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HTC Desire 820 (4G LTE) vs Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)

Side by side comparison between HTC Desire 820 vs Samsung Omnia 7 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

Compare Samsung Omnia 7 XHTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)16Points
HTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)





64bit Octa


(Non removable)

04PointsSamsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)Compare HTC Desire 820 X
Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)




32bit Single



What's the better phone? HTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Desire 820 (4G LTE)16 Advantages HTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)vsOmnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)4 Advantages Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
+1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core163%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1Ghz 32bit Single-Core
+16GB (12GB available)50%
More internal storage for applications and files
+Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)43%
vs11 millimeters (0.43 inches)
+720x1280 pixels140%
Higher resolution screen
vs480x800 pixels
+267 PPI15%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs233 PPI
Larger screen
+(back) 13MP158%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+(front) 8MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)3 times
More apps available to download and use
vs700000 apps (Marketplace)
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
+(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbps20 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
+2600 mAh73%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1500 mAh
+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
vsNot supported
+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs2.1 + A2DP
155 grams (5.43 ounces)vs+138 grams (4.83 ounces)12%
TFT Super LCD 3vs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
3.5mm jack
+9 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresHTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
ModelDesire 820 (4G LTE)Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
Other model namesHTC Desire 820 LTE-A, HTC A50Samsung Omnia 7 i8700, Samsung GT-i8700 Omnia 7
Country or region availablefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateOctober, 2014October, 2010
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)11 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Size (width x height)78.7 x 157.7 millimeters (3.1 x 6.21 in)64.2 x 122.4 millimeters (2.53 x 4.82 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)138 grams (4.83 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)HTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatWindows Phone 7.0
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareHTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Single-Core Scorpion
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 405Qualcomm Adreno 200
RAM memory2GB LPDDR3feature not registered
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)8GB
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayHTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
Display typeTFT Super LCD 3Super AMOLED
Screen size5.5" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~58% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels480x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI233 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksHTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps7.2/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100 - ASIA: 900/2100UMTS 900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 900/1800/2100/2600 - ASIA: 1900/2300/2500/2600Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingHTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
CameraHTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4160x3120 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 25 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Touch focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionfeature not registered
BSI sensorSupportedfeature not registered
HDRHDR photo only main camerafeature not registered
2ª cameraHTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaHTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivityHTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP2.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedfeature not registered
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsHTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5feature not registered
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: White, Grey, Tangerine, Blue, Orange
- HTC Sense UI 6.0
- HTC BoomSound
- Face Fusion
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Black
- Bing Maps
- Facebook
- 8GB built-in microSD
Power supplyHTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh1500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day370 minutes | 6.2 hours | 0.3 day
Standby25440 minutes | 424 hours | 17.7 days19800 minutes | 330 hours | 13.8 days
Radiation rateHTC Desire 820 (4G LTE)Samsung Omnia 7 (GT-i8700 8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered

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