Comparison between:
- HTC Desire 500
- Micromax Bolt AD3520

Brand and model

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

HTC Desire 500Micromax Bolt AD3520
HTC Desire 500Micromax Bolt AD3520

Design

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

Width66.9 mm
6.69 cm
0.22 ft
2.63 in
-
Height131.8 mm
13.18 cm
0.43 ft
5.19 in
-
Thickness9.9 mm
0.99 cm
0.03 ft
0.39 in
-
Weight123 g
0.27 lbs
4.34 oz
-
Volume87.29 cm³
5.3 in³
-
ColorsBlack
Silver
White
Red
Gray
Body materials-Plastic

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMini-SIM
Number of SIM cards12
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

Networks

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

GSMGSM 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
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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
EDGE
GPRS

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 4.4.2 KitKat
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 200 MSM8225QMediaTek MT6571
Process technology45 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A5ARM Cortex-A7
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
256 KB
0.25 MB
CPU cores42
CPU frequency1200 MHz1300 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 203ARM Mali-400 MP1
GPU cores-1
RAM capacity1 GB512 MB
RAM typeLPDDR2-

Storage

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

Storage4 GB4 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC

Display

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

Type/technologyTFTTFT
Diagonal size4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
3.5 in
88.9 mm
8.89 cm
Width2.21 in
56.19 mm
5.62 cm
1.94 in
49.31 mm
4.93 cm
Height3.69 in
93.66 mm
9.37 cm
2.91 in
73.97 mm
7.4 cm
Aspect ratio1.667:1
5:3
1.5:1
3:2
Resolution480 x 800 pixels320 x 480 pixels
Pixel density217 ppi
85 ppcm
165 ppi
64 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area59.88 %-
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor typeCMOS BSI-
Sensor size4.54 x 3.42 mm
0.22 in
-
Pixel size1.391 µm
0.001391 mm
-
Crop factor7.61-
Aperturef/2-
Focal length3.68 mm
28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Face detection
Scene mode
Digital zoom
Geotagging

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor typeCMOS-
Image resolution1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
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
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

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

Version4.0-
FeaturesA2DPA2DP

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
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
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
DLNA
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

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
CSS 3

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
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
MIDI
MP3
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
AVI
H.263
H.264
MP4
MPEG-4
WMV
3GPP
AVI
MP4

Battery

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

Capacity1800 mAh1500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time12 h
720 min
0.5 days
5 h
300 min
0.2 days
2G stand-by time435 h
26100 min
18.1 days
175 h
10500 min
7.3 days
3G talk time12 h 24 min
12.4 h
744 min
0.5 days
5 h
300 min
0.2 days
3G stand-by time435 h
26100 min
18.1 days
175 h
10500 min
7.3 days
FeaturesRemovableRemovable

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)0.496 W/kg0.16 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.724 W/kg0.55 W/kg
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