• HTC Desire vs Alcatel One Touch Idol vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

Phone Comparison - HTC Desire vs Alcatel One Touch Idol vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Alcatel Samsung
Announced February 2010 January 2013 December 2013
Status Available - March 2010 Available - May 2013 Available - December 2013
Colors Black, Brown, Silver, White Silver, Slate, Pink, Red, Yellow Dive Blue, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119 x 60 x 11.9 mm
(4.69 x 2.36 x 0.47 in)
133 x 67.5 x 7.9 mm
(5.24 x 2.66 x 0.31 in)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 109 g (3.84 oz) 147 g (5.19 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - North America
HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA
4G Network - - LTE-A
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Dragon Trail Glass -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to v2.2 (Froyo) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon Dual-core 1 GHz, MTK 6577+ Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 200 - Adreno 330
RAM 576 MB N/A 2 GB
Internal Memory N/A 2.4 GB / 13.3 GB (dual SIM version) storage, 512 MB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB (dual SIM version) microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type AMOLED or SLCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.7 inches 4.66 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (252 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (236 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 54.64% 66.89% 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode
Video Yes, WVGA (800x480 pixels) @ 15fps, 720p@30fps via Android 2.2 (Froyo) update Yes Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Class 33
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes Class 33
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 2 Mbps HSDPA 7.2 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi hotspot (Android 2.2) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 576 MB RAM; 512 MB ROM 2.4 GB / 13.3 GB (dual SIM version) storage, 512 MB 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB, 4 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB (dual SIM version) microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - - Supported

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 not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1400 mAh 1800 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 340 h (2G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
Up to 415 h (2G)
Up to 410 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 6 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 7 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 3 h 30 min (3G)
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