Top 52 Reasons for the Apple iPhone 5

Top 13 Reasons for the HTC Desire

 
 
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Apple iPhone 5 vs HTC Desire

Top 52 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5

Compared to HTC Desire

3565
Slightly more battery power
Comment
1440 mAh
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1400 mAh
2.86% more battery power

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2880
Considerably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.3 GHz
vs
1 x 1 GHz
2.60x faster CPU clock speed

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2440
A lot higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
252 ppi
29.37% higher pixel density

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2019
A bit bigger screen size
Comment
4 "
vs
3.7 "
8.11% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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1758
Vastly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)

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1689
A lot more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory

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1648
Noticeably higher resolution
Comment
1136x640 px
vs
800x480 px
1.89x higher resolution

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1054
Every pixel has three subpixels.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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1013
Lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
135 g
23 g lighter

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860
Significantly thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
11.9 mm
4.30 mm thinner

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656
Significantly faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
13.89x faster downloads

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631
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.

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558
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.

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540
Significantly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality

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536
Has an IPS screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

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349
A little bit narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
60 mm
1.40 mm narrower

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309
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

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292
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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286
Measurably more microphone(s)
Comment
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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270
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version

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266
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.

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249
Significantly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
32 nm
vs
65 nm
33 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

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220
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

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214
Significantly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
2 MBits/s
25x faster uploads

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211
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.

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210
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

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No
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160
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

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136
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

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Apple Swift
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Apple Swift
108
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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106
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

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105
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).

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103
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 8 Reasons for iOS 7.0
313
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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141
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

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116
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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108
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

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93
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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62
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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39
Supports video chat
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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32
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Top 13 Reasons for the

HTC Desire

Compared to Apple iPhone 5

1367
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

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1084
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

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976
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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696
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.

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678
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.

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650
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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279
A bit shorter
Comment
119 mm
vs
123.8 mm
4.80 mm shorter

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133
Significantly lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
0.69 W/kg
vs
1.18 W/kg
0.49 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.

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108
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.

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Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
365
Supports widgets
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

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310
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

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284
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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273
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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