Samsung Galaxy S3 vs. HTC One X

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htc-one-x-vs-galaxy-s3.jpgreview-line.JPGThe Samsung Galaxy S3 has finally been unveiled, and it’s looking a mighty fine handset. But it’s not the only Android smartphone vying for your attention, and your cash. HTC made good on their promise to deliver a more concise, quality handset portfolio this year, with the HTC One X the stunning new flagship device in their range.

But which is better, the Samsung Galaxy S3, or the HTC One X? We break down the key specs of each device to find out!
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Design and Build Quality

HTC One X
The HTC One X is a pretty big phone, measuring 134.36 mm x 69.9 mm x 8.9 mm. Despite the size (which allows for a generous 4.7 inch screen, the weight stays low at just 130 grams. Thin and let then, you won’t have to squeeze this into a pocket. Three touch-sensitive buttons sit on the lower edge of the screen, while a volume rocker sits on the right hand side, a microUSB slot on the left (which doubles up as a Mobile High-Definition Link to hook up to a TV) and power a power button flanked by a 3.5mm headphone jack on the top. With a white unibody design, the HTC One X is quite a looker (there’s also a grey option if you prefer that shade). It does require a microSIM card however, which may put off those looking for a simple SIM swap from an earlier handset.

Galaxy S3
Thinner than the HTC One X at just 8.6mm and comparably light at 133g, the Galaxy S3 is a surprisingly comfortable size in the hand, and slips almost without notice into a pocket. Available in Pebble Blue and Marble White, its curved edges are inspired by nature. However, its plasticy “Hyperglaze” finish feels a tad cheap next to the HTC One X, and some may decide (unfairly) that the Galaxy S3 is a little bit on the flimsy side for their liking.

Winner – HTC One X
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Screen

HTC One X
A breathtaking 4.7 inch Super IPS LCD 2 screen, running at 720p HD resolution sees the HTC One X shine. What’s more, it uses the super-tough Gorilla Glass to keep it from getting too scuffed or scratched.

Galaxy S3
A 4.8 inch Super AMOLED HD 1280×720 display sits on the front of the Galaxy S3 and it’s a stunner. Though its extra size and resolution mean it “only” hits a 309ppi pixel density, to the naked eye that won’t make a difference. It’s a more than a match for the HTC One X, and with our personal preference for AMOLED displays’ deep contrasts and vibrant colours coming in to play, it just edges it here.

Winner – Galaxy S3

Processor

HTC One X
The HTC One X makes use of a 1.5Ghz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 CPU. It flies through even the most intensive apps and multitasking moments with ease, comfortably streaming HD video and pushing 1080p content to a big screen. It’s a joy to use in this respect, though the extra power does put a strain on the battery.

Galaxy S3
A 1.4Ghz Exynos processor powers the Galaxy S3. From the numbers alone, that’s a little less power than the HTC One X, but from what we’ve seen there wasn’t ever a hang or stutter, so it might not make that much of a difference. Either Way this phone performs impressively; the Pop Up Play feature that offers true picture-in-picture multitasking, offering windowed HD video playback in particular should just how powerful the handset was.

Winner – Tie

Storage

HTC One X
32GB of storage is built into the HTC One X, but without any microSD card support, that’s all the space you’re ever going to get on the phone. However, there is integrated cloud storage support through 25GB of the excellent Dropbox app, which alleviates this problem somewhat.

Galaxy S3
Samsung’s have been incredibly generous when it comes to storage options on the Galaxy S3. For starters, you’ve got the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB handset options as standard. Then note that you can add in an extra 64GB from a microSD card. Then pile on top of that again the 50GB of Dropbox cloud storage that comes as standard with every Galaxy S3 purchase. It’s more storage than you could possible need.

Winner – Galaxy S3
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Software and Apps

HTC One X
The HTC One X pops Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) into the handset, the latest version of Google’s easily-customizable mobile operating system. On top of that, they’ve laid their very own HTC Sense 4 UI. We’re big fans of HTC’s Sense, which intelligently tweaks Android to make it not only more user-friendly, but better looking too.

Galaxy S3
The Galaxy S3 runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on top.
Likewise, it excels in offering customisation options, but still feels a little clunky when compared to the HTC Sense offering.

However, Samsung have also gone a long way to stamping their own touches into the software of the phone too. Things like the picture-in-picture Pop Up Play feature, superfast data sharing over NFC with S Beam, intelligent facial recognition and photo tagging capabilities, eye-tracking screen dimming tech called Smart Stay and Samsung’s own Siri rival called S Voice make the Galaxy S3 stand out from the Android pack.

Winner – Tie

Camera and Video Recording

HTC One X
HTC’s flagship handset has an 8MP camera on the back of the device with a single LED flash. It’s also capable of shooting 1080p video, while there is a 1.3MP front-facing camera for video calling onboard too. Both video and still images are captured crisply, particularly stills which have plenty of tweaking options too, as well as HDR, Macro and Panorama modes.

The HTC One X also has an impressive burst shooting mode, which arguably influenced Samsung’s own decision to include the feature in the Galaxy S3.

Galaxy S3
Samsung’s have pulled no punches with their latest smartphone camera system. Again, it’s an 8MP offering, with impressive start up speeds of 990ms, and the ability to fire off 3.3 photos a second. A burst mode capable of 20 shots in a row, at a rate of six photos per second, also features, alongside Best Shot, which takes 8 pictures and picks out the best based on framing, lighting and blur, as well as elements such as open or closed eyes on the subject.

There are intelligent facial recognition features too. Capture a photo of a pal, tag them in one image, and every subsequent picture you take of them should automatically be tagged accurately by the handset in the future. Groups of associated people can be tagged in this way too, making organising large photo libraries simple. Images can quickly be shared via email or social networks using this feature too.

Elsewhere, more standard features like High Dynamic Range (HDR), panorama, Smile Shot and Beauty Modes are onboard too, as well as full access to lots of manual settings for things like Exposure values.

We haven’t spent as much time as we’d like with it, but 1080p video recording capabilities also feature. Just like the S2 before it, the results from our early tests looked superb, with video stabilisation options working very well. Up front, a 1.9MP camera for video calling and shooting 720p video is also available.

Winner – Galaxy S3
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Battery

HTC One X
An 1800mAh battery keeps the HTC One X ticking, but it struggles to survive a whole day’s worth of typical usage. It’s about average by smartphone standards, lasting till the early evening on a standard working day’s worth of use. Doing intensive tasks like playing 3D games will drain the battery faster too; powering that crisp screen seems a challenge for the HTC One X.

Galaxy S3
Samsung have popped in a giant 2100mAh battery in the Galaxy S3. That sounds massive, but remember there’s also massive screen to run, as well as that powerful Exynos processor draining juice all the time. Touches like the Smart Stay tech should keep battery usage down a bit, but we can’t pass judgement here till we’ve stressed the phone a little longer. Based on the numbers alone, we’ll go for the Galaxy S3 for now.

Winner – Galaxy S3

Price

HTC One X
SIM-free, you’re looking at around £425 for the HTC One X.

Galaxy S3
We’re still waiting for official pricing for the Galaxy S3, but if the Galaxy S2 was anything to go by, expect premium pricing. The S2 started at around £500 SIM-Free too depending on retailer, so we’d imagine things to be similar with the Galaxy S3.

Winner – HTC One X

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From what we’ve seen of the Galaxy S3 so far, it’s easily the most advanced Android phone money can buy. It bests or matches the HTC One X in nearly every category here, and that’s no mean feat considering how good HTCs latest handset is. If Android is your mobile OS of choice, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is the phone you want running it.

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Gerald Lynch

135 comments

  • Such a tough decision, really. I need something on the AT&T 4GLTE network, so I’m fortunate in that regard; both are fine there. As a hair stylist who takes notes on the styles I create, though, I’m putting the G Note 2 on the list. Too bad we can’t get custom-made
    phones!

  • Such a tough decision, really. I need something on the AT&T 4GLTE network, so I'm fortunate in that regard; both are fine there. As a hair stylist who takes notes on the styles I create, though, I'm putting the G Note 2 on the list. Too bad we can't get custom-madephones!

  • Both phones are fantastic but i prefer the s3 cz its easy to hold and use i own one and i think its the best phone ever made one of my friends own an htc i didnt like it

  • Both phones are fantastic but i prefer the s3 cz its easy to hold and use i own one and i think its the best phone ever made one of my friends own an htc i didnt like it

  • 1.5GHz quad core Vs 1.4GHz quad care = One x
    130g Vs 133g = One x
    312ppi Vs 306ppi = One x
    Front Cam 1.3meg Vs 1.9 meg but they are both 720p = Tie 
    Back Cam 8 meg Vs 8 meg = Tie
    RAM 1Gb Vs 1Gb = Tie
    1800mAh Li-Polymer Vs 2100mAh Li – Ion, Li-Polymer is used in the iPad and the iPhone = Tie
    Sense Vs TouchWiz = One x
    Sound is question One x all the way
    super IPS Vs Super AMOLED = Tie But The IPS is really the winner.
      
    and then watch this to understand why HTC is the best http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWDHYqBSjQg&feature=plcp
    5 to …. 0
    HTC subscribers on youtube 129,544
    Samsung 60,019

    HTC Wins again 

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  • 1.5GHz quad core Vs 1.4GHz quad care = One x130g Vs 133g = One x312ppi Vs 306ppi = One xFront Cam 1.3meg Vs 1.9 meg but they are both 720p = Tie Back Cam 8 meg Vs 8 meg = TieRAM 1Gb Vs 1Gb = Tie1800mAh Li-Polymer Vs 2100mAh Li – Ion, Li-Polymer is used in the iPad and the iPhone = TieSense Vs TouchWiz = One xSound is question One x all the waysuper IPS Vs Super AMOLED = Tie But The IPS is really the winner.  and then watch this to understand why HTC is the best http://www.youtube.com/watch?v…5 to …. 0HTC subscribers on youtube 129,544Samsung 60,019

    HTC Wins again 

    Samsung have to have some credit for trying  

  • I am sure …. this comment is more from an S3 user only… for I have both S3 and One X with me and I am using One X and S3 still remains a second option…. this is purely my perspective based on the overall performance.

  • I am sure …. this comment is more from an S3 user only… for I have both S3 and One X with me and I am using One X and S3 still remains a second option…. this is purely my perspective based on the overall performance.

  • HTC is good but to compete with the S3 is very tough. Most of the people are awaiting for the S3 so I go +1 for S3.

  • HTC is good but to compete with the S3 is very tough. Most of the people are awaiting for the S3 so I go +1 for S3.

  • Completely biased review! i knew this from the first section, he says the s3 is thinner than the one x, yeah by .3mm! then fails to put the same emphasis on the fact the one x is lighter than the s3! completely biased review and whoever wrote it shouldn’t be allowed to write for this website again! u dickhead.

  • Completely biased review! i knew this from the first section, he says the s3 is thinner than the one x, yeah by .3mm! then fails to put the same emphasis on the fact the one x is lighter than the s3! completely biased review and whoever wrote it shouldn't be allowed to write for this website again! u dickhead.

  • The camera on HTC One is much better than on the Samsung Galaxy, and the display is much better on the HTC One.

  • The camera on HTC One is much better than on the Samsung Galaxy, and the display is much better on the HTC One.

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  • You cannot argue/debate/reason with a fool. And neither will you be able to sway another person into believing in something they don’t want to. With that said. pretty sure over the long run S3 users will be happier with there phones. and thats what makes a damn in this world. Being happy at the end of the day when you go home and sit there with you phone in hand. When you drop all of this childish bickering about mines better than yours crap. Really? how old are the general “commentiers” on this page? 

    And then again. All the HTC owners will be really damn darn happy as well. When they talk to themselves, convincing themselves that they are correct in there believes. 

    Shame.  

    • Im not a HTC owner …I own Samsung ..s1 and my old man s2 …s2 was wow super colors but after a while it strips ur eyes . oversaturated colors are not for me .I wanted the i9003 slcd coz im not an amoled fan .After checking out the HTC one x ive come to the conclusion that this phone stands out in every aspect a phone can . Ive never appreciated HTC designs before nor have i been close to buying one .  So MR Who I dont need to be convinced in any way that the HTC one is a superb fone and if u would go up and check it out urself thoroughly you would be writing up some fanboy trash

  • You cannot argue/debate/reason with a fool. And neither will you be able to sway another person into believing in something they don't want to. With that said. pretty sure over the long run S3 users will be happier with there phones. and thats what makes a damn in this world. Being happy at the end of the day when you go home and sit there with you phone in hand. When you drop all of this childish bickering about mines better than yours crap. Really? how old are the general “commentiers” on this page? 

    And then again. All the HTC owners will be really damn darn happy as well. When they talk to themselves, convincing themselves that they are correct in there believes. 

    Shame.  

    • Im not a HTC owner …I own Samsung ..s1 and my old man s2 …s2 was wow super colors but after a while it strips ur eyes . oversaturated colors are not for me .I wanted the i9003 slcd coz im not an amoled fan .After checking out the HTC one x ive come to the conclusion that this phone stands out in every aspect a phone can . Ive never appreciated HTC designs before nor have i been close to buying one .  So MR Who I dont need to be convinced in any way that the HTC one is a superb fone and if u would go up and check it out urself thoroughly you would be writing up some fanboy trash

  • Screen’s winner is hTC ONE X

    hTC ONE X ‘s display is 312ppi density, but S3’s resolution is 204 ppi due to ONLY GB and GR. I am talking about REAL resolution not 309 ppi. S2 has 217 ppi….If you are carefully, your naked eye can see difference resolution around 300 ppi…AMOLED has pen tile order and direct/stripe order. AMOLED is very brightness so it has black matrix (this term is used to named in LCD colour filter) to avoide interaction of two units. As this reason, it can not/difficult rise up ppi density very easy. Advantage for AMOLED is brightness and contrast, but short life time (OLED), yellow (after a period of time), lower resolution, over colour (not nature colour) and so on.
    ——————To be honest, screen’s winner is hTC ONE X———————-
    RESOLUTION:
    http://i.imgur.com/lIcN5.jpg

    Camera’s winner is hTC ONE X
    There is no argument.
    HTC one X features F2.0 aperture and 28mm lens.

  • Screen's winner is hTC ONE X

    hTC ONE X 's display is 312ppi density, but S3's resolution is 204 ppi due to ONLY GB and GR. I am talking about REAL resolution not 309 ppi. S2 has 217 ppi….If you are carefully, your naked eye can see difference resolution around 300 ppi…AMOLED has pen tile order and direct/stripe order. AMOLED is very brightness so it has black matrix (this term is used to named in LCD colour filter) to avoide interaction of two units. As this reason, it can not/difficult rise up ppi density very easy. Advantage for AMOLED is brightness and contrast, but short life time (OLED), yellow (after a period of time), lower resolution, over colour (not nature colour) and so on.——————To be honest, screen's winner is hTC ONE X———————-RESOLUTION:http://i.imgur.com/lIcN5.jpg

    Camera's winner is hTC ONE XThere is no argument.HTC one X features F2.0 aperture and 28mm lens.

  • SGS3 won on screen? – this is the most ridiculous comparison EVER, HTC has a non-pentile display & higher pixel per inch, every review I’ve read had said the HOX screen is better.

    Also, early comparisons show the HOX camera to be much better.

    & damn, I see soooo many features that Samsung copied from the HOX, that kinda stuff should be illegal.

  • SGS3 won on screen? – this is the most ridiculous comparison EVER, HTC has a non-pentile display & higher pixel per inch, every review I've read had said the HOX screen is better.

    Also, early comparisons show the HOX camera to be much better.

    & damn, I see soooo many features that Samsung copied from the HOX, that kinda stuff should be illegal.

  • Yea….Htc One X Has gud features as well…HTC is the king of Designs plus i like Arc S..SONY…

  • Yea….Htc One X Has gud features as well…HTC is the king of Designs plus i like Arc S..SONY…

  • As some have already said, this review was written by a Samsung fan.
    I’ve had both the S3 and One X in hand and I’ve chosen the One X as my
    new phone. The SIPS2 is superior to the AMOLED [which is already great
    and that says a lot]. Other than that, it all comes to personal
    preference. Let’s be honest and admit that they’re pretty much on par
    and it comes down to the end user for the final choice. Both Samsung and
    HTC have designed and produced great phones and the new generation does
    not disappoint.

    Storage-wise, it can be said that the S3 is better because of the
    removable microSD. I’ve had a HTC Diamond for almost 4 years and I’ve
    never needed to go over the 4GB it provided. If you’re a multimedia nut,
    go for the S3 and an extra microSD card. But, personally, I will never
    fill up the One X internal memory, I know that for sure 🙂

    The only other aspect that might get between these phones is the
    battery, which is not user replaceable on the One X. It last more than a
    day as it is [typical smartphone use]. Is this really that important?
    Any decent smartphone user has learnt that the a smartphone is to be
    charged every night. You can get car chargers, you can use any USB slot,
    portable power bricks, etc. This is not really a way to choose.

    They’re both great phones, that’s the bottom line. You can choose by
    design, by user interface [I like Sense :D], but technically, they’re
    too close to make a choice. I’m a happy One X user and I know my brother
    is a happy S3 user already. Each to his own, right?

    Cheers!

    • well written NONONO…ive had the htc one x in my hand ..and played around it for more than half hour or so … I havent had the s3 in my hand though but as of now im convinced my nxt phone will be a ONE X as well.

  • As some have already said, this review was written by a Samsung fan. I've had both the S3 and One X in hand and I've chosen the One X as my new phone. The SIPS2 is superior to the AMOLED [which is already great and that says a lot]. Other than that, it all comes to personal preference. Let's be honest and admit that they're pretty much on par and it comes down to the end user for the final choice. Both Samsung and HTC have designed and produced great phones and the new generation does not disappoint.

    Storage-wise, it can be said that the S3 is better because of the removable microSD. I've had a HTC Diamond for almost 4 years and I've never needed to go over the 4GB it provided. If you're a multimedia nut, go for the S3 and an extra microSD card. But, personally, I will never fill up the One X internal memory, I know that for sure 🙂

    The only other aspect that might get between these phones is the battery, which is not user replaceable on the One X. It last more than a day as it is [typical smartphone use]. Is this really that important? Any decent smartphone user has learnt that the a smartphone is to be charged every night. You can get car chargers, you can use any USB slot, portable power bricks, etc. This is not really a way to choose.

    They're both great phones, that's the bottom line. You can choose by design, by user interface [I like Sense :D], but technically, they're too close to make a choice. I'm a happy One X user and I know my brother is a happy S3 user already. Each to his own, right?

    Cheers!

    • well written NONONO…ive had the htc one x in my hand ..and played around it for more than half hour or so … I havent had the s3 in my hand though but as of now im convinced my nxt phone will be a ONE X as well.

  • The S3 is the spec winner here. The AMOLED screen IS better, ive seen it, its beautiful, a vaste improvement over the Galaxy Nexus unit, and much better than any LCD ive seen, be it IPS, S-LCD2 or Retina.
    Processor wise the quad Exynos is faster than the Tegra3. The main issue is the memory subsystem. The Exynos has A15 like memory controller features, the Tegra doesnt and isnt as fast as a result. The Exynos isnt a full hybrid like the Qualcomm S4, but it does have some A15  features. Benchmarks back this up. Exynos CPUs just result in a smoother experience, the Tegra, while more powerful in theory (in pure FLOPS terms) just spins it wheels and sometimes results in lag or stutter.
    In terms of software features its not even close the S3 wins easily. The removable battery and SD card are a clear advantage as well.

    Where the S3 loses is in the design, its ugly, positively F-ugly in the case of the blue one. If you can handle that then the S3 is the easy winner.

  • The S3 is the spec winner here. The AMOLED screen IS better, ive seen it, its beautiful, a vaste improvement over the Galaxy Nexus unit, and much better than any LCD ive seen, be it IPS, S-LCD2 or Retina.Processor wise the quad Exynos is faster than the Tegra3. The main issue is the memory subsystem. The Exynos has A15 like memory controller features, the Tegra doesnt and isnt as fast as a result. The Exynos isnt a full hybrid like the Qualcomm S4, but it does have some A15  features. Benchmarks back this up. Exynos CPUs just result in a smoother experience, the Tegra, while more powerful in theory (in pure FLOPS terms) just spins it wheels and sometimes results in lag or stutter.In terms of software features its not even close the S3 wins easily. The removable battery and SD card are a clear advantage as well.

    Where the S3 loses is in the design, its ugly, positively F-ugly in the case of the blue one. If you can handle that then the S3 is the easy winner.

  • camparison of Galaxy S3 can be done with only Galaxy S2 or with any made in china mobile, bcoz its no way near to the great HTC ONE X,.
    SAMSUNG GALAXY S3 : Biggest failure of 2012

  • camparison of Galaxy S3 can be done with only Galaxy S2 or with any made in china mobile, bcoz its no way near to the great HTC ONE X,. SAMSUNG GALAXY S3 : Biggest failure of 2012

  • Guys, mind helping me which of those should I get? I have had iPhone 4 for 2 yrs already and I got disgusted by iOS, it is just way too easy and simple lol. I would really like the S3, but after having an iPhone made of great materials, I am not sure that I will get over the plastic phone. 

    • go for the s3 its great its got a beautifull super amoled hd screen it can be customised to your liking and for newcomers i has touchwiz 

      • it has touch wiz ….and thts good??? never thought touchwiz would be a reason to buy samsung … . I dont own a HTC phone but alone from checking , browsing i can tell sense makes more SENSE than dumb touchwiz.

        • @madman…Both phones are great!!! It depends on the person who’s going to use it…like me, i bought s3 coz of the micro sd slot…I need a lot of storage coz i like playing games, music, and take a pic and video…just try to go to shops and check it yourself…then pick the best that suits your personality…but believe me, both of them is nice…it’s very hard to make a decision…

  • Guys, mind helping me which of those should I get? I have had iPhone 4 for 2 yrs already and I got disgusted by iOS, it is just way too easy and simple lol. I would really like the S3, but after having an iPhone made of great materials, I am not sure that I will get over the plastic phone. 

    • go for the s3 its great its got a beautifull super amoled hd screen it can be customised to your liking and for newcomers i has touchwiz 

      • it has touch wiz ….and thts good??? never thought touchwiz would be a reason to buy samsung … . I dont own a HTC phone but alone from checking , browsing i can tell sense makes more SENSE than dumb touchwiz.

        • @madman…Both phones are great!!! It depends on the person who's going to use it…like me, i bought s3 coz of the micro sd slot…I need a lot of storage coz i like playing games, music, and take a pic and video…just try to go to shops and check it yourself…then pick the best that suits your personality…but believe me, both of them is nice…it's very hard to make a decision…

  • Hi Guys, this is for sure a Samsung user’s review. I am terribly disappointed to Techdigest. HTC One X is CLEARLY a better phone in every way. Samsung only copies, copies and more copies. They have blown up and screwed up totally this time and they’re worried. They should. 2012 is the year of HTC One

  • Hi Guys, this is for sure a Samsung user's review. I am terribly disappointed to Techdigest. HTC One X is CLEARLY a better phone in every way. Samsung only copies, copies and more copies. They have blown up and screwed up totally this time and they're worried. They should. 2012 is the year of HTC One

  • Gotta admit im totally dissapointed about the design of the Galaxy s 3.  What happened to the awesome look:
    [IMG]http://www.androidphonesarena.com/images/samsung-galaxy-s3.jpg [/IMG] ???
    🙁

    • now I totally agree to that .. Plus samsung is seducing ppl with all that voice gizmo stuff and super features , Let me tell you havent usesd voice calls ever on my s1 …shut of swype . and dont have a single dled app exept kies air … Kies is definately getting a super thumbs dwn from me as the crappiest sw , shame on samsung who hold a major market share for smartphone sales for releasing such a dumb sw…
      and oh upgrades … when will this ugrade come when that one. Ive decided to switch from samsung this year .

  • Design and build quality: ONE X
    Screen: ONE X
    Processor: Tie
    Storage: S3
    Software and Apps: Tie
    Camera and Video Recording: ONE X
    Battery: S3

    its 3-2. Get your comparisons straight. Quit the Fanboyism. tsk.

  • man this person deserves a slap the display of htc one x is way beyond better then the s3 anytime and plz in processors htc has to wil cause its 4+1 = 5 processors which the s3 doesnot plz man make a proper review giving wrong ideas to other peoples
    and guys its not like i am a fan of htc cause i myself have an s2 but plz the tegra 3 games are also an advantage on htc one x which the writer has not mentioned

  • Gotta admit im totally dissapointed about the design of the Galaxy s 3.  What happened to the awesome look:[IMG]http://www.androidphonesarena…. [/IMG] ???:(

    • now I totally agree to that .. Plus samsung is seducing ppl with all that voice gizmo stuff and super features , Let me tell you havent usesd voice calls ever on my s1 …shut of swype . and dont have a single dled app exept kies air … Kies is definately getting a super thumbs dwn from me as the crappiest sw , shame on samsung who hold a major market share for smartphone sales for releasing such a dumb sw…and oh upgrades … when will this ugrade come when that one. Ive decided to switch from samsung this year .

  • Design and build quality: ONE XScreen: ONE XProcessor: TieStorage: S3Software and Apps: TieCamera and Video Recording: ONE XBattery: S3

    its 3-2. Get your comparisons straight. Quit the Fanboyism. tsk.

  • man this person deserves a slap the display of htc one x is way beyond better then the s3 anytime and plz in processors htc has to wil cause its 4+1 = 5 processors which the s3 doesnot plz man make a proper review giving wrong ideas to other peoplesand guys its not like i am a fan of htc cause i myself have an s2 but plz the tegra 3 games are also an advantage on htc one x which the writer has not mentioned

  • SORRY HTC One X fan what happen to all of you? are you scared???
    Well Im sorry to tell you that Samsung Galaxy S3 is finally unveiled
    with the Grandest Introduction of their creation! The Samsung Galaxy S3!
    weather you like it or not SAMSUNG COMPANY are making History in world of Smart Phone!
    So once again SORRY TO ALL OF YOU! THE KING PHONE IS BORN ONCE AGAIN THE SAMSUNG GALAXY S3!!!

     

    • whether the” weather” is fine on ur side is doubtful …put on a sammy cap and avoid getiing a sunstroke again Or you will be the “grandest” history “in world” .
      im scared even though i have a s1 . checked out htc one x and was very impressed. As of now im inclined towards HTC which i wasnt earlier ( NO FANBOYISM here)

    • I agree Bradtigas!!! Here in UAE S3 is sold out…I like the pebble blue but its out of stock…so I just bought the marble white…

  • SORRY HTC One X fan what happen to all of you? are you scared???Well Im sorry to tell you that Samsung Galaxy S3 is finally unveiled with the Grandest Introduction of their creation! The Samsung Galaxy S3!weather you like it or not SAMSUNG COMPANY are making History in world of Smart Phone!So once again SORRY TO ALL OF YOU! THE KING PHONE IS BORN ONCE AGAIN THE SAMSUNG GALAXY S3!!!

     

    • whether the” weather” is fine on ur side is doubtful …put on a sammy cap and avoid getiing a sunstroke again Or you will be the “grandest” history “in world” .im scared even though i have a s1 . checked out htc one x and was very impressed. As of now im inclined towards HTC which i wasnt earlier ( NO FANBOYISM here)

    • I agree Bradtigas!!! Here in UAE S3 is sold out…I like the pebble blue but its out of stock…so I just bought the marble white…

  • Hi guys,

    This article is written by Samsung user, believe me Samsung is no way near HTC, HTC is strong, display is far better then any other mobile, build quality, gives a worthy feeling of spending lot of money on this mobile, but samsung seems like made of cheap plastic.

    • Hi guys.

      This comment is written by a HTC user, believe me HTC is no way near Samsung, the Samsung’s (the world leader in screen technology) display is far better than any other mobile. HTC seems like it’s made of bamboo.

        • Never owned an HTC but I’ve owned earlier models of Samsung and it has been a disappointment so far. The Galaxy 1 & 2  used the same chrome finish my earlier phone had and it appears Samsung never got over this style gaffe. It chips and scratches easily and once it starts, the rest of the trims start falling apart. Promised myself I’d never own a Samsung phone again. Even with the latest model they have to offer I’m not biting it one bit!

          • Both phones are great!!! But I bought the S3 coz of micro sd memory card…thats why I think HTC lost (in my opinion)…coz i like games…and for me to put a lot of games i need a huge storage…If only HTC one x have micro sd slot, i’ll go with it for sure…coz it looks more awesome than S3…But, I’m happy to say that these two smart phones kick the ass of Iphone 4s…My wife wants to throw her Iphone when she saw the power of S3…

      • samsung copied the camera feature from htc as htc launched it before samsung the best shot feature , burst mode and many more samsung only knows
        how to copy from other company

    • HTC = Cheap sh1t made in china (or Taiwan a.k.a Chinese Slavery) product. WASTE OF YOUR M$NEY

      • Taiwan is Chinese slavery? I’m a Taiwanese but I’ve never heard of this before. BTW HTC is made in Taiwan, not China

        • david sumner geographical knowledge speaks for itself .. He just discoverd he is male a short while ago…
          @ Lin .. he leaves the same lines in several blogs …must be a wannabe bot @twitter-28806705:disqus 

          • It amuses me that Samsung fanboys don’t notice that while Samsung is a Korean brand it is manufactured and made in China or Taiwan. No different than HTC or even *cough* Apple.

            Although Samsung and HTC doesn’t have to make that humiliating denial claim on their products reading “Designed in the USA made in China”.

  • How come does S3 win over HTC one X on camera?  HTC one X features F2.0 aperture and 28mm lens. Do you know what it means with F2.0 aperture?

  • s3 wins here too ,would want to see how iphone performs but s3 will win for sure

  • Hi guys,

    This article is written by Samsung user, believe me Samsung is no way near HTC, HTC is strong, display is far better then any other mobile, build quality, gives a worthy feeling of spending lot of money on this mobile, but samsung seems like made of cheap plastic.

    • Hi guys.

      This comment is written by a HTC user, believe me HTC is no way near Samsung, the Samsung's (the world leader in screen technology) display is far better than any other mobile. HTC seems like it's made of bamboo.

        • Never owned an HTC but I've owned earlier models of Samsung and it has been a disappointment so far. The Galaxy 1 & 2  used the same chrome finish my earlier phone had and it appears Samsung never got over this style gaffe. It chips and scratches easily and once it starts, the rest of the trims start falling apart. Promised myself I'd never own a Samsung phone again. Even with the latest model they have to offer I'm not biting it one bit!

          • Both phones are great!!! But I bought the S3 coz of micro sd memory card…thats why I think HTC lost (in my opinion)…coz i like games…and for me to put a lot of games i need a huge storage…If only HTC one x have micro sd slot, i'll go with it for sure…coz it looks more awesome than S3…But, I'm happy to say that these two smart phones kick the ass of Iphone 4s…My wife wants to throw her Iphone when she saw the power of S3…

      • samsung copied the camera feature from htc as htc launched it before samsung the best shot feature , burst mode and many more samsung only knowshow to copy from other company

    • HTC = Cheap sh1t made in china (or Taiwan a.k.a Chinese Slavery) product. WASTE OF YOUR M$NEY

      • Taiwan is Chinese slavery? I'm a Taiwanese but I've never heard of this before. BTW HTC is made in Taiwan, not China

        • david sumner geographical knowledge speaks for itself .. He just discoverd he is male a short while ago… @ Lin .. he leaves the same lines in several blogs …must be a wannabe bot @twitter-28806705:disqus 

          • It amuses me that Samsung fanboys don't notice that while Samsung is a Korean brand it is manufactured and made in China or Taiwan. No different than HTC or even *cough* Apple.

            Although Samsung and HTC doesn't have to make that humiliating denial claim on their products reading “Designed in the USA made in China”.

  • How come does S3 win over HTC one X on camera?  HTC one X features F2.0 aperture and 28mm lens. Do you know what it means with F2.0 aperture?

    • Haha, I agree.. I take a good IPS over amoled every day of the week. 🙂 And also the camera pics I’ve seen from s3, the one x is a clear winner. Sure the s3 is a great phone, but one x is better on just about everything except maybe battery and sd-storage. If only the S3 had a A15 CPU instead, then it would’ve been a clear winner. 🙂

  • s3 wins here too ,would want to see how iphone performs but s3 will win for sure

  • Why didn’t you mention the burst shot mode on the HTC One X which Samsung Cleary stole!

    • Hey Kevin, cheers for spotting that omission, we’ve updated the post to reflect what you rightly said.

    • Yes, because they had, what, ONE month to get someone to make the camera and they had to code the damn thing and get it in production.

      Your logic is so biased.

  • I would personally always choose the Samsung even with the price difference, having said that I do not think this HTC is looking to bad. If we could put them both together we would have a great phone!!
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    • Haha, I agree.. I take a good IPS over amoled every day of the week. 🙂 And also the camera pics I've seen from s3, the one x is a clear winner. Sure the s3 is a great phone, but one x is better on just about everything except maybe battery and sd-storage. If only the S3 had a A15 CPU instead, then it would've been a clear winner. 🙂

    • Hey Kevin, cheers for spotting that omission, we've updated the post to reflect what you rightly said.

    • Yes, because they had, what, ONE month to get someone to make the camera and they had to code the damn thing and get it in production.

      Your logic is so biased.

  • I would personally always choose the Samsung even with the price difference, having said that I do not think this HTC is looking to bad. If we could put them both together we would have a great phone!!Try here for,Bargain ElectricalsMobile PhonesAudiobooks

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