Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S4 CDMA vs HTC Desire 820

Samsung Galaxy S4 CDMA
samsung galaxy s4 cdma
HTC Desire 820
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC
Announced May 2013 September 2014
Status Available - May 2013 Coming Soon - September 2014
Colors White Frost, Black Mist Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tang
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.7 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm
(6.21 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
Weight 130.1 g (4.59.0.04 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 13 1700 / 2100 LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 405 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.30% 67.20%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h Up to 424 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 11 h Up to 22 h 24 min (3G)