Samsung Galaxy S4: 6 Reasons To Choose It Over HTC One

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC OneSamsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One are currently the two of the most compared phones of the year and while both the phones are nearly the same spec wise, here is a list of 6 reasons why to choose the Samsung Galaxy S4 over HTC One.

Bigger Screen

You must be probably be knowing by now that the Galaxy S4 comes with a 5-inch, 1080p Full HD Super AMOLED display while the HTC One has a smaller 4.7-inch 1080p Full HD resolution IPS display.

It is not just the slightly bigger screen that gives the S4 an edge here but it is the dense colors and high contrast of Super AMOLED that is really making the difference. Some people might argue over IPS display being better than the Super AMOLED, but it is really a matter of personal choice here and I would choose Super AMOLED over IPS display any day.

Latest Android

The Samsung Galaxy S4 ships with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean which is currently the latest version of Android around while the HTC One has Android 4.1 Jelly Bean right out of the box. True, that HTC is going to provide a firmware update soon but for now, it is the S4 that wins the crown.

On a similar note, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition is most probably going to be launched with Android 5.0 Lime Pie or at the very least Android 4.3, so there is a very high possibility that developers at XDA get to work and release a 4.3 or 5.0 ROM that works with the traditional S4.

TouchWiz Smart Features

The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a bunch of smart features that are actually of use, the HTC One on the other hand only has BlinkFeed on top of Sense 5.

Most notable smart features of Samsung Galaxy S4 TouchWiz are Smart Scroll, Air View and Air Gesture, Smart Pause, S Translator and Dual Camera Capture.

Support For SD Cards

True, that the Samsung Galaxy S4 16 GB model has about half of its internal memory reserved for the Operating System, but the support for a microSD card up to 64 GB pretty much makes for the 32 GB storage offered in the HTC One.

Better Battery

In spite of the slightly bigger screen, it was found out in the tests that the Samsung Galaxy S4 did better than the HTC One in terms of battery. As for numbers, the S4 has a 2600 mAh battery tank while the One has only a 2300 mAh battery.

More Hacks

No official figures have been made available yet but speculations suggest that there are more Samsung Galaxy S4 units compared to the HTC One. Not only does this means that the S4 currently has a wider range of audience but it also means that more developers have S4 instead of the One, so they are bound to develop for their own device first than for any other device.

The HTC One was also about 2 weeks late in initial release from Samsung Galaxy S4 and that time is more than enough for curious developers to tinker with the device.

This concludes the list folks, feel free to drop by your comments and let us know if you have any other reason to choose the Samsung Galaxy S4 over the HTC One.

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