HTC recently announced its latest smartphones, 8X and 8S, supported by Windows Phone 8 operating system for the last quarter of this year just in time for the holidays.
The Taiwan-based mobile manufacturer is still in competition in the smartphone market with the introduction of its latest smartphones.
HTC unveiled its new smartphones with amazing features. The biggest surprise is the OS that powered the devices.
HTC was known for using Google's mobile software - Android. However, just like Samsung, HTC also adopted Microsoft's latest mobile OS. The new HTC 8X is expected to battle head on with other smartphones supported by the same OS such as Nokia Lumia 920.
Nokia introduced its prime smartphone in the market early this month. Nokia showed off its Lumia 920 powered by the new Windows Phone 8 operating system. Some of the smartphone's specs and features include PureMotion HD+ 4.5 inch display (1280 x 768 resolution), dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, NFC chip, 2,000mAh battery, and Qi wireless charging. Nokia is touting the Lumia 920′s premier feature as its new camera lens.
According to Nokia the Lumia 920 features a floating camera lens that is designed to provide better image stabilization for both photos and video, it can record full HD video in 1080p.
Below is the comparison of the two Windows Phone 8 smartphones.
Design - Surprisingly, the design of the two smartphones is quite similar. Both devices have a design that is large, angular slates and are available in bright primary colors. However, the HTC phone is slightly taller, narrower and thicker than the Nokia device.
Screen Display - Nokia Lumia 920 has a 4.5-inch with 1280 x 768 pixel resolution compared to the 4.3-inch screen display of HTC 8X with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution.
Processor - Both devices are equipped with 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 chipsets with 1GB of RAM.
Internal storage - Nokia Lumia 920 gained an advantage with its 32GB internal storage compared to the 16GB storage of its rival, HTC 8X.
Camera - The Nokia Lumia 920 has 8.7 megapixels shooter, which the company claimed to use PureView technology. The HTC 8X, on the other hand, has 8 MP rear camera.
Both devices will be available later this year. Nokia Lumia 920 is rumored to be released on October 21; while HTC 8X will be available in November. However, no specific date or pricing was announced.
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