Apple iPhone 4 HTC EVO 4G

Apple iPhone 4 vs HTC EVO 4G

Apple iPhone 4

Reasons to consider the iPhone 4

3.5G, Apple iOS 4.3.1
Wifi Significantly faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11g (54 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 3x faster)
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 32 GB vs 1 GB 32x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 329 PPI vs 216 PPI More than 50% crisper display of text, images and video
Size Smaller 59×114×9 mm vs 66×122×13 mm More than 40% smaller
App store More apps available iPhone App Store vs Android App Market The iPhone App Store has over 500,000 apps vs 400,000 (around 30% more)
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 13 mm Around 30% thinner
Standby time More standby time 12.5 days vs 6.1 days More than 2x more standby time, less frequent charging
Weight Lighter 137 g vs 170 g Around 20% lighter
Talk time More talk time 14 hours vs 5.2 hours More than 2.5x more talk time per battery charge
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 960x640 vs 800x480 60% higher resolution screen

Reasons to consider the EVO 4G

4G, Google Android 2.1 (Eclair)
Network Much faster max data speeds WiMAX (128 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 18x faster)
Multitasking Runs multiple apps at once Yes vs No Switch between running apps, surf the web while talking on skype for example
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with 60% more detail for larger prints
Screen size Larger screen 4.3"" vs 3.5"" Around 50% larger screen
Processor Faster processor Qualcomm Snapdragon, 1000 MHz vs Apple A4 A4, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies
720p @ 30fps


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