The HTC Hero and Samsung Moment are both smartphones based on Google's Android operating system.

While both phones support Bluetooth, the HTC Hero has a better camera (5+ megapixels), and a browser that supports Flash. On the other hand, the pros for Samsung Moment are longer battery life, and a newer version of the Android operating system.

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HTC Hero (CDMA) versus Samsung Moment comparison chart
Edit this comparison chartHTC Hero (CDMA)Samsung Moment
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Weight 4.5 oz (128 g) 5.67 oz (161 g)
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP 1.1, HFP 1.5, A2DP, AVRC version 2.0+EDR Supported Profiles: HSP 1.1, HFP 1.5, OPP, PBA, A2DP 1.2, AVRC version 2.1+EDR
Camera Resolution: 5+ megapixel auto-focus Resolution: 3+ megapixel auto-focus, LED flash
Dimensions 4.46" x 2.22" x 0.54" (113 x 56 x 13.7 mm) 4.6" x 2.34" x 0.65" (117 x 59 x 16.5 mm)
E-mail client Protocols Supported: [Exchange, Gmail, POP3, IMAP4 Protocols Supported: Exchange Direct Push, POP3, IMAP supports attachments, plus GMail / Exchange via Moxier Mail client
Memory card slot microSD (TransFlash) 2 GB card included microSD (TransFlash) 2 GB card included / supports up to 32 GB
Browser WebKit-based supports Flash WebKit-based
Speakerphone Yes Yes
Voice dialing Speaker-independent (automatic) Speaker-independent (automatic) by Nuance
Flashlight No No
Ruggedized No No
Digital TTY/TDD No Yes
External Display No No
Polyphonic Ringtones Yes Yes
Ringer Profiles No No
USB mini-USB connector micro-USB connector
Picture ID Yes Yes
Ringer ID Yes Yes
Data Tethering No No
High-Speed Data Technology: 1xEV-DO rA Technology: 1xEV-DO rA
Touch Screen Primary input method: Finger capacitive Primary input method: Finger capacitive
Hard Drive No No
Instant Messaging Networks Supported: GTalk, AOL, Windows Live, Yahoo! Networks Supported: AOL, Yahoo!, Windows Live, Google Talk
MMS Yes Yes
Text Messaging (SMS) 2-Way: Yes 2-Way: Yes
FM Radio No No
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes Yes
Music Player Supported Formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, WAV, WMA-9 Yes
Stereo Speakers No No
Live TV No No
PictBridge No No
Streaming Video Protocol: MPEG-4, H.263, H.264, WMV-9 YouTube YouTube, Sprint TV
Video Capture Max. Length: available memory QVGA (320 x 240) resolution CIF resolution (352 x 288 pixels)
Alarm Yes Yes
Calculator Yes Yes
Calendar Yes Yes
SyncML No No
To-Do List No No
Games Yes Yes
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) No No
Push-To-Talk No No
Wireless Carrier Sprint Tentative Sprint Tentative
Networks CDMA 850 / CDMA 1900 CDMA 850 / CDMA 1900
Physical design Bar Internal Antenna Bar plus QWERTY slide from side Internal Antenna
Built-in memory 133 MB (internal memory available to user for storage) 253 MB (internal memory available to user for storage)
GPS A-GPS A-GPS Sprint Navigation with turn-by-turn directions, 3D
Supports enlarging text No No
Languages supported English only English only
Vibrate mode Yes Yes
Side buttons Yes volume on left / voice control, camera on right
Picture messaging No No
Voice recorder No No
Operating System Android version 1.5 Android version 1.6
Infrared No No
Auto-complete suggestions for text Technology: XT9 No
CPU 528 MHz MSM7600 800 MHz
Wi-Fi support Version(s): 802.11 b,g Version(s): 802.11 b,g
Java support Yes No
Keyboard No Layout: QWERTY
Battery Information 1500 mAh LiIon 1440 mAh LiIon
Estimated Battery Life (Talk time) 4 hours max. (240 minutes) 5.5 hours max. (330 minutes)
Screen Type LCD (Color TFT/TFD) OLED (Full-Color)
Screen Resolution 320 x 480 pixels 320 x 480 pixels
Screen Colors 65,536 (16-bit) 16.7 million (24-bit)
Screen size 3.2" diagonal 3.2" diagonal

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