• Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs HTC One M8 Eye

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

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung HTC
Announced August 2014 August 2014 October 2014
Status Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - November 2014
Price - - Rs. 18,999 ($279.40) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, white, gold, silver, blue Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub Gunmetal Gray, Glacial Silver, Amber Gold
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) 157 g (5.54 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - EMEA
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100 - Asia
4G Network LTE 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
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM 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, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
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 -
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 330 -
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB 16/32 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, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
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 -
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 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 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, Automatic simultaneous video and image recording, geo-tagging, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, 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 HSDPA, 42 Mbps (21 Mbps - AT&T), 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
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 (MHL), USB On-the-go, USB Host
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 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No 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 supported

battery Battery

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