HTC One (E8) vs Samsung Galaxy S9

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
18.5:9

Pixel density

441 ppi
568 ppi

Technology

 
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

66.71 %
84.36 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Geo tagging
Manual focus, Object tracking, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Voice activation, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Recording format

MPEG4
 

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.76 x 2.78 x 0.39 inches (146.42 x 70.67 x 9.85 mm)
5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 68

Biometrics

 
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

 
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Gray, Blue, Red, White
Black, Gold, Gray, Purple, Blue, Red

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 630

RAM

2 GB
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16 GB
256 GB

Maximum User Storage

10.6 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 400 GB

Slot Type

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
microSDXC, microSDHC, microSD

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2), HTC Sense UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable, Li - Polymer
Not user replaceable, Li - Ion

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

 
31.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)

Stand-by time

 
3.4 days (82 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G)

26.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

21.0 days (504 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
11 hours

LTE

 
12 hours

Wi-Fi

 
14 hours

Music playback

 
51.00 hours

Video playback

 
17.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 8, 3, 1, 7
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

850, 900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Heart Rate Profile, Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, MIMO

Mobile hotspot

 
Yes

Wi-Fi Direct

 
Yes

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

Charging connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

 
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jan 11, 2018

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMG960U link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.35 W/kg

Body

 
0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.95 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced

Jun 03, 2014
Feb 25, 2018

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 820
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