Features Key features of the DEFY XT  vs iPhone 5 

screen size


screen resolution

854 x 480
iPhone 5
1136 x 640


0.5 GB
iPhone 5
0.99 GB


Single core
iPhone 5
Dual core

camera resolution

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
Supports multitasking Yes vs No Somewhat common; Run multiple apps at once
Bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 825,000 apps Around 5% more apps; find an app for virtually any task
Slightly more battery capacity 1,650 mA·h vs 1,440 mA·h Around 15% more battery capacity
Slightly longer standby time 18,000 min vs 13,536 min Around 35% longer standby time
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Store much more stuff 64 GB vs 1 GB 64x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Quite a bit thinner 7.6 mm vs 12 mm More than 35% thinner
Faster processor 1.3 GHz vs 1 GHz More than 30% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Lighter 112 g vs 130 g Around 15% lighter
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
Bigger screen 4" vs 3.7" Around 10% bigger screen
Records higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps vs 854 x 480 @ 30 fps More than 5x higher def video
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
Higher resolution 1136 x 640 vs 854 x 480 More than 75% higher resolution
Slightly more RAM 0.99 GB vs 0.5 GB Around 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down

Specifications Full list of technical specs


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


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes No


Operating system Android 2.3.7 iOS 9
Multitasking Yes No
App store Android Market Apple App Store
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 825,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot No Yes
Supports NFC No No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

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


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


Generation 2G 4G
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


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