Samsung is still the industry leader as far as Android smartphones are concerned and it has got around 30.2 percent market share, compared with 31.9 percent a year earlier, as per the latest IDC report. Samsung has also captured the imagination of Indian buyers and their smartphones are purchased the maximum in India despite the recent onslaught of Chinese smartphones and other Android smatphones of LG,Sony and HTC. Recently, Samsung has launched its flagship the Galaxy S5 smartphone in India and as per the reports gathered by us from our various sources, this smartphone is selling in good numbers in India. The Galaxy S5 features a 5.1-inch FHD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080) display, and is powered by an eight-core Exynos processor (four clocked at 1.9GHz, four at 1.3GHz) ,coupled with 2GB of RAM plus 16GB internal memory, which can be expanded upto 64GB via microSD card. It runs on latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat, and is fuelled by a 2800mAh battery. The Galaxy S5 is equipped with a 16 megapixel rear camera, and also boasts of a 2.1 megapixel front camera.The Galaxy S5 is IP67 dust and water proof device. It also offers a Finger Scanner, providing a secure, biometric screen locking feature.
To add embellishments to the Galaxy S5, this smartphone comes with the enhanced S Health 3.0 application. As per Samsung, this app offers more tools to help people stay fit and well. It provides a comprehensive personal fitness tracker to help users monitor and manage their behavior, along with additional tools including a pedometer, diet and exercise records, and a new, built-in heart rate monitor. Galaxy S5 users can further customize their experience with an enriched third party app ecosystem and the ability to pair with next generation Gear smartwatches and Gear fitness band.
To challenge the supremacy of the Galaxy S5, HTC of Taiwan has come out with The HTC One (M8) features a 5-inch, full HD (1080p) display, and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2.5 GHz quad-core Krait CPUs. This smartphone runs the latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS with a brand new Sense 6 UI on top. This smartphone has 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal storage, which can be expanded upto 128GB via microSD card.The HTC One(M8) is fuelled by 2600mAh battery. The HTC One M8 is also sleek and has high quality metal unibody. The key feature of the new HTC One is its rear Duo Camera, which the company claims is the world’s first smartphone to have it. The 4.1 megapixel Ultrapixel camera has a dual colour flash and full 1080p HD video recording. This smartphone is also equipped with a 5-MP wide-angle front facing camera. The Duo Camera allow you to alter the focus of your image after it has been clicked with UFocus. You can also alter the background with creative effects using Foregrounder. You can also give your captured images a seasonal flavour using the Seasons animations.
The new HTC One also comes with Motion Launch gesture feature, which allow you to interact with the phone without turning on the screen.The other prominent feature of M8 is HTC BlinkFeed, and HTC BoomSound technology, for delivering sound that is 25% louder than the HTC One (M7). This phone has dual frontal stereo speakers with a new amplifier, redesigned speaker chambers and a tailored audio profile.
The official price of Galaxy S5 is Rs. 51,500, and HTC One M8 price is Rs. 49,900. You can get the Galaxy S5 at very good price from http://www.mysmartprice.com/mobile/samsung-galaxy-s5-msp3320. Since Samsung is established brand, its chances of outnumbering HTC One M8 are quite bright and the coming months will throw some light which company has outsmarted the other.