Xperia Z1 VS Desire 816

The Sony Xperia Z1 has better specifications than the HTC Desire 816

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Sony Xperia Z1 VS HTC Desire 816

 
Xperia Z1 Desire 816
 
The Sony Xperia Z1 and the HTC Desire 816 are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
0
The Xperia Z1 is thicker at 8.5mm
2
The Desire 816 is thinner at 8mm
Smaller Size (CC)
2
The Xperia Z1 has a smaller cubic volume of 1415250
0
The Desire 816 has a greater cubic volume of 1540552.5
Less Weight
0
The Xperia Z1 heavier at 170 grams
2
The Desire 816 lighter at 165 grams
Screen Viewability
0
The Xperia Z1 features a smaller 5" display
2
The Desire 816 features a bigger 5.5" display
Pixel Density
2
The Xperia Z1 has a higher pixel density at 441 ppi
0
The Desire 816 has lower pixel density at 267 ppi
Newer
0
The Xperia Z1 is older and was released on 09/2013
1
The Desire 816 is newer and was released on 02/2014
Standby Time
1
The Xperia Z1 can last more around 880 hours
0
The Desire 816 can last less around hours
Talk Time
2
The Xperia Z1 can last more around 14 hours
0
The Desire 816 can last less around hours
Camera
2
The Desire 816 has a 21mp camera
0
The Desire 816 has a 13mp camera
Total Points
9 7
Total Score
56% 44%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Sony Xperia Z1 and the HTC Desire 816 to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Sony Xperia Z1 has better specifications than the HTC Desire 816. Note that the Xperia Z1 has 16 GB internal storage compared to 8 GB internal storage found in the Desire 816 currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the Sony Xperia Z1 or the HTC Desire 816

Availability

Announced on
September 2013 February 2014
Available
September 2013 March 2014

Battery

Capacity
3000 mAh 2600 mAh
Standby Time
880 hours -
Talk Time
14 hours -
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Polymer

CPU

Core #
4 4
Speed
2.2GHz 1.6GHz
Type
Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400

Camera

Main
21mp (5248x3936) 13mp (4160x3120)
Secondary
1600x1200 2592x1944
Video
1080p 720p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
4.0 (A2DP) 4.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
Class 32, 296 kbps YES
GPRS
Class 32, 107 kbps YES
GPS
YES yes, and GLONASS
HSCSD
HSDPA; HSUPA - LTE HSDPA; HSUPA - LTE
NFC
YES -
USB
2.0 microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
1080x1920 pixels 720x1280 pixels
Size
5 inches 5.5 inches
Type
TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 HSDPA 850, 900, 2100
4G Network
LTE (C6903) 800, 850, 900, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2100, 2600 LTE ... LTE 800, 900, 1800, 2600 EMEA OR LTE 900, 1800, 2100, 2600 A...
Alias
Hona, C6906, C6906, C6943, C6902 -
Form Factor
Slate Slate
Price Range
$500+ $500+

Memory

Card Slot
microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal
16 GB 8 GB
Ram
2 GB 1.5 GB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4.3 -

Other Features

SIM Type
micro-SIM nano-SIM

Size and Weight

Depth
8.5 mm (0.33 inches) 8.0 mm (0.31 inches)
Height
144.0 mm (5.62 inches) 156.6 mm (6.11 inches)
Weight
170 grams (6.0 ounces) 165 grams (5.8 ounces)
Width
74.0 mm (2.89 inches) 78.7 mm (3.07 inches)