Phone Comparison - HTC Amaze 4G vs Amazon Fire Phone

HTC Amaze 4G
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Amazon Fire Phone
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Amazon
Announced September 2011 June 2014
Status Available - October 2011 Available - July 2014
Colors Black, White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130 x 65.6 x 11.8 mm
(5.12 x 2.58 x 0.46 in)
139.2 x 66.5 x 8.9 mm
(5.48 x 2.62 x 0.35 in)
Weight 172.9 g (6.07.0.32 oz) 160 g (5.64 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 1700 / 2100 or HSDPA 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - 3D Dynamic Perspective UI
- System Wide Tilt, Auto-scroll, Swivel and Peek Functions

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread) Fire OS 3.5.0
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 APQ8060 [Similar] Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB No

display Display

Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 (front and back)
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.84% 65.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes 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, Touch-focus, Face Detection, SmartShot, BurstShot, SweepShot, ClearShot Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, HDR, OIS
Video Yes, 1080p Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA HSPA+, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB No

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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1730 mAh 2400 mAh
Stand by Up to 264 h Up to 285 h
Talk Time Up to 6 h Up to 22 h