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Poll Results: Samsung Galaxy S IV or HTC One?

 
  • 40% (116)
    Samsung Galaxy S IV
  • 59% (170)
    HTC One
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post #501 of 839
Lol, really? In what way is the function of the One unimpressive? Battery life is near the top, CPU performance is near the top, the screen is one of the best in the business with the highest PPI, the camera is lauded for its low light capabilities, Blinkfeed and Zoe are being nearly universally praised and all of that is before even bringing up the sexy form factor and build materials.
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

Lol, really? In what way is the function of the One unimpressive? Battery life is near the top, CPU performance is near the top, the screen is one of the best in the business with the highest PPI, the camera is lauded for its low light capabilities, Blinkfeed and Zoe are being nearly universally praised and all of that is before even bringing up the sexy form factor and build materials.

Wouldn't really say battery is near the top, maybe just for web browsing.

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post #503 of 839
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Wouldn't really say battery is near the top, maybe just for web browsing.

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http://www.phonesreview.co.uk/2013/05/01/samsung-galaxy-s4-vs-htc-one-battery-life-considering-300mah-advantage/
post #504 of 839

gsmarena have updated their GS4 test numbers recently after a firmware update from Samsung:



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Update, May 10: We ran a new battery test on the Samung Galaxy S4 and updated this page wtih teh results. While before the update, the S4 and HTC One were matched in talk time, now the S4 jumps 4 hours ahead. It's among the longest lasting phones when it comes to talking. The HTC One is pretty good too - we doubt anyone will talk for over 13 hours on a single charge - but the S4 will give you more talk time if you forgot to charge the batter

Edited by sherlock - 5/13/13 at 10:46pm
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post #505 of 839
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Wouldn't really say battery is near the top, maybe just for web browsing.

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http://www.phonesreview.co.uk/2013/05/01/samsung-galaxy-s4-vs-htc-one-battery-life-considering-300mah-advantage/

Well you said top, I assumed you meant of most newer phones. You never said just against the gs4 by itself. I bet most people will get more out of the gs4 battery in general though.

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post #506 of 839
I think both phones are nearer the top of the charts than not...
post #507 of 839
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The battery on my S4 has simply been amazing after a bit of tweaking; Media Server(data being read from the MicroSD) has been running a bit high - and I had to format my MicroSD card and re-copy all the data back onto it to solve. And also Maps had a high percentage which I solved by going to application manager -> maps -> clear data/cache and then "updated to latest version" magically appeared when opening maps.
Thanks XDA ^^^ and maybe the Maps tweak might apply on the HTC.
After sleeping for 8 hours, at first I would wake up with 15-20% idle battery loss, and after those 2 tweaks above, it's about 4-5% battery loss...

This is about 2 hours of screen usage


I purposely did a full battery run down test, and even at 30% battery life, I was able to still play the whole Batman: Dark Night Rises (almost 3 hours)...
Simply amazing battery for a phone this powerful!
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post #508 of 839
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The battery on my S4 has simply been amazing after a bit of tweaking; Media Server(data being read from the MicroSD) has been running a bit high - and I had to format my MicroSD card and re-copy all the data back onto it to solve. And also Maps had a high percentage which I solved by going to application manager -> maps -> clear data/cache and then "updated to latest version" magically appeared when opening maps.
Thanks XDA ^^^ and maybe the Maps tweak might apply on the HTC.
After sleeping for 8 hours, at first I would wake up with 15-20% idle battery loss, and after those 2 tweaks above, it's about 4-5% battery loss...

This is about 2 hours of screen usage


I purposely did a full battery run down test, and even at 30% battery life, I was able to still play the whole Batman: Dark Night Rises (almost 3 hours)...
Simply amazing battery for a phone this powerful!

I wonder if that's why maps is always really high and always on when I'm on a stock android rom? It cuts my battery in half, but only on stock roms.

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post #509 of 839
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Here are some 'real reviews' for those that are still deciding between the two; especially if you do not feel like reading over 50 pages of this thread...

HTC One


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post #510 of 839
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Surprise!!! biggrin.gif

http://www.phonearena.com/news/Samsung-Galaxy-S4-is-the-fastest-selling-Android-flagship-4-million-in-five-days_id43038
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