Apple iPhone 5 vs HTC One X

Top 29 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5

Compared to HTC One X

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A shade higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
312 ppi
4.49% higher pixel density
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691
Lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
130 g
18 g lighter
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594
Thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
8.9 mm
1.30 mm thinner
anonymous
567
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.
anonymous
556
Sizably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
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453
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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429
Better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 24 fps
25% better video recording quality
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224
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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215
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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202
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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188
Significantly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
32 nm
vs
40 nm
8 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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179
Considerably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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178
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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148
Notably narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
69.9 mm
11.30 mm narrower
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129
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
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94
Shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
134.4 mm
10.60 mm shorter
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55
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
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8
Explicitly less body volume
Comment
55.1 cm³
vs
84.4 cm³
1.53x less body volume
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2
SGH S 5611
Comment
Yes
vs
No
SGH S 7350
Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A6
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117
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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95
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.
Apple Swift
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Apple Swift
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75
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
72
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
71
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.
anonymous
71
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).
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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259
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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114
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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82
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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24
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPhone 5 is better than HTC One X because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 22 Reasons for the

HTC One X

Compared to Apple iPhone 5

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2810
More battery power
Comment
1800 mAh
vs
1440 mAh
25% more battery power
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2262
Noticeably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.31x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1523
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.7 "
vs
4 "
17.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1331
Vastly higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
1136x640 px
26.76% higher resolution
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1074
A lot more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.3 MP
vs
1.2 MP
8.33% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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867
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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583
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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560
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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482
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
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480
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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389
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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116
Appreciably lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
0.7 W/kg
vs
1.18 W/kg
0.48 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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107
Significantly lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.68 W/kg
vs
1.18 W/kg
0.50 W/kg lower SAR for head (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 head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
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88
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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85
Clearly lower SAR for head (EU)
Comment
0.68 W/kg
vs
0.95 W/kg
0.27 W/kg lower SAR for head (EU). 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 head level. The legal limit is 2.0 W/kg in the EU.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 7 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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362
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
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342
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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230
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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227
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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217
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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206
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

HTC One X is better than Apple iPhone 5 because...

Yes
vs
No

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