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HTC One V vs Samsung Galaxy S3

Top Ten Reasons for the

HTC One V

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

anonymous
752
Every pixel has three subpixels.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
anonymous
611
Lighter
Comment
115 g
vs
133 g
18 g lighter
anonymous
426
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
171
Modestly faster uploads
Comment
5.8 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
0.69% faster uploads
anonymous
115
Explicitly lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
0.77 W/kg
vs
1.49 W/kg
0.72 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
anonymous
90
Measurably narrower
Comment
59.7 mm
vs
70.6 mm
10.90 mm narrower
anonymous
84
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
26
Amply shorter
Comment
120.3 mm
vs
136.6 mm
16.30 mm shorter
Jake Stewart
1
They are less laggy
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
-35
Lots less body volume
Comment
66 cm³
vs
82.94 cm³
25.67% less body volume

HTC One V is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 36 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to HTC One V

anonymous
2622
Plenty more battery power
Comment
2100 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
40% more battery power
anonymous
2076
Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
1 x 1 GHz
5.60x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1743
Higher pixel density
Comment
306 ppi
vs
252 ppi
21.43% higher pixel density
anonymous
1379
Way bigger screen size
Comment
4.8 "
vs
3.7 "
29.73% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1355
A lot more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1266
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1225
Measurably higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
800x480 px
2.40x higher resolution
anonymous
800
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
anonymous
685
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
526
A little bit thinner
Comment
8.6 mm
vs
9.24 mm
0.64 mm thinner
anonymous
470
Measurably more internal storage
Comment
16 GB
vs
4 GB
12 GB more internal storage
anonymous
446
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
anonymous
386
Notably better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
202
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
192
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
183
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
173
Distinctly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
32 nm
vs
45 nm
13 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
164
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
anonymous
145
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
139
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
127
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
104
Has a gyroscope
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
anonymous
104
Clearly lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.55 W/kg
vs
0.87 W/kg
0.32 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
anonymous
103
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
82
Notably lower SAR for head (EU)
Comment
0.21 W/kg
vs
0.87 W/kg
0.66 W/kg lower SAR for head (EU). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 2.0 W/kg in the EU.
anonymous
68
Has manual white balance
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
anonymous
197
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
73
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Samsung Exynos 4412
anonymous
101
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
ARM Cortex-A9
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for ARM Cortex-A9
anonymous
67
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
64
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
anonymous
64
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).

Samsung Galaxy S3 is better than HTC One V because...

Yes
vs
No

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