• Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs HTC One (M8) for Windows

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs HTC One (M8) for Windows

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung HTC
Announced August 2014 August 2014 August 2014
Status Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, white, gold, silver, blue Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub Gunmetal Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
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)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz) 160 g (5.64 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1.1
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.7 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.95% 70.43% 66.55%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels Dual 4 MP, 2688х1520 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash dual-LED (dual tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 2µm Pixel Size, Automatic Simultaneous Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps 1080p@60fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [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, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; HSDPA, HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE 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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 128 GB

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 supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 1860 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 387 h
Talk Time - - Up to 24 h