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Today, the Taiwan-based handset maker HTC has launched its mid-range smartphone in the Indian market, dubbed as Desire 728G Dual SIM. This latest offering from HTC, supports dual SIM, with both GSM + CDMA SIM slot options.
Coming to the price point, the HTC Desire 728G Dual SIM carries a cost tag of Rs. 17,990 and will be available in Purple Myst and White Luxury color variants.
At this price range, the so-called Desire 728G Dual SIM falls in line with the recently launched OnePlus X smartphone at a price range of Rs. 16,999. So let's have a comparison between these two and find out which is better to buy.
HTC Desire 728G vs OnePlus X: Form Factor
Coming to the form factor, the HTC Desire 728G comes with humdrum design consisting of plastic body with 7.8mm thickness and weighs 153grams. However, this device lacks Corning Gorilla Glass protection, which is pretty disappointing.
On the other hand, the OnePlus X comes with glassy surface on both front and back along with the metal rim running around the entire phone.
HTC Desire 728G vs OnePlus X: Display
The HTC Desire 728G sports a 5.5-inch HD display, with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. Meanwhile, OnePlus X flaunts a 5-inch full HD AMOLED display with 1920×1080 pixels, which translates to 441ppi.
HTC Desire 728G vs OnePlus X: Processor
Coming to the hardware front, the HTC device comes packed with Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU besides 1.5GB RAM. However, the OnePlus X is powered by a Snapdragon 801 processor, Adreno 330 GPU and 3GB RAM inside.
HTC Desire 728G vs OnePlus X: Camera
On the imaging factor, the Desire 728G features a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 27mm lens, 1080p video recording, 5MP front snapper on board. Then again, the Chinese mid-ranger flaunts a 13MP rear camera, 8MP front snapper.
HTC Desire 728G vs OnePlus X: Storage
Attributing to the memory board, the HTC Desire 728G Dual SIM is equipped with 16GB of built-in memory, with an expansion option of up to 2TB via microSD card slot. On the other hand, the OnePlus X comes with an inbuilt memory of 16GB along with expandable memory up to 128GB via microSD card.
HTC Desire 728G vs OnePlus X: Software
Talking about the software, both the devices is shipped with Android Lollipop OS with their respective User Interface (UI) on top.
HTC Desire 728G vs OnePlus X: Connectivity
Both the Desire 728G Dual SIM and Xiaomi Mi 4 comes with the regular set of options including WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, FM Radio 3.5mm audio jack. Meanwhile, the company has launched this device only with 3G support, which is baffling to see.
As per the report, one in three smartphones shipped in India in the previous quarter was a LTE-enabled smartphone.
HTC Desire 728G vs OnePlus X: Battery
In this section, the HTC Desire 728G Dual SIM is powered by a 2800mAh battery, while the OnePlus X is juiced with 2525mAh battery.