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Apple iPhone 5S vs HTC M8

Top 21 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to HTC M8

anonymous
888
Noticeably more megapixels (photo)
8 MP
vs
4 MP
2x more megapixels (photo)
Jack Kervin
1
Has a more premium feelnew
Yes
vs
No
Body is made of aluminium and glass compared to plastic.
anonymous
470
Direct updates by OS vendor
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
326
Noticeably lighter
112 g
vs
160 g
48 g lighter
anonymous
319
Significantly more internal storage
64 GB
vs
32 GB
32 GB more internal storage
anonymous
314
Thinner
7.6 mm
vs
9.4 mm
1.80 mm thinner
anonymous
140
Notably more microphone(s)
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
101
Higher GeekBench result
1347
vs
921
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
93
Has a fingerprint scanner
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
61
Supports 64-bit
Yes
vs
No
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
anonymous
56
Has AF tracking
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.
Crosby Smith
5
Passbook for boarding passes
Yes
vs
No
Quick access with one finger swipe at the boarding gate
anonymous
-124
Vastly narrower
58.6 mm
vs
70.6 mm
12 mm narrower
anonymous
-189
Noticeably less body volume
55.1 cm³
vs
97 cm³
1.76x less body volume
anonymous
-200
Vastly shorter
123.8 mm
vs
146.4 mm
22.60 mm shorter
Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple A7
anonymous
39
Appreciably wider front-end
6
vs
3
3 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
anonymous
41
Newer version of DirectX
10
vs
9.3
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
anonymous
32
Newer version of OpenGL ES
3.1
vs
3
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
Apple Cyclone
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple Cyclone
anonymous
34
Has AES
Yes
vs
No
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
67
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
38
Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

Apple iPhone 5S is better than HTC M8 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 69 Reasons for the

HTC M8

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

anonymous
1936
Explicitly more battery power
2600 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
1.66x more battery power
anonymous
1488
Noticeably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
3.54x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1235
Much higher pixel density
441 ppi
vs
326 ppi
35.28% higher pixel density
anonymous
1082
Plenty more RAM memory
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
948
Bigger screen size
5 "
vs
4 "
25% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
894
Considerably higher resolution
1920x1080 px
vs
1136x640 px
2.85x higher resolution
anonymous
724
Has an external memory slot
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.
anonymous
620
Measurably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
5 MP
vs
1.2 MP
4.17x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
570
Has branded damage resistant glass
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.
anonymous
461
Has stereo speakers
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
anonymous
404
Measurably faster downloads
150 MBits/s
vs
100 MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads
anonymous
361
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
331
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
330
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
312
Is DLNA certified
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.
anonymous
303
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yes
vs
No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
anonymous
295
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
214
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2
vs
2.2
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. This is the widest aperture available at the minimum focal length. With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
anonymous
173
Has an ultra power save mode
Yes
vs
No
The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.
anonymous
170
Noticeably bigger pixel size
4 µm²
vs
2.25 µm²
1.75 µm² bigger pixel size. Pixel size is the surface area of each pixel on the camera sensor. Larger pixels can absorb more light. This can result in better image quality and improved low-light performance.
anonymous
152
Shoots 360° panorama
Yes
vs
No
It allows you to shoot a panorama 360° in every direction, by stitching together multiple shots that you take whilst turning on the spot. This creates a spherical 360° panorama, which allows you to look around in all directions instead of just horizontally.
anonymous
142
Has a dual lens camera
Yes
vs
No
A dual lens camera enables you to adjust the focus on your photos, for example you may want to sharpen the subject and soften the background. It also improves the camera's low light performance.
Anna Maria Priolo
41
It has front facing stereo speakers
Yes
vs
No
Front facing speakers are well positioned so that the sound comes towards you. They are ideal for playing games or listening to music.
Steben Wonders
11
Solid build
Yes
vs
No
Solid build all around, won't dance with the music
Adam Ragels
8
Screen Latency
Yes
vs
No
Lowest latency scores every achieved on a smartphone AKA NO LAG
Kai Jin Kin
4
HTC motion gesture
Yes
vs
No
Taping, swiping or tilting to activate the phone
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3
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35
Has integrated LTE
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
anonymous
76
Clearly faster GPU clock speed
578 MHz
vs
450 MHz
128 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 13 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
307
Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
301
Supports widgets
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.
anonymous
232
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
203
The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
72
Is a multi-user system
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
60
Has offline voice recognition
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
56
Is free and open source
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.
anonymous
52
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
50
Supports Java
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
31
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Eran Machlev
6
Offers free development
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
Jacob Kumar
6
Exellent Features (UI)
Yes
vs
No

HTC M8 is better than Apple iPhone 5S because...

Yes
vs
No

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