Phone Comparison - Acer Liquid E vs HTC Desire

Acer Liquid E
acer liquid e
HTC Desire
htc desire
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general General Info

Manufacturer Acer HTC
Announced February 2010 February 2010
Status Available - August 2010 Available - March 2010
Colors Black, White, Red, Ferrari edition Black, Brown, Silver, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115 x 62.5 x 12.5 mm
(4.53 x 2.46 x 0.49 in)
119 x 60 x 11.9 mm
(4.69 x 2.36 x 0.47 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - North America
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradeable to Android v2.2 Froyo Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to v2.2 (Froyo)
Processor 768 MHz Scorpion, Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon [Similar] 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 200 [Similar] Adreno 200 [Similar]
RAM 512MB [Browse Similar] 576 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory N/A N/A
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB included

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen AMOLED or SLCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 256K colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches [Similar] 3.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (267 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (252 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 48.35% 54.64%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2560х1920 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, VGA@20fps Yes, WVGA (800x480 pixels) @ 15fps, 720p@30fps via Android 2.2 (Froyo) update
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Class 10, 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 2.0 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 2 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.0 with A2DP Yes v2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi hotspot (Android 2.2)
USB Yes, miniUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 512MB RAM, 512MB ROM 576 MB RAM; 512 MB ROM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB included

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1350 mAh 1400 mAh
Stand by Up to 400 h Up to 340 h (2G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 5 h Up to 6 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 30 min (3G)