Samsung Galaxy S4 is here and for all those who are wishes to buy the same can compare the same with yet another marvel that is HTC One which was recently announced by HTC. Just to make things simple we have compared a detailed comparison which will further make things clear on which one to buy from. While Samsung has not managed to create a buzz aloud wen it created with the launch of Galaxy S3, it’s time for other smartphone manufacturers to cash in the smartphone space. We have compared HTC One and Samsung Galaxy SIV in different parameters which are mentioned in the due course of this article;
Built Quality, Look & Feel:
While HTC One comes with the Aluminium unibody, Galaxy S4 comes with a plasticky body. HTC One feels very awesome when held in hands, all thanks to the Engineering marvel as it takes 150 minutes to make one HTC One smartphone. With perfectly round cornered edges and full metalling body made of Duralumin metal makes HTC One a premium device at an affordable package. We can only hope that in future Samsung comes with either a metallic body or a flexible Youm display which it has showcased in CES 2013.
HTC One Scores for Alumium Unibody
Performance & Screen Quality:
When you talk of comparison then Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with much higher specs but HTC One too is no less than the former as HTC One comes along with the Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300 processor. Though HTC One comes with the Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen, Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with the 4.99 inches of Super AMOLED Screen.
Samsung Galaxy S4 scores for Performance & Screen Quality
Samsung Galaxy SIV comes with 2GB of RAM and HTC One too comes with 2GB of RAM but when you talk of internal memory, then HTC One comes with 32/64 GB of internal memory and Galaxy S IV too comes with 16/32/64 GB storage option. While HTC One doesn’t come with the external memory card slot, Samsung Galaxy S IV comes with the external memory card slot.
Tabular Comparison of Galaxy S4 and HTC One:
|Sr.||Parameter||Samsung Galaxy S4||HTC One|
|1.||Display Size||4.99 Inches||4.7 Inches|
|2.||Display Type||Super AMOLED||Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen|
|3.||Dimensions||136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm||137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm|
|4.||Sim Type||Micro Sim||Micro Sim|
|5.||Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels||1080 x 1920 pixels|
|Weight||130 grams||143 grams|
|6.||PPI (Pixels Per Inch)||441||469|
|7.||LTE Band||Region Dependent||Region Dependent|
|8.||Shatter Proof, Scratch Resistant & Water Resistant||Scratch Proof, but not Water Resistant and Shock Resistant||Scratch Resistant but not Water Resistant and Shatter Proof|
|9.||Internal Memory||16/32/64 GB storage||32 / 64 GB|
|10.||External SD Card Slot||Yes, up to 64GB||No|
|12.||Rear Camera||13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash. Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording,||4MP with 2688 x 1520 pixels, autofocus, LED flash|
|13.||Front Camera||2MP with 1080p@30fps Recording||2.1 MP with 1080p@30fps, HDR|
|Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600|
|15.||GPU||PowerVR SGX 544MP3||Adreno 320|
|16.||Processor||Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7||Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300|
|19.||Bluetooth||4.0 with A2DP||4.0 with A2DP|
|20.||NFC / USB 2.0 with MHL Support||Yes||Yes / Yes|
|21.||Wi Fi Standards||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot|
|22.||Firmware||Jellybean 4.2.2||Android Jellybean 4.1.2Upgradeable to Jellybean 4.2.2|
|23.||Battery||2600 Mah Removable Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 2300 mAh battery|
|24.||Colors||White Frost, Black Mist||Black, Silver, Red|
|25.||Price||Not Declared||Not Declared|
While Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with the 2600 Mah of Battery Life, HTC One comes with mere 2330Mah of battery life. So, in a nutshell if you are into 3G gaming, internet browsing, music playback, a few Youtube videos, then it’s better to opt for Samsung Galaxy S4.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Scores in Battery Life
Pricing and Verdict:
While HTC is still tight lipped about the pricing of HTC One, the price of Samsung Galaxy S4 too is still not known. We will keep you posted as soon as the pricing of HTC One is announced. No doubt that Samsung Galaxy S4 will outsell HTC One, its well left for users to leave the verdict in the comments section.