Both the HTC One X and the Samsung Galaxy S3 are a considered to be great phones in their price range. Here is a specs and price comparison of the devices for readers who are considering buying the devices in Australia.
Display and Design
The HTC One X comes with a 4.7 inch Super IPS LCD2 capacitive touch screen, rendering 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. The Samsung Galaxy S3 comes with a 4.8 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, rendering 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.
The HTC One X comes with 134.4 x 69.9 x 8.9 mm dimensions and weighs 130 grams. The Samsung Galaxy S3 comes with 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm dimensions and weighs 133 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The HTC One X is equipped with a 1.5 GHz quad core processor and Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset. It comes in 16 GB and 32 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 is equipped with a 1.4 GHz quad core cortex A9 processor and Exynos 4412 Quad chipset. It comes in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB internal memory variants, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a Micro SD card.
Both the devices run on the Android platform and come loaded with the Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, which can be upgraded to the Jelly Bean version. Both the devices come with 1 GB of RAM.
The HTC One X sports an 8 MP primary camera with features like auto focus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.3 MP. The Samsung Galaxy S3 also sports an 8 MP primary camera with similar features. The secondary camera on the device is 1.9 MP.
The HTC One X comes with a non-removable Li-Po 1800 mAh battery. The Samsung Galaxy S3 comes with a Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 11 hours and 40 minutes on 3G.
Readers, who are considering the LG Nexus 4 or the HTC One, click here to read a comparison between the two popular devices.
Price in Australia
The HTC One X 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $379.95 and the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $569.95. The Samsung Galaxy S3 16 GB variant is priced around AU $429.95 and the 32 GB variant is priced around AU $449.95 in Australia.
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