PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of One vs iPhone 5s

Performance

Processing power and speed

HTC One
7.5
iPhone 5s
8.3
Passmark, Geekbench and BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

HTC One
8.9
iPhone 5s
10.0
GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

HTC One
5.1
iPhone 5s
5.1
Talk time (3G), Standby time (3G) and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

HTC One
9.0
iPhone 5s
8.7
Reviews from phonearena.com, gsmarena.com, pocket-lint.com, techradar.com and 3 more

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

HTC One
7.4
iPhone 5s
7.9

Winner
Apple iPhone 5s 

PhoneRocket recommends the Apple iPhone 5s  based on its performance and graphics.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of HTC One vs iPhone 5s

geekbench Processor and memory performance

HTC One
1,863
iPhone 5s
2,523

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

HTC One
3,226
iPhone 5s
4,904

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

HTC One
2,262
iPhone 5s
3,621

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

HTC One
17 fps
iPhone 5s
24.7 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

HTC One
46 fps
iPhone 5s
53 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of HTC One

Reasons to consider the
HTC One

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Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Store significantly more stuff 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1080 vs 1136 x 640 More than 2.8x higher resolution
Significantly sharper screen 468 ppi vs 325 ppi Around 45% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Longer standby time (3G) 29,952 min vs 14,976 min 2x longer standby time (3G)
Faster processor 1.7 GHz vs 1.3 GHz More than 30% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Bigger screen 4.7" vs 4" Around 20% bigger screen
More battery capacity 2,300 mA·h vs 1,560 mA·h More than 45% more battery capacity
Bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 825,000 apps Around 5% more apps; find an app for virtually any task
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Back view of Apple iPhone 5s

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Apple iPhone 5s

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Much faster web browser 3,621 vs 2,262 More than 60% better BrowserMark score
Faster graphics 24.7 fps vs 17 fps More than 45% better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
Better overall performance 2,523 vs 1,863 More than 35% better geekbench score
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s 5x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Lighter 112 g vs 143 g More than 20% lighter
Higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 4 MP 2x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Thinner 7.6 mm vs 9.3 mm Around 20% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

HTC One  vs iPhone 5s 

8.5
9.3
Without a doubt, it’s a pretty cool and slick feature, especially when the audio also receives the same slow motion treatment as well.
iPhone 5s

10.0
10.0
The LCD display comes protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and offers great viewing angles.
HTC One

Overall

9.0 Out of 10
8.7 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

HTC One  vs
iPhone 5s 
Type Super LCD3 IPS LCD
Size 4.7" 4"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1136 x 640
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 468 ppi 325 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes No

software

Operating system Android 4.4.2 iOS 7
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Apple App Store
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 825,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

HTC One  vs
iPhone 5s 
Weight 143 g 112 g
Thickness 9.3 mm 7.6 mm
Size 68.2 x 137.4 x 9.3 mm 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.3 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
RAM 2 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 64 GB 16 GB

photo & video

Camera 4 MP 8 MP
Resolution 4 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2.1 MP 1.2 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video output Micro USB Micro USB

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 818 min 600 min
Standby time (3G) 29,952 min 14,976 min
Capacity 2,300 mA·h 1,560 mA·h
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