HTC Desire 820 vs HTC U12+

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Display

Size

5.5 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1440 x 2880 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
18:9

Pixel density

267 PPI
537 PPI

Technology

 
S-LCD 6

Screen-to-body

67.14 %
80.20 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 405
Adreno 630

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 4.4.2), HTC Sense UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), HTC Sense UI

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time (3G)

22.40 hours
the average is 23 h (1399 min)
23.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1399 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

17.7 days (424 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)
 

Talk time (4G)

 
24 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase-detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 28 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
16 megapixels

Features

 
Laser and Phase-detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.6; Focal Length: 46 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.09"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Software Features

Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Macro mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Recording format

MPEG4
 

Features

 
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.21 x 3.10 x 0.30 inches (157.7 x 78.74 x 7.74 mm)
6.17 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (156.6 x 73.9 x 9.7 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Keys

 
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Pink, Blue, Red, White
Black, Blue, Red

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 8(900), 3(1800), 1(2100), 7(2600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 38(2600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging, Headphones port

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
 

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
 

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
 

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
 

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Nov 19, 2018

 
FCC ID value: NM82Q55200 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.66 W/kg

Body

 
0.53 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.33 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.64 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP

 
$ 849

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 04, 2014
May 23, 2018
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