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Samsung Galaxy S III vs HTC One X

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Samsung Galaxy S III vs HTC One X
We'd prefer the Galaxy S III when it comes to phone calling. That's because its earpiece tends to be louder, while the voices sounding through it are also deeper, probably thanks to the special EQ that's implemented. Meanwhile, the One X isn't a bad device to use for phone calls, but it's a bit quieter and not as impressive with its quality.

Neither Samsung, nor HTC have announced official talk and stand-by times for the batteries inside the Galaxy S III and One X. The S III features a 2100mAh unit, while the One X sticks with a slightly more modest one of 1800mAh. This difference alone probably won't affect the battery life much, instead, it will largely depend on your usage pattern. For example, if you're doing pretty much everything on your phone, including email, browsing, calling, texting, gaming and so on, and if you do it a lot, then both handsets will need to be recharged at the end of each day. However, if you are more of a moderate user (and again, the definition of moderate will vary from user to user), then we can see the S III and X being capable of working for up to 2 days on a single charge.

All in all, if you aren't content with the battery life of your handset, try optimizing its power usage a bit by setting auto brightness on, lowering the brightness, quitting unnecessarily running apps, etc.


Well, folks, it should have become clear by now that the Galaxy S III will once again rule the land of Android, at least until a better contender arrives on the scene. For now, however, the powerful HTC One X isn't capable enough to question its leadership. Although HTC's offering is arguably better when it comes to appearance and overall design, the Galaxy S III is unbeatable as far as user experience goes and that's what's more important. Why would you need a good-looking phone that takes mediocre images and video, and has a number of nasty issues in its software? Meanwhile, the Galaxy S III may not be the most beautiful phone ever, but it does everything right in terms of functionality, meaning it will cause you far less trouble during day-to-day usage.

Once again, HTC's finest will have to play second-best to the Galaxy S phone of the year.

Samsung Galaxy S III vs HTC One X Video Comparison:


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posted on 16 May 2012, 08:22 8

1. andro. (Posts: 1999; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)

This is a class of the titans. I've yet to see a galaxy s3 in the flesh so i've holded off buying a one x till i can seen them side by side.

The One X aswell as the One S are currently coming with free beats headphones and we are selling out of them weekly,it'll be interesting to see in a few weeks how the sales battles will go with the s3 out!!

posted on 16 May 2012, 15:37 2

71. hc3000 (Posts: 4; Member since: 16 May 2012)

Bender rocks!

posted on 17 May 2012, 09:54

87. sniper1087 (Posts: 534; Member since: 31 Dec 2011)

What? From what I heard they come with beats audio, no beats headphones, the headphones are whatever htc bundles with, o beats brand on them. Beats audio is only better if you buy the headphones which means more money to invest.

posted on 17 May 2012, 15:19 3

94. tedkord (Posts: 14729; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)

Beats is hype altogether, with or without the headphones.

posted on 17 May 2012, 19:43 1

99. Mario1017 (Posts: 336; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)

the X and S do not come with beats.....what are you talking about

posted on 19 May 2012, 13:56

117. notso (Posts: 3; Member since: 19 May 2012)

Your command of the english language underwhelms me.

posted on 16 May 2012, 08:27 5

2. hateftotti (Posts: 216; Member since: 03 May 2011)

Just S III and nothing else...
Wait to see WP8 version of GS III and then WP goes for Samsung too;)

posted on 16 May 2012, 08:47 6

11. abhishek48 (Posts: 164; Member since: 19 Feb 2012)

Yes, history repeats, gs2 outperformed sensation last year.

So if any one buys HTC one x international ,.. wil see again what they say lasy year,.. galaxy beating htc..again.

But in US version SoC are same crapdragon s4.. so difficult to choose.

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:17 6

25. thelegend6657 (unregistered)

Samsung Fanboy

posted on 16 May 2012, 11:06 9

54. SleepingOz (unregistered)

You're actually the Samsung hater. =]

posted on 18 May 2012, 10:10 1

108. thelegend6657 (unregistered)

Not the biggest fan .
But i dont hate Samsung
I hate their loud Fanboys always bashing Apple's tail keep saying themselve on android side but actually on Samsung side , check this article for example .
Samsung make a lot of stuff in house and supply it to other companies .
So like it or not your phone will have something samsung in it and i prefer it that way

posted on 16 May 2012, 08:27 1

3. mercorp (Posts: 1045; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)

No beats.clarify.

posted on 16 May 2012, 08:28 3

4. cellphonator (Posts: 298; Member since: 29 Oct 2011)

What? Free Beats headphones? Since when, how, who?
I bought the One S and it came with a kick in the butt instead of ANY headphone!

posted on 16 May 2012, 08:38

9. andro. (Posts: 1999; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)

The availability depends on your location geographically,Initial batchs of the phones didn't have beats headsets bundled in the phones but in the last few weeks they have been. I've even seen the One V with beats headsets bundled with the now. Bare in mind they ibeats inear headsets which are bundled with the phones not over ear headsets.

posted on 16 May 2012, 08:30 4

5. hung2900 (Posts: 965; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)

I can predict the conclusion easily because PA marked GS3 9.3 point while One X had onlly 7.8 point.

posted on 16 May 2012, 08:35 6

8. hung2900 (Posts: 965; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)

I've read all of the article already. It's a good review although i think it'll be better if there is a comparison video.

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:16 11

24. Ray.S (Posts: 391; Member since: 19 Jul 2011)

The video will be up very soon! :P

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:38

40. Retro-touch (Posts: 281; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)

The s3 comes in 3 versions, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB with ability to expand with 64GB and also there is 50GB of dropbox for 2 years you should correct your reviews and head-to-head against the One X, it was officially announced from the beginning don't know why you keep rehashing your words without getting your facts straight as a reviewer

posted on 17 May 2012, 01:34 1

80. Ray.S (Posts: 391; Member since: 19 Jul 2011)

Sorry about that. It's fixed now!

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:57 2

47. Retro-touch (Posts: 281; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)

Don't forget the removable battery, which you neglected to mention Ray S

posted on 24 May 2012, 00:30

124. Edsaxy (Posts: 1; Member since: 24 May 2012)

If only one can understand what the designer and technologist had in mind than seriously honestly than we can give the guys the best credit of their marvels.

posted on 16 May 2012, 08:32 11

6. intos (Posts: 93; Member since: 06 Jan 2012)

htc is much much beautifull and its seems more expensice

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:18 1

27. thelegend6657 (unregistered)


posted on 16 May 2012, 13:13 3

64. jackhammeR (Posts: 1548; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

are you going to use it or boast about it?
that's the main question.
if the first one get S III.

posted on 28 May 2012, 06:59

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

htc is much much ugly and if you did't see both devices with you eyes don't say such things. one x is ugly

posted on 16 May 2012, 08:34 9

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

Thank you Ray S. for a good non-biased article. It seems as of late the bias is disappearing quite a bit. Except toward HTC lol

posted on 16 May 2012, 08:50 6

15. wendygarett (unregistered)

Just wait and see the comparison with iphone4s, then you may have different conclusion :D

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:05 5

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

Im actually starting to respect Ray actually. If he doesn't like HTC or android in general and prefers the iphone its his opinion not mine. I have mine, he has his, you have yours, and so on

posted on 16 May 2012, 09:12

22. wendygarett (unregistered)

Ya you're probably (definitely) right...

posted on 16 May 2012, 10:44 2

51. ZEUS.the.thunder.god (unregistered)

same here. if Ray or someone else likes iphone or any other device, then its a personal choice. all we want is an unbiased and honest opinion. again a good job done Ray.

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