Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. HTC One M8 Specs And Price Comparison In Australia
By Sachin Trivedi | August 21, 2014 3:15 PM EST
The HTC One M8 is comparatively more expensive. For readers who are considering the device and the Samsung Galaxy S4, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.
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Display And Design
The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a 5-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, which translates into a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The HTC One M8 comes with a 5-inch Super LCD3 capacitive touch screen, which translates into a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. Both devices are about the same in this category. Both devices also have 441 ppi pixel display density.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 measures 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm and weighs 130 grams. The HTC One M8 is wider, wider, comparatively thicker and heavier. The device measures 146.36 x 70.6 x 9.4 mm and weighs 160 grams.
Hardware And Operating System
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is equipped with a 1.6 GHz quad core Cortex A15 and quad core 1.2 GHz Cortex A7 processor and Exynos 5 Octa 5410 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 microSD card.
The HTC One M8 is equipped with a 2.5 GHz quad core Krait 400 processor and Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 chipset. It comes in 16 GB and 32 GB internal memory variants, which can be expanded by up to 128 GB using a Micro SD card.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 runs on the Android Jelly Bean operating system, which can be upgraded to the KitKat version. The HTC One M8 runs on the Android KitKat operating system. Both devices have 2 GB of RAM. In terms of computing power, the One M8 is the clear winner.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 sports a 13 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 2 MP. The HTC One M8 sports a dual 4 MP primary camera with autofocus and dual LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 5 MP.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 17 hours on 3G. The HTC One M8 comes with a non-removable Li-Po 2600 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 20 hours on 3G.
Price in Australia
The Samsung Galaxy S4 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $449.95 and the HTC One M8 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $629.95 in Australia.
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