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Aaron does a dogfight between the Samsung Galaxy S III and HTC DROID Incredible 4G LTE on Verizon.  The Galaxy S III offers a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 CPU, 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD display with PenTile technology, an 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, a front-facing camera, 2,100 mAh battery, and Android 4.0 with Samsung's TouchWiz UI.  The Incredible 4G LTE offers a 1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 CPU, 4-inch qHD display (540x960 pixels), 8-megapixel camera with 1080p recording, a 1,700 mAh battery, and Android 4.0 with HTC Sense 4. 

They're both available now for $199.99 and $149.99, respectively.  Which one offers the best balance of price and features?  Part 1 of 2.


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Spoorthy Vemula
Spoorthy Vemula HTC: I dont know about you but touchwiz looks like shit
Brandon Baskin
Brandon Baskin HTC all day every day. Samsung's phones have cheap builds and their software is a joke compared to Sense. Not even a debate in ny opinion.
Michael Campbell
Michael Campbell Samsung hands down even though the new sense is less intrusive it still purs the strong arm on the Onex where as Samsung new touxh wiz is more like stock ICS. I guess it is all in want you want
Gaurav Bhardwaj
Gaurav Bhardwaj Samsung forever..
Felix Tran
Felix Tran GS3 all the way.
Kainoa Murphy
Kainoa Murphy Samsung every step of the way
David Bond
David Bond Ms bobbett is 100% correct
David Bond
David Bond Samsung
Kimmy Bobbett
Kimmy Bobbett Samsung makes better devices, HTC has the better OS.
Robert Skeen
Robert Skeen Samsung
Robert Saladino
Robert Saladino Galaxy S 3 all the way!!!
Mendez Roy
Mendez Roy Galaxyyyyyyyy
Azwang Jurangpathy
Azwang Jurangpathy Galaxy s3!! Undebatable.
Paul Gill
Paul Gill Samsung. Htc sucks.
Vicente Reyes
Vicente Reyes Neither
Jannis Anderson
Jannis Anderson HTC hardware... Samsung interface
Alberto Garcia Flores
Alberto Garcia Flores My Samsung Galaxy S III is the best!
Debby Litz Ballinger
Debby Litz Ballinger Love my Galaxy S III!
Raymond Garcia
Raymond Garcia Samsung is asome
Tommy Christiansen
Tommy Christiansen SAMSUNG!!!!!!
Josh Billingsley
Josh Billingsley Samsung. Better processor, Nfc pic in pic, s voice. can't believe that's even debatable.
Marti Ruiz
Marti Ruiz samsung
Peter Pappas
Peter Pappas HTC
Sebastian Gomes
Sebastian Gomes s3 > incredible
Spencer Bartholomew
Spencer Bartholomew Samsung.
Michael Paul
Michael Paul Miguel no it hasn't your stupid foo gs3 quad core exenos is the best processor today
Robby Olko
Robby Olko Galaxy nexus. HTC doesn't update there old flagship phone but updates all the others.
Perro Rosello
Perro Rosello In this battle: Samsung. But I want a rematch between the Global SGS3 and Global Tegra 3 One X now that it has been updated to 4.0.4 and Sense 4.1 making it even benchmark better than the SGS3 now
Michael Wilds
Michael Wilds When ics getting instgram
Jidtapad Wattanabhuti
Jidtapad Wattanabhuti HTC
Thomas Key
Thomas Key Samsung > any phone
Jared Dore
Jared Dore HTC for me
TJ Hardin
TJ Hardin HTC love my LTEVO
Junior Toby Mendoza
Junior Toby Mendoza Samsung!!
Mohammed Kanan
Mohammed Kanan s3 for the samoled but htc for sense 4.0
Kenny Ray
Kenny Ray I say HTC
Timothy Klerkx
Timothy Klerkx Samsung?
Michael Hetric
Michael Hetric HTC! :)
Samer Fadil
Samer Fadil Samsung ..
Umut Çelik
Umut Çelik HTC !!!!! 100%
Aditya Parmeshwaran
Aditya Parmeshwaran Always SAMSUNG !!!!!!!
Syed Usama Shah
Syed Usama Shah S3 all the way
Treg Andrews
Treg Andrews Both are good. Love my Droid Incredible 4G!
Joshua Correa
Joshua Correa HTC!!
Zanzi Ok
Zanzi Ok Htc
Paul Stone
Paul Stone If Samsung could keep up with updates I might consider, but that's never going to happen, plus HTC's build quality has always been more robust, quality over quantity!
Coman Rollins
Coman Rollins You guys rock! just thought i would let you know
Just_Julia
Just_Julia Samsung is back & hotter than ever. OS Update troubles are a thing of the past. Unbeatable at the moment
Joanna Enrique Ramos
Joanna Enrique Ramos Samsung is the best!
Stephen Nicholas Woodall
Stephen Nicholas Woodall Samsung
Ernesto Estrada
Ernesto Estrada Samsung!!
Erick Vargas Ocampo
Erick Vargas Ocampo both are great phones... but galaxy i better
Trever Pitts
Trever Pitts I say samsung is better
Amit Majumder
Amit Majumder Samsung
Marc OKelly
Marc OKelly HTC software is horrible
Brandon Wesley Deavours
Brandon Wesley Deavours Galaxy s III!!!! Hands down because I had an HTC and that was the worst phone I've ever had!!!!!! And Samsung always has good phones anyway!!!!!!
David Brysen Marin
David Brysen Marin samsung
Kris Sabo
Kris Sabo HTC
Jeremiah Allan Johnson
Jeremiah Allan Johnson Galaxy s III > ANY HTC phone....
Brett Reardon
Brett Reardon Well, in this case, the S3 is clearly better. I've been a serious HTC fan since the Nexus One, but Samsung has seriously upper their game, while HTC has stumbled on some devices (this being a prime example of it).
Ken McDowell
Ken McDowell Samsung
Khalil Gonsalves
Khalil Gonsalves Berine -- that's not an answer -- is it worth the time of learning a new phone? If Apple doesn't come out with something better looking than a brick I'm done with this crap!
Warren Saunders
Warren Saunders Both these bad boys ruling the world right now, but HTC do beat Samsung imo on build quality, other than that, I'd say neck an neck
Nick Guerrero G
Nick Guerrero G IPhone is a great phone and maybe 3 years ago it would have been better then androind, but androind now is a much better phone. I have own 2 iPhones. What the iPhone 5 has, android already had last year. IPhone is a few steps behind android.
Samuel Claudio
Samuel Claudio I'm an hardcore HTC fan, but lately I've been wanting an galaxy s3.
Jose Angel Santiago
Jose Angel Santiago htc makes great phones but their speaker quality on their devices really suck. Don't they sit down and test it for themselves? For that reason alone I will have to go with Samsung
Yegor Victor Vasilenko
Yegor Victor Vasilenko Neither. iPhone all the way!
Salima Veng
Salima Veng Samsung!
Jack Nathan Clarke
Jack Nathan Clarke Samsung
Humberto Cortes
Humberto Cortes Samsung
Nick Guerrero G
Nick Guerrero G Galaxy 3! h.t.c is a really great phone with cool themes but ever sense the very first h.t.c they have had a problem with battery and a problem rebooting on its own a lot and frezzeing, even dough all android phones have some little problem to it h.t.c seems to have the most. I love h.t.c and I have own at lest 9 of them from 4 different phone compines. I am not downing h.t.c at all I am a fan but I think the galaxy 3 is a much better phone.
George Isenhart
George Isenhart Samsung has always served me well but HTC's record speaks for itself, again it boils down to personal preference.
Ha Ma
Ha Ma don't really like samsung -_- but i think the galaxy is better
Kevin Zhang
Kevin Zhang HTC. might change once s3 bootloader unlocks
Jennifer Bruning
Jennifer Bruning htc!!!
Sudharsan Sk
Sudharsan Sk Htc
Gordon Christie
Gordon Christie Samsung HTC phones have been pretty poor since th s2 came out
Bernie Fen
Bernie Fen ok first off, i think this dogfight was an absolute mismatch..why would you even consider matching it up with the SGS3 considering it tops HTC Incredible on every feature across the board.. 1.2 vs 1.5?.. come'on now...
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????? ??????? Samsung
Khalil Gonsalves
Khalil Gonsalves that or an iPhone?
Richard Waring
Richard Waring Samsung note all they
Thomas A. Kautz
Thomas A. Kautz there is no competition for the galaxy phones!!! if so ,it sure isnt the iphone!!!
Diego Akd Aranda
Diego Akd Aranda Samsung no doubt!!
Doug Todd
Doug Todd None. iPhone all the way
Sameed Qureshi
Sameed Qureshi Samsung Galaxy S3!
Antonio Vazquez
Antonio Vazquez Samsung of course. HTC takes forever to release kernel source haha. this is coming from a former HTC fan.
Pünhan Övrap
Pünhan Övrap Samsung (omnia w) !!
Bernie Fen
Bernie Fen HTC FTMFW!!!
Shahrul Neezam
Shahrul Neezam HTC
Bill Gillespie
Bill Gillespie Samsung
Jolene Velasquez Mackay
Jolene Velasquez Mackay HTC
Albert? Klein
Albert? Klein S3 all the way!
Darrien Glasser
Darrien Glasser Samsung! F you HTC with your locked bootloaders and need to get S-OFF!
Luis A Ramos Jr
Luis A Ramos Jr Samsung all the way
Jesus Salvador Delgado Martinez
Jesus Salvador Delgado Martinez Htc
Reese Woodson
Reese Woodson Samsung because HTC phones usually have small batteries/terrible battery life, and they put weak speakers in there phones too........
Dave Morgan
Dave Morgan Galaxy S III
Jeff Hollins
Jeff Hollins S3...
Jaime Escobedo
Jaime Escobedo I have the one x quad-core and I still say Samsung i always prefer their products
Tyler Bailey
Tyler Bailey Motorola
Peter Joseph Cabrales
Peter Joseph Cabrales NONE... Get a Nexus device
Marco Vinluan
Marco Vinluan samsung
Taylor Hull
Taylor Hull One X.
Jenica M. Ramos
Jenica M. Ramos Samsung!
Saz Addictedd
Saz Addictedd HTC
Krish Mistry
Krish Mistry samsung
Mike Cooper
Mike Cooper That particular HTC is a joke
Adam Jones
Adam Jones samtc
Adam Jones
Adam Jones htsung
Lucas Gomez
Lucas Gomez HTC One X Wins
Jose Angel Santiago
Jose Angel Santiago galaxy s3
Hanamichi Kurotsuchi
Hanamichi Kurotsuchi of course Samsung




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