Phone Comparison - HTC One Max vs LG G Flex vs Samsung Galaxy S5

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC LG Samsung
Announced October 2013 October 2013 February 2014
Status Available - October 2013 Available - November 2013 Available April 2014
Colors Silver Titan Silver Black, White, Blue, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29 mm
(6.48 x 3.25 x 0.41 in)
160.5 x 81.6 x 7.9 - 8.7 mm
(6.32 x 3.21 x 0.31 - 0.34 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 217 g (7.65 oz) 177 g (6.24 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - For Verizon
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 700 - For Verizon
LTE 850 / 1800 LTE-A LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Fingerprint Sensor Self-healing coating on the back Fingerprint Sensor
IP67 Certified - Dust and Water Resistant
Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
Heart Rate Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600 Quad-core 2.26 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32 GB 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Curved P-OLED (Real RGB) Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.9 inches 6.0 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (373 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (245 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.85% 75.63% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels 13 MP, autofocus 16 MP, 4640 x 3480 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features 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 Simultaneous Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization Yes, 1080p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, video stabilization, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Class 12 Yes
3G HSPA+; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 21 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
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 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Po battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3300 mAh 3500 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by Up to 585 h (3G) - Up to 390 h
Talk Time Up to 25 h (3G) - Up to 21 h