Desire 500 VS Galaxy Mega 5.8

The HTC Desire 500 has better specifications than the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

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HTC Desire 500 VS Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

 
Desire 500 Galaxy Mega 5.8
 
The HTC Desire 500 and the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 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
0
The Desire 500 is thicker at 9.9mm
2
The Galaxy Mega 5.8 is thinner at 9mm
Smaller Size (CC)
2
The Desire 500 has a smaller cubic volume of 1363944.65625
0
The Galaxy Mega 5.8 has a greater cubic volume of 1884127.5
Less Weight
2
The Desire 500 lighter at 123 grams
0
The Galaxy Mega 5.8 heavier at 182 grams
Screen Viewability
0
The Desire 500 features a smaller 4.3" display
2
The Galaxy Mega 5.8 features a bigger 5.8" display
Pixel Density
2
The Desire 500 has a higher pixel density at 217 ppi
0
The Galaxy Mega 5.8 has lower pixel density at 190 ppi
Newer
1
The Desire 500 is newer and was released on 08/2013
0
The Galaxy Mega 5.8 is older and was released on 04/2013
Standby Time
1
The Desire 500 can last more around 435 hours
0
The Galaxy Mega 5.8 can last less around hours
Talk Time
2
The Desire 500 can last more around 12 hours
0
The Galaxy Mega 5.8 can last less around hours
Camera
1
The Galaxy Mega 5.8 has a 8mp camera
1
The Galaxy Mega 5.8 has a 8mp camera
Total Points
11 5
Total Score
69% 31%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the HTC Desire 500 and the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the HTC Desire 500 has better specifications than the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the HTC Desire 500. Note that the Desire 500 has 4GB internal storage compared to 8 GB internal storage found in the Galaxy Mega 5.8 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 HTC Desire 500 or the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

Availability

Announced on
August 2013 April 2013
Available
August 2013 May 2013

Battery

Capacity
1800 mAh 2600 mAh
Standby Time
435 hours -
Talk Time
12 hours -
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
4 2
Speed
1.2GHz 1.4GHz
Type
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 -

Camera

Aperture
f2.0 -
Focal length
28mm -
Main
8mp (3264x2448) 8mp (3264x2448)
Secondary
1280x1024 1600x1200
Video
720p 1080p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
4.0 (A2DP) 4.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
YES YES
GPRS
YES YES
GPS
YES yes, and GLONASS
HSCSD
HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, HSUPA
USB
2.0 microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
480x800 pixels 540x960 pixels
Size
4.3 inches 5.8 inches
Type
WVGA capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 900, 2100 HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100
Alias
- I9150, I9152 Dual SIM
Form Factor
Slate Phablet
Price Range
$300-$500 $500+

Memory

Card Slot
microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64GB
Internal
4GB 8 GB
Ram
1 GB 1.5 GB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
- 4.2.2

Other Features

Misc Features
Beats Audio, Blink Feed -
SIM Slots
2 -
SIM Type
micro-SIM micro-SIM

Size and Weight

Depth
9.9 mm (0.39 inches) 9.0 mm (0.35 inches)
Height
131.8 mm (5.14 inches) 162.6 mm (6.34 inches)
Weight
123 grams (4.3 ounces) 182 grams (6.4 ounces)
Width
66.9 mm (2.61 inches) 82.4 mm (3.21 inches)