PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Galaxy S Duos vs 8S

Performance

Processing power and speed

BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

HTC 8S
n.d.
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from gsmarena.com and phonearena.com

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Samsung Galaxy S Duos 

PhoneRocket recommends the Samsung Galaxy S Duos  based on its performance and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy S Duos vs HTC 8S

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

HTC 8S
1,661

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Samsung Galaxy S Duos

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S Duos

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Much faster web browser 4,604 vs 1,661 More than 2.8x better BrowserMark score
Much bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 120,000 apps More than 7x more apps; find an app for virtually any task
Supports Adobe Flash Yes vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Back view of HTC 8S

Reasons to consider the
HTC 8S

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More cores Dual core vs Single core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Better theoretical download speed 14 Mb/s vs 7.2 Mb/s Around 95% better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S Duos  vs HTC 8S 

7.7
7.5
And that’s probably most evident in browser where some of the best browsers like Chrome require the 4.0 version of Android.
Galaxy S Duos

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S Duos  vs
HTC 8S 
Size 4" 4"
Resolution 800 x 480 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 233 ppi 233 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1 GHz 1 GHz
Number of cores Single core Dual core
RAM 0.75 GB 0.5 GB
Internal storage 4 GB 4 GB
Supported card formats
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 5 MP 5 MP
Resolution 5 MP 5 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Video resolution 640 x 480 @ Unknown 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 3.5G 3.5G
Networks
HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
HSPA (14 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
Unknown (7.2 Mb/s)
EV-DO Rev.A
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Capacity 1,500 mA·h 1,700 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S Duos  vs
HTC 8S 
Weight 120 g 113 g
Thickness 10.5 mm 10.3 mm
Size 63.1 x 121.5 x 10.5 mm 63 x 120.5 x 10.3 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes No

software

Operating system Android 4.0.4 Windows Phone, 8
App store Android Market Windows Phone Marketplace
Adobe flash support Yes No
App store size 850,000 apps 120,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes No
Supports NFC No No
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth
Samsung Galaxy S Duos
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HTC 8S
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