HTC Touch Diamond: 102mm in height, is 51mm wide and 11.5mm thick, weighs 110g.

iPhone 3G: 115.5mm high, 62.1mm wide and 12.3mm thick, weighs 133g.

Winner: HTC Touch Diamond


HTC Touch Diamond: 2.8″ touch-sensitive screen.

iPhone 3G: 3.5″ multi-touch display.

Winner: iPhone 3G

Operating System

HTC Touch Diamond: Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional

iPhone 3G: The iPhone runs on OS X

Winner: iPhone 3G

Storage Capacity

HTC Touch Diamond: 4GB of internal flash storage, plus a microSD card slot

iPhone 3G: 8GB and 16GB

Winner: iPhone 3G


HTC Touch Diamond: 3.2-megapixel sensor, and auto focus.

iPhone 3G: 2.0-megapixel camera

Winner: HTC Touch Diamond

Media Player

HTC Touch Diamond: An integrated speaker and FM radio feature in the Diamond, and the audio player can play MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, WAV, and AMR-NB formats.

iPhone 3G: The iPhone’s main thrill is indeed the iPod functionality, and with 8GB or 16GB options, that’s a lot of AAC, Protected AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 1, 2, and 3), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV.

Winner: HTC Touch Diamond


HTC Touch Diamond: 3G HSDPA, plus integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

iPhone 3G: 3G HSDPA, plus integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Winner: Even


HTC Touch Diamond: A-GPS

iPhone 3G: A-GPS

Winner: Even

Battery Life

HTC Touch Diamond: 270 minutes’ talktime for WCDMA and up to 330 minutes on GSM networks, whereas standby is 396 hours and 285 hours respectively. When video-calling, users will get up to 145 minutes on WCDMA.

iPhone 3G: Up to five hours of talk time using 3G, or 10 hours using 2G, standby is 300 hours, five hours of 3G internet use and six hours of Wi-Fi internet use, seven hours of video playback and up to 24 hours of audio playback.

Winner: iPhone 3G

Availability and Pricing

HTC Touch Diamond: Out now, available for free on various contracts with T-Mobile, otherwise for £500 PAYG.

iPhone 3G: Out on July 11th, you can get it for free on £45 and £75 per month tariffs, or £99 on the £30 and £35 per month plans.

Winner: HTC Touch Diamond

Overall Winner: HTC Touch Diamond (This is the iPhone Killer website)