Phone Comparison - HTC Desire vs HTC 7 Surround

HTC Desire
htc desire
HTC 7 Surround
htc 7 surround
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC HTC
Announced February 2010 October 2010
Status Available - March 2010 Available - November 2010
Colors Black, Brown, Silver, White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119 x 60 x 11.9 mm
(4.69 x 2.36 x 0.47 in)
119.7 x 61.5 x 13 mm
(4.71 x 2.42 x 0.51 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - North America
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to v2.2 (Froyo) Microsoft Windows Phone 7
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon [Similar] 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 200 [Similar] Adreno 200 [Similar]
RAM 576 MB [Browse Similar] 448 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory N/A 16 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB included No

display Display

Type AMOLED or SLCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.7 inches [Similar] 3.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (252 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (246 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 54.64% 55.61%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, WVGA (800x480 pixels) @ 15fps, 720p@30fps via Android 2.2 (Froyo) update Yes, 720p
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 576 MB RAM; 512 MB ROM 16 GB storage, 448 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB included No

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 Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1400 mAh 1230 mAh
Stand by Up to 340 h (2G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
Up to 275 h (2G)
Up to 255 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 4 h (2G)
Up to 4 h 10 min (3G)