HTC Desire 826  Motorola Moto X Play 32GB 
HTC Desire 826 Motorola Moto X Play
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Excellence Score
17.3
25.9
Value for Money Score
46.3
51.2
Price Rs. 12,750 onwards Rs. 18,999 onwards
Launch Date (India) Apr, 2015 Sep, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.0, Upgradeable to 6.0 Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 7.1
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features Super LCD3 Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.7 GHz 1.7 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (Quad Core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 405
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 21.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video and Image Recording, HDR, BSI Sensor, F/2.2 Aperture, 28mm Lens, Split Capture, Voice Capture, Face Fusion, Photo Booth Software F/2.0 Aperture, Quick Capture, Tap anywhere to capture, Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) flash with dual LEDs, Slow Motion Video, 4X Digital Zoom, Burst Mode, Night Mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Drag to focus & exposure
Secondary Camera 13.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features Full HD Video Recording, BSI Sensor, F/2.0 Aperture, 28.2mm Lens N/A
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 7.99 mm 10.9 mm
Weight 183 gm 169 gm
Battery Capacity 2600 mAh 3630 mAh
Battery Standby 626 hrs N/A
Battery Standby (3G) 687 hrs N/A
Battery Talktime 21.70 hrs N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 18.60 hrs N/A
Other Battery Parameters N/A N/A
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features HTC BoomSound with Dolby Audio; DLNA; WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; HTC Connect; Stereo Speakers; Noise Filtration Water Resistant; NFC; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Decent build quality
  • Beautiful, bright display - easily one of the best displays in its segment
  • Clean, minimalistic Sense UI over Android
  • Good audio quality
  • Good stereo loudspeakers
  • Good build quality with tight-fitting polycarbonate body
  • Good ergonomics - thin bezels and curved back make this phone easy to handle with one hand
  • Rubberized back offers good grip
  • Good display - sharp, vibrant, and has great brightness levels, good contrast levels and accurate color reproduction
  • Near stock Android UI which is fast, polished and functional - with some useful tweaks and features
  • Moto Display - an updated lock screen feature which lets you quickly scan through multiple notifications without unlocking the device
  • Decent speed/performance
  • Very good camera - images are detailed, and have accurate color saturation levels particularly in well lit conditions
  • Good call quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good overall audio quality
  • Excellent battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • The 183 grams of weight, slippery glossy back and its large footprint, means the phone is not very ergonomic to hold
  • Good performance in daily use, but not quite up to the level of its top competitors
  • Average camera
  • Average battery life

No Major Negatives!

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