17points

HTC Desire Z

95points

Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has a removable battery
  • Has a radio
  • 8.3mm narrower
    60.4mmvs68.7mm
  • 28.7mm shorter
    119mmvs147.7mm
  • Has a QWERTY keyboard

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

  • 2.31x more battery power
    3000mAhvs1300mAh
  • 22.85x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs1 x 0.8GHz
  • 2.26x higher pixel density
    570ppivs252ppi
  • 1.57x bigger screen size
    5.8"vs3.7"
  • 3.5GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs0.5GB
  • 2.4x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MPvs5MP
  • 11.1x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs480 x 800px
  • 62.5GB more internal storage
    64GBvs1.5GB

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Design

1.weight

180g

163g

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62.5g

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

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

3.thickness

14.2mm

8.5mm

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4.6mm

4.width

60.4mm

68.7mm

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42mm

5.Weather sealed
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

6.height

119mm

147.7mm

Best

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67mm

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Display

1.pixel density

252ppi

570ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

2.screen size

3.7"

5.8"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

3.resolution

480 x 800px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

4.has branded damage resistant glass
HTC Desire Z
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.

5.every pixel has three subpixels
HTC Desire Z
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 IPS screen
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.CPU speed

1 x 0.8GHz

4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Best

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10 x 2.6GHz

2.RAM

0.5GB

4GB

Best

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10GB

3.has an external memory slot
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.

4.internal storage

1.5GB

64GB

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1024GB

5.semiconductor size

45nm

10nm (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7nm

6.Has integrated LTE
HTC Desire Z
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.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
HTC Desire Z
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)

720 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.

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1080 x 120fps

4.Has a dual-tone LED flash
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

5.has a BSI sensor
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.

6.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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Audio

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

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

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

The music player can be blindly used.

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Battery

1.battery power

1300mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.wireless charging
HTC Desire Z
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 an ultra power save mode
HTC Desire Z
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.

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5.has a rechargeable battery
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.download speed

14.4MBits/s

1200MBits/s

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

1200MBits/s

2.has NFC
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

3.Is DLNA certified
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

5.Has a fingerprint scanner
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.Bluetooth version

2.1

5

Best

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

5.1

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Miscellaneous

1.has a 24p cinema mode
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

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Coolpad Quattro 4G

2.Is a system camera
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.supports AVCHD format
HTC Desire Z
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

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