Comparing Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One

If the year 2012 was a very successful year for the smartphone industry, seeing the release of a number of powerful handheld devices such as the iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S4—two of the bestselling smartphones of that year—then the year 2013 promises better. With a lot of promising smartphones released and to be released this year, consumers will benefit well from improved features and a wider range of options for their smartphones intended for personal and business use.


Smartphones have now become one of the most useful devices for business use, serving as an excellent supplement to the already existing gadgets and devices in your office, such as your RingCentral business telephone, laptops and desktop PCs. This year, if you are keen with upgrading your business smartphone issue, then you may want to consider choosing between the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One, both of which represents two of the most powerful smartphones in the market.

The HTC One’s release early this year is one of the most successful so far, and the Samsung Galaxy S4 is set to be introduced to the market between April and May of this year. Both smartphones are run using the Android operating system and the companies that manufacture the have since established a reputation for good hardware and excellent software. Insofar as Android smartphones are concerned, it well may be a tossup between the two for supremacy.

But which of them would you choose in the end. Here a comparison of the two smartphones, which we hope would help you in choosing which of them will best serve your business needs.

  • In terms of design, the HTC One wins with its iPhone-like aesthetics, as opposed to Samsung Galaxy S4’s bland and pebble-like uninspired design. Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is made of plastic with a removable rear cover, while the HTC One is made up of a combination of glass and aluminum with a unibody design. Insofar as the dimensions and weight is concerned, the Samsung Galaxy S4 comes out the winner with a thickness of 7.9mm and weight of 130g as opposed to HTC One’s 9.4 and 144g, respectively.
  • It is draw when we consider the two smartphone’s screens. The Samsung Galaxy S4 features a 5” display boasting a Full HD resolution of 1080 x 190 pixels, giving it’s a 441ppi pixel density. On the other hand, the HTC One has a superb 469ppi pixel density owing to the fact that is has a slightly smaller screen at 4.7”. Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S4 sports a SuperAMOLED screen while the HTC One uses a Super LCD 3.
  • The Galaxy S4 beats the HTC One when it comes to processor, but only slightly, with its octa-core processor clocked at 1.9GHz with 2GB of RAM, as compared with HTC One’s 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor, also with 2GB of RAM.
  • When it comes to storage, the Samsung Galaxy S4 offers you more options, as it comes in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB models. HTC One comes only with 32GB and 64GB varieties.
  • HTC One’s 4MP UltraPixel camera captures 300 percent more light the regular high-pixel cameras, which makes it excellent in low-light environment. Meanwhile, Samsung Galaxy S4 sports a 13MP rear-facing camera. Just like the HTC One, Galaxy S4’s camera can record videos in Full HD 1080p quality.



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