Phone Comparison - HTC Desire 601 vs HTC Desire 501

HTC Desire 601
htc desire 601
HTC Desire 501
htc desire 501
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC HTC
Announced September 2013 November 2013
Status Available - October 2013 Coming soon
Colors Black, Silver, Red Black, White, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 134.5 x 66.7 x 9.88 mm
(5.3 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
128.5 x 66.7 x 9.8 mm
(5.06 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA version -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS
Processor Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] -
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.11% 61.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio - -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1/4' Sensor Size, 1.4�m Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG Supported -

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 2100 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 440 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 12 h 48 min (3G) -