The two smartphones namely HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III are now available in India . Both are relatively costly but are value for the high price, which is also partly due to the weakening of the rupee against the dollar. Which is a better buy? It is difficult to choose between the two, as their specifications are very similar and this is because of the intense competition, for the growing Indian market for such devices.
The HTC One X looks beautiful and its polycarbonate body makes it strong and it weighs around 130 grams. It uses the HTC’sproprietary user interface called Sense and it is elegant to use. The scrolling on the phone is smooth. The phone has a battery which lasts app. 12 hours when used on 3G. It has a 4.7 inch capacitive touchscreen (1280x720 pixel resolution) / 1.5GHz Tegra 3 quad-core processor / 1GBRAM / 32 GB memory / 8 MP camera / 3G, WI-FI, Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC / 1900mah battery / Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich, HTC Sense UI. The text looks sleek on the display and the colours are bright and lively. All in all the One X is a fantastic phone. It costs
The Samsung Galaxy III, is a successor to the immensely successful SII which redefined the smartphone and almost knocked Nokia out. The S III is more curvier, better to handle and has a charming gloss. Its 720p screen looks amazing and the colours are sharp and contrasting. A novel feature is the Smart Stay, which tracks the users eye movement and keeps the screen unlocked if user is staring at it. Its camera performance gives both, the pictures and videos, a detailed and sharp look. Its battery runs !4 to 16 hours on 3G. It has a 4.8 inch capacitative touchscreen (1280x720 pixels resolution) / 1.4 GHz quad-core Exynos 4412 processor /1GB RAM /16 GB memory / 8 camera / 3g,Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA,NFC / 2100 mAh battery / Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich, Touchwiz UI. Its price is Rs 43,180.
As can be seen from a comparison of the smartphones, there is not much difference between the two. However both are equally high priced. The fact that there are more users of Samsung Galaxy phones might motivate many new users to go in for SIII. But existing users may go in for HTC for novelty reasons . Whatever may be the reason both phones are excellent buy and capable of giving pleasure to its users.