices just by touching them with each other.
Paul Eros
4
Multicolored Led flash ( LED notification colors)
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Different statuses indicated with different colors,you can also get apps that will let you mix and match the colors , so depending on who's calling , like red/green could be your mom while purple/orange could be work calling and on and on
Rikko Toutshuka
3
XLOUD
Comment
Yes
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No
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Sony Xperia SP is better than HTC Desire 500 because...

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Top 13 Reasons for the

HTC Desire 500

Compared to Sony Xperia SP

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A lot faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.2 GHz
vs
2 x 1.7 GHz
41.18% faster CPU clock speed
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Appreciably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.6 MP
vs
0.3 MP
5.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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481
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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342
Way lighter
Comment
123 g
vs
155 g
32 g lighter
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324
Somewhat thinner
Comment
9.9 mm
vs
10 mm
0.10 mm thinner
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103
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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84
Supports two SIM cards
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dual SIM mobile phone can work with two SIM cards at the same time.
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13
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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1
Has two sim cards
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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A little bit narrower
Comment
66.9 mm
vs
67.1 mm
0.20 mm narrower
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A little less body volume
Comment
87.29 cm³
vs
87.63 cm³
0.39% less body volume
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
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Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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79
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No

HTC Desire 500 is better than Sony Xperia SP because...

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