Phone Comparison - HTC Desire vs Motorola Moto X

HTC Desire
htc desire
Motorola Moto X
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Motorola
Announced February 2010 August 2013
Status Available - March 2010 Available - August 2013
Colors Black, Brown, Silver, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119 x 60 x 11.9 mm
(4.69 x 2.36 x 0.47 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - North America
HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to v2.2 (Froyo) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 200 [Similar] Adreno 320 [Similar]
RAM 576 MB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory N/A 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB included No

display Display

Type AMOLED or SLCD capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.7 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (252 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 54.64% 72.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, WVGA (800x480 pixels) @ 15fps, 720p@30fps via Android 2.2 (Froyo) update Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 2 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL / EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi hotspot (Android 2.2) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 576 MB RAM; 512 MB ROM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
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 supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion battery
Capacity 1400 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by Up to 340 h (2G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
Up to 576 h
Talk Time Up to 6 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 13 h