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HTC U11+ vs HTC U11: What's the difference?

HTC U11+ vs HTC U11: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced two new smartphones at an event on 2 November, one of which is the HTC U11+ - a larger version of the HTC U11 that graced us with its presence earlier this year.The HTC U11+ has been heavily rumoured over the last couple of weeks,... Read more

HTC U11 Life vs HTC U11: What's the difference?

HTC U11 Life vs HTC U11: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced two new U handsets at an event in Taipei. The two devices come in the form of the U11 Life and the U11 Plus, both following on from the U11 flagship that launched earlier this year.The HTC U11 Life has been described as the "little... Read more

HTC U11 vs HTC 10: What's the difference?

HTC U11 vs HTC 10: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced its flagship for 2017, the HTC U11. The new handset follows the movement started by the HTC U Ultra and U Play earlier in 2017, but brings with it flagship spec, looking to outshine its rivals.So here's how the HTC U11 compares to... Read more

HTC U11 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

HTC U11 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC delayed the launch of its 2017 flagship, the HTC U11, so that it could power it with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. That's the same hardware that's in some Samsung Galaxy S8 phones, offering a processor that aims to be more powerful and... Read more

HTC U Ultra vs Google Pixel XL: What's the difference?

HTC U Ultra vs Google Pixel XL: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced a new family of smartphones in the U range, designed to focus on delivering smartphones that serve you better, as their names suggest.The U Ultra debuted alongside the mid-range U Play, and although the U Ultra isn't HTC's 2017 flagship,... Read more

HTC U Ultra vs U Play: What's the difference?

HTC U Ultra vs U Play: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced two new smartphones in the form of the U Ultra and the U Play, both of which have been designed to focus around you, as their names suggest.The two devices feature very similar and unique designs, but they differ in what they offer in... Read more

HTC 10 Evo vs HTC 10: What's the difference?

HTC 10 Evo vs HTC 10: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced the HTC 10 Evo, adding another beautiful metal unibody smartphone to its portfolio.The HTC 10 Evo carries many of the same specs as the Sprint-exclusive HTC Bolt, but how does it compare to the flagship HTC 10?Read on as we run down... Read more

HTC Desire 10 Pro vs Desire 10 Lifestyle: What's the difference?

HTC Desire 10 Pro vs Desire 10 Lifestyle: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

HTC has pulled the old trick of launching two devices with the same sort of name, but with very different specs.The HTC Desire 10 is the latest addition to HTC's mid-range. One of the distinctive things about the Desire 10 is the design, with gold trim... Read more

HTC 10 vs LG G5: Which is better?

HTC 10 vs LG G5: Which is better?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC announced its next flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, at the beginning of April, looking to re-find form and take the fight to the likes of Samsung and LG.LG's modular handset, the LG G5, came earlier in the year and it brought a range of innovations,... Read more

HTC 10 vs One M9: Which is better?

HTC 10 vs One M9: Which is better?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC announced a new flagship, the HTC 10, at the beginning of April. It's a new start for the company's flagship smartphone, dropping both the One name and the M designation.It comes in to right the wrongs of the HTC One M9, a phone that took an awkward... Read more

HTC Sense 8.0 vs Sense 7.0: New features tweaks and changes reviewed

HTC Sense 8.0 vs Sense 7.0: New features tweaks and changes reviewed

By Chris Hall

The HTC 10 brings with it a new version of Sense that's moved a fair distance from the experience on HTC's previous flagship device, the HTC One M9, with a change in software emphasis.We've been tracking the changes in Sense for a number of years, but... Read more

HTC Sense 7.0 vs Sense 6.0: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed

HTC Sense 7.0 vs Sense 6.0: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed

By Chris Hall

HTC Sense 7.0 made its debut on the HTC One M9. The M9 was announced at MWC 2015, hitting stores at the end of March 2015. HTC Sense 7.0 follows Sense 6.0, one of the first times we've stepped forward without an incremental point upgrade between Sense... Read more

HTC One A9 vs One M9: Which is the best for you?

HTC One A9 vs One M9: Which is the best for you?

By Chris Hall

HTC has faced tough competition in 2015, with the flagship HTC One M9 - launched in March - not getting quite the reception that HTC had hoped for, despite offering plenty of refinement.A new entry into HTC's line-up is the HTC One A9. It's a new class... Read more

HTC One A9 vs Apple iPhone 6S: What's the difference?

HTC One A9 vs Apple iPhone 6S: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has officially added the One A9 to its smartphone line up. The device offers a very premium looking build, which is similar to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S.The One A9 isn't flagship in terms of specs but the design suggests otherwise. It's like the... Read more

HTC One M9+ vs HTC One M9: What's the difference?

HTC One M9+ vs HTC One M9: What's the difference?

By Rik Henderson

Just a few weeks after launching the flagship HTC One M9, the Taiwanese manufacturer added another handset to its line-up, one with a plus suffix to suggest that it is even better than the current hero phone. The HTC One M9+ has now been officially announced... Read more

HTC One M9 vs One M9+ vs One ME vs One E9 vs One E9+: Showdown in HTC town

HTC One M9 vs One M9+ vs One ME vs One E9 vs One E9+: Showdown in HTC town

By Chris Hall

HTC launched the One M9 as its new flagship handset. Luxury design, new components, a revised Sense experience all fused together as the handset to set 2015 alight. But HTC's plans globally don't reflect those we see in the UK or the US, with a number... Read more

HTC One M8s vs HTC One M8: What's the difference?

HTC One M8s vs HTC One M8: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

There's a new M8 in town, which might have caught you by surprise, as HTC has only just launched a new flagship, the HTC One M9. However, the HTC One M8s isn't a rival to the top phone on the spec sheet, even if it does come with the stunning design... Read more

HTC One M9: What are the best deals?

HTC One M9: What are the best deals?

By Rik Henderson

HTC officially lifted the lid on its latest flagship Android phone during Mobile World Congress, and the handset has now hit the shelves.The HTC One M9 is a 5-inch device with a 1080p display, octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor and 3GB of RAM. It comes... Read more

HTC One M9 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs LG G3 cameras: A quick performance comparison

HTC One M9 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs LG G3 cameras: A quick performance comparison

By Chris Hall

We've just reviewed the HTC One M9, HTC's flagship for 2015. One of the aims of this new device was to address the criticism of the camera on the HTC One M8.In the process of testing this camera for our review, we wanted to compare its photos to a couple... Read more

HTC One M9 vs HTC One M8: What's the difference?

HTC One M9 vs HTC One M8: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

HTC announced a new flagship handset, the HTC One M9, at Mobile World Congress 2015. We've now fully reviewed that phone, the replacement for last year's popular One M8.At first glance it looks to be very similar to the M8. So is this more of the same,... Read more

HTC One M9 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Rumour showdown

HTC One M9 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Rumour showdown

By Luke Edwards

The HTC One M9 and Samsung Galaxy S6 are the two most talked about smartphones right now ahead of their expected unveilings from Mobile World Congress on 1 March.Both HTC and Samsung have been teasing photos and videos about their devices to build up... Read more

HTC Desire Eye vs HTC One M8: What's the difference?

HTC Desire Eye vs HTC One M8: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced a new smartphone that plans to take full advantage of the selfie craze with its 13-megapixel front-facing snapper and dual LED flash.The HTC Desire Eye made its debut at the Double Exposure event in New York alongside the HTC Re camera,... Read more

HTC One (M8) for Windows vs Nokia Lumia 930: What's the difference?

HTC One (M8) for Windows vs Nokia Lumia 930: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

There's now competition in Windows Phone. Where Nokia (as it was) ruled, there's a new challenger, in the body of one of the best Android phones around.The launch of the HTC One (M8) for Windows marks the first time a flagship device has been available... Read more

HTC Sense 6.0 vs Sense 5.5: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed

HTC Sense 6.0 vs Sense 5.5: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed

By Chris Hall

HTC Sense 6.0 has launched on the HTC One (M8), the new flagship HTC device for 2014. It's also being referred to as Sixth Sense, although it appears listed in the device as Sense 6.0.We've had the new HTC One for some time, giving us the chance to dive... Read more

HTC One (E8) vs HTC One (M8): What's the difference?

HTC One (E8) vs HTC One (M8): What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

HTC has announced a new variant of the HTC One, this time labelled the E8. It was previously known as the HTC One (M8) Ace prior to launch, a plastic-bodied version of HTC's flagship phone.Launching initially in China, we're expecting to see the E8 to... Read more

HTC One mini 2 vs HTC One (M8): What's the difference?

HTC One mini 2 vs HTC One (M8): What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

The new kid on the HTC block is the HTC One mini 2. It takes the design of the M8 and shrinks it, looking to bring you that HTC experience in a smaller package.The HTC One mini 2 admittedly has an awkward name, the second iteration of the One mini, but... Read more

HTC One mini 2 vs Motorola Moto G 4G: What's the difference?

HTC One mini 2 vs Motorola Moto G 4G: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

HTC has announced a new mini handset, looking to bring you some of that HTC One (M8) experience in a more compact bundle.But it goes smack bang up against the darling of the mid-range, the super-affordable Motorola Moto G.So is this just about the look?... Read more

HTC One mini 2 vs HTC One mini: What's the difference?

HTC One mini 2 vs HTC One mini: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

HTC has released a "mini" version of the HTC One (M8) repeating its move of last year, offering a more compact handset of the same design as the flagship.With the HTC One (M8) widely lauded for its design, the new device brings the looks with it, even... Read more

HTC One (M8) vs Samsung Galaxy S5: What's the difference?

HTC One (M8) vs Samsung Galaxy S5: What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

HTC announced the HTC One (M8) in March, making it the third major player in the Android space to launch a much-anticipated flagship in recent months. It goes head-to-head with the Samsung Galaxy S5, announced in February.We've reviewed the HTC One (M8).... Read more

HTC One (M8) vs Sony Xperia Z2: What's the difference?

HTC One (M8) vs Sony Xperia Z2: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC and Sony have everything to fight for in the flagship smartphone race. With Samsung typically walking away with huge sales, it's down to the HTC One (M8) and the Sony Xperia Z2 to prove they have what it takes.But these devices aren't just also-rans,... Read more

HTC One (M8) vs HTC One (M7): What's the difference?

HTC One (M8) vs HTC One (M7): What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

The HTC One was one of the best phones of 2013, but that's yesterday's news now that the popular Android smartphone has been replaced with the HTC One (m8).What's the real difference between the two though, and should you bother upgrading? What about... Read more

HTC One (M8) vs Google Nexus 5: What's the difference?

HTC One (M8) vs Google Nexus 5: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has released its latest flagship smartphone, the HTC One (M8) in the US, so customers Stateside can now see what has got Brits excited for the last couple of weeks.The new device brings with it some exciting specs and features, sticking with a similar... Read more

HTC One (M8) vs iPhone 5S: What's the difference?

HTC One (M8) vs iPhone 5S: What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

HTC has now released its HTC One (M8) smartphone in the US as well as the UK, so that means it is time to break out the old comparison chart and start picking out the difference between HTC's latest and greatest device compared to Apple's iPhone 5S.Comparing... Read more

HTC Sense 5.5 vs Sense 5: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed

HTC Sense 5.5 vs Sense 5: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed

By Chris Hall

HTC Sense 5.5 is now official, along with the launch of the HTC One max, the Taiwanese company's 5.9-inch phablet.But if you've already got the HTC One in your pocket, then there's good news: you're in line to be updated to Sense 5.5, so you'll get many... Read more

HTC One max vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3: What's the difference?

HTC One max vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

The announcement of the HTC One max means another mighty device has joined the phablet race. It sees a 5.9-inch device join HTC's One family of devices, bringing you the big screen Sense experience. But it's going up against the Godfather of phablets:... Read more

HTC One max vs HTC One: What's the difference?

HTC One max vs HTC One: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

The much-rumoured HTC One max has finally launched officially and, as the name would suggest, it is not a small device. It pushes HTC into phablet territory, bringing more inches to the party than before.The HTC One is one of the top devices of 2013,... Read more

HTC One mini vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini: What's the difference?

HTC One mini vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

There's a mini war raging in tech land. We blame Dr Evil for this obsession with the Mini Me phones. But when these two smartphone giants stand chest to chest, who is Austin Powers and who is Dr Evil?HTC and Samsung both have "mini" versions of their... Read more

HTC One mini vs HTC One: What's the difference?

HTC One mini vs HTC One: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

With HTC announcing the HTC One mini, the family of devices is growing. Both the HTC One mini and the HTC One have a lot in common, so how do you choose between the two?We've seen both, we've played with both, and here we've pulled apart the specs of... Read more

HTC One Google Edition vs HTC One: What's the difference?

HTC One Google Edition vs HTC One: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

Google and HTC have confirmed the news that there will be an HTC One Google Edition, or "HTC One with Nexus user experience" as the Taiwanese company termed it on its blog announcement.This is the second "Google Edition" device we've seen announced that... Read more

HTC Sense 4+ vs HTC Sense 5: What's the difference?

HTC Sense 4+ vs HTC Sense 5: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

HTC Sense 5.0 debuts on the HTC One, bringing with it a run of changes to HTC's notorious user interface. We've reviewed the HTC One, but here we're looking at the software experience in closer detail.To put it in context, we're going to compare it to... Read more

HTC Sense 3.6 vs Sense 4.0: What's the difference?

HTC Sense 3.6 vs Sense 4.0: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

HTC Sense 4.0 is the latest version of HTC's user interface, layered over the top of Android 4. It lands on the HTC One series, as seen the HTC One X reviewed here.Sense 3.6, on the other hand, is something of a halfway house between "old Sense" and the... Read more

HTC Sensation XL vs HTC Sensation XE vs HTC Sensation

HTC Sensation XL vs HTC Sensation XE vs HTC Sensation

By Dan Sung

The HTC Sensation, Sensation XE and Sensation XL - a triumvirate of Gigantosaurus-screened handsets poses a serious shopping dilemma as to which version to opt for. Each is an Android phone and each one described as a flagship handset by Peter Chou the... Read more

HTC Sensation XL vs Samsung Galaxy S II

HTC Sensation XL vs Samsung Galaxy S II

By Dan Sung

The HTC Sensation XL now makes that three flagship Android handsets from the Taiwanese mobile makers. Peter Chou and his team have also once again team up with Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine to bring Beats Audio software and headphones to an HTC smartphone and... Read more

HTC ChaCha vs INQ Cloud Touch vs Vodafone 555 Blue

HTC ChaCha vs INQ Cloud Touch vs Vodafone 555 Blue

By Hunter Skipworth

Many of us want little else from a smartphone other than the ability to fill our Facebook pages with gossip, pics and video while out and about. The result of this social networking skewed phone obsession is the blue button. The tiny dedicated Facebook... Read more

HTC Evo 3D vs LG Optimus 3D

HTC Evo 3D vs LG Optimus 3D

By Libby Plummer

HTC has already made the Evo 3D official at the CTIA mobile phone show in Florida and it's finally now hitting the shops in the UK as well as those across the Pond. The HTC Evo 3D is set to go head to head with LG's Optimus 3D, with both handsets offering... Read more

HTC Sensation vs Samsung Galaxy S II vs LG Optimus 2X

HTC Sensation vs Samsung Galaxy S II vs LG Optimus 2X

By Dan Sung

The arrival of the HTC Sensation, or HTC Pyramid as it used to be known, has firmly formed a trio of superphones in the Android world. With dual-core processors all round, seriously big screens and plenty of pedigree in the ways of Google mobile, it joins... Read more

HTC Wildfire S vs HTC Wildfire

HTC Wildfire S vs HTC Wildfire

By Libby Plummer

HTC confirmed the Wildfire S as the follow-up model to its popular mid-range Android handset, the Wildfire, at the recent MWC show in Barcelona. But if you've already got an HTC Wildfire, does the new model offer enough improvement for you to consider... Read more

HTC Incredible S vs HTC Incredible

HTC Incredible S vs HTC Incredible

By Dan Sung

The HTC Incredible, or Droid Incredible as it’s known in the States, has been a hugely popular handset. Available only on the Verizon network, it picked up rave review after rave review when it arrived in 2010. One year on and HTC has decided that something... Read more

HTC Desire S vs HTC Desire

HTC Desire S vs HTC Desire

By Dan Sung

What a difference a year makes. Or does it? That’s the question we need to ask ourselves as we take a closer look at the HTC Desire S. Launched at Mobile World Congress 2011, the update 12 months on from the hugely successful HTC Desire was welcomed... Read more

HTC Desire S vs iPhone 4

HTC Desire S vs iPhone 4

By Dan Sung

It's been a while since the Desire took the world by storm but thankfully HTC is well aware of that. In repsonse, the Taiwanese company refreshed its line of smartphones at Mobile World Conference 2011 and that included a few bumps for one of 2010's top... Read more