HTC One M9 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
522 ppi

Technology

S-LCD 3
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

68.52 %
82.98 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

20 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 27.8 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.2 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

4 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.74 x 0.38 inches (144.6 x 69.7 x 9.61 mm)
6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.88 oz (195 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Splash; IP X3
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
Notification light, Stylus

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Black, Gray

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink, SlimPort

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 430
Adreno 540

RAM

3 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Available to use

21 GB
53 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), HTC Sense UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung Experience UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2840 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

25.40 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
22.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

16.3 days (391 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

21.70 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

16.8 days (402 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback

 
74.00 hours

Video playback

 
16.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 03, 2015
Jul 28, 2017

FCC ID value: NM80PJA200 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMN950U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.56 W/kg
0.70 W/kg

Body

0.35 W/kg
0.14 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

0.89 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.35 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 930
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