Phone Comparison - HTC Desire S vs HTC Inspire 4G

HTC Desire S
htc desire s
HTC Inspire 4G
htc inspire 4g
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC HTC
Announced February 2011 January 2011
Status Available - March 2011 Available - February 2011
Colors Black, Red Black, Brown, Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115 x 59.8 x 11.6 mm
(4.53 x 2.35 x 0.46 in)
122.9 x 68.1 x 11.7 mm
(4.84 x 2.68 x 0.46 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 163.9 g (5.75.0.32 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v2.3.5 Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), upgradable to v2.3
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar] 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 205 [Similar] Adreno 205 [Similar]
RAM 768 MB [Browse Similar] 768 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 1.1 GB ROM 4 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB, 8GB included

display Display

Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen S-LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.7 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (252 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 56.73% 62.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch-focus, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 720p
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 114 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 560 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot (charges may apply)
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 1.1 GB ROM, 768 MB RAM 4 GB storage, 768 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB, 8GB included

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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1450 mAh 1230 mAh
Stand by Up to 430 h (2G)
Up to 455 h (3G)
Up to 372 h
Talk Time Up to 9 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 10 min (3G)
Up to 6 h