42points

HTC Desire 825

96points

Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

HTC Desire 825
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HTC Desire 825 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
42
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96
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Why is HTC Desire 825 better than Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 8g lighter
    155gvs163g
  • 1.1mm thinner
    7.4mmvs8.5mm
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Supports two SIM cards

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than HTC Desire 825?

  • 11.11% more battery power
    3000mAhvs2700mAh
  • 2.86x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs4 x 1.6GHz
  • 2.13x higher pixel density
    570ppivs267ppi
  • 5.45% bigger screen size
    5.8"vs5.5"
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs2GB
  • 4.63x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs720 x 1280px
  • 1.6x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs5MP
  • 48GB more internal storage
    64GBvs16GB

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

2.Weather sealed
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.thickness

7.4mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

155g

163g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

76.9mm

68.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

156.9mm

147.7mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

267ppi

570ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.every pixel has three subpixels
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.

6.Has an AMOLED display
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

450MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 (1.6GHz))

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

4.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 (1.6GHz))

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

5.Has out-of-order execution
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

6.Has AES
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 60fps

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.front camera megapixels

5MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

f/2.2

f/1.5

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.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.number of microphones

2

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 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

2700mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

3.wireless charging
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

4.has a removable battery
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

6.has a battery level indicator
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
2.Has offline voice recognition
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
5.Is free and open source
HTC Desire 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 825
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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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