One of the advantages of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is its big display that allows you to read texts from different websites, without having to zoom in, to see the letters. But the HTC One has also qualities, and one of them is the fast processor. But we’ll compare both smartphones to see which one is better.
Displays and designs
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has large display, a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, that supports a resolution of 720×1,280 pixels. The HTC One has a smaller display, which is a 4.7-inch Super LCD3 capacitive touch screen, which renders a resolution of 1,080×1,920 pixels.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is quite heavy, weighting 183 grams because of its dimensions: 151.1×80.5×9.4 mm, while the HTC One is weighting 50 grams less, but it’s also smaller, measuring: 137.4×68.2×9.3 mm.
Hardware and operating systems
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 comes with a 1.6 GHz quad-core cortex A9 processor + Exynos 4412 Quad chipset, having three variants of internal memories: 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB, the first two being expandable by up to 64 GB.
The HTC One has a 1.7 GHz quad-core krait 300 processor + Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 chipset and two variants of internal memories: 32 GB and 64 GB, but you can’t expand them.
They are both Android devices, running on the Jelly Bean o.s. with 2 GB of RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has an 8 MP primary camera (autofocus + LED flash) and a 1.9 MP secondary camera. The HTC One has a less advanced primary camera of 4 MP (optical image stabilization + autofocus + LED flash) and a 2.1 MP secondary camera.
You can talk 16 hours on 3G on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, which has a Li-ion 3,100 mAh battery, or 18 hours on 3G on the HTC One, which is equipped with a non-removable Li-Po 2,300 mAh battery.
On amazon.com, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 16 GB variant costs 425 dollars, while the HTC One 16 GB variant can be found at the price of 227 dollars.
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