HTC Inspire 4G vs HTC Desire HD | Full Specs Compared
HTC Inspire 4G and HTC Desire HD are both Android smartphones from HTC with excellent multimedia features. Both the phones have many similarities in hardware and also run Android 2.2 (Froyo) with HTC Sense. Both show fast performance powered by 1GHz Snapdragon Qualcomm processor with 768MB RAM. The main difference between them is the network support. While HTC Inspire 4G support HSPA+ and ready for 4G-LTE, HTC Desire HD is a 3G phone that support WCDMA and HSPA.
HTC Inspire 4G
HTC Inspire 4G is an Android 4G smartphone that runs Android 2.2 (Froyo). HTC Inspire 4G is one of the fastest smartphone giving high performance supported by HSPA+ network and it is also 4G-LTE ready. It gives a wonderful multimedia experience on a large 4.3″ WVGA display and powered by 1GHz Snapdragon Qualcomm processor with 768MB RAM, 8 megapixel camera with LED flash and in-camera editing, 720p HD video recording, Dolby SRS surround sound active noise cancellation and built in DLNA. This sleek metal alloy HTC Inspire 4G device also has a 4GB ROM, and has the microSD card slot that can support up to 32 GB memory.
The HTC Inspire’s other attraction is the improved HTC Sense with inspiring little features and htcsense.com online service. HTC Inspire runs on Android 2.2 (Froyo) with improved HTC Sense. HTC Inspire 4G is the first device to experience the htcsense. com online service. HTC says the new HTC Sense is designed with many little but simple ideas that will make HTC Inspire 4G to give you little surprises, delighting you every time. They call HTC Sense a Social Intelligence.
HTC sense has a feature similar to find my phone in iPhone, if your phone get lost you can trace it by sending a command to make the phone sound an alert, it will sound even while on silent mode, you can locate it in the map too. Also if you want you can remotely wipe all data in the handset with a single command. HTC sense also support multiple windows for browsing, which is an attractive feature in HTC Inspire 4G.
For applications, HTC Inspire 4G as an Android gadget has access to Android market that has hundreds of thousands of applications.
In the US market, HTC Inspire 4G is tied up with AT&T. It supports AT&T’s HSPA+ network.
HTC Desire HD
HTC Desire HD is an excellent multimedia phone with 4.3” LCD display and Dolby Mobile and SRS virtual sound, an 8-megapixel camera with dual-flash and the capability of 720p HD video recording and stream it on to a bigger screen via DLNA. It was the first HTC phone to come with the 1GHz Qualcomm 8255 Snapdragon processor and has 768 MB RAM. Pinch and tap with multi window view and integrated Adobe Flash Player gives a good browsing experience to users.
HTC Desire HD is a solid aluminum candy bar that runs Android 2.2 with HTC Sense. The improved HTC Sense enables fast boot and has added many new multimedia features like photo editing with variety of camera effects, HTC locations with on-demand mapping (service depend on the carrier), integrated e-reader that support text search from Wikipedia, Google, Youtube or dictionary. The htcsense.com online service also available for this phone, users can register for this service in the HTC website. One of the feature of the online service is the missing phone locater, it will trigger the handset to ring loudly, even if it is in silent mode. It also can show you the location on a map. If needed users can remotely lock the phone or remotely wipe all personal data from the phone. Nothing to worry, users can reload call/contact data to another HTC phone from a PC browser.
The HTC Desire HD is available through mobile operators and retailers across major European and Asian markets from October 2010.
|Comparison of Specifications
HTC Inspire 4G vs HTC Desire HD
|Design||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|Form Factor||Candy Bar||Candy bar|
|Dimension||122 x 68.5 x 11.7 mm||123 x 68 x11.8 mm|
|Weight||164 g||164 grams|
|Body Color||Brown, Black||Black|
|Display||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|Size||4.3 inches||4.3 inches LCD|
|Resolution||WVGA 800 x 480 pixels||WVGA 800 x 480|
|Features||16M Color, Pinch to zoom||16M Color, Capacitive touch, Pinch-to-zoom|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, A-GPS, digital compass, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor||G-Sensor, Digital compass, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor|
|Operating System||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|Platform||Android 2.2 (Froyo), upgradeable to 2.3||Android 2.2 Froyo|
|UI||HTC Sense 2||HTC Sense|
|Browser||Android WebKit, full HTML||Android WebKit|
|Java/Adobe Flash||Java via third party application, Adobe Flash 10.1||Adobe Fash Player 10.1|
|Processor||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|Model||Qualcomm QSD 8255 Snapdragon||Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon, Adreno 205 GPU|
|Memory||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|RAM||768 MB||768 MB|
|Included||4GB internal, 8GB microSD||1.5 GB|
|Expansion||Up to 32GB microSD card||microSD card slot|
|Camera||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|Resolution||8.0 megapixel||8 MP|
|Focus, Zoom||autofocus||Auto Focus|
|Video Capture||HD [email protected] (1280×720)||HD [email protected]|
|Features||Face detection, Geo-tagging||Geotagging, Built-in effects for depth of field, vignette|
|Secondary camera||No||G-Sensor, Digital compass, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor|
|Entertainment||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|Audio||3.5mm Ear Jack & Speaker, Dolby SRS Surround Sound (MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, M4A, AMR, OGG, MIDI)||Dolby Mobile Surround; Support Formats ACC, AMR, OGG, M4A, MID, MP3, WAV, WMA Recording: AMR|
|Video||MPEG4, XviD, WMV, 3GP, 3G2||Support 3GP, 3G2, MP4, WMV, AVI, XVID Recording:3GP|
|FM Radio||Yes||Yes , Tunein Radio from Android Market|
|Battery||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|Type Capacity||1230 mAh||1230 mAh , Rechargeable Lithium-ion|
|Talktime||Up to 6 hrs||550 min (2G), 320 min (3G)|
|Standby||Up to 15.5 days||420 hrs (2G), 490 hrs (3G)|
|Mail and Messaging||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|Push Email , Gmail Native Client, (IMAP, POP3, SMTP)||Mail Client, Gmail Native App|
|Messaging||MMS, SMS (threaded view), IM, Google Talk,||Google Talk, Facebook Chat, Beluga, SMS, MMS, Viber, Skype|
|Connectivity||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|Bluetooth||2.1+ EDR||2.1 +EDR|
|Location Service||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|Maps||Google Maps Navigation||Google Map|
|Lost-Theft Protection||3rd party application like lookout||HTCsense.com , Lookout App from Android Market|
|Network Support||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|2G/3G||GSM, GPRS, EGDE / HSPA+||GSM, GPRS, EDGE / HSPA, WCDMA|
|Applications||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|Apps||Android Market, Google Goggle, Google Mobile App||Android Market , Amazon App Store|
|Social Networks||Facebook, Twitter, Picasa, YouTube,||Facebook, Twitter, Flickr|
|Voice Calling||Skype, Viber, Vonage||Skype|
|Video Calling||Skype, Tango||Skype, Qik, Tango|
|Business Mobility||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|Remote VPN||Yes||Cisco Anyconnect, Juniper JunOS Pulse|
|Corporate Mail||Active Sync||Microsioft Exchange Active Sync|
|Corporate Directory||Yes with CISCO Jabber||Cisco Jabber|
|Video Conferencing||CISCO WebEx||Cisco WebEX|
|Security||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|Password protected screen, 3rd party application to locate lost phone or theft. (Lookout)||My Lookout App from Android Store|
|Additional Features||HTC Inspire 4G||HTC Desire HD|
|htcsense.com online service, Digital compass, Dedicated search key,||Users can register at HTCSense.com and manage phones remotely and protect phones in case of loss|