Phone Comparison - HTC Desire 816 vs Samsung Galaxy A9

HTC Desire 816
htc desire 816
Samsung Galaxy A9
samsung galaxy a9
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Samsung
Announced February 2014 December 2015
Status Available - March 2014 Coming Soon - January 2016
Price - Rs. 33,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Red, Grey, Green, Cyan, White, Black Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 156.6 x 78.7 x 8 mm
(6.17 x 3.1 x 0.31 in)
161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
Weight 165 g (5.82 oz) 200 g (7.05 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia
LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 [Similar] Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] Adreno 510 [Similar]
RAM 1.5 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB ROM 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.67% 75.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, f/1.9, OIS, 1/3'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 720p 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 5 MP, 720p [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA; LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
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, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB ROM, 1.5 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -