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HTC Desire 500 Sony Xperia L

HTC Desire 500 vs Sony Xperia L

HTC Desire 500

Reasons to consider the Desire 500

3.5G, Google Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1200 MHz vs Unknown, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (20% faster)
Weight Slightly lighter 123 g vs 137 g More than 10% lighter
Talk time Slightly more talk time 12.1 hours vs 10 hours More than 20% more talk time per battery charge
Sony Xperia L

Reasons to consider the Xperia L

3.5G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Compass Integrated compass Yes vs No Map and navigation apps know which direction you're facing even when you're standing still
Network Faster max data speeds HSDPA (21 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 3x faster)
Internal storage More internal storage 8 GB vs 4 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Standby time Slightly more standby time 20.8 days vs 18.1 days More than 10% more standby time, less frequent charging
Screen PPI Slightly higher PPI screen 227 PPI vs 216 PPI Around 10% crisper display of text, images and video
Size Slightly smaller 128x65x9 mm vs 131x66x9 mm Around 10% smaller

Competitors

HTC Desire 501 HTC Desire 500 Desire 500 vs Desire 501
HTC Desire 500 Sony Xperia C Desire 500 vs Xperia C
HTC Desire 500 Samsung Galaxy S III mini Desire 500 vs Galaxy S III mini
Motorola Moto G HTC Desire 500 Desire 500 vs Moto G
Sony Xperia M Sony Xperia L Xperia L vs Xperia M
Sony Xperia C Sony Xperia L Xperia L vs Xperia C
Motorola Moto G Sony Xperia L Xperia L vs Moto G
Samsung Galaxy Core Sony Xperia L Xperia L vs Galaxy Core

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Bluetooth The latest bluetooth support
4.0
Camera resolution Capture extremely high resolution images
8 MP
Thickness Thin
10 mm
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Desire 500:800x480
Xperia L:854x480
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
Screen size Large screens
4.3"
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Desire 500:216 PPI
Xperia L:227 PPI
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
FM Radio Both have built in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard

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