Mar 15, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Xperia Z vs HTC One: Specs Comparison

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Xperia Z vs HTC One: Specs Comparison

Few moments ago, the South Korean manufacturer has just announced its new powerhouse called Samsung Galaxy S4 with its stunning Full HD display with 1080p resolution, finally joining the 1080p Android phones club, which also includes recently launched HTC One, Sony Xperia Z and other phones. Most of you must be looking up how Galaxy S4 stacks up against its competitors on the Android platform. We also want to see how the Galaxy S4, HTC One, and Xperia Z phones will fare against the competition? So, we’ve put Galaxy S4 specs against the aforementioned Androids.

Samsung Galaxy S4 will have a 5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED screen with 1080p resolution, a pixel density of 441PPI, powered by Samsung’s own Exynos 5 Octa chipset with features four Cortex-A15 cores clocked at 1.8GHz, four Cortex-A7 cores running at 1.2GHz accompanied by PowerVR SGX 544MP3 GPU. Some regions will be also getting another version of GS4, which will pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chipset, which feature 4 Krait 300 cores and Adreno 320 GPU.

There’s a 13 MP Auto Focus camera on back side with Flash & Zero Shutter Lag, a 2MP front-facing snapper to make 1080p video calls. It has also got 2GB RAM, BT 4.0, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, MHL 2.0, IR blaster, 16GB/32GB/64GB eMMC, SD card slot up to 64GB, 2,600mAh battery. It has got some unique cool software features including Smart Pause (that’s Smart Eye Tracking technology), S Health, S Translator, Drama Shot apps and more.

HTC One sports 4.7” 1080p screen, 1.7Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core CPU, Ultrapixel camera, 2GB RAM, 32GB/64GB eMMC, SD card slot, BT 4.0, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, micro USB 2.0, 2,300mAh battery more. The Xperia Z ships with 5-inch TFT Full HD display, 1.5Ghz Qualcomm quad-core processor, 13.1MP rear camera, Bluetooth 4.0, 2,330mAh battery, and more.

Is Galaxy S4 really good enough to tempt you away from the HTC One/Xperia Z? Check out the specs comparison chart:

 

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Samsung Galaxy S4

 

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Sony Xperia Z

 

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HTC One

 

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OS

Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean

Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean

Skin

TouchWiz UI

Sony’s Timescape UI

Sense 5 UI

Display

5” Full HD Super AMOLED
1080×1920 Pixels

441 PPI
Corning Gorilla Glass 3

5” TFT HD Reality
1080×1920 Pixels
441 PPI
Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2

4.7” Super LCD 3 Full HD
1080×1920 Pixels
468 PPI
Corning Gorilla Glass 2

CPU

1.6GHz Exynos Octa-Core/1.9Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Quad-Core
(Depends on markets)

1.5GHz Qualcomm MDM9215M/APQ8064 Quad-Core Krait

1.7Ghz Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 Quad-Core

GPU

PowerVR SGX544MP3

Adreno 320

Adreno 320

RAM

2GB LPDDR3

2GB

2GB

Rear-Camera

13MP with LED Flash
4128×3096 Pixels, HDR, Simultaneous HD Video and Image Recording

13.1MP with LED Flash
4128×3096 Pixels, HDR, Simultaneous HD Video and Image Recording

4MP Ultrapixels
2688×1520 Pixels, HDR, Simultaneous HD Video and Image Recording

Front Camera

2MP

2MP

2.1MP Wide Angles with HDR

Video Recording Capability

1080p HD@30fps Video Recording Capability

1080p HD@30fps Video Recording Capability

1080p HD@30fps Video Recording Capability

Video Calling Capability

1080p Video Calling@30fps

1080p Video Calling@30fps

1080p Video Calling@30fps

Memory Storage

16GB/32GB/64GB

16GB

32GB/64GB

Micro SD Card Slot

Yes
Up To 64GB

Yes
Up To 64GB

Yes
Up To 64GB

Connecting Ports

micro USB 2.0
(MHL 2.0)

micro USB 2.0

micro USB 2.0

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac

Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac

Wi-Fi a/b/g/n

Bluetooth

v4.0

v4.0

v4.0

NFC

Yes

Yes

Yes

3G

Yes

Yes

Yes

4G LTE

Yes

Yes

Yes

Apps Availability

Google Play Store

Google Play Store

Google Play Store

Sensors

Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro, Proximity

Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity

Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity

GPS

Yes, A-GPS with GLONASS

A-GPS with GLONASS

A-GPS with GLONASS

Infrared Port

Yes

No

Yes

Water/Dust Resistant

No

Yes
IP57 Certified

No

Battery

Li-Ion 2,600mAh Removable

Li-Ion 2,330mAh
Up To 530 Hours of Standby Time (3G)
Up To 14 Hours of Talk Time (3G)

Li-Ion 2,300mAh

Dimensions & Weight

136.6×69.8×7.9mm
130 grams

139x71x7.9mm
146 grams

137.4×68.2×9.3mm
143 grams

Availability

Destined for Q2, 2013 Release

Releasing This Month

Releasing This Month

Carrier Availability

VZW,T-Mo,Sprint,ATT-US
Bell,Telus,Rogers-CN
DT, Vodafone, H3G, Orange, EE–UK

AT&T – US
Three – UK

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mo

Colors

White Frost, Black Mist

Black, White, Purple

Black, Silver, Red

Price

No Information (TBD)

TBD

TBD

 

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