HTC Vivid vs Samsung Galaxy S4

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Display

Display size

4.5 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

540 x 960 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

245 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

S-LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

64.65 %
71.91 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.14 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

 
Digital image stabilization

Front

1.3 megapixels
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.07 x 2.64 x 0.44 inches (129 x 67 x 11 mm)
5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black
Black, Blue, Red, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 APQ8060
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974

Processor

Dual-core, 1200 MHz, Scorpion
Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300

GPU

Adreno 220
Adreno 320

RAM

1 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 64 GB

OS

Android (4.0.3, 2.3.4), HTC Sense UI
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)

Battery

Capacity

1620 mAh
2600 mAh

Talk time

4.60 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
 

Stand-by time

12.2 days (293 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)

Music playback

 
62.00 hours

Video playback

 
11.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 17, 4
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data

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

SIM type

 
Micro SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

3.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging, Video out
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out

HDMI

Yes
Yes

Location

GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T3
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Speakers

 
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 29, 2011
Mar 14, 2013

FCC ID value: NM8PH39100 link
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.28 W/kg
0.50 W/kg

Body

1.09 W/kg
0.65 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.17 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.67 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 550
 
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