Comparison between:
- HTC One A9
- HTC One E9+
- Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

HTC One A9HTC One E9+Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact
HTC One A9
Prices
HTC One E9+
Prices
Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact
Prices
Model alias-One E9 plus
A55
H8314
H8324

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width70.8 mm
7.08 cm
0.232 ft
2.787 in
76.5 mm
7.65 cm
0.251 ft
3.012 in
65 mm
6.5 cm
0.213 ft
2.559 in
Height145.75 mm
14.575 cm
0.478 ft
5.738 in
156.5 mm
15.65 cm
0.513 ft
6.161 in
135 mm
13.5 cm
0.443 ft
5.315 in
Thickness7.26 mm
0.726 cm
0.024 ft
0.286 in
7.54 mm
0.754 cm
0.025 ft
0.297 in
12.1 mm
1.21 cm
0.04 ft
0.476 in
Weight143 g
0.32 lbs
5.04 oz
150 g
0.33 lbs
5.29 oz
168 g
0.37 lbs
5.93 oz
Volume74.92 cm³
4.55 in³
90.27 cm³
5.48 in³
106.18 cm³
6.45 in³
ColorsGray
Silver
Gold
Red
Gray
Gold
Black
Pink
Silver
Green
Body materialsMetalAluminium alloy
Plastic
Aluminium alloy
Polycarbonate
Certification--IP68
IP65

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards121
Features-Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
--
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
-
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
AWS-1 (B4)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
LTE Cat 7
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 15

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 5.0 LollipopAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)SenseSense 7-

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795)Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Process technology28 nm28 nm10 nm
CPU4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A534x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 385
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB--
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB256 KB + 256 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)--2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores888
CPU frequency1500 MHz2000 MHz2800 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 405PowerVR G6200Qualcomm Adreno 630
GPU frequency-700 MHz710 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB
3 GB
3 GB4 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR4X
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz933 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB
32 GB
32 GB64 GB
--UFS 2.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyAMOLEDLCDIPS
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.24 in
56.8 mm
5.68 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.47 in
113.59 mm
11.36 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels
Pixel density441 ppi
173 ppcm
534 ppi
209 ppcm
483 ppi
189 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area67 %69.88 %73.76 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
2.5D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 4Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
HDR

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSony IMX214 Exmor RSToshiba T4KA7-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSICMOS
Sensor size4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
5.9 x 4.43 mm
0.29 in
-
Sensor format--1/2.3"
Pixel size1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
1.096 µm
0.001096 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
Crop factor7.385.86-
ISO--100 - 12800
Aperturef/2f/2.2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-4.74 mm
27.82 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.4 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses--6
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
5384 x 3752 pixels
20.2 MP
5057 x 3796 pixels
19.2 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
-1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
Wide angel G-lens
5-axis EIS
1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size5.44 x 3.7 mm
0.26 in
--
Sensor format--1/5"
Pixel size2.024 µm
0.002024 mm
--
Crop factor6.58--
ISO--100 - 1600
Aperturef/2f/2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-26.2 mm *(35 mm / full frame)1.9 mm
23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution2688 x 1520 pixels
4.09 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
--5-axis EIS

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Dolby Audio
NXP TFA9895
RT5506
192 kHz / 24-bit
HAC (M4/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
-Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Headphone adapter

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.14.15.0
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
LE
A2DPA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.03.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
MKV
MP4
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2150 mAh2800 mAh2870 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time15 h
900 min
0.6 days
22 h
1320 min
0.9 days
-
2G stand-by time400 h
24000 min
16.7 days
590 h
35400 min
24.6 days
-
3G talk time16 h
960 min
0.7 days
14 h
840 min
0.6 days
-
3G stand-by time430 h
25800 min
17.9 days
617 h
37020 min
25.7 days
-
Charger output power--5 V / 1.5 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 2.0-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Non-removableFast charging
Non-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.415 W/kg0.181 W/kg0.77 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-0.504 W/kg1.05 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.17 W/kg-0.78 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.01 W/kg-0.74 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features--H8314 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.770 W/kg; body - 1.050 W/kg
H8314 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.780 W/kg; body - 0.740 W/kg
H8324 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.770 W/kg; body - 1.050 W/kg
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