Nokia Lumia 920 or HTC 8X – What Will Be Your Pick for Windows Phone 8 Smartphone?

Nokia Lumia 920 or HTC 8X – What Will Be Your Pick for Windows Phone 8 Smartphone?

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Does Nokia hope to face the minimum competition for the crown of Windows Phone? If so, the notion is smashed by HTC. HTC has announced the release of its high grade Windows Phone 8X throwing direct challenge to Nokia Lumia 920. Both the smartphones are launched astounding features. The operating system of these mobile devices – Windows Phone 8 OS – is what will surprise you the most. Check the hardware components to see where lies the difference of the two.

Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC 8X – Where is the difference of the two?

No Limitation of Color to Choose From

For the Windows Phone users, the major decision lies as to which device to use. If you see Lumia 920 and HTC 8X, you will not be able to recognize the difference between the two so far as the design is concerned. Both the mobile devices are cased inside finely designed plastic shells and are offered in different vibrant colors. However, 8X is little bit taller and has smaller display than Lumia.

The smaller display of 8X makes it easier for you to handle with one hand. In terms of resolution, both the mobile devices stand in the same strand. With so many similarities and differences, users will surely have a tough time making the right pick for them.

Are HTC’s cameras capable of matching Nokia’s Pureview?

You must have been familiar with the Pureview camera of Lumia series. However, HTC has also promised of offering some promising elements from its 8X Lumia phone. Is video conferencing is of prime importance to you? Then your choice should be HTC 8X as it offers you a front facing camera of 1080p. You can have experience awesome video conferencing with this high pixel camera. Also, the floating camera of Lumia 920 provides you better image stability for video and photos.

Similar Internal Components of the Two

Coming to the storage capacity, you will find significant differences between the two. In Nokia devices, you will get twice in-built storage capacity as compared to the HTC mobile devices (32GB vs 16GB). But the storage capability might be a factor for you since you don’t get an expandable microSD card for extending your storage capacities in either device. These Windows Phones are all equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipsets (dual core processors).

You will experience high performance operating system with these mobile devices. You are sure to see mark improvements in both Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC 8X. Are you concerned with how much RAM you will get from the two devices? Both Nokia and HTC offer you 1 GB RAM together with the internal storage capacity.

Is the resolution of 8X and Lumia 920 same?

The screen display of the two phones is distinct. Nokia Lumia 920 offers you a screen display of 4.5 inch having a resolution of 1280 X 768 pixel. Whereas HTC 8X provides you a display of 4.3 inch having a resolution of 1280 X 720 pixel.

Both the devices will hit the market soon in your respective markets (or are already out). What will be your pick amongst the two?


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  • maahi kashyap

    As I have seen the camera quality of both I would prefer Nokia as its camera is really amazing & shows true color.

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  • Jamie Clayton

    In call sound quality is my primary driver for a smart phone. Every thing else is pure sales candy.