Comparing Apple iPhone 5 vs HTC Desire

1. Apple iPhone 5

47 Reasons why Apple iPhone 5 is better

Comparing Apple iPhone 5 vs HTC Desire

1.A little more battery power
1440mAhvs 1400mAh (HTC Desire)
2.Appreciably faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.3GHzvs 1 x 1GHz (HTC Desire)
3.Reasonably higher pixel density
326ppivs 252ppi (HTC Desire)
4.Marginally bigger screen size
4"vs 3.7" (HTC Desire)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.Significantly more megapixels (photo)
8MPvs 5MP (HTC Desire)
6.A lot more RAM memory
1GBvs 0.5GB (HTC Desire)
7.Appreciably higher resolution
640 x 1,136pxvs 480 x 800px (HTC Desire)
112gvs 135g (HTC Desire)
9.Every pixel has three subpixels
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
7.6mmvs 11.9mm (HTC Desire)
11.Direct updates by OS vendor
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
12.Sizably faster downloads
100MBits/svs 7.2MBits/s (HTC Desire)
13.Has a dedicated camera button
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
14.Appreciably better video recording quality
1,080 x 30fpsvs 720 x 30fps (HTC Desire)
15.Has an IPS screen
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
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.
58.6mmvs 60mm (HTC Desire)
17.Sizably newer Bluetooth version
4vs 2.1 (HTC Desire)
18.Vastly more microphone(s)
3vs 2 (HTC Desire)
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
19.Has a BSI sensor
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
20.Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
21.Appreciably smaller semiconductor size
32nmvs 65nm (HTC Desire)
A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
22.Has a video light
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
23.Has a CMOS sensor
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
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.
24.Has manual ISO
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
25.Clearly faster uploads
50MBits/svs 2MBits/s (HTC Desire)
26.Has a built-in HDR mode
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
27.Has AF tracking
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
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.
28.Has a gyroscope
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
29.Significantly less body volume
55.1cm³vs 85cm³ (HTC Desire)
30.Has manual white balance
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
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.
31.Has a front camera
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
32.Sizably lower SAR for head (USA)
1.18W/kgvs 1.48W/kg (HTC Desire)
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.
33.Has touch autofocus
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
34.Has AirPlay
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
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.
35.Can create panoramas in-camera
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
36.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Apple A6
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
IOS 7.0
Yesvs No (HTC Desire)
Apple iPhone 5
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2. HTC Desire

14 Reasons why HTC Desire is better

Comparing HTC Desire vs Apple iPhone 5

1.Has an external memory slot
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
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.
2.Has branded damage resistant glass
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
3.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
4.Has a radio
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
5.Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
6.Has USB mass storage support
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
119mmvs 123.8mm (Apple iPhone 5)
8.Plays Adobe Flash
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
9.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
10.Considerably lower SAR for body (USA)
0.69W/kgvs 1.18W/kg (Apple iPhone 5)
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.
Android 2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
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