Both versions have been stripped of their third-party user interfaces and will run stock Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Each will get the quickest updates, moving forward, the same as the Galaxy Nexus and the Nexus 4.
Each are unlocked and contract-free, meaning they have hefty price tags. The HTC One is now available for $599 and the Samsung Galaxy S4 for $649.
It is also important to remember that in getting stock Android, you also lose some highly-rated features of the devices, such as the One's camera app and Samsung's suite of premium apps like S-Touch.
Google says it expects to begin shipping on July 9th, and both devices are U.S.-only for the time being,
Get them here: Google Play
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 26 Jun 2013 14:39