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HTC Desire 4G LTE vs Samsung GALAXY Ace 2

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HTC Desire 4G LTE Remove phone

Posted: 10 Sep 2012
Market Status: Not officially announced
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Samsung GALAXY Ace 2 Remove phone

Posted: 21 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OS Android (4.1.2, 2.3.6) TouchWiz / L!ve Panel UX UI 
Dimensions 4.66 x 2.45 x 0.41 inches (118.3 x 62.2 x 10.5 mm) 
Weight 4.30 oz (122 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size 3.8 inches 
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

 246 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

 Super PLS LCD 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera 5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

 F2.8 
Features Autofocus, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Blink detection, ISO control, Burst mode, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Video sharing 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
Hardware
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

 Dual core, 800 MHz 
Graphics processor Yes 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

 768 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 4 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time 16.33 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
 
Stand-by time 27.9 days (670 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 7.50 hours
the average is 14 h (855 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 26.7 days (640 hours)
the average is 29 days (695 h)
 
Video call time 3.00 hours 
Capacity 1500 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 900, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

 GPS, Glonass 
Navigation Yes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth 3.0 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USB USB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
Other NFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
Notifications Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass 
Other Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 21 Feb 2012 

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