For readers who are considering buying the HTC Desire X or the iPhone 4, here is a list of the specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. Be informed before making that buy.
Display and Design
The HTC Desire X comes with a 4 inch Super LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 480 x 800 pixels resolution. The iPhone 4 comes with a 3.5 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 640 x 960 pixels resolution.
The HTC Desire X comes with 118.5 x 62.3 x 9.3 mm dimensions and weighs 114 grams. The iPhone 4 comes with 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm dimensions and weighs 137 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The HTC Desire X is equipped with a 1 GHz dual core processor and Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon chipset. It comes with 4 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 32 GB using a Micro SD card.
The iPhone 4 is equipped with a 1 GHz cortex A8 processor and Apple A4 chipset. It comes in 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The HTC Desire X runs on the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, which can be upgraded to the Jelly Bean version and comes with 768 MB of RAM. The iPhone 4 runs on the iOS 4 operating system, which can be upgraded to the iOS 6 and iOS 7 versions. The device has 512 MB of RAM.
The HTC Desire X sports a 5 MP camera with autofocus and LED flash. The device does not have a secondary camera. The iPhone 4 also sports a 5 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is a VGA camera.
The HTC Desire X comes with a Li-Ion 1650 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 10 hours on 3G. The iPhone 4 comes with a non-removable Li-Po 1420 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 7 hours on 3G.
Price in Australia
The HTC Desire X is priced at around AU $299.95. The iPhone 4 8 GB variant is priced at around AU $489.95 in Australia.
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