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HTC DROID DNA vs Apple iPhone 5

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Not surprisingly, the iPhone 5 is a constant smartphone praised for its photo-taking abilities with its 8-megapixel snapper. Well, the DROID DNA’s 8-megapixel camera also manages to entice us with its great quality too – so much so that it rivals the iPhone 5’s quality step-by-step. Overall, the iPhone 5’s results are filled with luscious details complemented by their subtle color saturation, which splashes that hint of vibrancy with its shots. Conversely, the DROID DNA also delivers some good looking visuals, but with its indoor shots with artificial lighting, images tend to have an ethereal/hazy appearance. And even though the DROID DNA is sporting an f2.0 lens, versus the f2.4 one in the iPhone 5, its shots don’t appear as bright compared to its competition, but they’re still more than good looking as well.

Camera interface of the HTC DROID DNA - HTC DROID DNA vs Apple iPhone 5
Camera interface of the HTC DROID DNA - HTC DROID DNA vs Apple iPhone 5
Camera interface of the HTC DROID DNA - HTC DROID DNA vs Apple iPhone 5
Camera interface of the HTC DROID DNA - HTC DROID DNA vs Apple iPhone 5

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The camera interface of the Apple iPhone 5 - HTC DROID DNA vs Apple iPhone 5
The camera interface of the Apple iPhone 5 - HTC DROID DNA vs Apple iPhone 5

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Call it a photo finish with their still image qualities, it’s downright a unanimous win for the iPhone 5 in the 1080p video recording quality department. Remarkably, the iPhone 5 maintains sharp visuals throughout its recording. However, with the DROID DNA, we’re distracted a lot by its flat looks and the pervasive amount of artifacting elements that diminishes its quality.

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When playing a track, the two share very similar presentations, which aren’t visually stellar to tell you the truth. Yet, the iPhone 5’s coverflow mode continues to be an attraction in this day and age for its cool movement. Although the iPhone 5 pumps out some pleasant tones from its speaker, it doesn’t match the distinct and bass filled tones produced by the amplifier aided speaker of the DROID DNA. Additionally, it’s nice to find Beats Audio support with HTC’s beast.

The Sense music player of the HTC DROID DNA - HTC DROID DNA vs Apple iPhone 5
The Sense music player of the HTC DROID DNA - HTC DROID DNA vs Apple iPhone 5
The Sense music player of the HTC DROID DNA - HTC DROID DNA vs Apple iPhone 5
The Sense music player of the HTC DROID DNA - HTC DROID DNA vs Apple iPhone 5

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Mainly because it’s sporting the larger display, we find it more pleasing to use the DROID DNA for watching high definition videos. Well, the two can handle the process effortlessly, but the DROID DNA offers a wider support of various codecs as well – not to mention less conversion required for getting 1080p videos to run.

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