65points

HTC One M8

69points

Samsung Galaxy S6

HTC One M8
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HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy S6

HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

Why is HTC One M8 better than Samsung Galaxy S6?

  • Has an external memory slot
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
  • Has an ultra power save mode
  • Shoots 360° panorama

Why is Samsung Galaxy S6 better than HTC One M8?

  • 1.83x faster CPU speed
    8 x 2.1GHzvs4 x 2.3GHz
  • 30.84% higher pixel density
    577ppivs441ppi
  • 2% bigger screen size
    5.1"vs5"
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    3GBvs2GB
  • 2x more megapixels (main camera)
    16MPvs4 & 4MP
  • 1.78x higher resolution
    1440 x 2560pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 96GB more internal storage
    128GBvs32GB
  • 22g lighter
    138gvs160g

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Design

1.Weather sealed
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.weight

160g

138g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

3.thickness

9.4mm

6.8mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

70.6mm

70.5mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

146.4mm

143.4mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.has a QWERTY keyboard
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

For example

Sharp Aquos R2 Compact

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Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

3.pixel density

441ppi

577ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4.screen size

5"

5.1"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

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.

6.Has an AMOLED display
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.RAM speed

933MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3)

1552MHz (Samsung Exynos 7420)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

4.Uses big.LITTLE technology
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

5.Has out-of-order execution
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

6.RAM

2GB

3GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

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Cameras

1.megapixels

4MP & 4MP

16MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

5MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has laser autofocus
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

For example

Huawei Honor Magic 2

6.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

2600mAh

2550mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

3.wireless charging
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.has a removable battery
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

For example

Huawei Honor Magic 2

6.has a battery level indicator
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6
2.Has offline voice recognition
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6
5.Is free and open source
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
HTC One M8
Samsung Galaxy S6

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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