Have you ever been in the situation where you could not decide on which mobile to purchase because you find them equally good and deserving? Welcome to the world of fantastic mobile gadgets which often leave you confused on which is the better one in the market.

Sony has come a long way from being a company that is famous for cameras and tape recorders to the company which manufactures few of the most amazing models of mobile gadgets in the industry while HTC took the market with a surprise by becoming one of the world’s most desirable mobile company as soon as it entered into the market.

In case you have been in confusion on whether to buy Sony Xperia Tipo or the HTC Desire C, then read on to weigh the specifications of these phones in contrast to each other so that you can realize which mobile would act more inclined towards your purpose.

The following is a gist of the specifications arranged in contrast to each other so that you can obtain an over all view of differences between both these mobiles.

Physical specifications:

  • Sony Xperia Tipo has the physical dimensions of 103 x 57 x 13 mm.
  • HTC Desire C has dimensions that are 107.2 x 60.6 x 11.95 mm.
  • HTC Desire C has a display of the size 3.5 inches and is a touch phone while the Sony Xperia Tipo too is a touch screen mobile with a display of 3.2 inches.
  • The Sony Xperia Tipo has a TFT screen that is resistant towards scratches and can exhibit around 262000 colours with clarity of 320 x 480 pixels.
  • The HTC Desire C has an amazing screen which too has the resolution of 320 x 480 pixels.
  • The weight of the Sony Xperia Tipo is 99.4 grams while the HTC Desire C weighs around 98 grams along with the battery.

Central processing unit and the processor:

Sony Xperia Tipo utilizes the amazing Qualcomm Snapdragon processor of the speed 800 MHz while the HTC Desire C utilizes a processor with the speed of 600 MHz.

Operating system:

Sony Xperia Tipo works on the OS of the fourth version of Android that is called as the ice cream sandwich while the HTC Desire C too is based on the OS of Android 4.0 but with a touch of the HTC sense 4.


Sony Xperia Tipo avails a 3.2 MP camera with a zoom capacity of 4x while the HTC Desire C has a camera of 5 MP. Hence, when it comes to the picture quality, HTC Desire C has an upper hand.


Sony Xperia Tipo has an inbuilt memory of about 2.9 GB out of which 2.2 GB can be accessed by the user and it is again associated with a RAM of 512 MB. However, the memory can be extended up to 32 GB with the help of a micro SDcard.

HTC Desire C has a memory of 4 GB that is associated with a RAM of about 512 MB. This mobile too has the facility of an extendable memory through the compatibility with SD 2.0.

Connectivity features:

Sony Xperia Tipo has the ability to support the high speed USBs and micro USBs making it easier to stay connected with the other people. It also has the connectivity of a Wi-Fi along with the Wi-Fi hotspot generating ability. As usual, it contains a Bluetooth facility too and an amazing feature of recognising the handwriting of the user.

HTC Desire C has a 3.5 mm jack for the stereo/audio and also the facility of connectivity through micro USB. It also supports NFC and can detect and utilize the Wi-Fi facilities.


Coming to the price of these mobiles, Sony Xperia Tipo price in India is about 8000 INR while the HTC Desire C can be obtained for a price of 14000 INR. However, the prices may not only differ from time to time but also vary from place to place and the retailer you are purchasing it from.

Both these mobiles give a very tough competition to each other and depending on your purpose of purchase hence, you will have to choose a mobile accordingly.