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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
Wifi Significantly faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11g (54 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 3x faster)
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 3 MP Take photos with more than 2.5x more detail for larger prints
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 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
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
Apple iPhone 3GS

Reasons to consider the iPhone 3GS

3.5G, Apple iOS 3.0
Internal storage More internal storage 16 GB vs 1.465 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 62×116×12 mm vs 68×123×12 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
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
Thickness Thin
12 mm
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
Screen resolution Low resolution screens
Desire HD800x480
iPhone 3GS480x320
Movie format Poor movies
Desire HD720p
iPhone 3GS480p @ 30fps
Screen PPI Lower quality display of text, images and video
Desire HD216 PPI
iPhone 3GS164 PPI

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