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Poll Results: Samsung Galaxy S IV or HTC One?

 
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    Samsung Galaxy S IV
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    HTC One
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post #611 of 839
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Originally Posted by qTAP View Post

What?
I'm saying each has its own reason why for being popular, Justin Bieber most of his fan base is teenage girls.
Samsung galaxy S4 has its fan base for tons of reason, micro sd, removable battery, and etc. Also, my picture is a galaxy note 2 not a galaxy s4 last time I check the s4 does not come with a stylus.....

Well you can buy them individually and to me it looks like the S4. Was only joking with you anyways. rolleyes.gif
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post #612 of 839
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Originally Posted by sherlock View Post

How about no



AMOLED screen is still not bright enough to compete with LCD screens under sunlight, and One's LCD are much brighter than GS4's AMOLED.

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and you can turn off beats audio in the HTC One and still enjoy the dual front facing speaker over GS4's single back facing speaker.

I stand corrected then, but I did base my comment on GSM Arena which set the phone on full brightness (or was it auto). The guy in the video you linked never showed what setting both phones are on before testing so how can i say that the results are good when he doesn't show what settings each are on and then testing for each mode since each mode has different brightness.

I'll probably do a test myself and see it since my good friend has the One and I have the S4. thumb.gif

As for the beats I wasn't talking about how good or bad the units sounded (in fact both tested very well acoustically), I just don't like beats period. Personal preference of course... biggrin.gif
Edited by mark_thaddeus - 5/26/13 at 8:11pm
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post #613 of 839
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Originally Posted by mark_thaddeus View Post

I stand corrected then, but I did base my comment on GSM Arena which set the phone on full brightness (or was it auto). The guy in the video you linked never showed what setting both phones are on before testing so how can i say that the results are good when he doesn't show what settings each are on and then testing for each mode since each mode has different brightness.

I'll probably do a test myself and see it since my good friend has the One and I have the S4

As for the beats I wasn't talking about how good or bad the units sounded (in fact both tested very well acoustically), I just don't like beats period. Personal preference of course... 4

Now that I switched to the GS4 from the One(for the 13MP Camera), the performance under sunlight is better than my old GS3 and pretty good, not as visible as the One but good enough. GSM remains one of the few sites claiming GS4 perform better than the One under the Sun, most of the sunlight tests I seen either on youtube or in reviews shown that HTC One is better.
Edited by sherlock - 5/26/13 at 9:13pm
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post #614 of 839
Got the HTC one black and galaxy note 2 and iam on cloud 9
    
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post #615 of 839
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Originally Posted by sherlock View Post

Now that I switched to the GS4 from the One(for the 13MP Camera), the performance under sunlight is better than my old GS3 and pretty good, not as visible as the One but good enough. GSM remains one of the few sites claiming GS4 perform better than the One under the Sun, most of the sunlight tests I seen either on youtube or in reviews shown that HTC One is better.

Welcome to the other side! biggrin.gif
I am curious on the screen comparisons under direct sunlight. We all know the HTC One's screen is definitely brighter, but I think the Galaxy S 4 has some layer of oleo-phobic coating on the stock Gorilla Glass III, which makes it less reflective.

I can only compare directly against my iPad Mini and see that S4's screen is not as reflective.
Here is a mostly directly sunlight comparison on the S4 and iPad Mini... And man does that S4 screen resolution really start to show... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


Edited by Chris13002 - 5/27/13 at 5:16am
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post #616 of 839
Well I was out yesterday baking in the sun...now I'm sat here with severe sunburn. The good news is that the HTC One performed brilliantly.

However it only performed brilliantly with the brightness on maximum. Even at about 70% brightness it was hard to see anything. This doesn't particularly bother me though because I have it on full brightness 24/7. It was leaps and bounds above my old GSII...and I thought my GSII was good in the sun lol
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post #617 of 839
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Well I was out yesterday baking in the sun...now I'm sat here with severe sunburn. The good news is that the HTC One performed brilliantly.

However it only performed brilliantly with the brightness on maximum. Even at about 70% brightness it was hard to see anything. This doesn't particularly bother me though because I have it on full brightness 24/7. It was leaps and bounds above my old GSII...and I thought my GSII was good in the sun lol

In direct sunlight my screen is hard to view on my Lumia 920 also, trying to find a fix, especially since I have to do deliveries at my job.
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post #618 of 839
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In direct sunlight my screen is hard to view on my Lumia 920 also, trying to find a fix, especially since I have to do deliveries at my job.
They have matte screen protectors maybe that'll help?
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^ just one of many reviews. I personally liked it as he went straight to the points where most people would argue about...

As for which people preferring one or the other without experience, here is a good example...


Just saw this... HTC One Google Edition
http://gizmodo.com/htc-one-google-edition-brings-stock-android-to-the-best-510476766
I would tend to disagree with the title lol...
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