HTC Incredible S vs. Samsung Galaxy S – Review

by Jerry D on April 4, 2011

Today’s big phone fight compares the young HTC Incredible S against the older Samsung Galaxy S. Who wins? Has the Samsung Galaxy S still got the specs to whup the upgraded HTC handset? As usual, we let the stats decide…

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Stat-fight: HTC Incredible S vs. Samsung Galaxy S

Highlights: the HTC Incredible S features a 4.0-inch S-LCD with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, and a 8.0 MP digital camera. The rival Samsung Galaxy S boasts a 4.0-inch (480 x 800 pixel) Super AMOLED display, plus a lower-spec 5.0 MP camera

HTC Incredible S VS Samsung Galaxy S
Display 4.0-inch S-LCD 4.0-inch Super AMOLED
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels 480 x 800 pixels
Keyboard No No
Processor 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon 1GHz ARM Cortex A8
Software Android 2.2 with HTC Sense Android 2.1 (Eclair)
Storage Up to 32GB Up to 48GB
Rear camera 8.0 Megapixels with autofocus and touch-to-focus, a dual LED flash, geotagging, image stablization and 720p HD video recording 5.0 Megapixels with autofocus, geo-tagging, touch to focus functionality, face and smile detection and HD video recording
Front camera Yes Yes
4G No No
3G 3G/HSDPA (14.4Mbps) 3G/HSDPA (7.2Mbps)
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP 3.0 with A2DP
Size 64.0 x 120.0 x 11.7mm 64.2 x 122.4 x 9.9mm
Weight 135g 119g
Talktime 6.0 hours 6.5 hours
Standby 370 hours 576 hours

Analysis: HTC Incredible S vs. Samsung Galaxy S


Best Connectivity: Draw (1-1)
Best Size/Weight: Galaxy S (1-2)
Best Camera/Video: Incredible S (2-2)
Best Display: Draw (3-3)
Best Processor: Draw (4-4)
Best Software: Draw (5-5)
Best Storage: Galaxy S (5-6)
Best Battery life: Draw (6-7)
Best Extras: Incredible S (7-7)

BPF verdict: It’s a tie!

See if these two phones make our Top 20 Best Smartphones list…

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