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Comparing Key Features Of The HTC One X And Samsung Galaxy S3

News   •   Aug 27, 2012 08:55 BST

In this article, I am going to take a closer look at the Samsung Galaxy S3 and HTC One X, by comparing some of the key features.  These are two of the top Android smartphones currently available, so after reading this article you can decide which one comes out on top.



Among the crowning features of each handset is the touchscreen. They both include the most advanced touchscreens to date from their respective manufacturers.  The Samsung Galaxy S3 utilises super AMOLED capacitive HD touchscreen technology, whereas the HTC One X has super IPS LCD2 capacitive touchscreen technology.  These are two different versions of touchscreen, but they both offer similar benefits like wide viewing angles, consistent brightness (even in direct sunlight) and wide viewing angles.  Both phones are very well suited to multimedia use because they have the same resolution of 720x 1280 meaning they are able to display high definition content.  The Samsung Galaxy S3 has a slightly bigger screen at 4.8 inches, whereas that of the HTC One X measures up at 4.7 inches so the difference is very slight.



As you may expect, both the HTC One X and the Samsung Galaxy S3 are very well equipped as cameraphones.  This is a feature where both handsets are largely evenly matched.  They both share the same 8 megapixel resolution along with similar packages of image enhancing features as standard.  They also include some cutting edge camera features which are not found on many other camera phones.  These include the ability to capture simultaneous photos and videos as well as a feature which allows you to take any sense number of still photos after pressing the capture key just once.  Both phones can of course also capture video footage, and several different resolutions are included up to 1080p which is full high definition.


Operating System

The HTC One X and the Samsung Galaxy S3 share the same operating system, which is the latest version of the Android OS known as Ice Cream Sandwich.  However, both phones differ because they run their manufacturers respective custom Android interfaces.  The HTC One X has the HTC sense UI whereas the Samsung Galaxy S3 has Samsung's TouchWiz UI.  These offer alternative aesthetic appearance and considerably more customisation options and features like multiple homescreens and widget functionality.



One of the most talked about features of both of these phones is their quad-core processors.  Both the HTC One X and the Samsung Galaxy S3 of their respective manufacturers’ first phones to incorporate this next generation smartphone technology.  This has many benefits to users which can be found across all parts of each phone spec list.


As you can see, both the Samsung Galaxy S3 and HTC One X boast outstanding features.  Choosing between them is likely to come down to personal preference for either brand or features like their appearance.  Either way, you can be assured that whichever one you pick, it is a great choice as these are two of the top Android smartphones currently available.

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