Compare HTC Desire 816 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Feature Comparison

  • Screen Size of HTC Desire 816's is 14.0% more than Samsung Galaxy Alpha
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha has 32GB Internal Storage, whereas HTC Desire 816 has 8GB Internal Storage
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha's 2GB RAM is more than HTC Desire 816's 1.5GB RAM
 
HTC Desire 816
Samsung Galaxy Alpha
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54 / 100
100 / 100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
55Value For Money
75Value For Money
  
Display     
Screen Size
5.5 inch 4.7 inch   
Screen Resolution
1280 x 720 pixels 1280 x 720 pixels   
Screen Type
LCD Super AMOLED   
Pixel Density
267 PPI 312.5 PPI   
Screen Protection
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4   
Bezel Less
No No   
Screen Features
- -   
Chipset     
Brand
Qualcomm Samsung Exynos   
Processor Speed
1.6GHz 1.8GHz   
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Exynos 5430   
Processor Type
Quad-Core Quad-Core   
RAM
1.5GB 2GB   
Graphics
Adreno 305 Mali-T628 MP6   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
13MP 12MP   
Dual Rear Camera
No No   
Front Camera Resolution
5MP 2.1MP   
Dual Selfie Camera
No No   
Camera Details
Geotagging, Touch Focus, Continuous shooting, Face Detection, ISO settings, Simultaneous HD Video and Image Recording, HDR, Digital zoom, Exposure compensation, White balance settings Dual Camera, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face & Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR   
Video Recording Resolution
Full HD Video Recording (1080p) 4K Video Recording (2160p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, LED Flash Autofocus, LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Android Android   
OS Version
Android 4.4 KitKat Android 4.4 KitKat   
OS Detail
HTC Sense UI 6.0 TouchWiz UI   
OS Upgradable To
- Android 5.0   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
Micro USB Micro USB   
Features
Stereo Speakers, GPS, FM Radio Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio   
Sensors
Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Ambient Light Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate Sensor   
IP Rating
- -   
Dimensions (mm)
156.6 x 78.7 x 8 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7   
Weight
165 grams 115 grams   
Connectivity
3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC   
Headphone Jack Type
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
White, Gray, Orange Black, Frosted Gold, Sieek Silver   
Build Material
Plastic Metal, Polycarbonate   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
1 Year on mobile and 6 month on accessories 1 Year for Mobile & 6 Months for Accessories   
Body SAR
- 0.75W/kg   
Head SAR
- 1.18W/kg   
In The Box
Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, User Manual, Warranty Card Device, Charger, Warranty Card   
Audio Features
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
8GB 32GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
4.2GB 25.58GB   
Card Slot
Yes No   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
128GB -   
OTG Support
Yes Yes   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Dual Single   
Network Type
GSM + CDMA GSM   
SIM Card Type
Nano SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 1 Details
3G, 2G, Nano SIM 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
- -   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
No No   
2G Bands
- GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900   
3G Bands
- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100   
4G Bands
- LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
2600mAh 1860mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
No Yes   
Wireless Charging
No No   
Fast Charging
No No   

HTC Desire 816 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha Specs

Specs
HTC Desire 816Samsung Galaxy Alpha  
Screen Size 5.5 inch4.7 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 13MP12MP  
RAM 1.5GB2GB  
Battery Capacity 2600mAh1860mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 5MP2.1MP  

HTC Desire 816 Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Impressive sound output
  • Dedicated MicroSD card slot
  • Good battery backup
The Bad
  • Glossy back attracts smudges and fingerprints
  • Supports nano SIM cards only

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Crisp and vivid AMOLED display with 312PPI
  • Good performance for average usage thanks to the 2GB RAM
  • 12MP rear camera can shoot videos up to 4k
  • 4G LTE support
The Bad
  • Average battery backup
  • No storage expansion option
  • Runs on outdated Android 4.4 KitKat with no hope of update from Samsung

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