Phone Comparison - HTC Desire HD vs Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4

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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Apple Samsung
Announced September 2010 September 2013 Q3 2013
Status Available - October 2010 Available - September 2013 Available - Q3 2013
Colors Black, Brown Black/Slate, White/Silver White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123 x 68 x 11.8 mm
(4.84 x 2.68 x 0.46 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
Weight 164 g (5.78 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - North America
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), v2.3 (Gingerbread), not upgradable to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 205 PowerVR G6430 Adreno 330
RAM 768 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 1.5 GB; 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.90% 60.84% 72.15%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash dual-LED flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 720p Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec.
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 32 Yes Yes
Edge Class 32 Yes Yes
3G HSDPA 7.2/14.4 Mbps; HSUPA 2/5.76 Mbps (carrier dependent) DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 1.5 GB; 768 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1230 mAh 1440 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 490 h (2G)
Up to 420 h (3G)
Up to 250 h Up to 370 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 9 h 15 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 10 h Up to 17 h (3G)