Motorola Edge S vs HTC Desire 20 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Motorola Edge S handset has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the HTC Desire 20 Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Motorola Edge S HTC Desire 20 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/16/2/TOF MP 48/8/2/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 24 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Motorola Edge S runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.2 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.4 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 385. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665.

Meanwhile, the HTC Desire 20 Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Motorola Edge S is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the HTC Desire 20 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 610 graphics processor.

Battery

The Motorola Edge S battery capacity is 5000 mAh, which is the same as HTC Desire 20 Pro. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The HTC Desire 20 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Screen

The mobile phone is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

Meanwhile the HTC Desire 20 Pro is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Motorola Edge S is a 3% bigger than HTC Desire 20 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S HTC Desire 20 Pro
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
90 Hz refresh rate Capacitive
Capacitive Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass
HDR10
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Motorola Edge S is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The HTC Desire 20 Pro is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like .
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 6 gigabytes.

The maximum capacity offered by the Motorola Edge S is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% bigger than the HTC Desire 20 Pro with 6 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Motorola Edge S comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Motorola Edge S is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the HTC Desire 20 Pro with 128 gigabytes.

HTC Desire 20 Pro gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Motorola Edge S rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 64/16/2/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 f/2.0 respectively.

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Meanwhile the HTC Desire 20 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Motorola Edge S HTC Desire 20 Pro
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 20-100 mm shooting distance (#3)
Autofocus Angle of view – 118° (#2)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Exposure compensation Autofocus
Face detection Continuous shooting
Fourth rear camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera Digital zoom
Geotagging Exposure compensation
HDR Face detection
ISO settings Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Laser autofocus (LAF) Geotagging
Optical image stabilization HDR
Optical zoom ISO settings
Panorama Panorama
PDAF (#2) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Scene mode
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Scene mode Self-timer
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Self-timer Touch focus
Sensor size – 1.0 m (#2) White balance settings
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Motorola Edge S comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The HTC Desire 20 Pro has a 24 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S HTC Desire 20 Pro
16 MP 24 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Aperture:f/2.0 (#2) Face unlock
Face unlock HDR
HDR Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Pixel size:0.9 µm /0.000900 mm
Secondary front camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Motorola Edge S HTC Desire 20 Pro
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA GPRS
Built-in 5G modem HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
EDGE LTE Cat 6(51.0/301.5 Mbit/s)
GPRS UMTS(384 kbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Motorola Edge S price is $300 (6 GB + 128 GB) or $350 ($8 GB + 128 GB) or $400 (8 GB + 256 GB) and the HTC Desire 20 Pro price tag is $300

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