For readers who are considering buying the HTC Desire X or the iPhone 5, here is specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.
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 5 comes with a LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 640 x 1136 pixels resolution.
The HTC Desire X comes with 118.5 x 62.3 x 9.3 mm dimensions and weighs 114 grams. The iPhone 5 comes with 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm dimensions and weighs 112 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 5 is equipped with a 1.3 GHz dual core swift processor and Apple A6 chipset. It comes in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 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. The device has 768 MB of RAM. The iPhone 5 runs on the iOS 6 operating system, which can be upgraded to the iOS 7. The device has 1 GB of RAM.
The HTC Desire X sports a 5 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The device does not have a secondary camera. The iPhone 5 sports an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.2 MP.
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 5 comes with a non-removable Li-Po 1440 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 8 hours on 3G.
Price in Australia
The HTC Desire X is priced at around AU $299.95. The iPhone 5 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $839.95 and the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $879.95.
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