Phone Comparison - HTC Desire HD vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs HTC One Max

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Samsung HTC
Announced September 2010 September 2013 October 2013
Status Available - October 2010 Available - September 2013 Available - October 2013
Colors Black, Brown Black, White, Pink Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123 x 68 x 11.8 mm
(4.84 x 2.68 x 0.46 in)
151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29 mm
(6.48 x 3.25 x 0.41 in)
Weight 164 g (5.78 oz) 168 g (5.93 oz) 217 g (7.65 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - North America
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - For Verizon
4G Network - LTE LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 700 - For Verizon
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features - S Pen stylus Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), v2.3 (Gingerbread), not upgradable to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600
GPU Adreno 205 Adreno 330 (LTE model) Adreno 320
RAM 768 MB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 1.5 GB; 32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 5.7 inches 5.9 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (373 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.90% 74.98% 70.85%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels
Flash dual-LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR HTC UltraPixel Camera, Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 2┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Optical Image Stabilization, HDR, Stereo Sound Recording
Video Yes, 720p Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [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) HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA+; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 1.5 GB; 768 MB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 1230 mAh 3200 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by Up to 490 h (2G)
Up to 420 h (3G)
Up to 420 h (3G) Up to 585 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 9 h 15 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 21 h (3G) Up to 25 h (3G)