HTC joined the mainstream of 2013 with its tablet called One Max, a huge device perfect for gaming or watching movies. This is the successor of the HTC One, but its back cover is made of plastic. It has a fingerprint scanner, while the S4 doesn’t. The advantages of the S4 are its removable battery and the fast processor, and the fact that it costs less money.
Displays and sizes
The One Max is the first phablet from HTC, and it comes with a massive display of 5.9inches, which is a Super LCD3 screen that renders a resolution of 1,080×1,920pixels, the same resolution supported by the 5inches Super AMOLED screen of the S4.
The One Max weights no less than 217grams, but it’s understandable considering that it measures 164.5×82.5×10.3mm. The S4 weights only 130grams and its sizes are 136.6×69.8×7.9mm.
Hardware and OS
The One Max is powered by a 1.7GHz quad-core Krait 300 processor and the chipset is Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600. The two variants of internal memories: 16 and GB can be expanded up to 64GB.
The Galaxy S4 has a quad-core 1.6GHz Cortex A15 and another quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex A7 processor, while the chipset is Exynos 5 Octa 5410. This smartphone has three variants of internal memories: 16 and 32GB expandable up to 64GB and a 64GB variant.
Both of these devices are Androids and run on the Jelly Bean version with 2GBof RAM.
The HTC One Max has a 4Ultrapixel rear-camera and a 2.1MP front-camera, while the S4 has a 13MP rear-camera and a 2MP front-camera.
You can talk 25hours, on 3G, on the One Max, which has a non-removable Li-Po battery with a capacity of 3,300mAh. The S4’s battery has a capacity of 2,600mAh, which allows you to talk 17hours, on 3G.
The One Max 16GB, 4G, LTE variant costs 600 dollars on amazon.com. The Galaxy S4 16 GB variant costs 430 dollars.
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