2014 was the year when a large number of smartphones were launched by different manufacturers. Now, as we step into new year, it becomes crucial for the potential buyers to find out which smartphone is best for them. That is why, in this post we have compared the specifications and features of few of the best smartphones of 2014. Out of many smartphones of 2014, battling with each other, we have picked three best smartphones- HTC Desire Eye VS Samsung Galaxy Note 4 VS Apple iPhone 6 for comparison so that you decide which one among these three is actually best for you. Scroll down to find how HTC Desire Eye, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Apple iPhone 6 compare with each other in specifications, features and price.
Specifications and Features Comparison: HTC Desire Eye VS Samsung Galaxy Note 4 VS Apple iPhone 6
|Device/Features||HTC Desire Eye||Samsung Galaxy Note 4||Apple iPhone 6|
|Price||Rs. 37,900||Rs. 54,999||Rs. 53,500|
|Display||5.2 inch Capacitive touchscreen – Corning Gorilla Glass 3||5.7 inch Super AMOLED – Gorilla Glass 4||4.7 inch IPS LCD – Shatterproof Glass, Oleophobic Coating|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 – 424 ppi||1440 x 2560 – 515 ppi||750 x 1334 – 326 ppi|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 801||Qualcomm Snapdragon 805||Apple A8|
|CPU||Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400||Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450||Dual Core 1.4 GHz|
|GPU||Adreno 330||Adreno 420||PowerVR GX6450|
|RAM||2 GB||3 GB||1 GB|
|Memory||16 GB||32 GB||16/64/128 GB|
|MicroSD||Yes – up to 128 GB||Yes – up to 128 GB||No|
|Battery||2400 mAh – Li-Ion – Fixed||3220 mAh – Li-Ion||1810 mAh – Fixed|
|Rear Camera||13 MP, Auto Focus, Dual Tone LED Flash, HDR, Touch Focus||16 MP, Optical Image Stabilization, Auto Focus, LED Flash||8 MP, Auto Focus, Dual Tone LED Flash|
|Front Camera||13 MP, auto focus, dual-LED flash, HDR||3.7 MP||1.2 MP|
|Connectivity||2/3/4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Dual Band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC||2/3/4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac Dual band,
Bluetooth 4.1, NFC
|2/3/4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac Dual Band, Bluetooth 4.0, Locked NFC|
|OS||Android 4.4.4 KitKat – HTC Sense UI 6.0||Android 4.4.4 KitKat||iOS 8|
|Extras||IPX7 certified – dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes||Fingerprint Sensor, S Pen Stylus||Fingerprint Sensor, Apple Pay|
Design and Display
iPhone 6 comes with a premium feel just like its predecessors, boasting of its aluminium body. While Samsung has tried to take things to a next level by moving from plastic body designs to metal body designs. Galaxy Note 4 comes encased in a metalic rim with a plastic back cover. With stunning plastic body design, Desire Eye stands out in the competition with its IPX7 certification which makes it dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes.
Coming to the display, Desire Eye and Galaxy Note 4 are equipped with larger and sharper screens of 5.2 inch (Capacitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection) and 5.7 inch (Super AMOLED with Gorilla Glass 4 protection) respectively. While iPhone 6 features comparatively smaller display of 4.7 inch with 750 x 1334 pixels resolution and 326 ppi pixel density. Despite smaller display, iPhone 6 doesn’t fail to impress us with its clear and bright display.
HTC desire Eye is powered by Quad-core 2.3 GHz CPU with Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset coupled with 2 GB RAM, Galaxy Note 4 packs a Quad-core 2.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor accompanied with 3 GB RAM both delivering faster performance and quick app access. iPhone 6 on the other hand comes with a mighty configuration on a completely different platform of Dual Core 1.4 GHz Apple A8 processor. iPhone 6 is paired with 1 GB of RAM yet it delivers unmatched performance to the users.
Desire Eye and Galaxy Note 4 both run on Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system while iPhone 6 runs on iOS 8 operating system with features like Apple Pay and Fingerprint sensor. Desire Eye features HTC Sense UI 6.0 user interface on its Android operating system. Galaxy Note 4 running on Android operating system features Fingerprint sensor and S Pen Stylus which makes the use of this smartphone more convenient.
Primary and Secondary cameras, both have become one of the most vital factors which buyers look for in smartphone these days. The selfie trend among the people makes buyers inclined towards smartphones with good front camera. But what do these smartphones have in store for the selfie lovers?
All these smartphones give heated competition to each other on imaging front. HTC Desire Eyes sports a 13 mega pixel camera on both the rear and front ends. It features 13 mega pixel primary camera, 13 mega pixel secondary camera with features like Auto Focus, Dual Tone LED Flash and HDR.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 sports 16 mega pixel primary camera with Optical Image Stabilization, Auto Focus, LED Flash and a 3.7 mega pixel secondary camera.
iPhone 6 equips 8 mega pixel rear camera with Auto Focus, Dual Tone LED Flash and a 1.2 mega pixel front facing camera.
For storage purpose, Desire Eye entails 16 GB of internal storage, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 entails 32 GB of internal storage, both expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card while iPhone 6 comes in three variants based on non expandable internal storage- 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB.
Battery and Connectivity
Galaxy Note 4 packs the most powerful battery out of the three devices with 3220 mAh – Li-Ion battery with Ultra Power Saving mode and fast-charging technology which can charge it to 50 percent with in 30 minutes.. HTC Desire Eye holds the second position with 2400 mAh battery while iPhone 6 is fueled with a 1810 mAh battery.
All three smartphones include 2/3/4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Dual Band, Bluetooth and NFC as connectivity options.
All of these three devices are great smartphones with spectacular features. HTC Desire and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 run on Android operating system with larger RAM’s and are more suitable for the ones looking for smartphones with super fast performance. 13 mega pixel camera on both rear and front ends of HTC Desire Eye is designed to thrill all photography buffs looking for a good selfie smartphone with unmatched performance at a much lower price. While iPhone 6 also proves itself a perfect smartphone with its premium look and striking features to attract buyers looking for a value for money device.