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HTC First vs Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

Top 23 Reasons for the

HTC First

Compared to Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

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Plenty more battery power
Comment
2000 mAh
vs
1418 mAh
41.04% more battery power
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1911
Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.4 GHz
vs
2 x 0.8 GHz
1.75x faster CPU clock speed
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1605
Marginally higher pixel density
Comment
341 ppi
vs
330 ppi
3.33% higher pixel density
anonymous
1293
Much more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
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1255
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.3 "
vs
3.5 "
22.86% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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1132
Noticeably higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
960x640 px
1.50x higher resolution
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922
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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867
Sizably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.6 MP
vs
0.3 MP
5.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
462
A little thinner
Comment
8.96 mm
vs
9.3 mm
0.34 mm thinner
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462
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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369
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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274
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2
vs
2.4
Wider aperture at 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.
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165
Vastly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
45 nm
17 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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101
Appreciably lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.65 W/kg
vs
1.18 W/kg
0.53 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.
Alex Barone
10
4G LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Faster network
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6
It has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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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326
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.
anonymous
300
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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166
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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164
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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150
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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143
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

HTC First is better than Apple iPhone 4S 16GB because...

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Top 22 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

Compared to HTC First

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Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
524
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
332
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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157
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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132
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
118
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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113
Clearly lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
0.98 W/kg
vs
1.29 W/kg
0.31 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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72
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
anonymous
59
Has manual white balance
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
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41
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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35
Significantly narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
64.93 mm
6.33 mm narrower
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-41
Shorter
Comment
115.2 mm
vs
125.6 mm
10.40 mm shorter
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-66
Less body volume
Comment
60.6 cm³
vs
73.07 cm³
20.58% less body volume
Apple A5 APL0498
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A5 APL0498
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86
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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73
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.
ARM Cortex-A9
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for ARM Cortex-A9
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55
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
55
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).
anonymous
52
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.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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229
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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90
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
60
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
19
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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