Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs HTC Desire 500

Apple iPhone 4S
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HTC Desire 500
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple HTC
Announced October 2011 July 2013
Status Available - October 2011 Available - September 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.19 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 123 g (4.34 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) with HTC Sense, HTC BlinkFeed
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 [Similar] Adreno 203 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 4 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

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

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Downloadable, incl. motion-bas Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1/3.2' Sensor Size, 1.4�m Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP 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 Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Call Records 100 received, dialed and missed calls Practically unlimited
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB

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-Po Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 435 h (2G)
Up to 401 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 17 h 48 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 1 min (3G)
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