The people have spoken: The HTC One M9 expected to be better than the Galaxy S6 (poll results)

The people have spoken: The HTC One M9 expected to be better than the Galaxy S6 (poll results)
Passionate to a fault, the tech community always has its nose up manufacturers' personal business, always on the looked for each and every crumb of intel that would give away what's cooking in the oven. The nosiest among us you know as leaksters, and we have got to admit – they're doing a splendid job uncovering new information on upcoming devices. This much has certainly been true with the HTC One M9 and the Samsung Galaxy S6, both of which are currently at the very center of our combined attention. That's why we decided to take your pulse this past Monday, and see which you thought is shaping up as the better device of the two.

Some 4,000 of you took up our call and cast their vote. The results are now in, and some of you may be surprised that HTC, by all means the underdog here, actually is the crowd's favorite right now. Indeed, with over half the votes (61.64%), the One M9 seems to have won the hearts of many. In comparison, Samsung's Galaxy S6 has failed to pick up people's interest, with just 38.36% of all votes.

We'll admit that we weren't sure which way this is going. Initially, the votes were tied, and we lost track of the count later on, but it would appear that despite its rumored redesign and apparently much sleeker garb, the Galaxy S6 may have an uphill battle for the approval of some potential clients. Do you agree?

Poll: Which do you think will be better based on what we know – the Galaxy S6 or HTC One M9?

Samsung Galaxy S6
38.36%
HTC One M9
61.64%

Related phones

One M9
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 4 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2840 mAh(21.7h 3G talk time)
Galaxy S6
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2550 mAh(23h 3G talk time)

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118 Comments

1. FluffyBled unregistered

Design wise ... most probably yes! Otherwise ... Hell no! My opinion!

2. Zomer

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2013

Yeah cause everbody prefers TouchWiz over Sense.

5. Biernot unregistered

In Germany we say "Touchwitz" Witz = Joke ^^

64. justrt

Posts: 446; Member since: Jul 10, 2014

Does "Ausch" mean anything?

80. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Nope, doesn't mean anything.

89. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

I like the way you think bro, I'll meet you in hell xD

104. Elusivellama

Posts: 73; Member since: Aug 26, 2014

In North America we say "TouchWiz" Wiz = dick ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

106. kevin91202

Posts: 640; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

"In North America we say "TouchWiz" Wiz = dick ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)" -Elusivellama Another stupid and incorrect comment on the Internet. Let's stick to the facts. There are two primary languages in North America: Spanish and English. Hence, there are no common colloquialisms. So, stop making up stuff.

120. Elusivellama

Posts: 73; Member since: Aug 26, 2014

Estas maddo broquiero?

126. JEverettnow

Posts: 228; Member since: Mar 11, 2013

Not only that, Wiz does not mean D**K. It is slang for urinating.

16. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

From your statement I'm guessing you've had access to the new touch wiz?

38. tdslam720

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Hmm lets see. G6 will have the better display, better camera, faster CPU, faster GPU, quick charging, Gear VR support and other add ons. M9 will have better audio and design..

116. HR_19

Posts: 103; Member since: Aug 09, 2014

Actually, according to some preliminary benchmarks, the 810 CPU is better, but not its GPU, and it will also have the Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, don't know what other "quick charging" technology the Galaxy will have though, and a big berry days it's not as good, and whether the camera is better remains to be seen. And to top it off, the Galaxy will have an unnecessary high-res screen. I would rather have the more energy-efficient 1080p screen than a wasteful 1440p one, not to mention it could support Gear VR and its own accessories.

42. xondk

Posts: 1904; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

What is the problem with touchwiz? especially with the steps they have taken with lollipop? is it this 'lag' issue again? has that actually been proven in anything other then slow motion video's and even then it is only sometimes it is slower? You don't see that anyway? so why does it bother people? even when most tests prove that it is an incredibly hard thing to test for since they hardly ever use phones that are exactly the same on storage. I am simply trying to understand because it really seems like people are nitpicking over things that make no real practical difference.

53. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

There's nothing wrong with it. In fact, every TW device updated to 5.0 saw significant speed improvements, including the S4, Note 3 and S5.

127. JEverettnow

Posts: 228; Member since: Mar 11, 2013

My s5 was laggy after the 5.0 update. Ended up getting a replacement phone and the same thing with that one. It is bad! So many bugs and issues.

67. justrt

Posts: 446; Member since: Jul 10, 2014

You are sarcastic, right?

71. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Tw as been improved in looks and sped with 5.0

105. phichart

Posts: 335; Member since: May 03, 2014

I love Touchwiz!

117. Mittal

Posts: 494; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

If the Camera is big sensor and bezels in check, then according to me Sammy only has its Super AMOLED display left to boast. I really like HTC and have always preferred sense to touchwiz

128. JEverettnow

Posts: 228; Member since: Mar 11, 2013

Too bad those cameras in the HTCs are horrible! I loved the GPE m8 though. Camera was bad, but the phone was smooth and snappy.

7. brar.arsh

Posts: 202; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

So you like TW over Sense?? I think you are one of those who are still living under a rock.

9. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Try 100+ million people who prefer TW over Sense. We all must be living under a rock then.

13. bur60

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

You mean 100 million who get trapped into buying things cuz of marketing?

18. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Something HTC lacks.

21. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

Marketing ? ok thanks to that marketing and we know abt the features of touchwiz esp splitscreen and note features. i personally want how sense looks like, but I still prefer smarter one. I have Note 4 so I dont have problems with regard to lags.. Besides, millions of people still prefer galaxy cameras, build quality (dont start with metal, coz Htc has been known for build quality issues), and display :)

28. tedkord

Posts: 17131; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Whatever excuse helps you sleep at night.

30. Cicero

Posts: 1106; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

Are you speaking about iphones?

40. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

oh really? 100+ million said that, just because they bought a phone? riiiighhtt....more like they had no idea what they were getting. Come on let's be logical about it at least.

72. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Ha, Samsung now above Apple i. The my phone is good poll in the usa

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