Sony Xperia U vs. HTC Desire C Reviews

Smartphones!! You must have come across this word many times while reading our blogs. Now do u really know “What a Smartphone is up to”?? We don’t want to challenge your knowledge. But we would like to define you a new definition of Smartphone.

A Smartphone is not just a communicating device, it’s a mini world which travels with you. It’s your Superb Gadget, which entertains and enables you to remain in touch with your family and friends on the go.

Today, we are bringing you a hot comparison test between two affordable Android Smartphones which have all the essentials to meet your demands and desires.


The First Smartphone comes from the Japanese Manufacturers Sony. This Smartphone Sony Xperia U is an affordable Android Smartphone, which is one of the best Smartphone in its Segment. Its stylish looks and nice features make it a worth buy over its competitors.

The Second Smartphone comes from Taiwan based manufacturers, HTC. HTC is known for its quality products. HTC Desire C follows the same criteria and boasts stylish and nicely finished body. The Specs and features support this device to be one of the toughest competitors in its segment.

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Display & Design:

Sony Xperia sports a 3.5 inch scratch resistant LCD TFT Touchscreen, which produces a brilliant 480 x 854 pixels resolution. The Display is powered by Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine for ultimate performance. This Smartphone reflects the effort of its designers as it boasts a stylish body, which makes it look different from its competitors in the segment.

HTC Desire C sports also sports a 3.5 inch Capacitive Touch screen which produces 320 x 480 pixels resolution and 16M colours. The Display features Touch Sensitive controls and Multi-Touch options. It is also supported by HTC UI v4.0, promising you a class performance by the device. The Stylish curved body is well enough to appeal amongst youths.


Sony Xperia U is powered by 1GHz STE U8500 Dual Core Processor, GPU: DB8500 supported with 512 MB of RAM. You can easily perform Multi-tasking jobs on this device.

HTC Desire C is powered by 600MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor coupled with 512 MB of RAM. The 600MHz Processor sounds a bit low but is enough to smoothly run this device.

Sony Xperia U is a clean winner in this segment with a powerful processor. A 1GHz Dual Core Processor is any day better than 600MHz Processor.


Sony Xperia U runs on Updated Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Operating System. This smartphone earlier ran Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS, but later Sony rolled out Android 4.0 ICS update.

HTC Desire C runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Operating System. HTC not seems to roll out any OS update for this Smartphone.


Sony Xperia U houses a 5 Megapixels Autofocus Rear Camera with inbuilt LED Flash. It also packs a VGA front Camera for your voice calls.

Whereas HTC Desire C also packs a 5 Megapixels Autofocus Rear Camera. But this smartphone misses a LED Flash and a front Camera for video calls.

Sony Xperia U is winner in this segment too.

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Sony Xperia packs 8 GB of Internal memory, which is not expandable.

While HTC Desire C packs 4 GB of internal memory, which can be expandable up to 32 GB by using a microSD card.

Therefore, HTC Desire C with possibility of expanding its storage is a winner in this segment.


Sony Xperia U connectivity features’ list carry 3G, Bluetooth v2.1 with AD2P, EDR, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot, DLNA, GPS with A-GPS and microUSB 2.0.

On Connectivity front, HTC Desire C supports 3G, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot, GPS with A-GPS and 5 pin microUSB 2.0.


Sony Xperia U is fuelled by 1,320 mAH battery, while HTC Desire C is fuelled by 1,230 mAH battery.

There is a slight difference between the power of battery, which is not worth to consider.


Both these Smartphones are a hot selling product in the market. Sony Xperia U has a brilliant display and front camera, which HTC Desire C lacks. However, HTC has expandable memory options, while Sony Xperia U has limited memory capacity.

We live the final decision up to you, to choose the best device as per your needs.

This is a guest article, written by Sanjay Kumar Negi working at