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HTC Desire HD Apple iPhone 3GS

HTC Desire HD vs Apple iPhone 3GS

HTC Desire HD

Reasons to consider the Desire HD

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Screen type Bright, vivid screen Super LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
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
Camera resolution Significantly higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 3 MP Take photos with more than 2.5x more detail for larger prints
Wifi Significantly faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11g (54 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 3x faster)
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1000 MHz vs ARM MHz Cortex-A8, 600 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 70% faster)
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 216 PPI vs 164 PPI More than 30% crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 800x480 vs 480x320 2.5x higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p vs 480p @ 30fps Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Screen size Larger screen 4.3" vs 3.5" More than 40% larger screen
Standby time More standby time 17.5 days vs 12.5 days 40% more standby time, less frequent charging
Apple iPhone 3GS

Reasons to consider the iPhone 3GS

3.5G, Apple iOS 3.0
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 16 GB vs 1.5 GB Around 11x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
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)
Weight Lighter 135 g vs 164 g Around 20% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 62x115x12 mm vs 68x123x11 mm More than 10% smaller
Talk time Slightly more talk time 12 hours vs 9.2 hours More than 30% more talk time per battery charge

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Thickness Thin
12 mm
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Desire HD:Android App Market
iPhone 3GS:iPhone App Store
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Desire HD:Android App Market
iPhone 3GS:iPhone App Store
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
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Bluetooth Not the latest bluetooth support
2.1

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