HTC Droid DNA vs Samsung Galaxy Note II vs Samsung Galaxy S III specs comparison

HTC Droid DNA vs Samsung Galaxy Note II vs Samsung Galaxy S III specs comparison
HTC just announced the Droid DNA monster of an Android handset, with the first 5" Full HD 1920x1080 pixels screen. That's photographic quality 440ppi density edge-to-edge display, where you can watch those 1080 movies and video capture in their full glory. 

It certainly marks the next fight in high-end phones, and by this time next year we can bet that most of them will be equipped with such displays. The new Super LCD 3 screen tech consumes much less battery than what we have now, explaining the fairly pedestrian 2,020 mAh battery.

Not only that, but HTC, realizing how a huge screen can impact the overall size, has made it very thin and compact, and the design is somewhat of a stunner, too, with red accents grill inspired by Lamborghini cars.

It is not a productivity tool like the Note II, as it lacks the integrated stylus and adjacent apps, just a pure big Full HD screen joy, so let's see how it stacks up in terms of specs to the other large display competitors on Verizon right now. HTC has thrown in the kitchen sink in this phone - quad-core S4 Pro with LTE, Beats Audio, Sense 4+, plus its wide-angle front camera and the 2.55v speaker amplifier known from the 8X. Do you think HTC is back with a bang launching the Droid DNA?


 
DESIGN
OSAndroid (4.1.1) Sense 4+ UIAndroid (4.1)Android (4.0.4) TouchWiz UX UI
Dimensions 141 x 70.5 x 9.73 mm5.94 x 3.17 x 0.37 (151 x 81 x 9 mm)5.39 x 2.80 x 0.34 (137 x 71 x 8.6 mm )
Weight4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 4.1 oz (117 g)
6.42 oz (182 g)
the average is 4.1 oz (117 g)
4.70 oz (133 g)
the average is 4.1 oz (117 g)
Design features Stylus 
Side KeysRight: Volume controlLeft: Volume control Right: Lock/Unlock keyLeft: Volume control Right: Lock/Unlock key
Colors Blue, WhiteBlack, Brown, Blue, White
DISPLAY
Physical size5 inches5.55 inches4.80 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density
441 ppi265 ppi306 ppi
Technology
S-LCD 3Super AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Colors16 777 21616 777 21616 777 216
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
BATTERY
Talk time 22.00 hours
the average is 8 h (507 min)
15.00 hours
the average is 8 h (507 min)
Stand-by time  8.3 days (200 hours)
the average is 19 days (464 h)
Stand-by time (3G) 10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 20 days (474 h)
 
Stand-by time (4G) 12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 11 days (257 h)
 
Capacity2020 mAh3100 mAh2100 mAh
Type Li - IonLi - Ion
HARDWARE
System chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064Samsung Exynos 4 (4412)Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Processor
Quad core, 1500 MHzQuad core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Graphics processorAdreno 320ARM Mali-400 MP4 (Quad-Core)Adreno 225
System memory
2048 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 533 MHz)2048 MB RAM (Dual-channel)2048 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 500 MHz) / DDR2
Built-in storage16 GB16 GB32 GB
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB
CAMERA
Camera8 megapixels, Immobile8 megapixels, Immobile8 megapixels, Immobile
FlashLEDLEDLED
Aperture sizeF2.0 F2.6
Focal length (35mm equivalent)28mm  
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Auto focus, Face detection, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, ScenesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Auto focus, Smile detection, Burst mode, Panorama, ScenesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Auto focus, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Self-timer
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
FeaturesVideo callingVideo callingVideo calling, Digital image stabilization
Front-facing camera2.1 megapixels1.9 megapixels1.9 megapixels

CONNECTIVITY
BluetoothYes4.04.0
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz
Mobile hotspotYesYesYes
Wi-Fi Direct YesYes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB chargingUSB Host, USB charging
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm3.5mm
HDMIvia microUSBvia microUSBvia microUSB
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
OtherNFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, MHL, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
REGULATORY APPROVAL
FCC approval
   
Date approved05 Nov 201228 Sep 201201 Jun 2012
FCC ID value: NM8PL83200 linkFCC ID value: A3LSCHI605 linkFCC ID value: A3LSCHI535 link
FCC measured SAR
   
Head0.50 W/kg0.24 W/kg0.35 W/kg
Body0.63 W/kg0.58 W/kg0.93 W/kg
Product Specific Use1.01 W/kg0.58 W/kg0.93 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission0.93 W/kg0.82 W/kg1.29 W/kg
AVAILABILITY
Officially announced13 Nov 201219 Sep 201204 Jun 2012
Scheduled release
21 Nov 2012 (Official)27 Nov 2012 (Official)

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