Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One Android Phones – Which One to Buy

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. HTC One. So which one should you buy? Both of these smartphone have powerful components and features. So, its really a tough choice. It will be a firce fight between the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One. Watch this 15 minutes video, it talks about the displays, storage, skin, batteries, design and more. This will help you decide which Android phone is right for you.

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. HTC One Video

Globe releases Galaxy S4 Postpaid Plans

Globe is now offering the postpaid plans for Samsung Galaxy S4 and announced on their website.

Globe offers the Samsung Galaxy S4 at the starting plan of 299 Pesos.
They also have the All Unli Plan with periods ranging from 6 months to 30 months. If you want to get the Samsung Galaxy S4 for free then you may start at Plan 1,799 w/ lockin period of 30 months. See the plan options below.
globe samsung galaxy s4 postpaid plans

Here is the overview specs of Samsung Galaxy S4

Screen size: 4.99 inches
Weight: .29 pounds
Operating System: Android
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Touchscreen: Capacitive
Memory: 2 Gigabyte
Storage: internal(16 GB, 64 GB, 32 GB),
External Max size (64 GB)
Front Camera: 2 Megapixels, 1080p
Rear Camera: 13 Megapixels, 1080p
Flash: LED
Sensors: Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Barometer, Thermostat, Humidistat, Infrared

Samsung Galaxy S4 Price, Specs, Release Date in the Philippines

I think most of the Filipinos are excited for this new Samsung Galaxy S4. On April 26, 2013, Just a few days from now Samsung will launch the Galaxy S4 in the Philippines.  Both Smart and Globe will have their separate launch for the new Galaxy S4.  Here is the overview specs of the new phone.

samsung galaxy s4 specs price philippines

Samsung Galaxy S4 Specification

Screen size: 4.99 inches
Weight: .29 pounds
Operating System: Android
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Touchscreen: Capacitive
Memory: 2 Gigabyte
Storage: internal(16 GB, 64 GB, 32 GB),
External Max size (64 GB)
Front Camera: 2 Megapixels, 1080p
Rear Camera: 13 Megapixels, 1080p
Flash: LED
Sensors: Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Barometer, Thermostat, Humidistat, Infrared

The Price of this new phone will be about Php 31,000. I’m so excited to buy Samsung Galaxy S4. How about you?

Samsung Galaxy S4 Specs, Design, Price and Release Date

Samsung has 2 versions of Galaxy S4 which are powered by two different processor.
One is powered by Qualcomm S600 processor and another one is power by Samsung’s 8-core Exynos processor.

How about the design and construction? The Galaxy S4 is still identical from the design
of it predecessor, Galaxy S3. Galaxy S4 is just a little bigger and roughly as wide as the S3 but about 5mm longer and slimmer. Samsung Galaxy S4 ended up being more comfortable on the hands. See the full specs of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Below.

Samsung Galaxy S4 specs design price

 

 

Samsung Galaxy S4 Specification

  • Screen size: 4.99 inches
  • Weight: .29 pounds
  • Operating System: Android
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Touchscreen: Capacitive
  • Memory: 2 Gigabyte
  • Storage: internal(16 GB, 64 GB, 32 GB),
  • External Max size (64 GB)
  • Front Camera: 2 Megapixels, 1080p
  • Rear Camera: 13 Megapixels, 1080p
  • Flash: LED
  • Sensors: Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Barometer, Thermostat, Humidistat, Infrared

There is no doubt the this new Samsung Galaxy S4 is very impressive and the company was able slim-down the phone although it added a bigger screen. I think this new smartphone has almost everything any user would expect from a flagship device.

The samsung Galaxy S4 release date is April 26, 2013. The price will be about $760.

Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II Android Smartphone Specs & Price

samsung galaxy s2-price and specs philippinesGeneral Specification of Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II

release year: April 2011
2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Weight: 116 g

Display

4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen
16 Million colors

Camera

8 Megapixel Camera
Autofocus
LED Flash
2 Megapixel Front Camera

Memory

1GB RAM+4GB ROM; 32GB (Built-in Flash)

Interfaces

Bluetooth 3.0
Wi-Fi
GPS (A-GPS)

Processor

Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9

Operating System

Android OS, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread)

Colors

White, Black & Pink

Battery

Up to 9 hours talk time on 3G

Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II Price

Php 26,000

Samsung Galaxy W (Wonder) I8150 Specs & Price

samsung-galaxy-w-wonder-specs and priceGeneral Specification of Samsung Galaxy W (Wonder) I8150

release year: October 2011
2G Network : GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network : HSDPA 900 / 2100
Weight : 115 gr.
Thickness : 1.2 centimeters

Display

Touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16 million colors
Resolution: 480×800 pixels
Screen size: 3.7 inches

Camera

5 Megapixels
2592х1944 pixels
LED Flash
Videocamera
VGA Front Camera

Processor

1.4 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255T Snapdragon

Operating System

Android OS, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread)

Interfaces

Bluetooth 3.0
Wi-Fi
GPS (A-GPS)

Memory

expandable up to 32 Gigabyte MicroSD
1.7 GB storage, 2 GB ROM, 512 MB RAM internal

Battery

Standby time: 23 days 18 hours
Talk time: 17 hours 50 minutes

Colors Available

Black and White

Samsung Galaxy W Price

The Samsung Galaxy W (Wonder) I8150 is priced at around Php 16,000 – 17,000 in the Philippines.

Samsung Releases SHW-A170K, the First NFC Smartphone in Korea

The idea of using your phone to pay for something you’ve purchased can be very exciting, right?  And this can be done through the NFC mobile payment application.  This application has been actually were once used as trials in the United States as well as in other parts of the world.  And just recently, one of the leading brands in the mobile phone industry,  Samsung, alongside KT South Korean mobile operator has outed the first Near Field Communication (NFC) smartphone for the Korean market.  The handset is then dubbed as the Samsung SHW-A170K.

Samsung Releases SHW-A170K smartphone

Apparently, the Samsung SHW-A170K smartphone features capability of making basic payments of the items bought through the SHOW Touch NFC services.  The phone can be used as transportation ticketing which will be available at the counters at the buses, taxis, and subways.  This can also be used as a payment method for the purchases in some convenient stores.

In addition to the mobile phone’s main feature, the Samsung SHW-A170K smartphone offers specs including a 3.2-inch touchscreen display.  It also comes packing with a 3 megapixel camera, DMB support, and Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth for connectivity.  The handset will be available in two color options – black and white.  The release date and the price of the gadget have not been disclosed yet so we still have to wait for the device’s launch in the near future.

Samsung SCH – W899 Android Smartphone Packs Dual Super AMOLED Touchscreen

Releasing a new smartphone that comes based on the Android operating system is Samsung China with the SCH-W899 mobile phone.  The Samsung SCH-W899 Android smartphone is anticipated to be available in China via China Telecom.  However, the price and release date of the handset is still undisclosed yet.

samsung w899 smartphone

The seemingly unordinary Samsung SCH-W899 Android smartphone due to its clamshell flip form factor offers specs and features including a 3.3-inch dual Super AMOLED touchscreen panel on the inside and outside at 480 x 800 pixel resolution.  It comes packing with the Android 2.2 Froyo with physical numeric keypad in order for users to enter number more easily.  The mobile phone also gets a 5 megapixel camera which is aloes capable of recording 720p HD movies. Connectivity-wise, the handset comes with Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth, CDMA/EVDO, and GPS. Onboard is a 512MB memory with a microSD card slot that can be further enhanced.  Finally, the cellphone measures in at 57.4 x 107.5 x 17.55 mm and weighs in at about 180 grams.

Interested consumers from other regions still have to sit back and relax while waiting for the release date of the Samsung SCH-W899 Android smartphone to other markets such as in Europe and Nort America.  Meanwhile, let’s take a peek at the promotional video of the newest addition to the Samsung pipeline.

Samsung Continuum for Verizon

You probably might have seen leaked information about this dual screen smartphone back in September.  However, Samsung has officially announced a Verizon-exclusive mobile phone dubbed as the Samsung Continuum.  The mobile phone is said to have its release date on the 11th of November at an undisclosed price yet.  Nonetheless, it is expected to sell at $199 with a two-year contract.

The Samsung Continuum smartphone comes from the Galaxy S range and offers similarly specs and features.  But a thing that makes it interesting apart from the other lines is its dual screens.  Yes, it gets a 3.4-inch Super AMOLED display and under it is a smaller 1.8-inch touchscreen panel at 480 x 96 pixel resolution referred to as the ticker.  The secondary display works as though it’s a news ticker and can show an array of information such as news, weather, calling information, music controls, and other notifications.

Samsung Continuum for Verizon

As for the other specs and features, the handset packs 384MB of RAM, 512MB of ROM, 2GB on-board flash storage which can be enhanced up to 8GB of microSD card, and a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash and is capable of 720p video recording.  Moreover, the Samsung Continuum features a 1GHz processor, integrated Wi-Fi, and will come with Samsung’s TouchWiz 3.0 user interface.  The device will also ship with Android 2.1 and will use Microsoft’s Bing as the handset’s primary search provider.

The smartphone will be available in all Verizon retail locations.  The idea of having dual screens seems like fun, however it will take a while before one get used to it.  So, will you be buying this device, eh?  Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some images of the Samsung Continuum mobile phone.

Samsung Solstice II Phone Outed on AT&T

After being announced recently as the follow-up to the Samsung Solstice, Samsung and AT&T have finally outed the Samsung Solstice II Phone which has already landed the mobile market on November 7th.  This candybar form factor device can be yours at a reasonable price of $29.99 with a two-year contract.

Samsung Solstice II qwerty phone

Packing similar features to its predecessor, the Samsung Soltice II smartphone boasts off a quick messaging style along with the other specs and features including:

  • Dimensions: 4.29 x 2.13 x 0.47 inches
  • Mass: 3.35 ounces
  • 3.0- inch touchscreen display @ 240 x 400 pixel resolution
  • 2-megapixel camera capable of video capture
  • 256MB memory onboard
  • microSD card slot which can be enhanced further up to 16GB
  • aGPS (with support for AT&T Navigator)
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • Battery life of up to 5 hours of talk time and up to 250 hours of standby-time

In addition, the Summer Solstice II mobile phone sports the TouchWiz 2.0 UI and it comes pre-installed with a couple of AT&T apps that consumers will definitely enjoy.  Finally, end-users will get to experience messaging styles such as instant messaging, text messaging, E-mail, and mobile Web-browser via Vlingo and Speech-to-Text features.

The handset may not be as fancy as the other devices booming in the market nowadays, but it sure packs mid-range features which can do the job of allowing you to connect with your loved ones.  If having said all of these made you interested, the device is already available for purchase at all AT&T retail stores as well as the carrier’s website.