HTC One reviews speak highly of the super smartphone’s sophisticated design more than anything else that the handset has to offer.
HTC One reviews speak highly of the super smartphone's sophisticated design more than anything else that the handset has to offer. Samsung Galaxy S4 reviews typically frowns upon its non-revolutionary design, but gives a thumbs up to what it offers under the hood. Which of these two Android phones match your requirements better?
"HTC has done more for Australia than you realise. It was the first big manufacturer to introduce Android into the country via a major telco, and went on to make some incredible gear. Things tapered off in the last few years, and we wondered if we would ever see an Android-powered HTC handset that made us believe in the company again. Enter the HTC One: the saviour, the hero, the new yardstick," says a compelling HTC One review at Gizmodo.
PC Pro gives the HTC One a 10 out of 10 rating: "A benchmark-busting phone that marries stunning design with all-round panache - the HTC One storms to the top of the A-List."
Despite the generally positive reviews about the HTC One, some Android smartphone shoppers are still more inclined to get the Samsung Galaxy S4. Here are five reasons why:
1. The Galaxy S4 is a Samsung phone. HTC has recently reported losses in the most recent financial year. It certainly aims to bounce back, but many gadget shoppers can be all about jumping in the bandwagon. Some gadget shoppers believe they'd reduce the risk of buyer's remorse if they go with the more popular brand.
2. HTC One comes with a non-removable battery. For many Android users, a removable battery is a must-include feature in their list of phone requirements. Samsung wisely went for a removable battery for the Galaxy S4, making HTC One design fans rethink their shopping choice.
3. Samsung Galaxy S4 allows expandable memory. Some consumers leaving behind Apple iPhone handsets do so for its lack of storage expansion feature. The same thing goes for intra-Android switchers: they must get an expandable storage at each upgrade.
4. Ultrapixel doubt factor. Many phone shoppers require an impressive camera to go with their handset. However, it has become common knowledge that lower megapixel value translates to weaker shooting performance. HTC tried to educate buyers with a white paper on why it chose to go with a 4 megapixel camera. But some HTC one camera shot samples on blogs and tech reviews are not helping. So many buyers choose the 13MP camera of the Galaxy S4 instead.
5. The outstanding reputation of the Samsung Galaxy S3. The S3 has been widely described to be the best 2012 Android smartphone. To date, it remains the best advertising for the S4.
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