Sony Xperia SP vs HTC Desire 500

Top 47 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia SP

Compared to HTC Desire 500

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Much more battery power
Comment
2370 mAh
vs
1800 mAh
31.67% more battery power
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1892
Significantly higher pixel density
Comment
319 ppi
vs
217 ppi
47% higher pixel density
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1514
Marginally bigger screen size
Comment
4.6 "
vs
4.3 "
6.98% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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1324
Considerably higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
800x480 px
2.40x higher resolution
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861
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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579
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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557
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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555
Noticeably faster downloads
Comment
42 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
5.83x faster downloads
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521
Notably more internal storage
Comment
8 GB
vs
4 GB
4 GB more internal storage
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476
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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450
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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427
Vastly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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389
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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325
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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201
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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198
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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177
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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159
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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136
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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90
A tad shorter
Comment
130.6 mm
vs
131.8 mm
1.20 mm shorter
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72
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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32
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.
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21
Dualshock 3 Controller Ready
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can use Dualshock 3 via Bluetooth officially. No root required
Khaja Moinuddin
11
BRAVIA® Engine 2
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aravind Girish Nair
8
It has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Robby Andri Wijaya
8
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.
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Sony Xperia SP is better than HTC Desire 500 because...

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Top Twelve Reasons for the

HTC Desire 500

Compared to Sony Xperia SP

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Way 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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1066
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.6 MP
vs
0.3 MP
5.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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755
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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687
Way lighter
Comment
123 g
vs
155 g
32 g lighter
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592
A little bit thinner
Comment
9.9 mm
vs
10 mm
0.10 mm thinner
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155
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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146
Somewhat narrower
Comment
66.9 mm
vs
67.1 mm
0.20 mm narrower
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130
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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18
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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7
Slightly less body volume
Comment
87.29 cm³
vs
87.63 cm³
0.39% less body volume
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1
Has two sim cards
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Yes
vs
No
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276
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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

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