Galaxy S III Samsung

  • clock speed
    1.5
    GHz
  • RAM
    2
    GB
  • size
    4.8
    inches
  • resolution
    305
    ppi

One X HTC

  • clock speed
    1.5
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4.7
    inches
  • resolution
    312
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Samsung Galaxy S III vs HTC One X

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.3
8.3

Processing power

linpack and sunspider
6.0
6.1

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.5
5.5

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
7.5
6.8

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.5
9.2

Geekaphone Score

7.4
7.2

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4.8"
4.7"
Resolution
1280 x 720 (305 ppi)
1280 x 720 (312 ppi)
Panel
Super AMOLED (PenTile RGBG)
Super IPS LCD2 (RGB)
Brightness
330 cd/m²
550 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
3.419
2.158
Surface
Gorilla Glass 2
Gorilla Glass 2
Video out
1080p (Micro USB with MHL)
1080p (Micro USB)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8960)
Nvidia Tegra 3 (AP33)
CPU
1.5 GHz, ARM Krait
1.5 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
Architecture
Dual core
Quad core
Linpack
182.9
160.9
Quadrant
5,111
--
GPU
400 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 225
520 MHz, Nvidia ULP GeForce
Architecture
Single core
Dodeca core
GL benchmark 2.5
13.4
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
3.21
RAM
2 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.6, 3.7 mm (27.8 mm equiv.)
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
None
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
3.3 fps
Yes
Aperture
f/2.6
f/2.0
Secondary camera
1.9 MP
1.3 MP

video

Video resolution
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 24 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
50 Mbps
20 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion Polymer (Non-removable)
Capacity
2,100 mA·h
1,800 mA·h
Talk time
700 min
600 min
Standby time
47,400 min
24,000 min
Tested
3G talk time
738 min
597 min
Web browsing
376 min
258 min
Video playback
494 min
345 min

music

Speaker
Mono (Back)
Stereo (Back)
Frequency response
+0.02, -0.07
+0.02, -0.08
Noise level
-82.3 dB
-82.1 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.11, -0.04
+0.10, -0.10
Noise level
-90.2 dB
-80.6 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive

form factor

Size
70.6 x 136.6 x 8.6 mm
69.9 x 134.8 x 8.9 mm
Weight
133 g
130 g
Body
Plastic
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask

software

Operating system
Android 4.0.4
Android 4.0
Upgradable to
Android 4.1.2
Android 4.2.2
Custom UI
TouchWiz Nature UX
HTC Sense 5
Onscreen keyboards
Standard (predictive)
--
Sunspider
1,743 ms
1,468 ms

connectivity

Network
4G, LTE (100 Mb/s)
4G, HSPA+ (84 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot, WiFi Direct)
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
4.0
USB On-the-Go
Yes
--

features

Internal storage
16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
32 GB, 16 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
None
Included accessories
--
--
SIM card
Micro-SIM
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
75.1 dB
65.1 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
66.5 dB
66 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS
Gyroscope
Yes
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
Yes
No
Hygrometer
No
No