86points

HTC U12+

50points

Huawei G8

57points

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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HTC U12+ vs Huawei G8 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

Why is HTC U12+ better than Huawei G8 & Samsung Galaxy S4 Google?

  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Weather sealed
  • Semiconductor size
    10nmvs28,28nm
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos
  • Has laser autofocus
  • Shoots raw
  • Has USB Type-C

Why is Huawei G8 better than HTC U12+ & Samsung Galaxy S4 Google?

  • Thickness
    7.5mmvs9.7,7.9mm
  • Supports two SIM cards

Why is Samsung Galaxy S4 Google better than HTC U12+ & Huawei G8?

  • Weight
    130gvs188,167g
  • Has a removable battery
  • Wireless charging
  • Width
    69.8mmvs73.9,76.5mm
  • Height
    136.6mmvs156.6,152mm
  • Has manual exposure
  • Supports ANT+
  • Shoots 360° panorama

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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

2.Weather sealed
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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

3.weight

188g

167g

130g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

9.7mm

7.5mm

7.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

73.9mm

76.5mm

69.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

156.6mm

152mm

136.6mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2880px

1080 x 1920px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

537ppi

401ppi

441ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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

4.screen size

6"

5.5"

5"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.Has an AMOLED display
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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.GPU clock speed

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

500MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939)

450MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Oukitel WP5000

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

800MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939)

600MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB)

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

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

4.Has integrated graphics
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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

5.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Motorola Moto G6 Play (Qualcomm Snapdragon 427)

8

6.Uses big.LITTLE technology
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP & 12MP

13MP

13MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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.Has laser autofocus
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

1080 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

5.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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.

6.front camera megapixels

8MP & 8MP

8MP

2MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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 U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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

3.number of microphones

2

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 U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

5.has dedicated media keys
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3500mAh

3000mAh

2600mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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

3.wireless charging
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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 U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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

5.Supports fast charging
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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.

6.has a battery level indicator
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google
2.Has offline voice recognition
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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 U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google
5.Is free and open source
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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 U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

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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Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.

For example

T-Mobile Doubleshot

2.has or is a prime lens
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.

For example

Samsung Ativ SE

3.Is a system camera
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

4.supports AVCHD format
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

5.has a dedicated Facebook key
HTC U12+
Huawei G8
Samsung Galaxy S4 Google

Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

For example

HTC Cha Cha

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