Features Key features of the DEFY XT  vs iPhone 5 

screen size

DEFY XT
3.7"

screen resolution

DEFY XT
854 x 480
iPhone 5
1136 x 640

memory

DEFY XT
0.5 GB
iPhone 5
0.99 GB

processor

DEFY XT
Single core
iPhone 5
Dual core

camera resolution

DEFY XT
5 MP
iPhone 5
8 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
More battery capacity 1,650 mA·h vs 1,440 mA·h Around 15% more battery capacity
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Store much more stuff 64 GB vs 1 GB 64x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Quite a bit thinner 7.6 mm vs 12 mm More than 35% thinner
Higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Faster processor 1.3 GHz vs 1 GHz More than 30% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Sharper screen 325 ppi vs 264 ppi Around 25% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
More cores Dual core vs Single core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Lighter 112 g vs 130 g Around 15% lighter
Records higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps vs 854 x 480 @ 30 fps More than 5x higher def video
Higher resolution 1136 x 640 vs 854 x 480 More than 75% higher resolution
Bigger screen 4" vs 3.7" Around 10% bigger screen
Better theoretical download speed 20 Mb/s vs 0.01 Mb/s Around 1389x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

DEFY XT  vs
iPhone 5 
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Size 3.7" 4"
Resolution 854 x 480 1136 x 640
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 264 ppi 325 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes No

software

Operating system Android 2.3.7 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 No Yes
Supports NFC No No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

DEFY XT  vs
iPhone 5 
Weight 130 g 112 g
Thickness 12 mm 7.6 mm
Size 58.5 x 115 x 12 mm 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1 GHz 1.3 GHz
Number of cores Single core Dual core
RAM 0.5 GB 0.99 GB
Internal storage 1 GB 64 GB

photo & video

Camera 5 MP 8 MP
Resolution 5 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 0.3 MP 1.2 MP
Video resolution 854 x 480 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 2G 4G
Networks
LTE (20 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
EV-DO Rev.A
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Standby time 18,000 min 13,536 min
Capacity 1,650 mA·h 1,440 mA·h
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