Head-to-Head: HTC One M8 vs. Apple iPhone 5s

Processor, Memory

There's still no match anywhere for Apple's 64-bit A7 processor, operating system and apps. But HTC does well with Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 801 SoC (pictured), which it unveiled earlier this year in Barcelona (it's also in Samsung's Galaxy S5). The 801 is a 32-bit quad-core processor running at 2.3GHz with 2 GB of RAM, double that of iPhone. The iPhone is sold with 16, 32 or 64 GB of storage; HTC One offers only 16- or 32-GB models, but its microSD card slot can add 128 GB and file I/O, anathema to iOS devices.

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