Phone Comparison - HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

HTC One M8
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Samsung
Announced March 2014 May 2014
Status Available - March 2014 Available - May 2014
Colors Glacial Silver, Gunmetal Gray, Amber Gold Camo Green, Titanium Gray, Ruby Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 146.4 x 70.6 x 9.4 mm
(5.76 x 2.78 x 0.37 in)
144.78 x 73.41 x 8.9 mm
(5.7 x 2.89 x 0.35 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz) 170 g (6 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 700 / 1700 / 2100
LTE 700 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 - IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 [Similar] Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16 GB (11.2 GB user available)
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super LCD3 Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.55% 64.72%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera Dual 4 MP, 2688х1520 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 2µm Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, Stereo Sound Rec., Video Stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 33
Edge Yes Class 33
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps (21 Mbps - AT&T), HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB (11.2 GB user available), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by Up to 271 h (2G)
Up to 496 h (3G)
Up to 480 h
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 20 h (3G)
Up to 29 h