Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs HTC 10


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

Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs HTC 10

Release Date

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 1032 GB$700
HTC 1064 GB$800
Samsung Galaxy S864 GB$850
Samsung Galaxy S8128 GB$950
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus64 GB$950
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus128 GB$1050

Features And Specifications

Features and SpecsHTC 10Samsung Galaxy S8
Size5.2 inches5.8 inches
Resolution1440 x 25601440 x 2960
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 upgradable till Android 7.0.1Android 7.0.1
DisplaySuper LCD5 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSuper AMOLED, 16M colors
Rear Camera12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm, OIS, laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flashSingle-lens 12 MP, dual-LED and OIS, phase detection autofocus
Front5 MP8 MP
System ChipQualcomm Snap Dragon 820Qualcomm Snap Dragon 835
CPUQuad-core 2×2.15 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz KryoQuad-core 2×2.15 GHz and 2×1.15 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 530Adreno 540
ColorsTopaz Gold, Carbon Gray, Glacier Silver, Camellia RedBlack, Gold, Silver, White, and Pink Gold
Storage32 GB and 64 GB64 GB and 128 GB
Micro SD CardYesYes
BatteryNon-removable 3000 mAhNon-removable 3000 mAh
SensorsFingerprint (front-mounted), gyro, compass, accelerometer, proximityIris scanner, gyro, fingerprint, accelerometer, barometer, proximity, compass, heart rate, and SpO2
Additional FeaturesFast charging 50% in 30 minutes, Google Drive 100 GB storageDesktop 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.