Phone Comparison - HTC Desire 820 vs Apple iPad Air 2

HTC Desire 820
htc desire 820
Apple iPad Air 2
apple ipad air 2
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Apple
Announced September 2014 October 2014
Status Coming Soon - September 2014 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tang Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm
(6.21 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) iOS 8.1
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar]
GPU Adreno 405 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type LCD Capacitive Touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) [Similar] 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.20% 71.58%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP, 1080p [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 150 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 2600 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by Up to 424 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 22 h 24 min (3G) Up to 10 h (multimedia)