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HTC First vs Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

Top 25 Reasons for the

HTC First

Compared to Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

anonymous
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Plenty more battery power
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2000 mAh
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1418 mAh
41.04% more battery power
anonymous
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Notably faster CPU clock speed
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2 x 1.4 GHz
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2 x 0.8 GHz
1.75x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
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A little higher pixel density
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341 ppi
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330 ppi
3.33% higher pixel density
anonymous
1103
Amply more RAM memory
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1 GB
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0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
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Bigger screen size
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4.3 "
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3.5 "
22.86% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
903
Sizably higher resolution
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1280x720 px
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960x640 px
1.50x higher resolution
anonymous
732
Has an external memory slot
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Yes
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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
635
Considerably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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1.6 MP
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0.3 MP
5.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
334
Has USB mass storage support
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Yes
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No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
333
Has NFC
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Yes
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No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
323
A tad thinner
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8.96 mm
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9.3 mm
0.34 mm thinner
anonymous
215
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
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2
vs
2.4
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
131
Significantly smaller semiconductor size
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28 nm
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45 nm
17 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
89
Explicitly lower SAR for head (USA)
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0.65 W/kg
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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
8
4G LTE
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Yes
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No
Faster network
Alex Barone
2
It has NFC
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Yes
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No
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
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No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
anonymous
304
Supports widgets
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Yes
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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
240
Plays Adobe Flash
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Yes
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No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
208
The browser has word wrap
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Yes
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No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
64
Has offline voice recognition
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Yes
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No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
62
Is free and open source
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Yes
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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
56
Supports Java
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Yes
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No
anonymous
55
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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Yes
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No
Aiden Richardson
31
Sharing menu
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Yes
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No
The sharing menu is best on Android

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

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Top 21 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

Compared to HTC First

anonymous
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Significantly more megapixels (photo)
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8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
474
Direct updates by OS vendor
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Yes
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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
271
Has an IPS screen
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Yes
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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.
anonymous
123
Has a CMOS sensor
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Yes
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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.
anonymous
103
Has a serial shot mode
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Yes
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No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
101
Notably lower SAR for body (USA)
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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.
anonymous
96
Has a built-in HDR mode
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Yes
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No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
62
Has touch autofocus
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Yes
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No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
anonymous
46
Has manual white balance
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Yes
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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.
anonymous
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Sizably narrower
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58.6 mm
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64.93 mm
6.33 mm narrower
anonymous
-176
Less body volume
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60.6 cm³
vs
73.07 cm³
20.58% less body volume
anonymous
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Shorter
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115.2 mm
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125.6 mm
10.40 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
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Yes
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No
anonymous
68
Has a child lock
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Yes
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No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
40
Has turn by turn directions
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Yes
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No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
10
Supports slow motion video recording
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Yes
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No
Apple A5 APL0498
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A5 APL0498
anonymous
61
Has integrated graphics
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Yes
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No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
56
Has dynamic frequency scaling
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Yes
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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
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No
Top 3 Reasons for ARM Cortex-A9
anonymous
42
Has NX bit
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Yes
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No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
41
Has TrustZone
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Yes
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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
40
Has out-of-order execution
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Yes
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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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