HTC Desire 820 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

267 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

 
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

67.14 %
71.91 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974

Processor

Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300

GPU

Adreno 405
Adreno 320

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 4.4.2), HTC Sense UI
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Video recording

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

Features

 
Digital image stabilization

Front

8 megapixels
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.21 x 3.10 x 0.30 inches (157.7 x 78.74 x 7.74 mm)
5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 8(900), 3(1800), 1(2100), 7(2600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out

HDMI

 
Yes

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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