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Poll Results: Samsung Galaxy S IV or HTC One?

 
  • 40% (116)
    Samsung Galaxy S IV
  • 59% (170)
    HTC One
286 Total Votes  
post #1 of 839
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Which one are you planning to get?
edit: I purchased the S4 and have no regrets...

Just wanted to hear some thoughts so far...

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Pros for HTC One.

Premium Aluminum unibody design
More internal storage: 32GB vs. 16GB on GS4
Higher PPI screen (468PPI vs. S4's 441 PPI)
Super LCD3 screen tech
Dual front-facing stereo speakers
4MP "Ultrapixel" camera (better for low-light situations)
Sense 5 UI (preference)



Pros for Galaxy S4
Removeable/replaceable battery
add-in microSD card slot
Faster CPU(s)
Bigger screen (5" vs. 4.7 on the HTC One)
Samsung's suite of software
IR blaster
Temperature/humidity sensor build into the device.
Longer battery life.
Will be available on more carriers at launch

Edited by Chris13002 - 6/10/13 at 9:13am
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Definitely the Galaxy S4.

I hate the design on the HTC especially the back. Too wide and too flat looking.

HTC phones are known for their poor ergonomics.

Biggest deal breakers for me are the microSD expansion, removable battery and the array of software features the SGS4 provides compared to the HTC One.

Advantages of the Samsung Galaxy S4 over the HTC One:


Edited by Koehler - 3/15/13 at 7:22am
post #3 of 839
I've ordered a HTC One

I much prefer the build quality of HTCs phones compared to the Galaxys, my Sensation has been fantastic and I get on well with the Sense UI. It does lack a few things I would have liked, a MicroSD slot and replaceable battery would be nice but I'm willing to live without them.

Saying HTC are known for poor ergonomics is a bit of a misnomer, that's down to personal preference. I think my Sensation is great ergonomically.
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HTC One, the S IV is ugly and has crap build quality and is not ergonomic. Actually the S III and the IV is awkward to hold and the S IV is merely a redesigned hardware Note II with a 5"
Plus samsung's screen is generally crap looking compared to all of HTC's
I own a Sensation myself and i have heard horror stories with the S3 from my friend who has one
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Im a Samsung fan but the htc looks a whole other world better.
     
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Being a samsung Fan since the galaxy. i'm disappointed with the S4... it looks so rushed nothing new but cool software puffs. all the perks they added to the s4 will come to my note2 in no time.. i don't like the s4..
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Originally Posted by Koehler View Post

HTC phones are known for their poor ergonomics.

Huh? Which phone was bad?

I've had an Evo Shift that has a floppy keyboard, someone else I know has one that never had that problem. Not sure what phone had poor ergonomics.
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HTC One, the S IV is ugly and has crap build quality and is not ergonomic. Actually the S III and the IV is awkward to hold and the S IV is merely a redesigned hardware Note II with a 5"
Plus samsung's screen is generally crap looking compared to all of HTC...

Couldn't disagree with you more. I really enjoyed using my S3 and found it very comfy to hold. I think your exaggerating the quality of the note 2's screen as well. Because of the size, I can hold it much further away...@ that point the screen becomes much less an issue.

The relatively small battery in the one combined with that 1080p screen, 92db speaks, and sense would give me pause.
Edited by Jodiuh - 3/18/13 at 6:01pm
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Originally Posted by Ramzinho View Post

Being a samsung Fan since the galaxy. i'm disappointed with the S4... it looks so rushed nothing new but cool software puffs. all the perks they added to the s4 will come to my note2 in no time.. i don't like the s4..

Thats exactly how I feel. I have the note 2 everything the s4 will come to our phone. I'm thinking of giving my mom my note 2 and buying the one for myself. But I do like my size of my note 2 ;/
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post #10 of 839
Hmmm, i was going to go for an S4 but this thread made me stop and think...

I'd probably still go with the S4 though, HTC gave me a bad run in the past. and the specs of the S4 have the slight edge.The HTC One does look nice though...
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