How do HTC and Samsung's flagship smartphones compare on paper?
With the arrival of the new HTC One, and before it, the Samsung Galaxy S5 at MWC, the stage is set for one of the great Android rivalries of 2014. It's way too early to call this one — the HTC One has only just launched, and the GS5 is widely available for pre-order but won't be hitting store shelves until April 11. However we're ready to go through the basics with a quick spec comparison after the break.
|Category||Samsung Galaxy S5||HTC One (M8)|
|Dimensions||142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1mm||146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35 mm|
|Colors||Shimmery White, Charcoal Black, Copper Gold, Electric Blue||Gunmetal Gray, Glacial Silver, Amber Gold|
|Display||5.1-inch, 1080p Full HD SuperAMOLED||5.0 inch, 1080p SuperLCD3|
|CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
2.5GHz quad-core CPU in Asia/China (MSM8974AC)
2.3GHz quad-core CPU in US/EMEA (MSM8974AB)
|Platform||Android 4.4 with TouchWiz||Android 4.4 with HTC Sense 6, HTC BlinkFeed|
|SIM Card Type||microSIM||nanoSIM|
|Internal Storage||16/32GB + microSD up to 128GB||16/32GB + microSD up to 128GB|
|RAM||2GB DDR3||2GB DDR2|
|Camera||16MP (rear), 2.0MP (front)
|HTC Ultrapixel Camera + Duo Camera (4MP)
F2.0 aperture and 28 mm lens
5MP front-facing camera
|Battery||2800mAh removable||2600mAh non-removable|
So which do you plan on picking up, the dual-camera, all-metal HTC One, or Samsung's waterproof, 16-megapixel beast? Shout out in the comments!