Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs HTC One S9

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
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HTC One S9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC
Announced August 2014 April 2016
Status Available - September 2014 Coming Soon - April 2016
Price - Rs. 59,000 ($867.65) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, white, gold, silver, blue Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
144.6 x 69.7 x 10.1 mm
(5.69 x 2.74 x 0.4 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 158 g (5.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 [Similar] Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10 [Similar]
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 [Similar] PowerVR G6200 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 5.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.95% 68.25%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (dual tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Autofocus, f/2.0, 28mm, OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 4 MP, f/2.0, 26.8mm, 1/3" sensor size, 2┬Ám pixel size, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP
Wi-Fi 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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

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 Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 2840 mAh
Stand by - Up to 658 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 13 h (3G)