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HTC One ME Samsung Galaxy A8
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Excellence Score
29.9
27.8
Value for Money Score
52.1
38.9
Price Rs. 22,288 onwards Rs. 32,480 onwards
Launch Date (India) Jul, 2015 Aug, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.0 Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.2 inches 5.7 inches
Screen Resolution 1440x2560 pixels (~ 565 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 386 pixels per inch)
Display Features LCD Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 2.2 GHz 1.8 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Mediatek Helio X10 Exynos 5430 (1.8GHz Quad Core + 1.3GHz Quad core)
GPU PowerVR G6200 Mali-T628
RAM 3 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 20.0 MP 16.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (4K) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features N/A F/1.9 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Secondary Camera 4.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features HTC UltraPixel, Full HD Video Recording, BSI Sensor, F/2.0 Aperture, 26.8mm lens Full HD Video Recording, Wide-angle Lens (120 degrees)
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 2 TB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Thickness 9.75 mm 5.9 mm
Weight 155 gm 151 gm
Battery Capacity 2840 mAh 3050 mAh
Battery Standby 598 hrs 304 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) 626 hrs N/A
Battery Talktime 23.00 hrs N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 13.00 hrs 17.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters N/A Internet Usage Time (3G): Up to 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 11 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 13 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 13 hrs, Audio Playback Time: Up to 51 hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Other Features DLNA; NFC; WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; Infrared Port; Noise Filtration; HTC BoomSound with Dolby Audio WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; ANT+ Support; FM Recording; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Beautiful high-end design, and immaculate finish
  • Home button doubles-up as a super-responsive and accurate fingerprint sensor
  • Curved back makes the phone fit into your palms really well
  • Very good display - crisp, good brightness levels, excellent sunlight legibility, good viewing angles
  • HTC's Sense UI over Android
  • Good speed/performance for day to day tasks
  • Very good camera - images are sharp, detailed, and have great contrast levels
  • Very good audio quality
  • Good call quality
  • Very good loudspeaker with BoomSound technology
  • Decent battery life
  • Very good build quality
  • Samsung's thinnest smartphone to date
  • Very good design - the metallic edges and frame, along with the thin bezels, give it the kind of sophistication that you would expect from flagship devices
  • The phone's back is grippy and has a nice finish
  • Very good display - bright, sharp, detailed, and has vibrant color reproduction
  • New improved TouchWiz UI over Android is running lean and functional
  • Very good speed/performance
  • Fingerprint scanner works flawlessly
  • Good camera - images are sharp, and detailed and have good color reproduction
  • Very good loudspeaker
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Very good call quality
  • Excellent battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]

No Major Negatives!

No Major Negatives!

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