Comparison between:
- Apple iPhone 6s Plus
- HTC Evo 4G

Brand and model

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

Apple iPhone 6s PlusHTC Evo 4G
Apple iPhone 6s Plus
Prices
HTC Evo 4G
Model aliasA1633
A1687
A1691
A1700
Supersonic
PC36100

Design

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

Width77.9 mm
7.79 cm
0.256 ft
3.067 in
66 mm
6.6 cm
0.217 ft
2.598 in
Height158.2 mm
15.82 cm
0.519 ft
6.228 in
122 mm
12.2 cm
0.4 ft
4.803 in
Thickness7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.024 ft
0.287 in
13 mm
1.3 cm
0.043 ft
0.512 in
Weight192 g
0.42 lbs
6.77 oz
170 g
0.37 lbs
6 oz
Volume89.96 cm³
5.46 in³
104.68 cm³
6.36 in³
ColorsGray
Silver
Gold
Rose-gold
-
Body materialsAluminium alloy-

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-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
-
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
WiMAX
CDMA20001xEV-DO Rev. A1xEV-DO Rev. A
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-
LTELTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE AWS (B4)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 800 MHz (B20)
LTE 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE 800 MHz (B26)
LTE 800 MHz SMR (B27)
LTE 700 MHz APT (B28)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
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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+
LTE Cat 6
EV-DO Rev. A
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)iOS 9
iOS 10
iOS 11.4
iOS 12.3
IOS 13.5.1
Android 2.1 Eclair
Android 2.3 Gingerbread

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.

SoCApple A9 APL1022Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8250
Process technology14 nm65 nm
CPUApple TwisterScorpion
CPU bits64 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)64 KB + 64 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)3072 KB
3 MB
256 KB
0.25 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)8192 KB
8 MB
-
CPU cores21
CPU frequency1840 MHz1000 MHz
GPUPowerVR GT7600Qualcomm Adreno 200
GPU cores6-
RAM capacity2 GB512 MB
RAM typeLPDDR4-
ROM capacity-1024 MB
1.04858e+6 KB
M9 motion coprocessor
Samsung N66AP - 14 nm
TSMC N66mAP - 16 nm
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Storage

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

Storage16 GB
64 GB
128 GB
1 GB

Memory cards

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

Types-microSD
microSDHC
Included card-8 GB
8192 MB

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSTFT
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
Width2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.21 in
56.19 mm
5.62 cm
Height4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
3.69 in
93.66 mm
9.37 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.667:1
5:3
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density401 ppi
157 ppcm
217 ppi
85 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
-
Display area67.89 %65.57 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Retina HD display
Force Touch
1300:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
Full sRGB standard
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
LED-backlit
Corning Gorilla Glass

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
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.

Sensor modelSony IMX315 Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOS-
Sensor size4.8 x 3.6 mm
0.24 in
-
Pixel size1.19 µm
0.001190 mm
-
Crop factor7.21-
Aperturef/2.2-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.02 mm
29 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Number of lenses5-
Flash typeDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps-
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Sensor type - RGBW
Hybrid IR filter
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 240 fps
-

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.

Sensor typeCMOS-
Aperturef/2.2-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent31 mm-
Image resolution2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
-
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
-
Video FPS30 fps-
FeaturesFace unlock-
Retina flash
HDR
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
1.3 MP

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Cirrus Logic 338S00105
Cirrus Logic 338S1285
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
-

Radio

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

RadioNoYes
-RDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS

Wi-Fi

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

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
MiMOWi-Fi Router
WiMAX 802.16e

Bluetooth

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

Version4.22.1
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
EDR

USB

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

Connector type-Micro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Proprietary
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 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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
TV-Out
NFC
UMA
VoLTE
Computer 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
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
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
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
WAV
Apple Lossless
AAX+
AAX
AAC
AAC+
AMR
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
WMA9

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
H.263
H.264
H.265
QuickTime
MPEG-4
H.263
H.264
MP4
MPEG-4
WMV9

Battery

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

Capacity2750 mAh1500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time-5 h 12 min
5.2 h
312 min
0.2 days
2G stand-by time-146 h
8760 min
6.1 days
3G talk time24 h
1440 min
1 days
5 h 12 min
5.2 h
312 min
0.2 days
3G stand-by time384 h
23040 min
16 days
146 h
8760 min
6.1 days
FeaturesNon-removableRemovable

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 (EU)0.87 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)0.98 W/kg-
Head SAR (USA)1.14 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)1.14 W/kg-

Additional features

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

Additional features-Kickstand
 Apple iPhone 6s PlusHTC Evo 4G