Mobile technology is ever evolving. Sadly, with all the cutting edge smartphones offered by various manufacturers, it is easy to get lost in the confusion. In the market, there are two platforms that reign supreme. These are handsets made by Apple and phones made by Android manufacturers. Let's compare the iOS-powered iPhone 4S and the HTC Sensation to help you device which phone suits you.
When it comes to software, both sides will claim to be the best. Apple's smartphone comes pre-installed with the latest version of the iOS. This is the iOS 5. This new iteration of the Apple mobile OS offers a number of new features such as iMessage, the Cards app, Twitter integration, and so much more. It also comes with an app exclusive to the phone. This is the personal assistant Siri.
HTC's former flagship is pre-installed with the Android OS version 2.3. This is the smartphone-optimized Gingerbread OS. This is a previous version of Google's mobile operating system. However, Google has officially launched the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This is set to unify both the smartphone-optimized Gingerbread with the tablet-optimized Honeycomb. The Taiwanese phone giant has promised to issue an update for its latest smartphones soon.
When it comes to hardware, the iPhone 4S comes with an 8 megapixel camera that records videos in 1080p. The HTC Sensation comes with a similar camera. The both come packed with dual-core processors under the hood. The iOS-powered smartphone comes packed with a 1 GHz dual-core processor coupled with 512 MB of RAM under the hood. HTC's former flagship comes packed with a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor coupled with 768 MB of RAM under the hood. When it comes to performance, HTC's smartphones clearly has an advantage over Apple's flagship.
If you're looking for real estate, the HTC Sensation also has an advantage over the iPhone 4S. HTC's handset sports a 4.3 inch S-LCD capacitive touch screen. This is larger compared to 4S's 3.5 inch display. Although Apple's phone offers more resolution (640 x 960 pixels) due to its Retina Display, the Taiwanese phone manufacturer's phone offers resolution (540 x 960 pixels) not too far behind from the iOS-powered handset.
Both phones come with their own pros and cons. All the information found here will help you determine which smartphone is more for you. Will it be the iPhone 4S? Will it be the HTC Sensation? It's up to you to decide.
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