56points

HTC One S9

96points

Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

HTC One S9
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HTC One S9 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Why is HTC One S9 better than Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 5g lighter
    158gvs163g
  • Has a radio
  • 3.1mm shorter
    144.6mmvs147.7mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than HTC One S9?

  • 5.63% more battery power
    3000mAhvs2840mAh
  • 14.25% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs8 x 2GHz
  • 28.67% higher pixel density
    570ppivs443ppi
  • 16% bigger screen size
    5.8"vs5"
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs2GB
  • 2.06x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1080 x 1920px
  • 2x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs4MP
  • 48GB more internal storage
    64GBvs16GB

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

3.weight

158g

163g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

10mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

69.7mm

68.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

144.6mm

147.7mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

443ppi

570ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4.screen size

5"

5.8"

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 S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 (MediaTek Helio X10)

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

4.CPU threads

8 (MediaTek Helio X10)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

5.Uses big.LITTLE technology
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.

6.Has out-of-order execution
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

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Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 60fps

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

4MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has laser autofocus
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 Mate 20 X

6.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.

For example

Vivo NEX 2

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

2840mAh

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2. longer battery life

13h

24h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Vernee V2 Pro

96h

3.Has an ultra power save mode
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.

For example

Oppo A7

4.has a removable battery
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.wireless charging
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

6.Supports fast charging
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
2.Has offline voice recognition
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
5.Is free and open source
HTC One S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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 S9
Samsung Galaxy S9 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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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