iPhone 4 vs. HTC Desire Z

iphone 4 vs htc desire z

So, what does HTC Desire Z have that iPhone 4 doesn’t and vice versa? Here is a comparison between the two.

Processor:
iPhone 4 has higher processor speed, 1GHz, compared to 800 MHz speed of HTC Desire Z.

Operating System:
iPhone 4 runs on Apple’s OS 4. HTC Desire runs on Google’s Android 2.2. There are more than 250,000 apps available for iPhone 4 compared to  80,000 plus apps available for HTC Desire Z. On the contrary, HTC has integrated social networking features that support Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Memory:
Both models have 512 mb RAM.

Screen Size:
iPhone 4 has a 3.5″ display area whereas HTC Desire Z has 3.7″ screen, slightly larger. In contrast, iPhone 4 has a higher display resolution, 640 x 960, compared to HTC which has 480 x 800 pixels screen resolution.

Camera:
HTC Desire Z lacks a front facing camera unlike the rival iPhone 4. It’s a negative for HTC. Both models have a 5.0 MP rear facing camera with LED flash. Both models can record 720p HD video.

Slideout Keyboard:
HTC Desire Z actually has a physical slideout keyboard. This is a plus for HTC. iPhone 4 lacks this feature. Physical keyboards allow faster typing speed.

Storage:
iPhone 4 has a built in storage capacity of 16 or 32 GB with no memory slot. HTC has 1.5 GB internal storage which can be expanded through a microSD memory card.

Wi-Fi:
iPhone 4 and HTC Desire Z both offer 802.11 b/g/n wireless connectivity.

Bluetooth:
Both models offer Bluetooth version 2.1 with EDR.

FM Radio:
iPhone 4 lacks this feature. HTC Desire Z has FM Radio tuner.

GPS:
Both models feature a built in GPS receiver.

Adobe Flash:
iPhone 4 doesn’t support Adobe Flash whereas HTC Desire Z has this feature.

Battery Life:
iPhone 4’s battery offers 7 hours of talk time. HTC Desire Z offers upto 9.8 hours of talk time.

Weight:
iPhone 4=137g. HTC Desire Z=180g

Thickness:
iPhone 4 has a lower thickness value which is 9.3 mm compared to HTC Desire Z which has 14.16mm thickness.

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