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The HTC Desire 830 has been released in May 2016 and one month later, the OnePlus handset has hit the stores. Today we will compare these two phablets and we’ll tell you what features they have common and what differences are between them.


The HTC Desire 830 measures 157.5×78.9×7.8mm and weights 156 grams. It has plastic body with a dual tone design and chamfered edges like the HTC 10 and BoomSound speakers on its front panel. On the other hand, the OnePlus 3 is slightly slimmer and heavier as it measures 152.7×74.7×7.4mm and weights 158 grams, but its body is covered in metal and on its back you’ll see two slim horizontal lines.


Both the HTC Desire 830 and OnePlus 3 have a 5.5-inch Full HD that gives a pixel density of 401ppi, but the former uses a super LCD panel, while the latter has an optic AMOLED display.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The HTC Desire 830 features a MediaTek MT6753 SoC chipset, an octa-core CPU clocked at 1.5GHz and 3GB of RAM. The OnePlus 3 has a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 chipset, a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 2.15GHz and a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 1.6GHz, an Adreno 530 graphics card and 6GB of RAM.


The HTC Desire 830 has been released with an internal storage of 32GB which can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card. The OnePlus 3 comes with an internal storage of 64GB, but it doesn’t support a card.


The HTC Desire 830 sports a primary camera of 13MP that features autofocus, LED flash, OIS, HDR, panorama, geo-tagging, face detection, touch focus and a secondary camera of 4MP. The OnePlus 3 has a better primary camera of 16MP that features OIS, LED flash, phase detection autofocus, panorama, HDR, face detection, geo-tagging, touch focus and a secondary camera of 8MP.


Both smartphones have been released with non-removable batteries with capacities of 2800 mAh (HTC Desire 830) and 3000 mAh (OnePlus 3).

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