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Sony Xperia M2 3G vs HTC Velocity 4G

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Sony Xperia M2 vs HTC Velocity 4G phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Sony Xperia M2 3G
4.8"
TFT

540x960

8
MP

0.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
HTC Velocity 4G
4.5"
SLCD

540x960

8
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1620
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is HTC Velocity 4G

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!


09 Advantages Sony Xperia M2 3G
Xperia M2 3GvsVelocity 4G
 11%11%
+Lighter
148 grams (5.18 ounces)vs164 grams (5.74 ounces)
 36%36%
+Thinner
8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs11.7 millimeters (0.46 inches)
 7%7%
+Larger screen
4.8"vs4.5"
Advantage
+Android 5.1.1 Lollipop is newer and safer
Android 5.1.1 LollipopvsAndroid 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
 42%42%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2300 mAhvs1620 mAh
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.0 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.0 version A2DPvs3.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Better sites viewing on the internet
HTML, XHTML, HTML5vsHTML, XHTML
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 3vsNot supported

12 Advantages HTC Velocity 4G
Velocity 4GvsXperia M2 3G
 7%7%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 166%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (13.29GB user available)vs8GB (5GB user available)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT Super LCD screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT Super LCDvsTFT LCD
 7%7%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
245 PPIvs229 PPI
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 1.3MPvs(front) 0.3MP
 2 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
HD (1280x720 pixels)vsVGA (640x480 pixels)
Advantage
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
4G LTEvs3G+ HSPA+
 4 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro-B USB - MHLvsNot supported

22 Common items in both devices
1GB
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
16 million
540x960 pixels
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) / 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go / MicroUSB 2.0
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSony Xperia M2 3GHTC Velocity 4G
ModelXperia M2 3GVelocity 4G
Also known asSony Xperia M2 D2305 3G HSPA+, Sony Eagle Rita SSTelstra HTC Velocity 4G, HTC Holiday
Country or region availableVarious (International)Australia
BrandSonyHTC
Release dateApril, 2014January, 2012
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)11.7 millimeters (0.46 inches)
Size (width x height)71.1 x 139.7 millimeters (2.8 x 5.5 in)67.1 x 128.8 millimeters (2.64 x 5.07 in)
Weight148 grams (5.18 ounces)164 grams (5.74 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Sony Xperia M2 3GHTC Velocity 4G
Operating systemAndroid 4.3 Jelly BeanAndroid 2.3.7 Gingerbread
Firmware updateAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
HardwareSony Xperia M2 3GHTC Velocity 4G
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8260
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A71.5Ghz Dual-Core Scorpion
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 220
RAM memory1GB1GB LPDDR2
Internal storage8GB (5GB user available)16GB (13.29GB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia M2 3GHTC Velocity 4G
Display typeTFT LCDTFT Super LCD
Screen size4.8" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~63.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~64.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 4-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution540x960 pixels540x960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)229 PPI245 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Mobile networks and dataSony Xperia M2 3GHTC Velocity 4G
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedLTE 700/1700/2100
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSony Xperia M2 3GHTC Velocity 4G
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraSony Xperia M2 3GHTC Velocity 4G
Main camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorSupportedfeature not registered
HDRHDR photo/video only main camerafeature not registered
Front / secondary cameraSony Xperia M2 3GHTC Velocity 4G
Front camera0.3 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution640x480 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
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
MultimediaSony Xperia M2 3GHTC Velocity 4G
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, AAC+, WAV, WMA
Connectivity and interfacesSony Xperia M2 3GHTC Velocity 4G
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB - MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP3.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedfeature not registered
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsSony Xperia M2 3GHTC Velocity 4G
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML
Java / Flash playerYes / NoSupported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Purple
- Sony Exmor RS camera
- 3D Surround Sound
- Sony ClearAudio+
- Sony SensMe
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- HTC Sense 3.5 UI
- Built-in digital compass, e-Compass
- DLNA
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomySony Xperia M2 3GHTC Velocity 4G
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2300 mAh1620 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time870 minutes | 14.5 hours | 0.6 day312 minutes | 5.2 hours | 0.2 day
Standby35820 minutes | 597 hours | 24.9 days14880 minutes | 248 hours | 10.3 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Sony Xperia M2 3GHTC Velocity 4G
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered