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Samsung Galaxy S III vs HTC One X

0. phoneArena 16 May 2012, 08:15 posted on

The HTC One X was the first new-generation Android smartphone to come out this year. It introduced us to a new kind of Android experience – one powered by an ultra-fast quad-core processor. With the recent introduction of the Samsung Galaxy S III, though, things are going to get much more interesting. Take a deep breath, people, as what follows is the most epic Android clash for the first half of the year – the Samsung Galaxy S III is facing the HTC One X!...

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posted on 16 May 2012, 09:10 5

21. NarutoSora18 (Posts: 3; Member since: 20 Feb 2012)


GS3 is still the best~
it only loses in design~

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:13 7

23. wendygarett (unregistered)


loses in design mean loses in first impression :(

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:42 3

42. REYNER (Posts: 187; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


yah i quite agree with that but with its features like pop-up play or smart stay.. you can still earn the high respect and imprssion with s III i think.. :)

posted on 28 May 2012, 07:27

143. Dark4o90 (Posts: 205; Member since: 20 Feb 2011)


wow wow did you see the S3 to say that it looses in design i've never seen better looking samsung's phone till now

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:17 4

26. sonisoe (Posts: 417; Member since: 06 May 2009)


if samsung can sell tens of millions with an average design, imagine how many more millions they can sell with a stunning design and quality material... more often than not, i dont understand the thinking of manufacturers, seems that they dont listen to consumers

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:19 5

28. QWIKSTRIKE (Posts: 1182; Member since: 09 Mar 2010)


Sorry I will wait for a dog fight on Phone dog for a real fair comparison. Ray is just feeding you SG3 people what you want to hear. I am not discrediting the phone just the messenger. It may very well be better but I need to go where the reviews are consistent and fair, as well as honest!
Not to mention Samsung's always having poor radios, who wants a phone that can't hold a signal or track gps wise.

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:53 2

46. Retro-touch (Posts: 273; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)


Not to mention he doesn't have his basic facts straight such as the amount of memory available for S3 (16GB, 32Gb and 64GB) as well as the fact that the S3 comes with almost all video player formats while One X comes with more limited formats, I love HTC devices but I'd prefer a more detailed and accurate review, not someone blatantly favoring one over the other but giving me facts and actual useful information than glossing over the details and putting alot of their personal opinion.

posted on 16 May 2012, 10:21 1

50. QWIKSTRIKE (Posts: 1182; Member since: 09 Mar 2010)


Agreed, I really want the best phone for my money that works. I want a phone that makes phone calls rather than be a multimedia device. If I wanted a MM device phone I could get an Iproduct. lol

The One X got rave reviews from most sites. Android central gave the battery a thumbs up, and test the battery while streaming music all day answering emails and making phone calls. They are now doing real world battery test to see how the battery holds up. That's the basis for a true review, not the "in my opinion review" because opinions are not facts, and usually are biased to the users preference...

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:21 1

29. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


I wish I can pick and choose the feature from both phones to make into one phone myself.
From Samsung: performance, keyboard layout, battery life
From HTC: camera, design, UI, Beats
Display can from either, because they are probably both look sexy as hell :P

What would you guys pick?

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:25

33. wendygarett (unregistered)


IPHONE 4S!!!! :D

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:26 6

34. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)


Sgs3, think of it in the long run, it will have a model for 64gb memory+64gb microsd, plus if you don't like the oversaturation of the screen it has 5 screen modes. faster UI, and so much more

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:30 1

35. wendygarett (unregistered)


think of it in the long run? I would think upgradable for next android platform is much much important than this... after samsung announce no ICS update for galaxy S...

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:36 3

39. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)


Well if i wanted people to buy the new iteration of a device i wouldn't update the old one either. they are targeting sgs1 owners here because most carriers have 2 year contracts.

posted on 30 May 2012, 02:54 2

157. SherlockHolmes (Posts: 125; Member since: 10 Apr 2012)


But they should not let the customers suffer as they want Big profits !!

Samsuck the Mothefuker !!

posted on 16 May 2012, 11:17 2

56. gwuhua1984 (Posts: 1237; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)


Most phones are upgradeable, it's just the manufacturers aren't good enough to keep up with it. If the Desire C could run ICS, then pretty much all Android devices should be able to run ICS.

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:35 3

38. APPLE_R0YALLY (banned) (Posts: 73; Member since: 08 May 2012)


EYE™ own the oneX. and the Galaxy NOTE, We say™ it's better than our iPhone 4$ 64gb, EYE® am
Surprised.....!? EYE™ am waiting to own the beloved GS3.....!?
WE ARE® enjoying both of these device.....!? WE REALLY™ like This.....!?

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:41

41. MEeee (Posts: 353; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


HTC One X, Evo 4G LTE Denied U.S. Entry Over Patent Dispute

http://www.pcworld.com/article/255658/htc_one_x_evo_4g_lte_denied_us_entry_over_patent_dispute.html

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:46

44. MEeee (Posts: 353; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


HTC flagships' US shipments get delayed for Apple patent violation

http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_flagships_us_shipments_get_delayed_for_apple_patent_violation-news-4253.php

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:44 2

43. AustinPaul (Posts: 68; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)


Even is all else were equal, the one thing no one mentions, and it is a huge one for me, is the removable battery on the GS3. I'm a freak about running out of battery and often carry a spare with me for my EVO 3D. The wireless charging option, while charging a second battery on the SG3 is a feature I haven't seen since way back on an old Nokia. So simple, yet so perfect. Grab your charged phone and spare battery from the cradle and go! Doesn't sound like it will be released until Sept, though aftermarket may offer sooner?

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:47 3

45. ilia1986 (unregistered)


SGS3 - I'm getting thee!

posted on 16 May 2012, 10:07 2

48. REYNER (Posts: 187; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


i think this is the first time PA compliment samsung UX :) but by the looks of it samsung really seems to get the top of the android phones though the built and the looks are so.. so.. but features and utilizing its quad-core usability makes it much better choice though having a one x is not a shame at all for it compensates with a sturdy built and damn good-looking materials.s III really won my heart hmm.. im just wondering lg seems to be the last one to release their flagship would this mean that they really gearing up?

posted on 16 May 2012, 10:18 2

49. ryq24 (Posts: 739; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


htc one x should cut their price once s3 came out so i can afford to buy it. ;-)

posted on 16 May 2012, 11:00 2

53. Mube1 (Posts: 153; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)


Samsung next time u need a extra home work for designing department,overall s3 will b awesome ph,may b phone of the year again, till than we have to wait for iphone5,at the end galaxy s2 design was much much better than s3:-)

posted on 28 May 2012, 07:29

144. Dark4o90 (Posts: 205; Member since: 20 Feb 2011)


not true

posted on 16 May 2012, 11:06 3

55. APPLE_R0YALLY (banned) (Posts: 73; Member since: 08 May 2012)


WE LIKE™ the design of the S2, more than the S3.....!?

posted on 16 May 2012, 11:33

57. driveme (Posts: 26; Member since: 16 May 2012)


So all this talk about the GS 3 does anyone know when or what carriers will get it.

posted on 16 May 2012, 12:02 3

58. eli577 (Posts: 84; Member since: 29 Jun 2010)


Well, this review is interesting. I don't see why the S3 wins this, I think they are on par. In my opinion the screen and the build quality of the One X is better, on the other side they say that the S3 is more fluid and it seems like it has the better camera. So once again it comes down to personal preferences which to choose.

posted on 16 May 2012, 12:33 4

59. BIGGUP83 (Posts: 11; Member since: 08 Nov 2011)


This guy is clearly a Samsung fan... I rather search for another none bias opinion...

posted on 16 May 2012, 13:04 1

63. Lboogey6 (Posts: 281; Member since: 31 Jan 2012)


lol you guys are funny web page laggy keyboard comfortable seems like more than just being a fan versus a more functional device lets not forget the 12 articles before this saying Samsung dropped the ball

posted on 16 May 2012, 20:51 1

73. barondebxl (Posts: 132; Member since: 04 Nov 2011)


Lol you mean until you see a review that's says that the one x is better? Not gonna happen SMH

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