Phone Comparison - HTC One V vs HTC Desire 820

HTC One V
htc one v
HTC Desire 820
htc desire 820
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC HTC
Announced February 2012 September 2014
Status Available - April 2012 Coming Soon - September 2014
Colors Black, Brown Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tang
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 120.3 x 59.7 x 9.2 mm
(4.74 x 2.35 x 0.36 in)
157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm
(6.21 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network - LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 205 [Similar] Adreno 405 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.7 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (252 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 54.32% 67.20%
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 
<a yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 720p 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera No [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 512 MB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 128 GB

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 Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 424 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 22 h 24 min (3G)