HTC One VS Sony Xperia Z VS Nokia Lumia 920 VS BlackBerry Z10 – Phones Comparison

HTC One phone is really a great phone just released. On benchmarks scale, it easily beats even the newly launched Sony Xperia Z with its powerful Snapdragon 600 chipset. So, this means that HTC One beats all these phones i.e. BlackBerry Z10, Sony Xperia Z, Nokia Lumia 920 when it comes to raw hardware performance. So, Sony is already now running behind HTC when it comes to producing more performance scores. This makes HTC One a more worthy buy, but hey, we can’t ignore Xperia Z’s waterproof cabilities. I mean, literally, I am lured by waterproof, dustproof features of Xperia Z and I miss it in HTC One. Reportedly, Sony is already working on to bring successor to Xperia Z to keep up with the market, so in near future, we may get a new Sony Xperia Z Pro phone! Nokia Lumia 920 is not android phone, but is running Windows phone 8, so when it comes to usability, it lacks behind all those android counterparts. When it comes to raw performance, the processor is not that powerful as well in Nokia Lumia 920. The only reason we included Nokia Lumia 920 in comparison chart here is its PureView Camera. HTC One has introduced the so-called Ultrapixel camera which brings OIS on board. So, we all are eager to get our hands-on HTC One to analyse and compare its camera to that of Lumia 920. BlackBerry Z10 is also recently launched and because this is 2013 high-end phone from BlackBerry, we couldn’t help but enlist this BB10 phone in our comparison table

NameBlackBerry Z10HTC OneNokia Lumia 920Sony Xperia Z
Screen Size4.24.74.55
Screen Resolution1280x768 pixels, capacitive multitouch1920x1080 pixels, Super LCD3, Gorilla Glass protection1280x768 pixels, IPS LCD, Multitouch capacitive, PureMotion HD+, ClearBlack display1920x1080 pixels, capacitive multi-touch, Full HD display, scratch resistant, shatter proof glass
Pixel Density355 ppi469 ppi332 ppi441 ppi
Height130 mm137.4 mm130.3 mm139 mm
Width65.6 mm68.2 mm70.8 mm71 mm
Thickness9 mm9.3 mm10.7 mm7.9 mm
Weight137.5 g or 4.83 oz143 g or 5.04 oz185 g or 6.53 oz146 g or 5.15 OZ
ProcessorQualcomm MSM8960 SnapdragonQualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600Qualcomm MSM8960 SnapdragonQualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064
Processor Speed1.5GHz Dual core1.7GHz Quad Core1.5GHz Dual Core1.5GHz Quad Core
GraphicsAdreno 225 GPUAdreno 320 GPUAdreno 225 GPUAdreno 320
Internal Storage16 GB32/64 GB32 GB16 GB
Memory Cardupto 64gb externalExternal memory card not supportedExternal memory card not supportedup to 32GB external
WiFiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/nWi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/nWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/nyes
Dual Band WiFiyesYesyes
BluetoothYes, 4.0Yes, 4.0Yes, 3.1Yes, 4.0
3G Speed21mbpsHSPA +42.2 Mbps42 Mbps
4G Speed100Mbps100MbpsLTE, Cat3, 100 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL
Camera8 megapixel4mp Ultrapixel8 megapixel PureView13.1 megapixel
Photo Resolution3264 x 24482688 x 15203264 x 24484128x3096
Video RecordingYesYesYesYes
Video Recording Quality1080p Full HD @ 30fps1080p Full HD @ 30fps1080p Full HD @ 30fpsFull HD 1080p @ 30fps
Front Camera2mp, 720P recording2.1mp, 1080p video recording1.3mp, 720p video recording2.2mp, 1080p Video recording
Release DateJanuary 2013February 2013September 2012January 2013
OSBlackBerry 10Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS, upgradeable to Android 4.2.2Windows Phone 8Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS, upgradeable to Android 4.2
Other Features
  • Camera Features - HDR, stereo sound recording, video stabilisation, ultrapixel concept, optical image stabilization (OIS).
  • Gyroscope-based, multi-axis OIS for both front as well as rear camera in HTC One phone.
  • MHL, TV Out (HDMI) supported
  • Micro-USB
  • 3.5mm audio jack.
  • GPS
  • Infrared Port
  • Beats audio enhancement
  • Stereo speakers that produce loud and good quality sound output.
  • Micro-SIM
  • LTE (4G), NFC are market-dependent features.
  • Noise cancellation Mic
  • 25GB free dropbox storage
  • HTC One is available in Black, Silver and Red colors.
  • Camera - PureView camera with Lens floating technology, Carl Zeiss lens, Dual LED Flash, Optical Image Stabilisation, Video stabilisation.
  • Nokia Lumia 920 is available in black, red, yellow, gray, white colors.
  • Noise cancellation Mic
  • GPS
  • Non-removable battery
  • Touchscreen works even with glove hands.
  • Micro-SIM
  • 4G LTE based on regions.
  • Sony Mobile Bravia Engine II
  • TimeScape UI
  • Multitouch upto 10 fingers (10-point support)
  • Waterproof upto 1m and 30 minutes.
  • IP57 certified : Dust and water resistant.
  • HDR, Sweep Panaroma, video light
  • Sony Xperia Z is available in black, white, purple colors.
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.
  • Flagship android handset from Sony

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