HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5

HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5

HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5:- Today we Today we’ve got  comparison by two top devices HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 for you. To help you choose better device.

HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5

HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5

 HTC One M8 Samsung Galaxy A5
Screen Size 5 inches  5 inch
Resolution 1920 x 1080Â pixels 1280 x 720 pixels
Pixel Density 440 ppi 293 ppi
OS Android Android
Version 4.4.3 Â 4.4.4 (both KitKat)
Up-Gradable  Up-gradable to 5.0 lollipop  Up-gradable to 5.0 lollipop
Processor 2.3 GHz quad core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Â Â 1.2 GHz quad core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
GHz  2.3 Ghz  1.2 GHz
GPU Â Adreno 330 Adreno 306
Front 5 MP Â 5 MP
Rear  8 MP  13 MP
Features Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Phase detection autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Self-timer Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, ISO control, Burst mode, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Voice activation
Internal 16 GB Â 16 GB
External  128 GB  128 GB
Wi-Fi  Yes  Yes
Bluetooth  Yes  Yes
NFC  Yes  Yes
USB Â Yes (Micro USB) Â Yes (Micro USB)
mAh  2600 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand-By  16 hours  22 hours
Price  34,920 INR 24,000 INR

HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy A5Â Verdict


Design and Display:

The HTC One (M8) features a 5-inch display with a 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution with a pixel density of 440 ppi. While the other hand rival, The Samsung Galaxy S5 features a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution with the pixel density of 293 ppi. That means the Samsung Galaxy S5 has slightly larger display but a lower pixel density.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 gives you slightly more screen space, not only because it’s fractionally larger, but because the HTC One has on-screen controls. Screen fiends might side with Samsung on this one.


The HTC One (M8) features a 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset and has 2GB of RAM. While  the Samsung Galaxy S5 features a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 401 processor as well as 2GB of RAM. Which means that the samsung phone has a slower processor than the HTC one M8. But the RAM options are same in both the devices as well as the working is also same which leads to a slight over lag in samsung than HTC.


The HTC One (M8) features 16 GB of on-board ROM, a microSD card slot capable of up to 128GB, and 65GB of free Google Drive space. While the Samsung Galaxy S5 features 16GB and 32GB on-board storage variants, with microSD support for cards up to 128GB, and 50GB of free cloud storage through Dropdox for 2 years.

The big difference here is that HTC has stepped up its game in offering microSD support on this level of device. This has long been an advantage offered by Samsung, but the playing field has been levelled.


The HTC One (M8) features the same UltraPixel sensor (f/2.0 aperture) found in the original HTC One, although it’s a better all-round performer than before. It also has a Duo Camera for depth perception which means that there’s a range of fancy features on offer, and 5-megapixel (f/2.0 aperture) front-facing camera which is excellent for selfies. But the front camera  is not an HD version.

On the second half, the Samsung Galaxy S5 features a 16-megapixel sensor with fast 0.3 second capture speed. The samsung camera is ever known for the best photography so the samsung takes the lead in terms of camera. The samsung smartphone can also capture Ultra HD video, something the HTC One is incapable of and there are a range of smart functions, including “selective focus” which produces similar to HTC’s Ufocus without the additional lens. This new added features lets you choose over samsung.

Operating System:

The HTC One (M8) features Android 4.4 KitKat and Sense 6.0. The Samsung Galaxy S5 features Android 4.4 KitKat and a new version of TouchWiz.


The HTC One (M8) features a 2600mAh battery that is supposedly 40 per cent more efficient than the first HTC One, which could last up to two days with even 3G services. However, HTC has added aggressive power saver options to make sure your device lasts the distance and it’s very impressive.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 features a 2300mAh battery that will get you through the day. It also offers power saving features to match those of HTC. Both devices are a step above the previous generation, giving much better endurance.

Conclusion whether which one is the best:

The HTC One (M8) features a machined aluminium body that wraps around the sides making for a 90 per cent metal finish. There will be three colours available: gunmetal grey, arctic silver and amber gold. It’s a triumph of design, it looks stunning and feels sensational to hold.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is mainly plastic, sticking to familiar design, but with a more tactile back for better grip. The big positives are that it is dustproof and resistant in liquid down to a metre in depth, and it’ll be available in a range of colours (shimmery white, charcoal black, copper gold and electric blue).

The HTC One (M8) feels like the slicker device in daily use. The user interface is faster and although it has less options and features, the interface feels more sophisticted and mature. It offers class-leading sound quality, a great display, but the real winner is the design. In the battle of these two giants, HTC takes it, but only just.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 offers a wider range of features and comes with great connectivity, a stunning display, plenty of power and a camera that performs well. However it feels like it could be faster in daily use and the unique features of the heart rate sensor and fingerprint scanner may well get turned off and ignored.


As per price, the HTC One M8 is available at rs 34,920 and  the samsung galaxy A5 is available in India at a price tag of 24,000 INR. The colour variants are same for the devices.

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