HTC Radar vs HTC Windows Phone 8S
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: T-Mobile - Discontinued as HTC Radar 4G
Market Status: Released
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|Device type||Smart phone||Smart phone|
|OS||Windows Phone 7.5 Mango||Windows Phone 8|
|Dimensions||4.74 x 2.42 x 0.43 inches (120.5 x 61.5 x 10.9 mm)||4.74 x 2.48 x 0.40 inches (120.5 x 63 x 10.28 mm)|
|Weight||4.83 oz (137 g)|
the average is 4.4 oz (126 g)
|3.99 oz (113 g)|
the average is 4.4 oz (126 g)
|Side Keys||Left: Volume control, Camera shutter||Right: Volume control, Camera shutter|
|Colors||Black, Blue, Red, Gray|
|Physical size||3.8 inches||4.0 inches|
|Resolution||480 x 800 pixels||480 x 800 pixels|
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||233 ppi|
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.
|Touchscreen||Capacitive, Multi-touch||Capacitive, Multi-touch|
|Features||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass|
|Talk time||10.00 hours|
the average is 11 h (649 min)
|Stand-by time||20.0 days (480 hours)|
the average is 18 days (442 h)
|Talk time (3G)||8.08 hours|
the average is 10 h (585 min)
|Stand-by time (3G)||22.3 days (535 hours)|
the average is 24 days (580 h)
|Capacity||1520 mAh||1700 mAh|
|Type||Li - Ion||Li - Polymer|
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 S2 MSM8255||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8627|
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, Scorpion||Dual core, 1000 MHz, Krait|
|Graphics processor||Adreno 205||Adreno 305|
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.
|512 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 333 MHz) / DDR2||512 MB RAM|
|Built-in storage||8 GB||4 GB|
|Storage expansion||microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB|
|Camera||5 megapixels||5 megapixels|
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.
|Focal length (35mm equivalent)||35mm|
|Features||Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Auto focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging||Auto focus, Geo tagging|
|Camcorder||1280x720 (720p HD)||1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)|
|Front-facing camera||0.3 megapixels VGA|
|Filter by||Album, Artist, Playlists||Album, Artist, Playlists|
|Features||Album art cover, Background playback||Album art cover, Background playback, Beats Audio|
|Supported formats||MP3, WMA, M4A (Apple lossless), M4B||MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)|
|Supported formats||MPEG4, WMV, 3GP, 3G2||MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GP, 3G2|
|Browser||Internet Explorer 10|
|supports||HTML, HTML5||HTML, HTML5|
|Built-in online services support||Facebook, Twitter||Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa, Twitter|
CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.
|800, 1900 MHz|
|GSM||850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz||850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz|
|UMTS||900, 2100 MHz||900, 2100 MHz|
|Data||HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE||HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A|
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||GPS, A-GPS, Glonass|
|Phonebook||Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID||Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID|
|Organizer||Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator||Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office 2007, Office 2003, PDF), Calculator|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input||SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input|
|Yes||IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange|
|Instant Messaging||Windows Live / MSN||Windows Live / MSN|
|Bluetooth||2.1, EDR||3.1, EDR|
|Profiles||Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 b, g, n||802.11 b, g, n|
|USB||USB 2.0||USB 2.0|
|Features||USB charging||Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Other||DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync||Computer sync, OTA sync|
|Notifications||Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone||Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone|
|Hearing aid compatibility||M3, T3|
|Other||Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording||Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording|
FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.
Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission
|09 Feb 2012||07 Nov 2012|
|FCC ID value: NM8PI06130 link||FCC ID value: NM8PM59110 link|
FCC measured SAR
FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.
|Head||0.45 W/kg||0.71 W/kg|
|Product Specific Use||1.17 W/kg||1.53 W/kg|
|Simultaneous Transmission||1.59 W/kg||1.53 W/kg|
|Officially announced||01 Sep 2011||19 Sep 2012|