Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs HTC One M8 Eye vs HTC Desire 826

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC HTC
Announced August 2014 October 2014 January 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - November 2014 Coming Soon - Q1 2015
Price - Rs. 18,999 ($279.40) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, white, gold, silver, blue Gunmetal Gray, Glacial Silver, Amber Gold Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
146.4 x 70.6 x 9.4 mm
(5.76 x 2.78 x 0.37 in)
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Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 157 g (5.54 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - EMEA
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100 - Asia
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network LTE LTE 700 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 (Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 28)
TD-LTE 1900 / 2300 / 2500 / 2600 (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 17, 29) - AT&T
LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 (Bands 3, 7, 8, 20) - EMEA
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features - IPX7 certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 - Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 - Adreno 405
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 16/32 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super LCD3 Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.95% 66.55% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels Dual 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (dual tone) LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Automatic simultaneous video and image recording, geo-tagging, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, stereo sound rec. 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2Ám pixel [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps (21 Mbps - AT&T), HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X
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, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 2600 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -