• Samsung Galaxy Express vs Samsung Galaxy Core I8260 vs HTC Desire 500

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Express vs Samsung Galaxy Core I8260 vs HTC Desire 500

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung HTC
Announced January 2013 April 2013 July 2013
Status Available - March 2013 Available - May 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors White White, Blue Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.2 x 69.1 x 9.3 mm
(5.2 x 2.72 x 0.37 in)
129.3 x 67.6 x 8.95 mm
(5.09 x 2.66 x 0.35 in)
131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.19 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
Weight 139.1 g (4.9.0.04 oz) 124 g (4.37 oz) 123 g (4.34 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) with HTC Sense, HTC BlinkFeed
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625 Snapdragon S4 Play Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200
GPU - Adreno 203 Adreno 203
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 8 GB (4.45 GB User Available) 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches 4.3 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (207 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.29% 60.19% 59.67%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, 1/3.2' Sensor Size, 1.4�m Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA, LTE HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB (4.45 GB User Available), 1 GB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2000 mAh 1800 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 830 h (2G)
Up to 770 h (3G)
Up to 300 h Up to 435 h (2G)
Up to 401 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 22 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 11 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 9 h Up to 17 h 48 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 1 min (3G)