48points

HTC Desire 820

82points

Samsung Galaxy S8

HTC Desire 820
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HTC Desire 820 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

Why is HTC Desire 820 better than Samsung Galaxy S8?

  • 0.26mm thinner
    7.74mmvs8mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen

Why is Samsung Galaxy S8 better than HTC Desire 820?

  • 15.38% more battery power
    3000mAhvs2600mAh
  • 45% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs8 x 1.5GHz
  • 2.13x higher pixel density
    568ppivs267ppi
  • 5.45% bigger screen size
    5.8"vs5.5"
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs2GB
  • 4.63x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs720 x 1280px
  • 48GB more internal storage
    64GBvs16GB
  • 4g lighter
    151gvs155g

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

155g

151g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.74mm

8mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

78.74mm

68.1mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

157.7mm

148.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

267ppi

568ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

5.5"

5.8"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.Has an AMOLED display
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

6.has an IPS screen
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

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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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.GPU clock speed

500MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Oukitel WP5000

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

800MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615)

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

4.Has integrated graphics
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

5.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Motorola Moto G6 Play (Qualcomm Snapdragon 427)

8

6.Uses big.LITTLE technology
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

5.front camera megapixels

8MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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Battery

1.battery power

2600mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

3.wireless charging
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.has a battery level indicator
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8
2.Has offline voice recognition
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8
5.Is free and open source
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

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.

6.Has sharing intents
HTC Desire 820
Samsung Galaxy S8

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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