At long last, the much-talk-about HTC One (ever dubbed as HTC M7 before) is finally here! This new flagship smartphone from HTC wowed us at the launch events in New York thanks to its slick looks and premium features including the 1.7GHz quuad-core processor, Near Field Communication, LTE mobile broadband, stereo speakers, 4.7-inch screen with a 468 pixel-per-inch resolution and a 4 "ultrapixels" camera.
HTC One has a 4.7-inch HD screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and its screen packs in an unbelievable 468 pixel-per-inch resolution, while Galaxy S3 features a 4.8-inch screen with 306 pixel-per-inch, at a resolution of 720 x 1280.
HTC's display is a little bit smaller, but it packs many more pixels. In person, screen over 320 pixels/inch is invincible.
HTC One is powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor clocked at 1.7 GHz. Samsung's smartphone packs its own 1.4 GHz quad core Exynos processor for international version, Snapdragon S4 dual core at 1.5GHz for the US version.
It is well-known that HTC One is one of the first Snapdragon 600 devices and Qualcomm says that its new CPU promises unprecedented performance per watt, potentially delivering great battery life. In such a case, the HTC one wins the prize.
The HTC One's 2GB of RAM match the North American Galaxy S3 but double the global edition's 1GB.
HTC One packed a 4 ultrapixels rear camera that promises clearer and more vivid pictures compared to Samsung Galaxy S3's 8 megapixels shooter.
As you probably know, the killer feature on HTC One is its 4-megapixel "Ultrapixel" camera, which could capture more light than conventional smartphone shooters. The lens also boasts a maximum aperture of f/2.0, which allows more light through to the 1/3-inch backlit-CMOS sensor, which should translate to better low-light performance.
HTC One has a 2300 mAh embedded rechargeable Li-polymer battery compared to Galaxy S3's 2100 mAh battery.
Samsung sells the Galaxy S3 in three different storage options, while the One comes in two. Only the Galaxy S3 allow you to expand its storage with a microSD card.
If your carrier offers LTE, then both phones will ride the speedy network. LTE is becoming more commonplace, and the Nexus 4 may be the last high-end device that doesn't support it.
On the software front, the HTC One will come with Android v4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS right out of the box. Some Samsung Galaxy S3 owners, especially those who bought the device through a carrier are still waiting for the update in their handsets.
Based on above review, you must find that HTC has made a phone with premium design, cutting-edge specs and some genuinely-intriguing software features. If the company throws all of its weight into marketing HTC One, surely HTC One will win the war and HTC will get back its market share from Samsung. Its HTC's time to shine!
Finally, what about your opinion on the fight between HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S3? Which one is your favor? Show your thoughts below!
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