With the upcoming revelation of the highly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S4 many questions have been raised and even more rumors have induced that the next Galaxy smartphone is something that’s worth waiting.
But how will that affect HTC? Well, the release of the Galaxy S4 will definitely influence HTC M7 sales and therefore, the future of HTC as a company that was hoping to re-establish itself among high-end smartphone manufacturers.
HTC is not very stable financially, so it’s kind of sad that the company was hoping to finally boast sales with the arrival of the HTC One, which by the way, is a pretty awesome handset, and then the reveal of Galaxy S4 comes along. Samsung Galaxy S4 is ready for its arrival on the 14th of March and is considered to be HTC M7’s biggest threat.
On one side, we have the Korean smartphone manufacturer, which is known for manufacturing high-end smartphones and we probably all know by now that its latest Galaxy S handset was the best-seller for 2012. So, with standards set so high by its predecessor, the Galaxy S4 is predestined to be one of the hottest smartphones for this year.
On the other side, we have HTC, which is also known for manufacturing great devices, but the risky thing is that the company has put all of its bets on the HTC M7/One. So it seems to me HTC’s plan to boast sales isn’t going to work out so smoothly.
Before I add anything else, you should take a look at the specs comparison between the two handsets. Could HTC M7/One compete with Samsung Galaxy S4?
HTC M7’s display stands pretty good against the screen on the Galaxy S4. HTC M7 features a beautiful 4.7 screen with a full HD resolution of 1080p. According to rumors, the Galaxy S4 will most probably have the same resolution and pixel density.
As for the power of processors, the Galaxy S4 might beat HTC M7, due to its octa-core Exynos processor. The camera category could be also winning for Samsung Galaxy S4, as the HTC One features an Ultrapixel 4MP camera on its back side and the Galaxy S4 will offer a 13MP rear-facing camera. Samsung could also add some enhancements to compete with the best smartphone cameras out there.
The battery life on Samsung handsets is known to be durable, so this high-end smartphone shouldn’t be an exception. HTC One packs a Li-polymer 2300mAh battery.
Rumors say Galaxy S4 will be available on 4 major carriers, like the Samsung Galaxy S3, while the HTC M7 is known to be available on Sprint, At&T and T-Mobile. HTC M7 will hit shelves sooner than the Galaxy S4 and that is probably its biggest and most important advantage over the new Samsung flagship smartphone. The M7 is expected to be available by the end of this month.
Samsung will introduce its Galaxy S4 in just a couple of days, so we don’t have much time for guessing and we don’t really need to – we’ll see HTC M7’s real chances of competing with the Galaxy S4.