Phone Comparison - HTC Desire HD vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4

HTC Desire HD
htc desire hd
Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4
samsung i9506 galaxy s4
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Samsung
Announced September 2010 Q3 2013
Status Available - October 2010 Available - Q3 2013
Colors Black, Brown White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123 x 68 x 11.8 mm
(4.84 x 2.68 x 0.46 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) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - North America
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging 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) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 205 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 768 MB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 1.5 GB; 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 5.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.90% 72.15%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash dual-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, HDR
Video Yes, 720p Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec.
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 32 Yes
Edge Class 32 Yes
3G HSDPA 7.2/14.4 Mbps; HSUPA 2/5.76 Mbps (carrier dependent) 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, EDR, LE
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
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 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
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

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

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 supported

battery Battery

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