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Head to Head comparison of HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III

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This is the era of Quad-core processor phones with big HD screens and phones which actually reacts and behave according to its user. Companies are fighting hard to introduce latest innovation in their products. Recently, consumer market has witnessed the launch of two powerful phones which are right now the most advance smartphones on the planet. Yes, we are talking about HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III.

HTC One X is an Android based phone running on Android v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS. It was announced in February and released by HTC worldwide in May. This phone supports HSDPA (3G) and GSM (2G) network. The weight of the phone is 130 gram and designed beautifully by HTC.

Samsung Galaxy S III is also an Android based phone running on Android v4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich OS. Like HTC One X, Samsung Galaxy SIII was announced in May and now available worldwide to buy. This phone is capable of supporting HSDPA (3G), GSM (2G) and LTE (4G) network. The weight of the phone is 133 gram and beautifully molded in a slim chassis by Samsung.

So here comes a comparison between the HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III which will let you make the right decision as per your requirements for a Smartphone.

Pros of HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III

HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III are both no doubt the best Smartphones playing around in the market at this moment. Comparison between them is not that simple in some ways, while not that tough when you have clear understanding of their pros and cons – those points which make the differences, right?

HTC One XSamsung Galaxy S III
Fast Processor(Quad Core) with 1 GB RAMFast Processor(Quad Core) with 1 GB RAM
Latest Android operating system (Ice Cream Sandwich)Latest Android operating system (Ice Cream Sandwich)
32 GB internal memory16 or 32 or 64 GB internal memory is available
Booting speed of the device is fastA big Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery
Display, Design and Capture speed is excellentNew features like S voice and eye tracking

Cons of HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III

Here is the comparison of the issues identified with both the phones.

HTC One XSamsung Galaxy S III
Occasionally  it gets heatedSize is big
Card slot is not availableLooks and design are not so impressive as that of HTC One X
Battery is non-removableBattery drains out fast for heavy processor
Poor ergonomicsWeight is more than that of HTC One X

Tech Specs of HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III

Now lets take a look about the detailed tech specs comparison between these two giants.

Serial No.AttributesHTC One XSamsung Galaxy S III
1Operating SystemAndroid Ice Cream Sandwich OS (version 4.0)Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS (version 4.0.4)
2DisplayType: Capacitive touchscreen (Super IPS LCD2), support 16M colors, Size:4.7 inches, 720×1280 pixels, Screen Protection:Corning Gorilla Glass (HTC Sense UI)Type: Capacitive touchscreen (Super AMOLED HD), support 16M colors, Size:4.8 inches, 720×1280 pixelsScreen Protection:Corning Gorilla Glass 2 (TouchWiz UI version 4)
3CameraFeatures:Geo-tagging face, can detect smile and face, capable of recording image and HD video simultaneouslyPrimary:8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, Secondary:Available with 1.3 MP, Video:Available, 1080@30fps, video stabilization, stereo sound recording, Autofocus:AvailableLED flash:AvailableFeatures:Geo-tagging face, can detect smile and face, capable of recording image and HD video simultaneously, image stabilization, touch focus, Primary:8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, Secondary:Available with 1.9 MP, Video:Available, 1080@30fps, Autofocus:AvailableLED flash:Available
4SensorsAccelerometer, proximity, compass, gyroAccelerometer, proximity, compass, gyro, barometer, RGB sensor
5MemoryInternal:32 GB internal memory, among which 26 GB is available to user and 1GB RAMCard slot:Not supportedInternal:16 or 32 or 64 GB internal memory and 1 GB RAMCard slot:Capable of supporting microSD card maximum up to 64 GB
6BodyWeight:130 gDimensions:134.4 x 69.9 x 8.9 mmTouch-sensitive controls:YesWeight:133 gDimensions:136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mmTouch-sensitive controls:Yes
7BrowserAdobe Flash, HTMLAdobe Flash, HTML
8DataEDGE:Available, GPRS:Available, WLAN:Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNABluetooth:Available(v4.0 with A2DP), NFC:Available, Speed:HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps and HSDPA, 21 Mbps, USB: Available (microUSB v2.0)EDGE:Available(Class 12), GPRS:Available(Class 12, 32-48 kbps), WLAN:Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNABluetooth:Available(v4.0 with EDR, A2DP), NFC:Available, Speed:HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps and HSDPA, 21 Mbps, USB: Available(microUSB v2.0), USB On-the-go
9MessagingSMS, MMS, Push Email, EmailSMS, MMS, Push Email, Email, RSS, IM
10SoundLoudspeaker:Available, Jack:Available(3.5 mm), Alert types:MP3, Vibration, WAV ringtonesLoudspeaker:Available, Jack:Available(3.5 mm), Alert types:MP3, Vibration, WAV ringtones
11GPSAvailable (capable of supporting A-GPS)Available (capable of supporting A-GPS and GLONASS)
12BatteryStandard battery( Li-Po 1800 mAh)Standard battery(Li-Ion 2100 mAh)
13ColorsWhite, GrayWhite, Blue

Eye Catching Features of HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III

Design

If you are a HTC fan then then obviously the form factors of Samsung phones doesn’t come anywhere in comparison to those of the HTC devices. The design of HTC One X is awesome. It consists of 4.7 inches display screen with touch facility. For increasing its durability it has unified shell. To make it easy to hold, it has curved back and its sidewalls are rounded smoothly.

The design of Samsung Galaxy S III is also beautiful, but consists of 4.8 inches display screen with touch facility and ultrafast response time. To keep the angle of viewing wider, it uses Super AMOLED technology. The design is organic and minimal and its sidewalls are smoothly rounded. It provides comfortable and an ergonomic experience with enhanced usability as its nature is human-centric.

Camera

Camera of HTC One X is amazing. You will never miss a shot with this. You can capture a video and a picture both at the same time. Even under bad conditions like back light or low light you will get the best images. It consists of 8 MP primary camera and 1.3 MP secondary camera.

Samsung Galaxy S III comes with 8 MP primary camera and 1.9 MP secondary camera. It consists of Burst Shoot Mood which helps you to take 3.3 shoots/seconds. Like HTC One X it is also capable of taking video and picture both at the same time. Face Zoom facility is available.

Sound of HTC One X

Sound is authentic. Listening is absolutely different with Beats Audio. You can easily access your favorite audio apps, internet radio and music libraries from one convenient location simultaneously.

Samsung Galaxy S III Pop up Play

With this feature, you can do two things at a time; send e-mail or text and watch HD videos simultaneously.

Pricing

HTC One XSamsung Galaxy S III
$559.99$669.99

Conclusion

It is very tough to compare which one is best, both have their pros and cons as well. Both are the best Android Smartphones till date. These two are very strong contenders and now you have to choose which one is best for you. Make sure to let us know about your favorite. Good Luck!

For more details about HTC One X, visit the official product website. And to know more about Samsung Galaxy S III, visit the official product website.

Samsung Galaxy S III and HTC One X Comparison Video

Samsung Galaxy S III Image Gallery

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HTC One X Image Gallery

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