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Galaxy S4 vs. iPhone 5 vs. HTC One: How Samsung's Latest Compares To Apple And HTC Smartphones

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That's the iPhone 5 (left), Galaxy S4 (middle) and HTC One (right). | AP/HuffPost

It's the day so many of you have been waiting for: the Samsung Galaxy S4 has finally arrived. In an unveiling at New York's Radio City Music Hall, the Samsung Galaxy S4 was presented to the public.

If you're in the market for a new smartphone, it's easy to get overwhelmed with all of the choices out there, and the Galaxy S4 is quite impressive. In order to help you decide which phone is best for you and to put the Galaxy S4 into context, we've created a table comparing three of the top smartphones on the market right now.

How the Galaxy S4 Stacks Up Against the iPhone 5, Galaxy S3 and HTC One

Galaxy S IViPhone 5Galaxy S IIIHTC One
Network4G LTE4G LTE4G LTE4G LTE
Display5.0-inch Full HD Amoled, 1920x1080, 441 ppi4-inch Retina display, 1136-by-640 pixels, 326 ppi4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED, 1280-by-720 pixels, 306 ppi4.7-inch Super LCD3 display; 1080 x 1920 pixels, 469 ppi
Operating SystemAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, with Samsung TouchWiziOS 6Android 4.1 with TouchWizAndroid 4.1, with HTC Sense UI and "Blink Feed"
Rear Camera13 megapixel with LED flash, 1080p8 megapixel with LED flash, 1080p8 megapixel with LED flash, 1080p4MP UltraPixels, LED flash, 1080p
Front Camera2 megapixels, 720pLess than 1 megapixel (720p)2 megapixels, 720p2.1 MP, 1080p
Special Camera FeaturesDual Shot / Dual Recording/ Dual Video Call Drama Shot, Sound & Shot, 360 Photo, Cinema Photo, Eraser, Shooting ModesIncreased noise reduction, shared photo streams, improved low-light shooting, face detection, touch-to-focus, geo-tagging, HDR Touch-to-focus, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, burst photography, "best photo" selection, share with friends via face recognition, editing suite 1/3'' sensor size, simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, OIS
Storage16/32/64GB16/32/64GB32/64GB32/64GB
Memory2GB RAM1GB RAM2GB RAM2GB RAM
Talk TimeNone yet8 hours, 45 minutes10 hours, 20 minutesNone yet
Web Browsing TimeNone yet9 hours, 56 minutes5 hours, 17 minutesNone yet
SD Slot/Removable BatteryYes/YesNo/NoYes/YesNo/No
Weight130 grams112 grams133 grams143 grams
Dimensions136.6mm x 69.8mm x 7.9mm123.8mm x 58.6mm x 7.6mm136.6mm x 70.6mm x 8.6mm137.4mm x 68.2mm x 9.3mm
PriceNot yet announced.9 on contract9 on contractNot announced
Killer FeaturesS Translation suite; gesture control and eye tracking; groupcasting; TV remote controlSiri; iCloud; Lightning connector; huge App Store NFC suite, including S Beam and Buddy Share; Google NowZoe HD video/pictures; BlinkFeed homescreen; BoomSound stereo speakers; Sense TV with IR sensors to turn phone into remote control; "UltraPixel" camera
CarriersAT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-MobileAT&T, Verizon, SprintAT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-MobileAT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon

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