Phone Comparison - HTC One S vs Apple iPhone 5S vs Apple iPhone 5C

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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Apple Apple
Announced February 2012 September 2013 September 2013
Status Available - April 2012 Available - September 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors Black Black/Slate, White/Silver White, Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.9 x 65 x 7.8 mm
(5.15 x 2.56 x 0.31 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
124.4 x 59.2 x 8.97 mm
(4.9 x 2.33 x 0.35 in)
Weight 119.5 g (4.2.0.18 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) iOS 7.0.1 iOS 7.0.1
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8260A Snapdragon Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift, Apple A6
GPU Adreno 225 PowerVR G6430 PowerVR SGX 543MP3
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.0 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.98% 60.84% 59.93%
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 
<a yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, TTouch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec., video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA+, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP 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, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, Lightning Port Yes, Lightning Port
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) HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No No

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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1650 mAh 1440 mAh 1510 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h Up to 250 h (2G)
Up to 250 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 10 h (3G)