Phone Comparison - HTC Sensation XE vs Apple iPhone 5S vs LG Nexus 5

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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Apple LG
Announced September 2011 September 2013 October 2013
Status Available - October 2011 Available - September 2013 Available - November 2013
Colors Black Black/Slate, White/Silver Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 126.1 x 65.4 x 11.3 mm
(4.96 x 2.57 x 0.44 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread) iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 220 PowerVR G6430 Adreno 330
RAM 768 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB (1 GB user available) 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB No No

display Display

Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.0 inches 4.95 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.88% 60.84% 70.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash dual-LED flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch-focus, Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Instant Capture Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound recording Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 80 kbps Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB (1 GB user available), 768 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB No No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1730 mAh 1440 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 310 h (2G)
Up to 540 h (3G)
Up to 250 h Up to 300 h
Talk Time Up to 9 h 16 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 10 h Up to 17 h