Phone Comparison - HTC Desire S vs Karbonn A9+

HTC Desire S
htc desire s
Karbonn A9+
karbonn a9+
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Karbonn
Announced February 2011 2012
Status Available - March 2011 Available
Colors Black, Red Pearl White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115 x 59.8 x 11.6 mm
(4.53 x 2.35 x 0.46 in)
120 x 60.5 x 11.3 mm
(4.72 x 2.38 x 0.44 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v2.3.5 Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 205 [Similar] Adreno 203 [Similar]
RAM 768 MB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 1.1 GB ROM 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.7 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (252 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 56.73% 62.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch-focus, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 114 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 560 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 1.1 GB ROM, 768 MB RAM 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1450 mAh 1420 mAh
Stand by Up to 430 h (2G)
Up to 455 h (3G)
Up to 200 h
Talk Time Up to 9 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 10 min (3G)
Up to 4 h