Apple iphone 3GS vs HTC hero

End Result: Close competition – I would prefer HTC hero due to its camera- details below

Same Features in Iphone 3GS and HTC Hero:

  1. Both phones were announced in June 2009
  2. Both phones are 3g capable
  3. Same LCD pixels 320 x 480 pixels
  4. Multi-touch input method
  5. Both phones supports Wifi
  6. Both phones comes with GPS
  7. Both phones does not have full physical QWERTY Keyboard
  8. Bluetooth
  9. Both phones have same weight 135g
  10. 3.5mm audio jack
  11. No Radio

Difference & Comparisons of Iphone 3GS and HTC Hero:

Difference and comparisons are given below in the form of chart.

 Features iphone 3gs HTC Hero
LCD screen 3.5 inches 3.2 inches
Internal memory RAM 256MB 288MB
Card Slot No Yes
Camera 3.15MP Autofocus 5MP Autofocus
Operating system Iphone OS Android OS, v1.5 (Cupcake)
Processing Speed 600 MHz 528 MHz
Java No Yes
Dimensions 115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm 112 x 56.2 x 14.4 mm


  • HTC hero has better camera, it supports Java so numerous free java application can be downloaded, better RAM that makes it easy to browse between applications
  • Iphone has little faster processing speed, the difference is not much and as the RAM of HTC hero is faster the difference is not visible. Camera is still not impressive as it cannot beat the 5MP of HTC hero.
  • Iphone screen is bit bigger however both phones have same LCD pixels means the LCD quality of HTC hero will be better.
  • Both phones have completely different  operating systems so it completely depends on the user which system he likes most. Both operating systems are easy to use and have their own advantages and disadvantages.
  • iphone 3gs has relatively bigger screen that makes it weight little heavy and it does have radio that Htc hero A6262 does not.

Iphone 3GS smart phone

HTC Hero smart phone