HTC One comparison

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HTC One

HTC One
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Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4
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Motorola Droid Maxx

Motorola Droid Maxx
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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Google Nexus 5

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Price $402 at 1 store $49 to $379 at 2 stores $499 at 1 store $199 to $699 at 4 stores $465 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.8 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.0 (4.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.0 (4.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.8 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 4.5 stars out of 135 reviews 3.5 stars out of 184 reviews 4.5 stars out of 23 reviews 3.5 stars out of 50 reviews 4.0 stars out of 42 reviews
Release date April 19, 2013 March 05, 2013 July 19, 2013 August 28, 2013 October 31, 2013
The Bottom Line A few quibbles notwithstanding, the powerhouse HTC One is a beautifully crafted, near-ideal smartphone. 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. If you can get past its steep price, the massive-screened Motorola Droid Maxx is currently Verizon’s best Android smartphone. Though its plastic skin doesn't do its high price justice, Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 makes the most compelling case yet for a supersize phone. Strong performance, high-end specs, and an ultra-affordable price make the Google Nexus 5 not just the best unlocked phone on the market, but the best Nexus phone by far.

Basic specs

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Specific absorption rate (SAR) Info unavailable Info unavailable 0.32 W/Kg
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Weight 5.04 oz
4.6 oz
5.89 oz
5.9 oz
4.59 oz
Service Provider AT&T
T-Mobile
Verizon Wireless
AT&T
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