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

3624
A tad more battery power
Comment
1440mAh
vs
1400mAh
2.86% more battery power

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2933
Appreciably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.3GHz
vs
1 x 1GHz
2.60x faster CPU clock speed

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2484
Way higher pixel density
Comment
326ppi
vs
252ppi
29.37% higher pixel density

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2051
Marginally 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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1781
Distinctly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8MP
vs
5MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)

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1722
Much more RAM memory
Comment
1GB
vs
0.5GB
0.50GB more RAM memory

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1675
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
1136x640px
vs
800x480px
1.89x higher resolution

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1074
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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1045
Lighter
Comment
112g
vs
135g
23g lighter

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886
Substantially thinner
Comment
7.6mm
vs
11.9mm
4.30mm thinner

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667
Appreciably faster downloads
Comment
100MBits/s
vs
7.2MBits/s
13.89x faster downloads

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633
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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564
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.

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549
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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549
Noticeably better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30fps
vs
720 x 30fps
1.50x better video recording quality

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370
Slightly narrower
Comment
58.6mm
vs
60mm
1.40mm narrower

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314
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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298
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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292
Significantly 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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277
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version

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270
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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257
Appreciably smaller semiconductor size
Comment
32nm
vs
65nm
33nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

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222
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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219
Vastly faster uploads
Comment
50MBits/s
vs
2MBits/s
25x faster uploads

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216
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

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213
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.

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No
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164
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

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138
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
111
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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108
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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108
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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104
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
316
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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143
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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110
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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94
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

1389
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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1103
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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986
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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702
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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683
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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659
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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296
Somewhat shorter
Comment
119mm
vs
123.8mm
4.80mm shorter

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134
Noticeably lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
0.69W/kg
vs
1.18W/kg
0.49W/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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110
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)
367
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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313
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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287
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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276
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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