For readers who are considering buying the HTC One or the iPhone 5S, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.
Display and Design
The HTC One comes with a 4.7 inch Super LCD3 capacitive touch screen, rendering 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. The iPhone 5S comes with a 4 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 640 x 1136 pixels resolution.
The HTC One comes with 137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm dimensions and weighs 143 grams. The iPhone 5S comes with 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm dimensions and weighs 112 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The HTC One is equipped with a 1.7 GHz quad core krait 300 processor and Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 chipset. It comes in 32 GB and 64 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The iPhone 5S is equipped with a 1.3 GHz dual core cyclone processor and Apple A7 chipset. It comes in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The HTC One runs on the Android Jelly Bean operating system and has 2 GB of RAM. The iPhone 5S runs on the iOS 7 operating system and has 1 GB of RAM.
The HTC One sports a 4 MP primary camera with autofocus, optical image stabilization and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 2.1 MP. The iPhone 5S sports an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus and dual-LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.2 MP.
The HTC One comes with a non-removable Li-Po 2300 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 18 hours on 3G. The iPhone 5S comes with a non-removable Li-Po 1560 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 10 hours on 3G.
Price in Australia
The HTC One 4G LTE 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $639.95 and the 4G LTE 64 GB variant is priced at around AU $899.95. The iPhone 5S 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $859.95, the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $989.95 and the 64 GB variant is priced at around AU $1,129.95 in Australia.
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