Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy Core
- HTC Butterfly
- HTC One S
- HTC One V

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy CoreHTC ButterflyHTC One SHTC One V
Samsung Galaxy CoreHTC ButterflyHTC One SHTC One V
Model aliasGT-I8260
I8260
GT-I8262
I8262
Deluxe
X920d
X920e
Ville
Z520e
Z560e
Primo
T320e

Design

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

Width67.6 mm
6.76 cm
0.222 ft
2.661 in
70.5 mm
7.05 cm
0.231 ft
2.776 in
65 mm
6.5 cm
0.213 ft
2.559 in
59.7 mm
5.97 cm
0.196 ft
2.35 in
Height129.3 mm
12.93 cm
0.424 ft
5.091 in
143 mm
14.3 cm
0.469 ft
5.63 in
130.9 mm
13.09 cm
0.429 ft
5.154 in
120.3 mm
12.03 cm
0.395 ft
4.736 in
Thickness8.95 mm
0.895 cm
0.029 ft
0.352 in
9.1 mm
0.91 cm
0.03 ft
0.358 in
7.8 mm
0.78 cm
0.026 ft
0.307 in
9.2 mm
0.92 cm
0.03 ft
0.362 in
Weight124 g
0.27 lbs
4.37 oz
140 g
0.31 lbs
4.94 oz
119 g
0.26 lbs
4.22 oz
115 g
0.25 lbs
4.06 oz
Volume78.23 cm³
4.75 in³
91.74 cm³
5.57 in³
66.37 cm³
4.03 in³
66.07 cm³
4.01 in³
Colors-Black--
Certification-IPX5--

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIMMini-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111
FeaturesDual 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.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
--
UMTSUMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 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 technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3
UMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
UMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA

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 4.1.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich
User interface (UI)-Sense 5--

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 S4 Play MSM8225Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260AQualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255
Process technology45 nm28 nm28 nm45 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A5KraitKraitScorpion
CPU bits32 bit32 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7ARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
384 KB
0.375 MB
CPU cores2421
CPU frequency1200 MHz1500 MHz1500 MHz1000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 203Qualcomm Adreno 320Qualcomm Adreno 225Qualcomm Adreno 205
GPU cores-4--
GPU frequency-400 MHz--
RAM capacity1 GB2 GB1 GB512 MB
RAM typeLPDDR2LPDDR2LPDDR2LPDDR2
RAM channels-Double channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency-533 MHz500 MHz333 MHz

Storage

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

Storage8 GB16 GB16 GB4 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
-microSD
microSDHC
-X920e - no microSD slot--

Display

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

Type/technologyTFTSuper LCD 3Super AMOLEDSuper LCD 2
Diagonal size4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
3.7 in
93.98 mm
9.4 cm
Width2.21 in
56.19 mm
5.62 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.11 in
53.55 mm
5.35 cm
1.9 in
48.35 mm
4.84 cm
Height3.69 in
93.66 mm
9.37 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
3.75 in
95.19 mm
9.52 cm
3.17 in
80.59 mm
8.06 cm
Aspect ratio1.667:1
5:3
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.667:1
5:3
Resolution480 x 800 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels540 x 960 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density217 ppi
85 ppcm
441 ppi
173 ppcm
256 ppi
100 ppcm
252 ppi
99 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area60.4 %68.58 %60.1 %54.43 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
-Corning Gorilla Glass 2Corning Gorilla Glass-

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer

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.

Sensor type-CMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSI
ISO-100 - 800--
Aperture-f/2f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent---28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDLEDLEDLED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution720 x 480 pixels
0.35 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps-
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Panorama
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Face detection
White balance settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Geotagging
HDR
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
--Focal Length (35 mm equivalent) - 28 mm-

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 resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
-
Video FPS-30 fps--
0.3 MP2.1 MP0.3 MP-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYesYes
RDS--RDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GPS
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
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version3.04.04.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
GAP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DPA2DPA2DP

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
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

HDMI

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

HDMI-Micro USB to HDMI MHL adapterMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapter-

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
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA

Browser

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

BrowserHTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5
HTML
Flash
HTML
HTML5
Flash

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+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MP3
OGG
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
OGG
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/codecsAVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MPEG-4
VC-1
VP8
WMV
WMV7
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
3GPP
3GPP2
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
3GPP
3GPP2
DivX
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity1800 mAh2020 mAh1650 mAh1500 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time14 h
840 min
0.6 days
-10 h 30 min
10.5 h
630 min
0.4 days
-
2G stand-by time500 h
30000 min
20.8 days
-317 h
19020 min
13.2 days
-
3G talk time9 h
540 min
0.4 days
-10 h 30 min
10.5 h
630 min
0.4 days
-
3G stand-by time300 h
18000 min
12.5 days
-317 h
19020 min
13.2 days
-
FeaturesRemovableNon-removableNon-removableNon-removable

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)-0.97 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)-0.79 W/kg--

Additional features

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

Additional features--Touch sensitive control keys-
 Samsung Galaxy CoreHTC ButterflyHTC One SHTC One V