The HTC Incredible S was launched alongside the HTC Desire S and Wildfire S at the 2011 Mobile World Congress (MWC). All three HTC smartphones include HTC Sense, which the Taiwanese mobile manufacturer claims is the company's unique customer-focused user experience, enabling the phones to work in a more simple and natural way. The smartphone packs a high resolution eight megapixel camera with dual flash and it enables videos, photos and music to be shared from the smartphone to the television using DLNA technology.
Check out how the HTC Incredible S does against Samsung's latest Galaxy S smartphone...
The HTC Incredible features a 4.0in Super LCD capacitive touchscreen. The display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass and features HTC Sense User Interface (UI). The resolution of the display is 480x800 pixels with a pixel density of 233 pixels per inch (ppi).
The Samsung Galaxy S3 features a larger 4.8in screen. The display is a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen protected with scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and features the TouchWiz UI v4.0. The resolution of the display is 720x1280 pixels with a density of 306 ppi.
The HTC Incredible measures 120x64x11.7mm and measures 135.5g whereas the Galaxy S3 measures 136.6x70.6x8.6mm and weighs 133g.
The HTC Incredible comes with Android 2.2 but the manufacturers have announced an Ice Cream Sandwich update. The Galaxy S3 will come pre-installed with Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), the latest update.
The HTC Incredible is powered by the Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon chip with a 1GHz Scorpion processor. The Galaxy S3 will be powered by Exynos 4 quad-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz and 1GB of RAM. The Incredible has only 768MB of RAM.
The HTC Incredible is equipped with an eight megapixel main camera with auto-focus and dual-LED flash and also includes other features such as geo-tagging, touch-focus, image stabilisation. The camera is capable of recording video in 720p at 30 frames per second (fps). The smartphone is also packs a front-facing camera of 1.3 megapixel which features video call functionality.
The Galaxy S3, like the Incredible S, will pack a main camera of eight megapixels with auto-focus, LED flash and other features such as simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch-focus, face and smile detection and image stabilisation. The camera can record video in 1080p and 30 fps. The handset packs a secondary camera of 1.9 megapixels, which can record video in 720p at 30 fps.
The difference between the main cameras of both smartphones is that the HTC Incredible's camera features dual-flash. However the Galaxy S3's cameras have some extraordinary technological innovations.
The HTC Incredible offers Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot and Bluetooth version 2.1 with A2DP and EDR. It supports data speed up to HSDPA 14.4 Mbps and HSUPA 5.76 Mbps.
The Galaxy S3 offers Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi HT40, Near Field Communication (NFC) and Bluetooth v4.0. It supports data speeds up to HSDPA 21Mbps and HSUPA 5.76 Mbps. The Galaxy S3 can connect to 4G networks.
The HTC Incredible offers internal storage space of 1.1GB and offers a microSD card slot with additional storage up to 32GB. The Galaxy S3 will come with two storage options, 16GB and 32GB with the 64GB option will be available soon. Like the HTC Incredible S, the Galaxy S3 will also support microSD cards.
The HTC Incredible is powered by a Li-ion battery of 1450 mAh whereas the Galaxy S3 is powered with a 2100mAh Li-ion battery.