So the HTC Titan II and the Nokia Lumia 900 are two of the latest Windows Phones that were announced at CES 2012, and we decided to make a comparison table to see which phone was better in specs. These phones can both be considered Generation 2.5 phones, since Gen 2 phones were only announced late last year and in term’s of overall specs, they haven’t improved a whole lot (and they probably won’t improve drastically till Windows Phone 8 aka Apollo makes it’s debut later this year).
So if we take a quick look at the table above we can get a better idea of the newest phones which will be out in the next few weeks to months. In terms of the processor, the HTC Titan II has the faster processor with a 1.5GHz Scorpion Snapdragon S2 processor as compared to the 1.4GHz Snapdragon found in the Nokia. It’s clear that the Titan II’s 4.7-inch screen is easily better than the Lumia 900’s 4.3-inch screen, but in terms of the display (and screen type) we had to give it to the Nokia for it’s AMOLED CBD screen, and slightly higher PPI of the screns (despite the same resolution, the larger screen of the Titan II streches the 800 x 480 resolution to it’s limit).
The main factor here is that on paper, the HTC Titan II’s massive 16 megapixel camera absolutely dominates the Lumia 900’s measly 8 megapixel camera. However on closer thought, resolution matter’s very little if the lens type is of a poorer quality, and unless you’re planning to take a massive shot itself there might not be too much off a difference. Add to that, apart from the original Titan, HTC camera’s are generally poorer than Nokia’s offering’s, especially since Nokia always throw in a Carl Zeiss Lens into their products to help with the picture quality. Those of you who are camera expert’s know how little megapixel’s can matter, but results remain to be seen yet of real world testing.
Apart from that, it seems the Lumia 900 will have a beefier battery (which hopefully translates to better usage in the real world). The Titan II is actually lighter, despite being thicker (due to the build quality, with the Lumia 900 using a one piece polycarbonate build.
So overall, it seems like that each phone takes 4 win’s a piece and on paper are equally excellent choices. How that translates to real world usage is yet to be seen, but either phone will be an excellent choice for you. We’ll obviously have a closer look at each phone and run them through our usual comparison’s to find an ultimate winner, but for now this will do!
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