A couple of years back, everyone thought Samsung vs. HTC smartphone rivalry had been snuffed out. It was because of HTC’s disappointing flagship in 2015. However, HTC came back in 2016 with HTC 10 and gave a genuine competition for Samsung’s Galaxy S7. Now, we have to see how the upcoming Galaxy S8 will give competition to HTC 10, whether it will throw out HTC 10 from the contest or HTC 10 is good enough to compete with Galaxy S8. So, let’s draw a comparison of Samsung Galaxy S8 vs HTC 10.
Differentiation: Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs HTC 10
The HTC is already in the market, and it was released in May 2010. Fortunately, we have hands on HTC 10. However, Galaxy S8 is rumored to launch on 29th of March and release after twenty-two days on 21st of April 2017.
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Price And Storage
The HTC 10, 32 GB will cost you $700 and 64 GB will cost you $800 in the United States. However, Samsung Galaxy will come in two storages, such as 64 GB and 128 GB. For more details about HTC 10 and Galaxy S8 price, check the table below.
|HTC 10||32 GB||$700|
|HTC 10||64 GB||$800|
|Samsung Galaxy S8||64 GB||$850|
|Samsung Galaxy S8||128 GB||$950|
|Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus||64 GB||$950|
|Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus||128 GB||$1050|
Features And Specifications
|Features and Specs||HTC 10||Samsung Galaxy S8|
|Size||5.2 inches||5.8 inches|
|Resolution||1440 x 2560||1440 x 2960|
|Operating System||Android 6.0.1 upgradable till Android 7.0.1||Android 7.0.1|
|Display||Super LCD5 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors||Super AMOLED, 16M colors|
|Rear Camera||12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm, OIS, laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash||Single-lens 12 MP, dual-LED and OIS, phase detection autofocus|
|Front||5 MP||8 MP|
|System Chip||Qualcomm Snap Dragon 820||Qualcomm Snap Dragon 835|
|CPU||Quad-core 2×2.15 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo||Quad-core 2×2.15 GHz and 2×1.15 GHz Kryo|
|GPU||Adreno 530||Adreno 540|
|RAM||4 GB||4 GB|
|Colors||Topaz Gold, Carbon Gray, Glacier Silver, Camellia Red||Black, Gold, Silver, White, and Pink Gold|
|Storage||32 GB and 64 GB||64 GB and 128 GB|
|Micro SD Card||Yes||Yes|
|Battery||Non-removable 3000 mAh||Non-removable 3000 mAh|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (front-mounted), gyro, compass, accelerometer, proximity||Iris scanner, gyro, fingerprint, accelerometer, barometer, proximity, compass, heart rate, and SpO2|
|Additional Features||Fast charging 50% in 30 minutes, Google Drive 100 GB storage||Desktop experience support, fast battery charging|
Conclusion: Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs HTC 10
The Samsung Galaxy S8 is coming after the Galaxy S8 Note 7 fiasco, and there is a lot of pressure on them. On the other hand, HTC 10 is successfully completing almost one year of its release. A few of the things are quite similar if we look on the specs, but overall the upcoming Galaxy S8 features and specs have the edge over HTC 10.