Phone Comparison - HTC Desire 820 vs ZTE Grand S3

HTC Desire 820
htc desire 820
ZTE Grand S3
zte grand s3
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC ZTE
Announced September 2014 March 2015
Status Coming Soon - September 2014 Available - March 2015
Price - Rs. 29,500 ($433.82) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tang Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm
(6.21 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
155 x 77 x 9.8 mm
(6.1 x 3.03 x 0.39 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
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 1800 / 2100 TD-LTE 2500 (Bands 1, 3, 41)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.x (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar] Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 405 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LCD Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.20% 69.71%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP, 1080p [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p@30fps [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 HSPA, LTE, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP
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, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 424 h (3G) Up to 200 h
Talk Time Up to 22 h 24 min (3G) Up to 5 h