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HTC Desire US vs Samsung Galaxy Core

HTC Desire US Remove phone

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PA Rating - 9
User Rating - 9.8

Posted: 24 Feb 2010
Market Status: Released

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 8

Posted: 06 May 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (2.2, 2.1)Android (4.1) 
Dimensions4.69 x 2.36 x 0.47 inches (119 x 60 x 11.9 mm)5.09 x 2.66 x 0.35 inches (129.3 x 67.6 x 8.95 mm) 
Weight4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.37 oz (124 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.7 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 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.

252 ppi217 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.

AMOLEDTFT 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassProximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Face detection, Geo taggingAutofocus, Smile detection, White balance presets, Burst mode, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
CamcorderYes720x480 (DVD) (30 fps) 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
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 S1 QSD8250Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625 
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.

Single core, 1000 MHz, ScorpionDual core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5 
Graphics processorAdreno 200Adreno 203 
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.

576 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 8 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.50 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
 
Stand-by time15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 9.00 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1400 mAh1800 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
RadioFMFM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSPA (unspecified), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Multiple SIM cards 2 slots 
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-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR3.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 06 May 2013 

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