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Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4
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HTC One

HTC One
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Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE (Sprint)

Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE (Sprint)
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Samsung Galaxy S III - 16GB - pebble blue (T-Mobile)

Samsung Galaxy S III - 16GB - pebble blue (T-Mobile)
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Price $99 to $499 at 3 stores $423 at 1 store $99 at 1 store $49 to $464 at 3 stores
CNET editors' rating
Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.0 (4.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.8 (4.0 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.7 (3.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 184 reviews 4.5 stars out of 135 reviews 4.0 stars out of 2 reviews 3.0 stars out of 130 reviews
Release date March 05, 2013 April 19, 2013 September 16, 2012 June 21, 2012
The Bottom Line Its laundry list of features require time and effort to truly master, but the Galaxy S4 is the top choice for anyone looking for a big-screen, do-everything smartphone. A few quibbles notwithstanding, the powerhouse HTC One is a beautifully crafted, near-ideal smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE is a good Android choice, but for the same price, the LG Viper gives you greater camera power. Pumped with high-performing hardware and creative software features, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is an excellent, top-end phone that's neck and neck with the HTC One X.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
Specific absorption rate (SAR) Info unavailable Info unavailable 0.98 W/Kg
0.43 W/Kg
Cellular technology Info unavailable Info unavailable CDMA2000 1X
GSM / HSDPA
Weight 4.6 oz
5.04 oz
4.2 oz
4.7 oz
Wireless Interface Info unavailable Info unavailable NFC
IEEE 802.11
Bluetooth
Info unavailable
Service Provider T-Mobile
AT&T
Sprint Nextel
T-Mobile
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