Samsung I9506 GALAXY S4 and HTC One – Comparison of Hardware Specs

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Samsung I9506 GALAXY S4 and HTC One are the two leading and wide selling smartphones, competing each other in the market. Both have excellent specs and features and are Android family members.


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Release in the Market

Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 was announced and released in the third quarter of year 2013. It is also known as Samsung Galaxy S4 with LTE+. For the SK Telecom, it is known as Samsung SHV-E330S Galaxy S4 LTE-A. HTC One was announced in February 2013 and released in March 2013. HTC One is powered by Android Jelly Bean and can be upgraded to Android KitKat.

The hardware specs of both the Samsung I9506 GALAXY S4 and HTC One are compared as under:

OPERATING SYSTEM
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 HTC One
OS Android OS, v4.2.2 – Jelly Bean Android v4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Can be upgraded KitKat Android v4.3 Jelly Bean
Android v4.4 KitKat
SIZE, DIMENSION AND WEIGHT
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 HTC One
Height – mm 136.6 137.4
Height – in 5.38 5.41
Width – mm 69.8 68.2
Width – in 2.75 2.69
Thickness – mm 7.9 4.7
Thickness – in 0.31 0.37
Weight ‘g’ 130 143
Weight – ‘oz’ 4.59 5.04
SCREEN DISPLAY
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 HTC One
Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen Super LCD3 Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M 16M
Size 5.0 in 4.7in
Resolution (pixels) 1080 x 1920 1080 x 1920
Pixel Density ~441 ppi Pixel Density ~469 ppi Pixel Density
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 2
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL MEMORY
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 HTC One
Card Slot MicroSD – Max. 64 GB 32/64 GB
Internal  Memory 16/32 GB
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
HARDWARE
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 HTC One
CPU Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 320
HARDWARE RELATED SOFT SPECS (SENSORS)
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 HTC One
Sensors Accelerometer Accelerometer
Gyro Gyro
Proximity Proximity
Compass Compass
Barometer
RADIO
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 HTC One
Radio FM Radio Stereo FM Radio with RDS
BATTERY
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 HTC One
Type Li-Ion 2600 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po 2300 mAh
Stand-by – Max 2G / 370 h – 3G 500 h at 2G / 480 h at 3G
Talk time – Max 2G / 17 h – 3G 27 h at 2G / 18 h at 3G