HTC Incredible S vs. HTC Desire S – Review

by Jerry D on March 22, 2011

Which phone is the better ‘S’? The HTC Incredible S? Or the HTC Desire S? We compare the two in a no-holds-barred, stat-based smackdown…

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Stat-fight: HTC Incredible S vs. HTC Desire S

HTC Incredible S VS HTC Desire S
Display 4.0-inch S-LCD 3.7-inch S-LCD
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels 480 x 800 pixels
Processor 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon
Software Android 2.2 with HTC Sense Android 2.3 with HTC Sense
Storage Up to 32GB Up to 32GB
Rear camera 8.0 Megapixels with autofocus and touch-to-focus, a dual LED flash, geotagging, image stablization and 720p HD video recording 5.0 Megapixels with autofocus, an LED flash, geotagging and 720p HD video recording
Front camera Yes Yes
4G No No
3G 3G/HSDPA (14.4Mbps) 3G/HSDPA (14.4Mbps)
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP 2.1 with A2DP
Size 64.0 x 120.0 x 11.7mm 59.8 x 115.0 x 11.6mm
Weight 135g 130g
Talktime 6.0 hours 7.0 hours
Standby 370 hours 455 hours

Analysis: HTC Incredible S vs. HTC Desire S

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Here’s how the fight played out over 9 punishing rounds of ‘my tech’s better than your tech…’

Best Connectivity: Draw (1-1)
Best Size/Weight: Desire S (1-2)
Best Camera/Video: Incredible S (2-2)
Best Display: Incredible S (3-2)
Best Processor: Draw (4-3)
Best Software: Desire S (4-4)
Best Storage: Draw (5-5)
Best Battery life: Desire S (5-6)
Best Extras: Draw (6-7)

BPF Verdict: The HTC Desire S wins!

See if these two phones make our Top 20 Best Smartphones list…

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