Phone Comparison - HTC Desire 816 vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Apple Samsung
Announced February 2014 September 2015 February 2016
Status Available - March 2014 Available - September 2015 Available - March 2016
Price - Rs. 53,999 ($794.10) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 50,900 ($748.53) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Red, Grey, Green, Cyan, White, Black Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 156.6 x 78.7 x 8 mm
(6.17 x 3.1 x 0.31 in)
158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm
(6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
(5.94 x 2.86 x 0.3 in)
Weight 165 g (5.82 oz) 192 g (6.77 oz) 157 g (5.54 oz)
SIM Type - - Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300) - A1633
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8
LTE
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.12 W/kg (head)
1.14 W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
SAR EU - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
0.93 W/kg (head)
0.98 W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (TouchID v2)
- 3D Touch display
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
- Heart rate sensor
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) iOS 9 Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 2 GHz Dual-core, Apple A9 Quad-core (2x 2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo)/ Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) , Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 Octa 8890
GPU Adreno 305 - Adreno 530/ Mali-T880 MP12
RAM 1.5 GB 2 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB ROM 16/64/128 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD upto 256GB

display Display

Type Capacitive Touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen, Sapphire Crystal Glass, Ion-Strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Curved Edge Screen, Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.67% 67.51% 76.13%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio - No -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash Real-tone Flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Phase-Detection AutoFocus, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (Photo/Panorama) Phase Detection Autofocus, Dual Pixel, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 720p 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 5 MP, 720p [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, Dual Video Call, Auto HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA; LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 v2.0, reversible connector microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB ROM, 1.5 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD upto 256GB
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (11.1 Wh) Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2915 mAh 3600 mAh
Stand by - Up to 384 h (3G) -
Talk Time - Up to 24 h (3G) -