LG Thrive HTC Aria

LG Thrive vs HTC Aria

LG Thrive

Reasons to consider the Thrive

3.5G, Google Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Standby time More standby time 20 days vs 15.5 days Around 30% more standby time, less frequent charging
HTC Aria

Reasons to consider the Aria

3.5G, Google Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Wifi Faster wifi 802.11g (54 mbps) vs 802.11b (11 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 5x faster)
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 5 MP vs 3.2 MP Take photos with around 60% more detail for larger prints
Weight Lighter 108 g vs 130 g Around 20% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 58×104×12 mm vs 59×114×13 mm Around 20% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 12 mm vs 13 mm Around 10% thinner


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
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard
Wifi Slower wifi than average
Thrive802.11b (11 mbps)
Aria802.11g (54 mbps)
Processor Less powerful processors than average, less snapiness and responsiveness
ThriveUnknown, 600 MHz
Aria600 MHz, 600 MHz

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Screen resolution Low resolution screens
Screen PPI Lower quality display of text, images and video
179 PPI
Internal storage Less internal storage than average for storing music, photos and movies
Thrive150 MB
Aria512 MB
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Bluetooth Not the latest bluetooth support
Screen size Very small screens


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