Comparison between:
- HTC Desire A8181
- HTC One V

Brand and model

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

HTC Desire A8181HTC One V
HTC Desire A8181HTC One V
Model aliasBravo
A8181
Primo
T320e

Design

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

Width60 mm
6 cm
0.197 ft
2.362 in
59.7 mm
5.97 cm
0.196 ft
2.35 in
Height119 mm
11.9 cm
0.39 ft
4.685 in
120.3 mm
12.03 cm
0.395 ft
4.736 in
Thickness11.9 mm
1.19 cm
0.039 ft
0.469 in
9.2 mm
0.92 cm
0.03 ft
0.362 in
Weight135 g
0.3 lbs
4.76 oz
115 g
0.25 lbs
4.06 oz
Volume84.97 cm³
5.16 in³
66.07 cm³
4.01 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Brown
Silver
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SIM card

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

SIM card typeMini-SIMMini-SIM
Number of SIM cards11

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
UMTSUMTS 900 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 Class 10
GPRS Class 10
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 2.1 Eclair
Android 2.2.2 Froyo
Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich

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 S1 QSD8250Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255
Process technology65 nm45 nm
CPUScorpionScorpion
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)256 KB
0.25 MB
384 KB
0.375 MB
CPU cores11
CPU frequency1000 MHz1000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 200Qualcomm Adreno 205
RAM capacity576 MB512 MB
RAM type-LPDDR2
RAM channels-Double channel
RAM frequency-333 MHz
ROM capacity512 MB
524288 KB
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Storage

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

Storage512 MB4 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
Included card4 GB
4096 MB
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Display

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

Type/technologyAMOLED / Super LCDSuper LCD 2
Diagonal size3.7 in
93.98 mm
9.4 cm
3.7 in
93.98 mm
9.4 cm
Width1.9 in
48.35 mm
4.84 cm
1.9 in
48.35 mm
4.84 cm
Height3.17 in
80.59 mm
8.06 cm
3.17 in
80.59 mm
8.06 cm
Aspect ratio1.667:1
5:3
1.667:1
5:3
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density252 ppi
99 ppcm
252 ppi
99 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area54.75 %54.43 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Corning 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

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 BSI
Aperture-f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution800 x 480 pixels
0.38 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS15 fps-
Features-Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesYes
-RDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
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
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.

Version2.14.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
EDR
FTP
GAP
GOEP
HFP
HSP
OPP
PBAP
SPP
A2DP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
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
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
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
WMA9
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/codecs3GPP
3GPP2
H.263
H.264
MP4
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.

Capacity1400 mAh1500 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time6 h 40 min
6.7 h
400.2 min
0.3 days
-
2G stand-by time340 h
20400 min
14.2 days
-
3G talk time6 h 30 min
6.5 h
390 min
0.3 days
-
3G stand-by time360 h
21600 min
15 days
-
FeaturesRemovableNon-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)1.48 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)0.69 W/kg-

Additional features

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

Additional featuresOptical trackpad-
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