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HTC Desire C (CDMA) vs Motorola Edge (256GB)

Side by side comparison between HTC Desire C vs Motorola Edge phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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HTC Desire C (CDMA)
3.5"
TFT

320x480

5
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1230
mAh

(Removable)

vs
31PointsMotorola Edge (256GB)Compare HTC Desire C X
Motorola Edge (256GB)
6.7"
OLED

1080x2340

64
MP

25mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Edge (256GB)

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 C (CDMA)2 Advantages HTC Desire C (CDMA)vsEdge (256GB)31 Advantages Motorola Edge (256GB)
+100 grams (3.5 ounces)88%
Lighter
vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
600Mhz 32bit Single-Corevs+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core6 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
512MBvs+6GB LPDDR4X11 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
4GBvs+256GB (235GB available)58 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
12.3 millimeters (0.48 inches)vs+9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)32%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
320x480 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels15 times
Higher resolution screen
165 PPIvs+385 PPI133%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
3.5"vs+6.7"91%
Larger screen
(back) 5MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 16MP + 0.3MP17 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Not supportedvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
Not supportedvs+(front) 25MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
VGA (640x480)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)26 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
3G CDMAvs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(3G CDMA) 3.1 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps644 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1230 mAhvs+4500 mAh3 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
3.0 + A2DPvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

13 Common items in both devices
16 million
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
+6 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHTC Desire C (CDMA)Motorola Edge (256GB)
ModelDesire C (CDMA)Edge (256GB)
Other model namesCricket HTC Desire C Muve MusicMotorola Edge XT2063-3, Lenovo Moto Edge 5G (6GB RAM)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandHTCMotorola
Release dateNovember, 2012May, 2020
Depth12.3 millimeters (0.48 inches)9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)60.6 x 107.2 millimeters (2.39 x 4.22 in)71.1 x 161.6 millimeters (2.8 x 6.36 in)
Weight100 grams (3.5 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)HTC Desire C (CDMA)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareHTC Desire C (CDMA)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)
CPU processor600Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A5Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 200Qualcomm Adreno 620
RAM memory512MB6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage4GB256GB (235GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHTC Desire C (CDMA)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Display typeTFT LCDOLED
Screen size3.5" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~56.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~95.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution320x480 pixels1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)165 PPI385 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksHTC Desire C (CDMA)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload3.1 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DOCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 25, 28, 38, 41, 66, 71, 78)
Primary data networkCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingHTC Desire C (CDMA)Motorola Edge (256GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraHTC Desire C (CDMA)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP telephotof/2.452mm1.12µmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.0µm
0.3MP TOF 3D
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640x480)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.72" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusNot supportedPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredNot supported
HDRfeature not registeredHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraHTC Desire C (CDMA)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported25 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.9µm pixel
MultimediaHTC Desire C (CDMA)Motorola Edge (256GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHTC Desire C (CDMA)Motorola Edge (256GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNAfeature not registeredNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsHTC Desire C (CDMA)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: White, Black, Red
- HTS Sense 4.0 UI
- HTC Beats Audio
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Solar Black, Midnight Magenta
- Dual stereo speakers tuned by Waves
- Moto Actions
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHTC Desire C (CDMA)Motorola Edge (256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1230 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateHTC Desire C (CDMA)Motorola Edge (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.79W/kg (head) | 1.68W/kg (body)
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