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HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy Golden – Top Specs and Price Comparison

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If you’re struggling to decide between buying HTC’s One M8 handset and Samsung’s Galaxy Golden, here’s a comparison between the two to help you in your decision making. Keep reading to find out the differences between the two.

Display and Design

HTC equipped the One M8 with a Super LCD3 display that can render a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The device weighs 160 g and it presents itself with the following dimensions: 146.4 x 70.6 x 9.4 mm.

Samsung equipped its device with a Super AMOLED display that measures 3.7 inches and that can render a lesser resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The device is also heavier, weighing 179 g, as well as thicker (dimensions: 118 x 59.5 x 15.8 mm).

Hardware and Operating System

The HTC One M8 houses a Krait 400 processor: quad core working at 2.3 GHz. This device is paired up with the Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB chipset from Qualcomm. The handset supports 2GB of RAM and it can be purchased with two options of internal storage: 16GB and 32GB (you can expand this memory by up to 128GB via microSD card). The One M8 runs on Android KitKat.

The Samsung Galaxy Golden is powered by a Krait processor: dual core working at 1.7 GHz. The chipset that comes along is a Snapdragon 400 MSM8930 from Qualcomm. This device has more RAM, 2.5 GB, but it has only one option of internal memory space and that would be 16GB (by using a microSD card you can expand this memory by up to 64GB). The operating system for the Galaxy Golden is Android Jelly Bean.

Camera

If you are always using your front-facing camera, then the HTC One M8 might be the option for you since it comes with a 5MP camera while the one on the Galaxy Golden has 1.9MP.

If you’re rather a more rear-facing camera kind of person, then the Galaxy Golden actually holds a better camera of 8MP (autofocus + dual LED flash), while the one on the One M8 has 4MP (same features).

Battery

HTC One M8 battery capacity: 2600 mAh

Samsung Galaxy Golden battery capacity: 1820 mAh

Price

If you want to buy the HTC One M8 (32 GB), you can find it at the price of $649.99. The Samsung Galaxy Golden can be bought at the price of $774.99.