Phone Comparison - HTC Desire XC vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

HTC Desire XC
htc desire xc
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
samsung galaxy note 3
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Samsung
Announced June 2013 September 2013
Status Available - June 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors White, Black Black, White, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119.5 x 62.3 x 9.4 mm
(4.7 x 2.45 x 0.37 in)
151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
Weight 107 g (3.77 oz) 168 g (5.93 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - SIM 1 Only HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - S Pen stylus

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), with HTC Sense 4.0 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz [Similar] Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU - Adreno 330 (LTE model) [Similar]
RAM 768 MB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB 32/64 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 5.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.30% 74.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model)
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 768 MB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported

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 supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1650 mAh 3200 mAh
Stand by - Up to 420 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 21 h (3G)