Phone Comparison - HTC One vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs HTC One Max

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Samsung HTC
Announced February 2013 September 2013 October 2013
Status Released - March 2013 Available - September 2013 Available - October 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White, Pink Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm
(5.41 x 2.69 x 0.37 in)
151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29 mm
(6.48 x 3.25 x 0.41 in)
Weight 143 g (5.04 oz) 168 g (5.93 oz) 217 g (7.65 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - For Verizon
4G Network LTE (market dependent) LTE LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 700 - For Verizon
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features - S Pen stylus Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 (LTE model) Adreno 320
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.7 inches 5.9 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (469 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (373 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.90% 74.98% 70.85%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 4 MP UltraPixels, 2688 x 1520 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1/3' sensor size, simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, OIS Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR HTC UltraPixel Camera, Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 2┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Optical Image Stabilization, HDR, Stereo Sound Recording
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound recording, video stabilization Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA+; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA+; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 3200 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by - Up to 420 h (3G) Up to 585 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 21 h (3G) Up to 25 h (3G)