HTC One (M9) VS. Samsung Galaxy S3: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: HTC One (M9) VS. Samsung Galaxy S3. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
9
Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.5
5.5
Performance & Hardware
8.8
4.5
Camera
8.3
5.5
Connectivity
8.7
6.5
Battery
6.2
4.1

Basics

Brand

Brand
HTC
Aliases
--
Galaxy S III, I9300

Presentation

Unveiled
March 2015, 3 years ago
May 2012, 6 years ago
State
On Sale
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
69.7 mm
144.6 mm
9.6 mm
70.6 mm
136.6 mm
9.0 mm
Weight
157 g
133 g
Usable surface
68 %
66 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
-
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Gold

Gray

Pink

Silver

Screen

Diagonal
5"
4.8"
Type
LCD IPS Super LCD 3
Super Amoled
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
720 x 1280 px
Density
441 Pixels per inch
306 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes




Prototypes
HTC One (M9)
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy S3
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 V2.1 1.5GHz
Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
CPU
4x1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A57+ 4x1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
ARM Cortex-A9
Type
Octa-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.5 GHz
1.4 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
No

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 430
ARM Mali-400 MP4

RAM

RAM
3 GB
1 GB

Antutu

Score
104.000
Antutu v6, Overall performance better than 87% of devices
19.102
Overall performance better than 19% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 25-30.8 GB
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Geomagnetic
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
20.2 Mpx
8 Mpx
Pixel size
1.096 µm
1.409 µm
Sensor
Toshiba T4KA7
Sony IMX175
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS BSI
Aperture
f/2.2
f/2.6
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30.0 fps
No
30.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
4.1 Mpx
1.9 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
-

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Unknown
Micro SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVCTP (Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol)
  • AVDTP (Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • BNEP (Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • GAVDP (Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SDP (Service Discovery Protocol)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Charging
  • Host

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

--
0.342 W/Kg on head
0.547 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

0.560 W/Kg on head
0.350 W/Kg on body
0.628 W/Kg on head
1.584 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Mirrorlink
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Capacity
2840 mAh
2100 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable
Removable
Wireless charging

Software

Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

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