On Tuesday evening in London, HTC unveiled the new generation of its popular flagship Android- smartphone. Design and specifications HTC One (M8) did not bring any surprises , raising the question of whether the new Taiwan will be able to compete with the product iPhone 5s and Korean phones LG G2.

New HTC One is equipped with aluminum housing of similar construction , but has a more pronounced edges and uses more metal. Now 90% of the housing is made of aluminum compared to 70 % in the 2013 model , whereby the device has become a little harder . The gadget boasts of several hardware and software refinements “chips” , many of which are sure to find application in real life. For example , the function Motion Launch recognize their environment , getting information from the built-in motion sensors and proximity . This gives you the opportunity to interact with a smartphone without turning on the main screen. Phone looks good on the background of iPhone 5s, released six months ago , and it is a dangerous competitor .

LG G2 – the first smartphone in the new series of premium devices G. With its creation, the company was based on the results of a study of user habits and preferences in dealing with mobile devices. The smartphone provides a number of advantages of daily life , such as ergonomic design, practical features and an intuitive interface .
One of the main highlights of the model – located on the rear panel of the hardware buttons , directly under the camera. As planned by the company, in this place there is the index finger of a man holding in his hand a smartphone with a large screen .

HTC One is a monoblock with a large touch screen diagonal of 5 inches and a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels ( pixel density per inch 441 ppi). iPhone 5s has a 4- inch display with a resolution of 1136 × 640 (326ppi), and LG L2 – Full HD screen with a diagonal of 5,2 “(423ppi). In Taiwan flagship uses the latest quad -core Snapdragon processor 801 with 2.3 GHz and 2 GB of RAM . Korean LG G2 is also built on a quad-core processor , but the version of Snapdragon 800 with 2.26 GHz , while the flagship Apple – the first on the market 64- bit chip with a frequency of 1300 A7 GHz. G2 is equipped with 2 gigabytes , and iPhone 5s – 1 gigabyte of RAM. All three devices in networks fourth-generation LTE interface and support Bluetooth 4.0.

Phone HTC One (M8) was one of the most advanced functionality for cameras with a resolution of 4 megapixels, technology UltraPixel, f2.0 aperture and optical image stabilization . In addition, the next there was a second camera: manufacturer calls JavaScript Duo Camera. This is not a camera in the traditional sense, but the depth of the sensor , allowing the smartphone to do some interesting tricks : for example , to blur the background in view of objects or change the focus point in the spirit of Lytro. iPhone 5s has 8 megapixel optics with an aperture of f2.2, while the G2 camera 13 megapixels (f2.4). Resolution front camera Android-devices – 5 , 2.1 and 1.2 at the flagship HTC, LG and Apple , respectively. As for the battery capacity , is the leader G2 – 3000 mAh. The comparable figure HTC One is located at 2600 mAh , from iPhone 5s – 1570 mAh.

HTC One and iPhone 5s are made of metal housing , which is an important advantage over their competitors. G2 shell made ​​of polycarbonate , and its main “chip” is featured on the rear panel of the hardware buttons . Among the unique features of the flagship Apple – easy to use operating system iOS 7 and fingerprint reader Touch ID.


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