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Apple iPhone 5 vs HTC Droid DNA the Ultimate Comparsion 

Apple, being the pioneer of introducing the concept of smart phones to the world, stands highly among the big players in smart phones industry in terms of market share. In the beginning, Apple was successful in delivering suave smart phones with quality features in its smart phones like the original iPhone , iPhone 2g, 3g and iPhone 4. But now the dynamics are changing. There are many other players in the market who are delivering value to the customer at a relatively fair price than Apple. These devices have not only cutting edge technology but also reasonable prices than Apple.On the other hand, Apple, with its new smart phones, is lacking innovation according to many experts. These competitors of Apple are molding themselves to current needs of the users and also incorporating cutting edge technology. HTC is one of those companies. Its latest smart phone HTC Droid DNA is making its presence known due to its killer specs sheet and suave design. It is newer than the iPhone5. The big question is that whether this smart phone has the potential to actually steer people away from Apple's new iPhone5. A comparison would help you decide

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There is a huge contrast between the two phones when it comes to size. Apple iPhone5 is relatively smaller and hence becomes easy to hold in one hand whereas HTC Droid DNA is a handful to operate. Apple is also lighter and thinner than its rival. HTC droid design in a bit modest with tapered design and soft matte casing offers. Apple iPhone5 certainly looks more stylish.

Apple is relying on its iconic recessed button which you cannot press accidently whereas the Droid DNA is using the trio of capacitive buttons and every once in a while one can accidently press the home key or the call key. There is an LED notification light on the front and back of HTC Droid DNA


iPhone comes with a 4-inch Retina Display featuring a resolution of 640×1136. It is definitely sharp and detailed with a pixel density of 326 ppi. But Apple has been surpassed by the 441 ppi pixel density conjured up by the DROID DNA’s 5-inch 1080 x 1920 Super LCD-3 display. The display of Droid DNA is sharper than the Apple iPhone5.


In the rear, both phones are supporting 8 megapixel autofocus cameras that can record 1080p HD videos and have LED flash. On the front, iPhone5 flaunts a 1.2 megapixel camera that can shoot video at 720p but the Droid DNA has a better camera of 2.1 mega-pixel camera with 1080p HD recording feature.

Interface and functionality

It is purely a matter of personal preference when it comes to Android or iOS. Droid DNA flaunts a 4.1.1 Jelly Bean which adheres more to power users. Apple has stuck to his own straight forward iOS.

The keyboards in both phones are great but in comparison, iPhone5 delivers great typing experience as its keyboard is a bit snappier and more responsive than the HTC Droid DNA.

Processor and Memory

People are very impressed by the power packed features of the HTC Droid DNA. It is newer than the iPhone5. HTC Droid DNA is powered by a quad-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro chip with 2GB of RAM. Whereas the iPhone5 comes with a dual-core 1.3GHz Apple A6 processor with 1GB of RAM. Although the processors look very different from each other but performance of iPhone equally good or may be a bit snappier. The reason is that Sense 4+UI is a bit more graphically intensive than the static look of iOS 6. Both phone perform equally faster in most of the processes.

There is no storage expandability on both the devices, sadly. Infact, Droid DNA only comes in 16 GB model whereas the iPhone is available in 16, 32 and 64GB of memory.


4G LITE connections consume your battery power to the maximum and only lets you get through with an 8 hour work shift. Both phones have this feature in them. So users have to be extra conscious. But with normal connections, battery life increases with the both phones and they can last for a day if they are fully charged. HTC Droid DNA has an extra feature. It comes with wireless charging via the Qi wireless charging standard.


The personal preference obviously comes first. Whether you are an iOS guy or Android lover. Both phones have similar characteristics when it comes to speed, call quality, internet and multimedia. The Droid has a better front camera and bigger better screen but Apple boasts easy portability with Apple's sleek design. The Droid has impressive specs sheet but Apple delivers almost the same level of speed and performance. Nonetheless, both devices would people's top preference this holiday season.