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Huawei Sonic U8650 vs Motorola Defy ME525

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Huawei Sonic vs Motorola Defy phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Motorola Defy X01Huawei Sonic U8650
Huawei Sonic U8650
3.5"
TFT

320x480

3.1
MP

256MB
RAM

32bit Single

1400
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare Huawei Sonic X16Motorola Defy ME525
Motorola Defy ME525
3.7"
TFT

480x854

5
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1540
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Motorola Defy ME525

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


01 Advantages Huawei Sonic U8650
Sonic U8650vsDefy ME525
 13%13%
+Thinner
11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)vs13.4 millimeters (0.53 inches)

16 Advantages Motorola Defy ME525
Defy ME525vsSonic U8650
 33%33%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
800Mhz 32bit Single-Corevs600Mhz 32bit Single-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
512MBvs256MB
 7 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
2GB (1.29GB user available)vs512MB (160MB user available)
 2%2%
+Lighter
118 grams (4.13 ounces)vs120 grams (4.2 ounces)
 61 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs260 thousand
 167%100%
+Higher resolution screen
480x854 pixelsvs320x480 pixels
 61%61%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
265 PPIvs165 PPI
 6%6%
+Larger screen
3.7"vs3.5"
 60%60%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 5MPvs(back) 3.1MP
Advantage
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
LED flashvsNot supported
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
AutofocusvsNot supported
Advantage
+Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread is newer and safer
Android 2.3.4 GingerbreadvsAndroid 2.3.3 Gingerbread
Advantage
+The 3G HSUPA network is newer and faster
3G HSUPAvs3G HSDPA
 10%10%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1540 mAhvs1400 mAh
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla GlassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Waterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

21 Common items in both devices
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
TFT LCD
Only digital zoom
VGA (640x480 pixels)
7.2 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Li-Ion (Removable)
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
FM / FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
2.1 version A2DP
MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresHuawei Sonic U8650Motorola Defy ME525
ModelSonic U8650Defy ME525
Also known asHuawei Sonic U8650-1, Huawei U8650Motorola DEFY ME525, Motorola Jordan
Country or region availablefeature not registeredEuropeVarious (International)
BrandHuaweiMotorola
Release dateJuly, 2011October, 2010
Depth11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)13.4 millimeters (0.53 inches)
Size (width x height)60.5 x 116.3 millimeters (2.38 x 4.58 in)59 x 107 millimeters (2.32 x 4.21 in)
Weight120 grams (4.2 ounces)118 grams (4.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Huawei Sonic U8650Motorola Defy ME525
Operating systemAndroid 2.3.3 GingerbreadAndroid 2.1 Eclair
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 2.3.4 Gingerbread
HardwareHuawei Sonic U8650Motorola Defy ME525
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm MSM722732bit - TI OMAP 3610
CPU processor600Mhz Single-Core ARM1136EJ-S800Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A8
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 200PowerVR SGX530
RAM memory256MB512MB
Internal storage512MB (160MB user available)2GB (1.29GB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei Sonic U8650Motorola Defy ME525
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size3.5" inches3.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~51.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~59.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution320x480 pixels480x854 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)165 PPI265 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Mobile networks and dataHuawei Sonic U8650Motorola Defy ME525
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100UMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPACSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload7.2 Mbps7.2/2 Mbps
Messaging and callingHuawei Sonic U8650Motorola Defy ME525
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraHuawei Sonic U8650Motorola Defy ME525
Main camera3.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640x480 pixels)VGA (640x480 pixels) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedAutofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredNot supported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredNot supported
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredFace detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredNot supported
HDRfeature not registeredNot supported
Front / secondary cameraHuawei Sonic U8650Motorola Defy ME525
Front cameraNot supportedNot supported
Front camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei Sonic U8650Motorola Defy ME525
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, WMV, H.263, H.264
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+
Connectivity and interfacesHuawei Sonic U8650Motorola Defy ME525
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 version A2DP2.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNAfeature not registeredSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsHuawei Sonic U8650Motorola Defy ME525
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLHTML, XHTML
Java / Flash playerSupportedSupported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black
- WiFi hotspot
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Colors: Black, White
- 2GB microSD included
- Motorola MOTOBLUR 1.5
- Motorola CrystalTalk Plus
Power supply and autonomyHuawei Sonic U8650Motorola Defy ME525
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1400 mAh1540 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredBF5X
Talk time500 minutes | 8.3 hours | 0.3 day400 minutes | 6.7 hours | 0.3 day
Standby24000 minutes | 400 hours | 16.7 days14280 minutes | 238 hours | 9.9 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Huawei Sonic U8650Motorola Defy ME525
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered