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HTC First vs Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

Top 25 Reasons for the

HTC First

Compared to Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

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Lots more battery power
2000 mAh
vs
1418 mAh
41.04% more battery power
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1435
Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.4 GHz
vs
2 x 0.8 GHz
1.75x faster CPU clock speed
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1198
Modestly higher pixel density
341 ppi
vs
330 ppi
3.33% higher pixel density
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1056
A lot more RAM memory
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
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910
Bigger screen size
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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872
Clearly higher resolution
1280x720 px
vs
960x640 px
1.50x higher resolution
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700
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.
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593
Distinctly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.6 MP
vs
0.3 MP
5.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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325
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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322
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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301
Marginally thinner
8.96 mm
vs
9.3 mm
0.34 mm thinner
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208
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
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.
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124
Sizably smaller semiconductor size
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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88
Notably lower SAR for head (USA)
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.
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8
4G LTE
Yes
vs
No
Faster network
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1
It has NFC
Yes
vs
No
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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292
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.
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224
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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193
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.
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51
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.
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47
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.
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45
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Yes
vs
No
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42
Supports Java
Yes
vs
No
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Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 21 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

Compared to HTC First

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863
Vastly more megapixels (photo)
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
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456
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.
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250
Has an IPS screen
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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116
Has a CMOS sensor
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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97
Considerably lower SAR for body (USA)
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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92
Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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89
Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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56
Has touch autofocus
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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43
Has manual white balance
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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Measurably narrower
58.6 mm
vs
64.93 mm
6.33 mm narrower
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Less body volume
60.6 cm³
vs
73.07 cm³
20.58% less body volume
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Shorter
115.2 mm
vs
125.6 mm
10.40 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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182
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
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61
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
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32
Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
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Has iMessage
Yes
vs
No
Free texts between iPhones
Apple A5 APL0498
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A5 APL0498
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45
Has integrated graphics
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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42
Has dynamic frequency scaling
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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35
Has NX bit
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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34
Has out-of-order execution
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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34
Has TrustZone
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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