Specs Comparison: Sony Xperia J vs. HTC One V

The newly announced Sony Xperia J is another addition to the Japanese firm’s new series of handsets and carries the design ethos of the old Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc and Xperia Arc S. Sony believes the new smartphone offers a stand-out screen size for consumers who wish to combine great style with affordability. There are many such budget friendly phones in the market that offer great features. In this case, it is the good design, choice of four colors (black, gold, white and silver) and the Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box that make the Xperia J an attraction. The HTC One V too is one of the budget friendly phones available with some impressive specs. So, here is a comparison between the Sony Xperia J and the HTC One V.

Sony Xperia J vs. HTC One V


The Xperia J measures 124.3 mm in length, 61.2 mm in breadth and 9.2 mm in thickness. It weighs 124 g. The One V is 9.2 mm thick too and its footprint measures 120.3 * 59.7 mm. The phone weighs 115 g. The Xperia J sports a 4 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 480 * 854 pixels. The screen is bright and clear. Text and images appear sharp and easy to see. The One V has a Super LCD 2 display with a resolution of 480 * 800 pixels spread over a 3.7 inch screen. The Xperia J’s panel is made of Corning Gorilla Glass.


The phones run on Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). They are driven by Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset processors with a clock speed of 1 GHz.


The phones have 4 GB internal storage available with 512 MB of RAM. They have micro SD slots that can house up to 32 GB extra memory.


As for camera specs, the phones are equipped with 5 MP units in the rear with features as LED flash, geo tagging, etc. The One V camera can record images and HD video simultaneously. The Xperia J has a VGA for its video shooting while the One V camera captures 720p video. The Xperia J sports a VGA as its front camera while the One V doesn’t possess a secondary camera.


The phones have 2G and 3G networks enabled by GSM and HSDPA connectivity respectively. EDGE and GPRS are supported by the two phones. Wireless connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/ g/ n, Wi-Fi hotspot facility, etc. Local area connections are enabled via Bluetooth and micro USB v2.0.

Battery Life:

The Xperia J is fuelled by a Li-Ion standard battery with a power rating of 1750 mAh. The efficient battery offers 607 hours of standby time and more than 5 hours of talk time. The One V is driven by a Li-Ion battery rated at 1500 mAh.


There is no word about the price of the Sony Xperia J. The HTC One V is available at $330.

Wrap Up:

The phones have similar specs and it could very well be a tie between the two. But we don’t know the price of the Sony Xperia J. If Xperia J lands at around $300, it will be head to head with the HTC One V. The Xperia J is a decent handset belonging to mid-range smartphones category like the HTC One V.

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