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HTC Desire 816 vs HTC One max

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HTC Desire 816 Remove phone

Posted: 24 Feb 2014
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Virgin Mobile
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HTC One max Remove phone

Posted: 14 Oct 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Sprint

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.4.2) Sense v5.5 UIAndroid (4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3) Sense 5.5 UI 
Dimensions6.17 x 3.10 x 0.31 inches (156.6 x 78.7 x 7.99 mm)6.48 x 3.25 x 0.41 inches (164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29 mm) 
Weight5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
7.65 oz (217 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Body material Aluminium 
Display
Physical size5.5 inches5.9 inches 
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 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.

267 ppi373 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.

S-LCD 2S-LCD 3 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera13 megapixels4 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
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.

F2.2F2.0 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)28 mm28 mm 
Camera sensor size 1/3" 
FeaturesAutofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Digital image stabilization, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Effects 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (60 fps) 
FeaturesPicture-taking during video recordingContinuous autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) 
Front-facing camera5 megapixels2.1 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T 
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.

Quad core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7Quad core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300 
Graphics processorAdreno 305Adreno 320 
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.

1536 MB RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB32 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time 28.00 hours
the average is 12 h (711 min)
 
Stand-by time 16.4 days (393 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Talk time (3G)21.00 hours
the average is 15 h (909 min)
25.00 hours
the average is 15 h (909 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)30.7 days (737 hours)
the average is 29 days (706 h)
24.4 days (585 hours)
the average is 29 days (706 h)
 
Capacity2600 mAh3300 mAh 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFMFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, Stereo speakersEarpiece, Stereo speakers 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 2100 MHz900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE800 (band 20), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2600 (band 7) MHz800 (band 18), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2600 (band 7) MHz 
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM Yes 
nano-SIMYes  
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, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, ac 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
OtherNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, NFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, WAV), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Fingerprint ID 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced24 Feb 201414 Oct 2013 

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