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HTC One M9 64GB vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between HTC One M9 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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HTC One M9 64GB
5"
SLCD3

1080x1920

20.2
MP

4.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2840
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare HTC One M9 X18Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


09 Advantages HTC One M9 64GB
One M9 64GBvsGalaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
 116%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (54GB user available)vs32GB (25GB user available)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 9%9%
+Lighter
157 grams (5.5 ounces)vs171 grams (5.99 ounces)
 27%27%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 20.2MPvs(back) 16MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
 8%8%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.4" inchesvs1/2.6" inches
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FM with RDSvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro-B USB - MHL-3vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water splash resistant (don't immerse)vsNot supported

18 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GBvsOne M9 64GB
 13%13%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.1Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4vs3GB LPDDR4
 26%26%
+Thinner
7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT Super LCD 3
 78%78%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 17%17%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
515 PPIvs441 PPI
 14%14%
+Larger screen
5.7"vs5"
 16%16%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.9 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 23%23%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 5MPvs(front) 4.1MP
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 7.0 Nougat is newer and safer
Android 7.0 NougatvsAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (front-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
 6%6%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3000 mAhvs2840 mAh
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.1 version A2DP

27 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
300 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
DLNA
NFC
MicroUSB 2.0 / MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 4
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresHTC One M9 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
ModelOne M9 64GBGalaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
Also known asHTC M9, HTC M9u, HTC One M9u, HTC HimaGalaxy Note5 N920F, Samsung Noble
Country or region availablefeature not registeredEurope
BrandHTCSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2015August, 2015
Depth9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)69.7 x 144.6 millimeters (2.74 x 5.69 in)76.1 x 153.2 millimeters (3 x 6.03 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)171 grams (5.99 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersWater splash resistant (don't immerse)Not supported
Operating system (OS)HTC One M9 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
Operating systemAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareHTC One M9 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 430ARM Mali-T760 MP8
RAM memory3GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (54GB user available)32GB (25GB user available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayHTC One M9 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
Display typeTFT Super LCD 3Super AMOLED
Screen size5" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Mobile networks and dataHTC One M9 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/1800/900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20,28), TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,25,26,28)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingHTC One M9 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraHTC One M9 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
Main camera20.2 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution5376x3752 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.4" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraHTC One M9 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
Front camera4.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2688x1520 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.34µm pixel
MultimediaHTC One M9 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
RadioFM with RDSNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesHTC One M9 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHL-3Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHTC One M9 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
SpO2
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Pink, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- HTC Sense 7.0 UI
- HTC BlinkFeed
- Dolby Audio
- Google Drive 100GB
- Quick Charge 2.0: 60% in 30min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold Platinum, Silver Titan
- S Pen stylus
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- S-Voice natural language
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyHTC One M9 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Wireless charging (Qi/WPC)
Battery capacity2840 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day
Standby24120 minutes | 402 hours | 16.8 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)HTC One M9 64GBSamsung Galaxy Note 5 SM-N920F 32GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered1.15 W/Kg (head) | 1.16 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.56 W/Kg (head) | 0.35 W/Kg (body)0.382 W/Kg (head) | 0.499 W/Kg (body)