HTC vs Samsung Galaxy S4 One

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Samsung has introduced its new Galaxy S4 . The device has proven to be vastly superior to its main rival Android and other platforms in the first benchmarks and for the moment who stands as its main competitor is the HTC One (formerly known as HTC M7). So now we will see a complete comparative AndroidZone between flagships.

HTC vs Samsung Galaxy S4 One

Design

The HTC One has an aluminum housing with anodized treatment which give an excellent finish and a great feeling to touch. The capacitive buttons are kept off the screen (at the bottom) and the front speakers that are built on top have powerful amplifiers that can share what you are hearing.

Meanwhile, the Galaxy S4 has a design very similar to the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 with some minor differences in the back and sides. It has an elegant, ultrathin edges and rounded ends and all in a rugged polycarbonate shell that provides a better grip. Furthermore, still maintaining a single physical button (Home), whereas almost all the area of the smartphone is intended for display.

Screen

The HTC One M7 has a Super LCD screen 4.7 inch 3 with the same resolution Full HD but with an incredible density of 468 pixels per inch, which place as market leader in this area. Of course, the panel is protected by the famous Gorilla Glass 2.

Screen

The HTC One M7 has a Super LCD screen 4.7 inch 3 with the same resolution Full HD but with an incredible density of 468 pixels per inch, which place as market leader in this area. Of course, the panel is protected by the famous Gorilla Glass 2.
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the Samsung Galaxy S4 has a large Super AMOLED screen of 4.99 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels and 441 ppi) covered by Gorilla Glass for added protection 3. In addition, it incorporates two features that have been ported from the Galaxy Note 2: Air View and Air Gesture , allowing us to control the screen without touching it.

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2013
HTC vs Samsung Galaxy S4 One
By Rodrigo German in Android News

Samsung has introduced its new Galaxy S4 . The device has proven to be vastly superior to its main rival Android and other platforms in the first benchmarks and for the moment who stands as its main competitor is the HTC One (formerly known as HTC M7). So now we will see a complete comparative AndroidZone between flagships.

HTC vs Samsung Galaxy S4 One

Design

The HTC One has an aluminum housing with anodized treatment which give an excellent finish and a great feeling to touch. The capacitive buttons are kept off the screen (at the bottom) and the front speakers that are built on top have powerful amplifiers that can share what you are hearing.

Meanwhile, the Galaxy S4 has a design very similar to the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 with some minor differences in the back and sides. It has an elegant, ultrathin edges and rounded ends and all in a rugged polycarbonate shell that provides a better grip. Furthermore, still maintaining a single physical button (Home), whereas almost all the area of the smartphone is intended for display.

Screen

The HTC One M7 has a Super LCD screen 4.7 inch 3 with the same resolution Full HD but with an incredible density of 468 pixels per inch, which place as market leader in this area. Of course, the panel is protected by the famous Gorilla Glass 2.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S4 has a large Super AMOLED screen of 4.99 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels and 441 ppi) covered by Gorilla Glass for added protection 3. In addition, it incorporates two features that have been ported from the Galaxy Note 2: Air View and Air Gesture , allowing us to control the screen without touching it.

Processor and GPU

The HTC One 600 has a Snapdragon processor at 1.7 GHz quad-core, which is accompanied by an Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB of RAM.

Meanwhile, the Galaxy S4 is available in two versions:

The international Exynos processor includes five Octa (Exynos 5410) 8-core (four Cortex A15 at 1.6 GHz and four Cortex A7 to 1.2 GHz) with big.LITTLE technology to toggle between both sets of chips on demand processing the required task, which makes more efficient use of energy and thus improves management and battery. This version comes with a GPU PowerVR SGX544.

The U.S. (but also available in other countries like Spain ) that integrates a processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.9 GHz 600 to four cores (the same as the One but running at higher speed) has already demonstrated a superlative performance in the first benchmarks and will come acopañado a GPU Adreno 320.

Both versions of the Galaxy S4 will come with 2 GB of RAM.

Internal Memory and Battery

The HTC One comes in two storage options of 32GB and 64GB but no SD slot so we’ll have to settle for that capacity. As for the battery, includes rechargeable Lithium Polymer 2300 mAh.

The S4 Galaxy comes with three options for internal storage: 16, 32 and 64GB expandable up to 64GB via microSD cards. Inside features a removable Li-Ion battery of 2600 mAh, which exceeds 300 mAh for the One and Xperia Z and an increase of almost 25% over the SGS3.

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Cameras

The HTC One incorporates a camera with a revolutionary new technology called Ultrapixels, which comes with larger pixels which can capture more light (up to 300%) without resorting to a larger sensor. Thus, the camera is “only” 4 megapixels, but offers superior performance in low light. The lens has LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, minimum focal length of 28mm, image stabilization technology optics and the ability to record full HD video at 30 fps, 28 fps in HDR, in HD at 60 fps and 768 x 432-96 fps.
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In addition, the One incorporates a dedicated chip to process the images called HTC imageCHIP two bursts that can take up to 8 frames with autofocus while recording video, thanks to new role ZOE fotogramos can take up to 20, 5 before pressing the shutter and 15 after.

Moreover, the new flagship of Samsung includes a 13.1-megapixel back camera with Sony Exmor sensor RS and comes with LED flash, HDR and Full HD recording, Flash & Zero Shutter Lag. It also incorporates a 2.1-megapixel front camera capable of recording Full HD video @ 30fps and Zero Shutter Lag and large amounts of features like Dual Camera (allows use both cameras at the same time and thus videoconferencing), Smart Pause ( automatically pause the videos when we take the view of the screen), Drama Shot (can take 100 photos in just 4 seconds), Eraser (to erase elements of the environment that we do not want to go in the photo), Sound and Shot (to send a audio recording up to 5 seconds with the photo) and other modes as Best Face, Best Photo, Night, Panorama, Sports, among others.

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Platform

The new flagship of HTC comes with Android 4.1.2 with HTC Sense renewed layer BlinkFeed New and HTC, a new tool that lets you build your own feed on the home screen and stay connected with the world, transmitting all Live content in one place.

The Galaxy S4 will come with the latest version of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean along with the Premium Suite and the latest interface UX 2.0 Nature of Samsung. 4.2.2 This version incorporates a host of exciting developments as Google Now, Multi-View, high fluidity, performance and stability with Butter Project, new notification bar, new notification application downloads (shows the percentage of downloads the application and the estimated time to complete the download), ability to make adjustments in the Quick Setup menu, new sound effects, safety improvements and a new application adb animated gallery that loads images quickly .

Connectivity

In this section, the HTC One offers everything you can expect from a high end smartphone: Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, DLNA and LTE, 2.0 microUSB with MHL HDMI with possibility, IR connectivity for use as a remote control, Compass, GPS + GLONASS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / ​​ac / b / g / n, DLNA to stream media wirelessly from your phone to a TV or computer, stereo jack 3.5 mm, gyro sensor, accelerometer sensor proximity and ambient light sensor. The only thing missing is the SD slot.

On the other hand, the Galaxy S4 incorporates 802.11ac WiFi (above the usual standard a / b / g / n), NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G and 4G LTE (Cat 3 100/50mbps to hexa band), MHL 2.0 can use the standard connector MHL, compass, GPS + GLONASS, accelerometer, RGB light, proximity sensor, barometer sensor to measure temperature and humidity, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor and an infrared LED that allows remote control various functions remotely via Samsung WatchON service.

Dimensions and Weight

The HTC One has a size of 137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm and weighs 143 grams with the battery included 2,300 mAh, while the Galaxy S4 measures 136.6mm x 69.8mm x 7.9mm and weighs only 130 grams. As we see, the Samsung smartphone is shorter, wider, thinner and thinner despite having a larger 0.3 inch screen, which shows the great work that has made ​​the company to reduce and refine the edges.

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Availability and Price

The HTC One was to be released in mid-February, but due to some delays, has just been lassoed a few days ago. The smartphone will be available in 80 countries through more than 185 carriers and will come in two versions 32 and 64GB in two color options: black and white. Its price varies between 559 and 659 euros according to market freely, while plans with operators already caused discontent among users in some countries such as the UK, where they are more expensive than contracts used for iPhone 5 .

Meanwhile, the new flagship of Samsung will go on sale in late April in 155 countries and over 327 carriers. The device can already pre-order on Amazon from 699 euros, for 600 Snapdragon processor version with 16GB. In addition, contracts with operators start at 30-40 euros per month with a stay of two years.

Conclusion

In conclusion we can say that both devices are spectacular, the best that can be found today in the market. Early benchmarks have shown superior performance S4 Galaxy over the HTC One and on the software personally like more including the new Samsung device. However, the design of the One is the best I’ve seen so far with a superb quality.

In addition, the Taiwanese firm has focused on providing the best possible multimedia experience, with a focus on sound HTC BoomSound technology which includes two front speakers sound stereo with giant cameras with Beats Audio that promise an experience unsurpassed audio and a recording option with dual microphone HDR.

Which do you prefer? Samsung Galaxy? HTC S4 or One? I think it will be a very even competition. Leave me your thoughts in the comments!