iPad 3rd Generation VS Desire S

The Apple iPad 3rd Generation has better specifications than the HTC Desire S

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Apple iPad 3rd Generation VS HTC Desire S

 
iPad 3rd Generation Desire S
 
The Apple iPad 3rd Generation and the HTC Desire S are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
2
The iPad 3rd Generation is thinner at 9.4mm
0
The Desire S is thicker at 11.6mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The iPad 3rd Generation has a greater cubic volume of 419616
2
The Desire S has a smaller cubic volume of 79773.2
Less Weight
0
The iPad 3rd Generation heavier at 650 grams
2
The Desire S lighter at 130 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The iPad 3rd Generation features a bigger 9.7" display
0
The Desire S features a smaller 3.7" display
Pixel Density
2
The iPad 3rd Generation has a higher pixel density at 264 ppi
0
The Desire S has lower pixel density at 252 ppi
Newer
1
The iPad 3rd Generation is newer and was released on 03/2012
0
The Desire S is older and was released on 02/2011
Standby Time
1
The iPad 3rd Generation can last more around 720 hours
0
The Desire S can last less around 455 hours
Talk Time
1
The iPad 3rd Generation can last less around 10 hours
1
The Desire S can last less around 10 hours
Camera
1
The Desire S has a 5mp camera
1
The Desire S has a 5mp camera
Total Points
10 6
Total Score
63% 38%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Apple iPad 3rd Generation and the HTC Desire S to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Apple iPad 3rd Generation has better specifications than the HTC Desire S, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Apple iPad 3rd Generation. Note that the iPad 3rd Generation has 16GB, 32GB, 64GB internal storage compared to 1.1 GB internal storage found in the Desire S currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the Apple iPad 3rd Generation or the HTC Desire S

Availability

Announced on
March 2012 February 2011
Available
March 2012 May 2011

Battery

Capacity
11485 mAh 1450 mAh
Standby Time
720 hours 455 hours
Talk Time
10 hours 10 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithum Ion

CPU

Core #
2 -
Speed
1GHz 1GHz
Type
A5X Qualcomm MSM8255

Camera

Main
5mp (2592x1944) 5mp (2592x1944)
Secondary
VGA videocall camera 640x480
Video
1080p 720p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
4.0 2.1 + EDR
EDGE
- Class 12
GPRS
- Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
GPS
- YES
HSCSD
- HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
USB
30-pin connector microUSB v2.0
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
2048x1536 pixels 480x800 pixels
Size
9.7 inches 3.7 inches
Type
LED-backlit IPS S-LCD capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
- GSM / EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
- HSDPA 900, 2100
Alias
The New iPad, iPad 3 -
Form Factor
Tablet Slate
Price Range
$500+ $300-$500

Memory

Call record
- Unlimited
Card Slot
- microSD, up to 32GB
Internal
16GB, 32GB, 64GB 1.1 GB
Phonebook
- Unlimited entries
Ram
1 GB 768 MB

Operating System

Type
iOS Android
Version
5.1 2.3

Size and Weight

Depth
9.4 mm (0.37 inches) 11.6 mm (0.45 inches)
Height
240.0 mm (9.36 inches) 115.0 mm (4.49 inches)
Weight
650 grams (22.8 ounces) 130 grams (4.6 ounces)
Width
186.0 mm (7.25 inches) 59.8 mm (2.33 inches)