HTC Desire 816 vsÂ Samsung A7 comparison:Â HTCÂ has been a trademark in the smart phone industry by some of its remarkable products such as 820 and DesireÂ series. Here we have compared some of the best selling phones in the market by HTC. Camera, Display, Graphics and performance are the best in class in this price range. Lets have a comparable look below in detailsÂ HTC Desire 816 vs Samsung A7Â comparison,Â Â specifications, price, comparison and pros and cons.
HTC Desire 816 vs Samsung A7 comparison
|Â||HTC Desire 816||Â Samsung A7|
|Screen Size||5.5 inch||5.5 inch|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels||1080 x 1920 Â pixels|
|Pixel Density||Â 267 ppi||Â 401 ppi|
|Version||Â Android (4.4.2) Sense v5.5 UI||Â Android (5.0)|
|Up-Gradable||Â Up-gradable toÂ 5.0|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928||Media Tek MT6571Â processor|
|GHz||1.6Â GhzÂ Quad core,ARM Cortex-A7||1.7GHz octa Core|
|RAM||Â 1536 MB RAM||Â 2 GB RAM|
|GPU||Adreno 305||Ardeno 405|
|Front||5Â MP||Â 5 MP|
|Rear||Â 13Â MP||Â 12 MP|
|Features||Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Phase detection autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Self-timer||Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, ISO control, Burst mode, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Voice activation|
|Internal||Â 8Â GB||16Â GB|
|External||Â upto 64 GB||Â upto 64 GB|
|Wi-Fi||Â Yes||Â Yes|
|Bluetooth||Â Yes||Â Yes|
|NFC||Â Yes||Â Yes|
|USB||Â Yes (Micro USB)||Â Yes (Micro USB)|
|mAh||2600 mAh||2600Â mAh|
|Stand-By||Â 30.7 days (737 hours)||30.7 days (737 hours)|
|Price||Â 24,000Â INR||25,200 INR|
HTC Desire 816 vs Samsung A7Â comparison
Design and Display:
The HTC Desire 816 Â features a 5.5-inch display with a 720 x 1280-pixel resolution with a pixel density of 267Â ppi. While the other hand rival, The Samsung A7 features a 5.5-inch Super LTPS display with same 1920×1080-pixel resolution with the pixel density of 401 ppi. Both tha smartphones have the same display size but Samsung A7 has a better pixel density and the image resolution.
The Samsung A7 Â gives you slightly more screen space, not only because it’s fractionally larger, but because theA7 has on-screen controls.
The Desire 816 boosts up with 1.6GHzÂ Quad coreÂ Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928Â with ARM Cortex-A7 chips inside and a Adreno 305Â GPU with a 1535 MB of RAM. While the Samsung a7Â features a 1.7GHz 64 bitÂ octa-core Media Tek MT6571Â processor which is one of the fastest processors out there for mobile devices Â fitted inside intending for an affordable price tag and with respectable performance with the Â Adreno 405 GPU Â as well as 2 GB of RAM. Which means that the HTC Desire 816 miniÂ has lessÂ RAM than its rival Samsung and offers lessÂ space than the other one. When we work on the phones then we found that the Samsung takes a lead in terms of processor speedÂ as the samsung boosts up with the high performance intending octa core processor where the other one uses quad core processor. So the Samsung a7 here again let us choose it Â over HTC Desire 816.
The HTC Desire 816Â features 8Â GB of on-board ROM. AndÂ the phone is Â supported with a external SD card Slot with 128GB of expendability. A 12 GB and 60 GB of free Google Drive space is also given along with the ROM options. While the Samsung A7 features 16Â GB on-board storage and with an external storage of 128 GB via external SD card slot. A 50GB of free cloud storage through Dropbox for 2 years is also provided. This means that Samsung A7 offers more storage capacity than the desire 816.
TheÂ HTCÂ Desire 816 features the same UltraPixel sensor (f/2.0 aperture) found in the original desireÂ phones, although it’s a better all-round performer than before. It also has a Duo Camera for depth perception which means that there’s a range of fancy features on offer and 5-megapixel (f/2.0 aperture) front-facing camera which is goodÂ for selfies. But the front camera is not an HD version.
On the second half, the Samsung A7 miniÂ features a 8-megapixel sensor with fast 0.8 second capture speed. The Samsung camera is alsoÂ known for the best photography with its revolving camera Â and wide viewing angle, so the Samsung A7 takes the lead in terms of camera.Although its has front snapper of 12 megapixel and one with HTC it has 13 megapixel but the pixel quality and resolution of samsung is far better than the HTC and gives more sharper images.
The HTC Desire 816Â features Android 4.4 KitKat and Sense 5.5. The Samsung A7 features the latest Android 5.0 lollipop and a new version of TouchWiz.So here again Samsung has the advantage over the HTC Desire 816.
The HTC Desire 816Â features a 2600Â mAh battery that is supposedly 40 per cent more efficient than the first HTC Desire phone, which could last up to two days with 2G services. HoweverÂ Desire 816 has added aggressive power saver options to make sure your device lasts the distance and it’s very impressive.
The Samusng A7 features a 2600 mAh battery that will get you through the day. It also offers power saving features to match those of NoteÂ series phones. Both devices are a step above the previous generation, giving much better endurance. So both the smartphone have the same battery capacity.
Conclusion whether which one is the best:
The Desire 816Â features a machined aluminium body that wraps around the sides making for a 90 per cent metal finish. There will be manyÂ colors available: Black, Gray, Pink, Yellow, Green, Blue, Red, White. It’s a triumph of design, it looks stunning and feels sensational to hold.
The A7 is made out of metal which makes it looks more sharp and the mobile contains more chrome part than the other smartphones already lined up or are going to be or are the rivals at same price. The A7 is considerably taller than the A5 and A3.The big positives are that it is dust proof and resistant in liquid down to a metre in depth, and it’ll be available in colors of-Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light Blue.
The Samsung A7 feels like the slicker device in daily use. The user interface is faster and although it has less options and features, the interface feels more sophisticated and mature. It offers class-leading sound quality, a great display, but the real winner is the design. In the battle of these two giants, HTC takes it, but only just.
The Samsung A7 miniÂ offers a wider range of features and comes with great connectivity, a stunning display, plenty of power and a camera that performs well.Working on the latest operating system and with the usage of high speed processors will take hearts of android lovers.However it feels like it could be faster in daily use and the unique features of the heart rate sensor and fingerprint scanner may well get turned off and ignored.
As per price, the HTC Desire 816Â is available at Rs 24,990Â INR and the Samsung A7 available in India at a price tag ofÂ 25,200 INR.