Comparison between:
- HTC EVO Shift 4G
- Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE
- Nokia Asha 210
- HTC Arrive

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

HTC EVO Shift 4GMotorola Photon Q 4G LTENokia Asha 210HTC Arrive
HTC EVO Shift 4GMotorola Photon Q 4G LTENokia Asha 210HTC Arrive
Model aliasSpeedy
Knight
Photon Q
XT897
-7 Pro
7 Pro CDMA

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width60 mm
6 cm
0.2 ft
2.36 in
66 mm
6.6 cm
0.22 ft
2.6 in
60 mm
6 cm
0.2 ft
2.36 in
59 mm
5.9 cm
0.19 ft
2.32 in
Height117 mm
11.7 cm
0.38 ft
4.61 in
126.5 mm
12.65 cm
0.42 ft
4.98 in
111.5 mm
11.15 cm
0.37 ft
4.39 in
117.5 mm
11.75 cm
0.39 ft
4.63 in
Thickness16 mm
1.6 cm
0.05 ft
0.63 in
13.7 mm
1.37 cm
0.04 ft
0.54 in
11.8 mm
1.18 cm
0.04 ft
0.46 in
15.5 mm
1.55 cm
0.05 ft
0.61 in
Weight130 g
0.29 lbs
4.59 oz
170 g
0.38 lbs
6 oz
97 g
0.21 lbs
3.43 oz
185 g
0.41 lbs
6.53 oz
Volume112.32 cm³
6.82 in³
114.38 cm³
6.95 in³
78.94 cm³
4.79 in³
107.45 cm³
6.53 in³
Colors-Black-Black

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMini-SIM-Mini-SIMMini-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111
Features-Non-removable (The SIM card cannot be removed from the device)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)-

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSM-GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
-
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
-CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA20001xEV-DO Rev. A1xEV-DO Rev. A-1xEV-DO Rev. A
UMTS-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
--
LTE-LTE 1900 MHz--

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesEV-DO Rev. A
WiMax
UMTS
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
EDGE
GPRS
EV-DO Rev. A

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 2.2 Froyo
Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Nokia OSMicrosoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM7630Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960-Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8250
Process technology45 nm28 nm-65 nm
CPUScorpionKrait-Scorpion
CPU bits32 bit32 bit-32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7-ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)-4 KB + 4 KB--
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB-32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)256 KB
0.25 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
-256 KB
0.25 MB
CPU cores12-1
CPU frequency800 MHz1500 MHz-1000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 205Qualcomm Adreno 225-Qualcomm Adreno 200
RAM capacity512 MB1 GB32.0512 MB576 MB
RAM type-LPDDR2--
RAM channels-Double channel--
RAM frequency-500 MHz--
ROM capacity2048 MB
2.09715e+6 KB
-64 MB
65536 KB
512 MB
524288 KB

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage2 GB8 GB64 MB16 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
-
Included card2 GB
2048 MB
---

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyTFTTFTTFTTFT
Diagonal size3.6 in
91.44 mm
9.14 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
2.4 in
60.96 mm
6.1 cm
3.6 in
91.44 mm
9.14 cm
Width1.85 in
47.05 mm
4.7 cm
2.11 in
53.55 mm
5.35 cm
1.92 in
48.77 mm
4.88 cm
1.85 in
47.05 mm
4.7 cm
Height3.09 in
78.41 mm
7.84 cm
3.75 in
95.19 mm
9.52 cm
1.44 in
36.58 mm
3.66 cm
3.09 in
78.41 mm
7.84 cm
Aspect ratio1.667:1
5:3
1.778:1
16:9
1.333:1
4:3
1.667:1
5:3
Resolution480 x 800 pixels540 x 960 pixels320 x 240 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density259 ppi
101 ppcm
256 ppi
100 ppcm
167 ppi
65 ppcm
259 ppi
101 ppcm
Color depth-24 bit
16777216 colors
-18 bit
262144 colors
Display area52.72 %61.25 %26.75 %53.38 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
-Capacitive
Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla GlassCorning Gorilla Glass--

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
-Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Aperture--f/2.8-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent--35 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-
Flash typeLEDLED-LED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
176 x 144 pixels
0.03 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS-30 fps10 fps-
FeaturesAutofocus
Geotagging
Autofocus
Geotagging
Face detection
Digital zoom
White balance settings
Self-timer
Autofocus
Geotagging
Face detection

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Video resolution-1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
--
-1.3 MP--

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
LoudspeakerLoudspeaker

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesNoYesYes
--RDS-

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
S-GPS
Cell IDGPS
A-GPS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
WiMAX 802.16e---

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version2.14.02.12.1
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
EDR
LE
EDR
HFP
HSP
OPP
PBAP
SPP
SDAP
A2DP
EDR

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Mass storageCharging

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMI-Micro HDMI (Type D)--

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
SyncMLComputer sync
OTA sync

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
Flash
HTML
HTML5
Flash
xHTML
WAP 2.0
HTML
HTML5
xHTML

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
M4A
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
M4A
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
eAAC+
MP3
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecsH.263
H.264
MP4
MPEG-4
WMV
WMV9
3GPP
3GPP2
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
H.263
H.264
MP4
WMV

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity1500 mAh1785 mAh1200 mAh1500 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time6 h
360 min
0.3 days
7 h 30 min
7.5 h
450 min
0.3 days
12 h
720 min
0.5 days
6 h
360 min
0.3 days
2G stand-by time146 h
8760 min
6.1 days
220 h
13200 min
9.2 days
1104 h
66240 min
46 days
-
3G talk time6 h
360 min
0.3 days
7 h 30 min
7.5 h
450 min
0.3 days
--
3G stand-by time146 h
8760 min
6.1 days
220 h
13200 min
9.2 days
--
FeaturesRemovableNon-removableRemovableRemovable
--Battery model: BL-4U
Charging connector - proprietary
-

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (USA)-0.89 W/kg-0.72 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.77 W/kg-0.971 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresQWERTY slide-out keyboardQWERTY slide-out keyboard
Splash resistant
QWERTY keyboard
Soft keys (2)
D-Pad
QWERTY slide-out keyboard
 HTC EVO Shift 4GMotorola Photon Q 4G LTENokia Asha 210HTC Arrive