8S HTC

  • clock speed
    1
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    4
    inches
  • resolution
    233
    ppi

Xperia J Sony

  • clock speed
    1
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    4
    inches
  • resolution
    244
    ppi

Review Breakdown

HTC 8S vs Sony Xperia J

Display

PPI, brightness and contrast ratio
8.7
8.6

Processing power

sunspider
6.4
5.6

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
5.6

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.2
9.0

Geekaphone Score

7.5
7.3

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4"
4"
Resolution
800 x 480 (233 ppi)
854 x 480 (244 ppi)
Panel
Super IPS LCD2 (RGB)
TFT LCD (RGB)
Brightness
624 cd/m²
562 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
--
1.932
Surface
Gorilla Glass
Gorilla Glass
Video out
720p (Micro USB)
None (Micro USB)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8227)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 (MSM7227A)
CPU
1 GHz, ARM Krait
1 GHz, ARM Cortex A5
Architecture
Dual core
Single core
Linpack
--
38.4
Quadrant
--
1,859
GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 305
200 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 200 Enhanced
Architecture
Single core
Single core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
0.5 GB
0.5 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.8, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
5 MP (2592 x 1944)
5 MP (2592 x 1944)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
None
Digital
Panorama
No
Yes
Continuous shooting
None
None
Aperture
f/2.8
f/2.0
Secondary camera
None
0.3 MP

video

Video resolution
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps
640 x 480 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
14 Mbps
4 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion Polymer (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
1,700 mA·h
1,750 mA·h
Talk time
480 min
506 min
Standby time
21,600 min
28,860 min
Tested
3G talk time
--
554 min
Web browsing
--
426 min
Video playback
--
491 min

music

Speaker
Mono (Back)
Stereo (Back)
Frequency response
+0.16, -0.10
+0.01, -1.22
Noise level
-79.7 dB
-80.8 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.02, -0.26
+0.01, -1.25
Noise level
-79.6 dB
-80.3 dB
FM radio
No
Receive

form factor

Size
120.5 x 63 x 10.3 mm
61.2 x 124.3 x 9.2 mm
Weight
113 g
124 g
Body
Plastic
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask

software

Operating system
Windows Phone 8
Android 4.0.4
Upgradable to
--
Android 4.1.2
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
1,413 ms
2,853 ms

connectivity

Network
3G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
No
No
Bluetooth
2.1+EDR
2.1+EDR
USB On-the-Go
--
--

features

Internal storage
4 GB
4 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
microSD
Included accessories
--
--
SIM card
--
--
Speaker volume (Voice)
66.7 dB
65.2 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
65.8 dB
60.3 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS
Gyroscope
No
No
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
No
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
No
No
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No