HTC Incredible S vs HTC Desire HD | Full Specs Compared | Incredible S vs Desire HD Features and Performance
HTC Incredible S and HTC Desire HD are two amazing multi media phones based on Android platform from HTC. Both the phones are built with same 1GHz Qualcomm 8255 processor and run Android 2.2 which can be upgraded. HTC Incredible S has got an elegant contour design and sports a 4 inches super LCD display with WVGA 800×480 resolution. HTC Desire HD is a solid aluminum unibody with 4.3″ LCD display with WVGA resolution. The super LCD display is more crispy, clear and colorful. Both the phones have 8 megapixel cameras that can capture HD videos at 720p. HTC Incredible S has a 1.3MP front facing camera for video calling, whereas this feature is not available in HTC Desire HD. One striking feature of Incredible S is that labels of the buttons are not printed giving an impression of a button less device. Other than these there are few more small differences in the specs which is detailed in the comparison chart below.
HTC Incredible S
HTC Incredible S is an innovative design, it has got an unique contoured rubberized back and has large 4 inch super LCD display with a WVGA (800 x 480) resolution. The display produce vivid and vibrant colors and the display is bright enough to be read easily in broad daylight. This smartphone is equipped with a super fast 1GHz processor with an internal storage of 1.1 GB and a RAM of 768MB. It is a dual camera device with a 8MP camera at the rear that has auto focus and LED flash and can record HD videos in 720p. It also has a front 1.3MP that allows video chatting and video calling. The Incredible immerse you in virtual surroud with SRS WOW HD sound. The phone has all the standard features of a smartphone such as gyro sensor, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor and digital compass. For connectivity, the phone has 3G, Wi-Fi and with Bluetooth 2.1 that supports A2DP for wireless stereo headsets and PBAP to access phonebook from car kit.
HTC Incredible S runs Android 2.2 (Froyo) which the company promises to upgrade to Android Gingerbread. Add to this is the amazing HTC Sense UI. The phone makes browsing and downloading a pleasing experience with the amazing HTC Sense UI and full Adobe flash player support. Another unique feature of HTC Incredible S is the rotation of the button when you rotate your phone to landscape. The notable feature that’s missing is the HDMI out.
The Incredible S is available at Carphone Warehouse for £450 on a pay as you go deal. SIM free is available for £420 and can get it for £5/month two year contract.
HTC Desire HD
HTC Desire HD is a solid aluminum candy bar that runs Android 2.2 with HTC Sense. It is an excellent multimedia phone with 4.3” LCD display, Dolby Mobile and SRS virtual sound, and 8-megapixel camera with dual flash. The camera can capture HD videos at 720p HD and that can be shared on a bigger screen via DLNA. It is the first HTC phone to come with a 1GHz Qualcomm 8255 Snapdragon processor and has 768 MB RAM. Pinch to zoom and tap to zoom with multi window view and supported by integrated Adobe Flash Player give a good browsing experience to users. Multi tasking also quite impressive, however keeping many apps unnecessarily opened will have a blow on the already weaker battery life.
The HTC Desire HD is available through mobile operators and retailers across major European and Asian markets from October 2010.
The HTC Sense, which HTC calls as the social intelligence gives a unique experience to users with its many small but intelligent applications. The improved HTC Sense enables fast boot and has added many new multimedia features. HTC Sense has enhanced camera application with many camera features like full screen viewfinder, touch focus, onscreen access to camera adjustments and effects. The other features include HTC locations with on-demand mapping (service depend on the carrier), integrated e-reader that support text search from Wikipedia, Google, Youtube or dictionary. Browsing is made enjoyable with features like magnifier, quick look up to look for a word, Wikipedia search, Google search, YouTube search, Google translate and Google dictionary. You can add a new window for browsing or move from one to another windows by zooming in and out. It also offers a good music player, which is better than the standard Android music player. There are many other features with htc sense that give a beautiful experience to users.
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.