Sony Xperia tipo HTC Wildfire

Sony Xperia tipo vs HTC Wildfire

Sony Xperia tipo

Reasons to consider the Xperia tipo

3.5G, Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Wifi Significantly faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11g (54 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 3x faster)
Network Faster max data speeds HSPA (14 mbps) vs CDMA (0.014 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (more than 972x faster)
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 180 PPI vs 124 PPI Around 50% crisper display of text, images and video
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 800 MHz vs 528 MHz, 528 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (more than 50% faster)
Weight Slightly lighter 99 g vs 118 g Around 20% lighter
Internal storage Slightly more internal storage 2.9 GB vs 512 MB Around 6x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen 480x320 vs 320x240 2x higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 480p @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 24fps Shoots higher resolution video at a higher frame rate
Size Slightly smaller 57x103x13 mm vs 60x106x12 mm Around 10% smaller
HTC Wildfire

Reasons to consider the Wildfire

2G, Google Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Compass Integrated compass Yes vs No Map and navigation apps know which direction you're facing even when you're standing still
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 5 MP vs 3.2 MP Take photos with around 60% more detail for larger prints
Talk time Slightly more talk time 8.2 hours vs 5 hours More than 60% more talk time per battery charge


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Thickness Thin
13 mm
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard
Movie format Poor movies
tipo480p @ 30fps
Wildfire320 x 240 @ 24fps

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Screen resolution Low resolution screens
Screen PPI Lower quality display of text, images and video
tipo180 PPI
Wildfire124 PPI
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Bluetooth Not the latest bluetooth support
Processor Less powerful processors than average, less snapiness and responsiveness
tipoUnknown, 800 MHz
Wildfire528 MHz, 528 MHz


Sony Xperia tipo HTC Wildfire Sony Xperia tipo HTC Wildfire


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