Difference between HTC One X+ and Samsung Galaxy Note II

Key Difference: The HTC One X+ sports a 4.7-inch super LCD 2 touch screen with approximately 312 ppi pixel density, meaning the screen is pretty awesome and it does not show any pixels. The device is powered by 1.7 GHz Quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 process making it faster than the original HTC One X. The Samsung Galaxy Note II is a smartphone manufactured by Samsung and is an Android based device. The Note II is known for its large display of 5.5 inches (141 mm), as well as its integral use of a stylus, called the S pen. The beauty of a Galaxy Note II is that it falls between the categories of a smartphone and a tablet. It is hence marketed as a ‘phablet’, a phone and a tablet, a hybrid or sorts.

HTC is a popular smartphone company and has been touted for many beautifully designed phones. The phones are smart, sleek and to the point with no extra marketing gimmick. HTC maintains this with the launch of the HTC One X+. The HTC One X+ is a new phone that shares many similarities to its big brother the HTC One X; however, it also shines in many places where the predecessor shied. The HTC One X+ is basically an upgraded version of the HTC One X and hit the market in November 2012.

The HTC One X+ sports a 4.7-inch super LCD 2 touch screen with approximately 312 ppi pixel density, meaning the screen is pretty awesome and it does not show any pixels. The screen has excellent resolution and shows sharp and crisp clear photos and videos. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2 that keeps it from getting minor day-to-day scratches. The device is sleek and thin in general, but has put on a little extra weight (5 grams) compared to the original One X. The phone is covered in a soft-touch polycarbonate plastic chassis that has smooth curved corners. The soft matte plastic makes it easy to grip the phone and keeps it from slipping through the fingers. The phone comes incorporated with the HTC Sense UI v4+, which is basically a combination of the HTC Sense and Jelly Bean. The combination of the two provides additional features such as: Google Now, Voice search, faster screen navigation, new gallery app (organizes photos by events and location) and HTC Get Started (allows PC to configure the phone faster).

The device is powered by 1.7 GHz Quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 process making it faster than the original HTC One X. The faster processor allows seamless transitions between apps and makes the device smooth to work with. There was no hindering or jerking when operating the device.  The One X+ comes installed with Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) right out of the box. The device comes with 32 and 64 GB internal storage capacity that is not expandable and 1 GB RAM.

The device houses an 8 MP rear camera with auto focus, LED flash, and BSI sensor, along with a 1.6 MP front camera for video conferencing. The front camera also has a countdown features that counts down to the moment the picture is being taken to ensure that the user is camera ready. The camera comes with many additional features that help the phone stand out against all the other devices. The features include: F2.0 aperture and 28mm lens, Dedicated HTC ImageChip, VideoPic, Continuous shooting, Smart Flash, Sightseeing mode, Video stabilization, Slow motion video capture and playback and ImageSense. The ImageSense allows the phone to take faster and the best photos under any lighting. The VideoPic is a new feature that allows users to take images while recording a video as well as taking an image when playing an already recorded video. The Smart Flash provides five levels of flash that adjust automatically when trying to take a shot, while the Sightseeing mode allows the camera to be handy during outings, so that it can be easily accessible.

The device houses a non-removable 2100 mAh Lithium-ion Polymer battery, which according to tests by many review website, dies pretty quickly. When fully-working the battery does not even last a whole day. However, no official data has been released by the company regarding the Talk-time and the Stand-by time. The company has also added the Beats Audio sound enhancement to its speakers as well as headset and it can be turned on and off by the user. The phone has been a popular hit with many that require a good sturdy budgeted phone with an excellent camera.

Samsung Group is a South Korean chaebol, the largest in South Korea. A chaebol is basically a conglomerate. Samsung Electronics has become one of the key competitors in the smartphone market due to innovative technologies. The group has launched popular phones such as Samsung Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note II.

The Samsung Galaxy Note II is a smartphone manufactured by Samsung and is an Android based device. The Note II is known for its large display of 5.5 inches (141 mm), as well as its integral use of a stylus, called the S pen. The beauty of a Galaxy Note II is that it falls between the categories of a smartphone and a tablet. It is hence marketed as a ‘phablet’, a phone and a tablet, a hybrid or sorts.

In terms of hardware, the Note II features a 1.6 GHz quad-core processor, 720p resolution display, and 2 GB of RAM. The Note II is available in a variety of colors and in storage capacities of 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB. The phone also has an external expandable memory of up to 64 GB. The Galaxy Note II was launched with Android 4.1 (also called Jelly Bean) and at the time of its launch was the first phone to feature Android 4.1. Now, the phone is upgradeable to Android 4.1.2.

The information for the detailed table about the two phones has been taken from HTC website, Samsung website and GSMArena.com.

 

HTC One X+

Samsung Galaxy Note II

Launch Date

November 2012

September 2012

Company

HTC

Samsung Electronics

Size

134.36 x 69.9 x 8.9mm

151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm (5.95 x 3.17 x 0.37 in)

Display

4.7 inch super LCD 2 touch screen

5.5 inches, super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Screen

720 x 1280 pixels (~312 ppi pixel density)

720 x 1280 pixels, (~267 ppi pixel density)

Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 2

Corning Gorilla Glass 2

Weight

135 grams

183 g (6.46 oz)

2G Network

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G Network

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - for AT&T

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - N7105

4G Network

LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 - for AT&T

LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - N7105

GUI

HTC Sense UI v4+

TouchWiz UI

CPU speed

1.7 GHz Quad-core NVIDIA® Tegra® 3

Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9

GPU

ULP GeForce 2

Mali-400MP

OS

Android OS, v4.1.1 (Jelly Bean)

Android OS, v4.1.1 (Jelly Bean), upgradeable to 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)

Chipset

NVIDIA Tegra 3 AP37

Exynos 4412 Quad

RAM

1 GB

2 GB RAM

SIM Size

microSIM

Micro-SIM

Internal Memory

32/64 GB

16/32/64 GB

Expandable Memory

No

up to 64 GB

Sensors

Gyro sensor, G-Sensor, Digital compass, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor

Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Connectivity

3.5 mm stereo audio jack, NFC capable, Compliant with Bluetooth 4.0, Bluetooth with aptX™ enabled, Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA®, micro-USB 2.0 (5-pin) port with mobile high-definition video link (MHL) for USB or HDMI connection

Bluetooth v 4.0 (Apt-X Codec support) LE, USB 2.0 Host, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Wi-Fi HT40, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC, S Beam, Samsung AllShare Play & Control, Samsung AllShare Cast (WiFi Display), Mirroring & Extention, Samsung AllShare Framework

Data

GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, NFC, USB.

WiFi, NFC, GPRS, EDGE, LTE (4G), USB

Speed

HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps - Global version / HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE

HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL

WLAN

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot

Bluetooth

Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP

Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR

USB

microUSB v2.0 (MHL)

microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host

Primary Camera

8 MP camera with auto focus, LED flash, and BSI sensor

8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash

Secondary Camera

1.6 megapixel front camera (720p for video recording)

1.9 MP

Video

1080p HD video recording

[email protected]

Camera Features

  • F2.0 aperture and 28mm lens
  • Dedicated HTC ImageChip
  • VideoPic
  • Continuous shooting
  • Smart Flash
  • Sightseeing mode
  • Video stabilization
  • Slow motion video capture and playback
  • ImageSense
  • Simultaneous HD video and image recording
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch focus
  • Face and smile detection
  • Image stabilization

Sound Enhancement

Beats Audio

SNS integration

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Audio supported formats

.aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma

MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player

Video supported formats

.3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv (Windows Media Video 9), .avi (MP4 ASP and MP3)

MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player

Battery Capacity

Non-removable 2100 mAh Li-ion Polymer battery

Li-ion 3,100 mAh

Talktime

No official data released

2G: 35 hours

3G: 16 hours

Standby Time

No official data released

2G: 980 hours

3G: 890 hours

Available Colors

Black, White

Titanium Gray, Marble White, Amber Brown, Ruby Wine, Pink

Messaging

SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS

SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS

Browser

HTML5, Adobe Flash

HTML5

Radio

Stereo FM radio with RDS

Stereo FM radio with RDS (N7100 only)

GPS

GPS  with A-GPS support and GLONASS

with A-GPS support and GLONASS

Java

Java with Java MIDP emulator

Java MIDP emulator

Additional Features

  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • Tap-and-go function
  • TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
  • SNS applications
  • Photo viewer/editor
  • Document viewer/editor
  • Organizer
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input
  • HTC Watch 2.0
  • S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
  • Smart Stay and Smart Rotate eye tracking
  • Dropbox (50 GB storage)
  • TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
  • Organizer
  • Image/video editor
  • Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
  • Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input (Swype)
  • Samsung TouchWiz / Samsung L!ve Panel
  • Samsung Kies /Samsung Kies Air
  • Samsung ChatOn mobile communication service
  • Screen Recorder
  • Quick Glance
  • Samsung S Suggest
  • S Pen Experience (Stylus)
  • S Note
  • S Planner
  • Email with hand-writing integration
  • S Pen Keeper, Quick, Command, Easy Clip, Photo Note, Paper Artist, Shape Match, Formula Match.

Image Courtesy: htc.com, samsung.com

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