Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4 vs Huawei Ascend G510 vs HTC Desire 500

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Huawei HTC
Announced June 2010 January 2013 July 2013
Status Available - June 2010 Available - April 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors Black, White Black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in )
134 x 64.7 x 9.9 mm
(5.28 x 2.55 x 0.39 in)
131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.19 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 150 g (5.29 oz) 123 g (4.34 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 4, upgradable to iOS 5 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) with HTC Sense, HTC BlinkFeed
Processor 1 GHz Cortex-A8, Apple A4 Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9, Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200
GPU PowerVR SGX535 Adreno 203 Adreno 203
RAM 512 MB 512 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 4 GB 4 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.5 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (218 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 64.19% 59.67%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1940 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, 1/3.2' Sensor Size, 1.4�m Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, LED video light, geo-tagging Yes, 720p Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, videocalling over Wi-Fi only [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1420mAh 1700 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 300 h (3G)
Up to 340 h Up to 435 h (2G)
Up to 401 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 6 h Up to 17 h 48 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 1 min (3G)