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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Both models offer Bluetooth version 2.1 with EDR.

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

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.

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

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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