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At a Glance: HTC Incredible S vs. Nokia E7

HTC Incredible S vs. Nokia E7

Smartphones have fast developed into a craze with people craving to lay their hands on the most hi-tech gadgets to satisfy their auditory and visual senses. Thus, cellphone manufacturers are coming up with newer cellphone devices with every passing day. Nokia E7 is a touchscreen Symbian smart phone that has a 4″ display, QWERTY keyboard and Microsoft business applications like plus e-mails, news and updates on three live home screens. The other fascinating features are AMOLED capacitive touch screen, Nokia clear black display, multi-touch input methods, proximity sensor, accelerometer sensor and scratch resistant Gorilla glass display.

HTC Incredible S is an Android smartphone which has interesting features like it has uniquely designed contours for a better and firmer grip. This smartphone runs on Android OS 2.2 Forio. This smart phone is powered by 1GHz processor and has Adreno 205 GPU and 768MB RAM. This phone uses HTC Sense UI technique that makes possible for it to flip to silence, weather and clock, home screen customization and much more.

The challenge

The HTC Incredible S is an android phone that comes with an exceptional design, that offers unique contours with sensational looks and more secure and firm grip. You can enjoy more clear and HD visual on a 4 inch screen and enjoy surround sound. There is an inbuilt camcorder to capture those precious moments of life. You can even share your videos, pictures or music files from your phone to your TV through HDMI output. It also has a 1GHz processor for web browsing. On the other hand Nokia E7 is a smart phone with a QWERTY keyboard. It is a slider phone which has a symbian Operating system. From the comparison given below you can decide which of them is the best match for your expectations, budget, and requirements.

Comparison attributes

Operating system

HTC Incredible S uses android v2.2 Forio OS which can be upgraded to v2.3 while Nokia E7 runs on symbian^ 3 OS. Now question arises which one of them is better. And the answer to this question is that the OS which runs at a higher speed and has better features will be the winner.

Winner: HTC Incredible S


From the viewpoint of display, Nokia E7 comes with a 4″ AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 16M colors while HTC Incredible S offers a 4″ S-LCD touchscreen with 16M colors. Thus HTC is the winner as there is higher pixel density and subsequently higher screen resolution and hence the picture will be more clear and brighter.

Winner: HTC Incredible S


HTC Incredible has a 1 GHz Scorpion processor, Adreno 205 GPU, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon while Nokia E7 offers ARM 11680 MHz processor,3D graphic HW accelerator. So it is clear that the web browsing and other tasks in HTC are executed at a fast speed.

Winner: HTC Incredible S


Nokia E7 is a slider phone which has a dimension of 123.7×62.4×13.6 mm and weighs around 176 g and comes in various shades like dark grey, silver white, green, blue, and orange while HTC Incredible S comes only in one shade, i.e., black and has a dimension of 120 x 64 x 11.7mm and weight 135.5g. So there is not any choice of color in HTC and rest the traits are almost same. But on account of dimensions HTC is the winner for its slimmer and lighter looks.

Winner: HTC Incredible S.


Nokia E7 has 16 GB internal memory, 256 MB RAM and 1GB ROM and there is no micro SD card slot so it is not possible to extend its memory on the other side HTC Incredible S has 1.1 GB ROM, 768 MB RAM and supports Micro SD card up to 32 GB. Hence, in case of memory as well HTC Incredible S has the upper hand.

Winner: HTC Incredible S

Content formats supported

Nokia E7 supports games, web browsing (WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, RSS Feeds), Java MIDP 2.1, Music Formats MP3, WMA, AAC, EAAC, EAAC+ etc. With 3.5 Mm Audio Jack), 3G, Direct updates by OS vendor and has a QWERTY keyboard. The features that HTC Incredible S supports are: Music Formats: ( AAC, AMR, M4A, MP3, WAV, WMA (Windows Media Audio 9) with a 3.5 mm Audio Jack ), web browsing(HTML), 3G(at a higher speed), Java(as Third Party Application). Thus it is very difficult to decide who the winner in the above mentioned traits is as they are almost equal in one or the other.

Winner: None

USB Port

There is a USB port each on the Nokia E7 and HTC Incredible S. In this case the battle ends in a draw giving them one point each.

Winner: None


In case of connectivity Nokia E7 supports connectivity through Bluetooth, USB cable, and can also be connected to TV through HDMI output. And other features which are supported by Nokia E7 are – GPRS, Edge, wireless protocol and FM radio. On the other hand HTC Incredible S also supports these applications and features except TV output through HDMI. From the point of view of connectivity Nokia E7 stands tall.

Winner: Nokia E7


Nokia E7 has dual camera front and back, the front camera is 8 mega pixel while the back camera is VGA (640×480) on the other hand HTC Incredible also has the front camera of 8 mega pixel but the secondary more powerful 1.3 mega pixel (1280×1024 pixels) for live chats. It’s the secondary camera that wins the battle for HTC Incredible S.

Winner: HTC Incredible


Price of Nokia E7 is Rs 23,999 while that of HTC Incredible is Rs 22,999. Thus HTC Incredible S wins once again on account of price.

Winner: HTC Incredible S

The verdict

After having a close look on the above mentioned facts it is clear that the battle is won by HTC Incredible S as it has surpassed Nokia E7 in many qualities like price, camera, display, extendable memory, processor, dimensions and technology it uses.

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