Taiwan-based mobile manufacturer HTC recently announced the upgraded version of its smartphone HTC One X that will hit the tech market later this year. The new HTC One X+ updated and added some of the features of its predecessor.
HTC boasts the amazing features of the new HTC One X+ including the faster 1.7GHz Tegra 3 CPU, larger 2,100mAh battery, expanded 64GB of storage and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with Sense 4+ onboard.
It is expected that the new HTC smartphone will intensify the existing competition in the market and will battle head on with some of the mobile phones with a strong hold in the market such as the Samsung Galaxy S3.
Samsung Galaxy S3 is considered as a revolutionary gadget of 2012 that was able to kick iPhone out of the top spot in the smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy S3 was introduced last May and gained popularity due to its amazing features, including a big screen display, 4G/LTE connectivity, NFC support, etc. At the second quarter of this year, Samsung Galaxy S3 rose to stardom due to its immense sales worldwide.
Will the new HTC smartphone be able to topple Samsung's top mobile phone? Below is the comparison of the two Android smartphone.
Screen Display - HTC One X+ offers a 4.7 inch S-LCD2 display and the Samsung Galaxy S3 has a 4.8 inch Super AMOLED screen. HTC claimed that their device is perfect for outdoor viewing which is countered by Samsung's screen apt for viewing audio/video content.
Processor - Samsung Galaxy S3 is equipped with a 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos processor and 1GB of RAM. The HTC One X+ has a chip upgrade from its predecessor and is powered by a 1.7GHz quad-core chip with 1GB of RAM.
Operating System - Samsung Galaxy S3 was introduced to run with Android's Ice Cream Sandwich but it is included in the company's list of smartphone's which will get a Jelly Bean update. However, the new HTC One X+ comes with the Android v4.1 Jelly Bean.
Storage - Samsung Galaxy S3 gained an advantage as it is equipped with 16GB and 32GB models for internal storage with a 64GB version still to be released. Moreover, the device comes with microSD slot for expandable storage. HTC One X+ has a 32GB and a 64GB version.
Camera - Both devices have 8 megapixels rear camera. However, Samsung Galaxy S3 has a 1.9 MP front shooter compared to HTC One X+'s 1.6 MP.
Battery - Both devices sport a 2100 mAh battery that promises longer battery life.
Samsung Galaxy S3 is already available through various carriers. In Australia, the unlocked version of the device is available at the Samsung Store in Sydney. The HTC One X+, on the other hand, will hit Europe and Northern Asia this October, and in South Asia by November.
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