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Nokia Lumia 920 vs HTC Accord vs Samsung ATIV S: which one do you like most?

0. phoneArena 31 Aug 2012, 07:42 posted on

Two upcoming Windows Phone 8 flagships have just leaked - the HTC Accord and Nokia Lumia 920. This means that, along with the officially-announced ATIV S, we now have three WP8 devices to look forward to...

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posted on 31 Aug 2012, 08:13

13. ph00ny (Posts: 1264; Member since: 26 May 2011)


Captivate for ATT (SGS1) had aluminum battery cover.

Primary reason for not using aluminum is reception.

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 08:20

15. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


Oh, I never knew that. I knew Samsung put aluminum on their Bada devices, but didn't know about the Captivate.

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 08:22

16. bobfreking55 (Posts: 866; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)


earlier leaks suggested a Nokia Lumia 1001 right? i hope they don't name it the 920 and i hope the design doesn't stay redundant.

Lumia designs look too alike already. just like the iPhone. it's beautiful, but too common somehow. it needs to standout among the other lumias.

if the pricing is the same, then I'd get the lumia only because of the better camera and all.

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 08:23 4

17. megaSUNNY (Posts: 82; Member since: 26 Jun 2012)


among all, lumia 920 looks cool, clean and beautiful.and ugliest is........
everyone knows

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 08:34 3

18. fatexo (Posts: 221; Member since: 21 May 2010)


HTC Accord because i am not a fan of pentile matrix AMOLED screens..

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 08:52 4

21. refreak (Posts: 29; Member since: 18 Dec 2011)


no one knws the complete specs of lumia 920, but still it gets such a huge reaction..
Prooves pureview is a show stealer..

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 08:52 3

22. satydesh (Posts: 71; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)


i don't care what you think but when comes to windows phone nokia has good muscles than anyother out there except microsoft.So i am forget about other OEMs when comes to windows phone!!!

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 09:16 4

24. SlimSoulja86 (Posts: 660; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)


I guess sales will only show, which one the consumers prefer. Some people still think Samsung and HTC when it comes to Windows Phone (talking about an average consumer, not Phonearenians). The likes of Focus and Omnia. Just saying. I could be wrong.

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 09:32 2

25. snowgator (Posts: 3600; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


Nokia will have a huge boost given it from the 900's push which got it front and center among not only WP's, but Smartphones in general. Even if some call it disappointing, fact is the name recognition was truly an investment for Nokia. I expect their devices to really take off. No doubt they will be the best selling WP devices. The only questions will be how do they compared to the top end Androids and iPhone, and what comes next during Q2 and Q3 of 2013?

As for me, I voted Samsung's effort. They get first look in my world due to the amazing performance of not only their top end Android efforts (GS2 & GS3), but the flawless and enjoyable Focus series they put out for WP 7. From the original effort in 2010 to the "S", all 4 devices are dependable, rated highly, and had very few problems to talk about. Their ecosystem is growing with some decent exclusives, and they were supported- receiving all updates available. Sure, Nokia gets higher marks in support and exclusives, but I trust Sammy.

It will be Samsung or Nokia for me. HTC lost me with the horrid performance of my Wife's Titan, although the T2 isn't bad.

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 10:05 4

27. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4003; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


I'm happy most of you still prefer Nokia when the mobile universe is getting hogged by devices for Android.
To all who think Samsung ATIV has got it all...look at what Nokia did to your "Windows" above your desks...yes, it'll be on your pockets with a brave comeback with a beautiful, though not fresh, shell.
Here's what you can do with Samsung's back cover...remove it, hang it by your door, and hit it with a spoon to make that 'clang' sound whenever you have to call your kids or family members for meal, lol.

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 10:11 1

29. snowgator (Posts: 3600; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


Okay, that WAS kinda funny....

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 10:12 3

30. bigstrudel (Posts: 518; Member since: 20 Aug 2012)


Super LCD 2 1280x720 on the 4.3 inch HTC Accord will be the sharpest, brightest and most color accurate display ever been on a smartphone. If its real of course. It would be a One X display with higher PPI.

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 10:24 1

33. Gcombs (Posts: 133; Member since: 22 Aug 2011)


I really hope Microsoft will have some sort of event in the U.S with all OEM under one roof to show all WP8 devices and which carriers will be getting what devices.

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 10:54 5

34. Nematc (Posts: 28; Member since: 02 Feb 2012)


1. camera
2. drive navigation
3. durability
At this stage of pre-release
I will vote for Nokia.

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 11:01 5

35. w-t-f (Posts: 42; Member since: 21 Aug 2012)


Samsung still copies iCrap? is it me or Ativ is another iClone? :) lol..brace yourself,mad fanboys storm is coming :D

judging by the renders and picz for me is Nokia all the way..I personally own desire s and e52..:)

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 11:34 2

37. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)


hey guys, is galaxy nexus still worth buying ? because there's a lot of new phones coming up this month, yeah i know this is not relevant with the article

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 12:20 2

41. mahdi_78 (Posts: 3; Member since: 31 Aug 2012)


I do not think!

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 12:02

39. eman99 (Posts: 380; Member since: 03 Aug 2010)


its just a zune that can make calls thats all it is hail to its destruction

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 12:45 1

43. Glim12808 (Posts: 394; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


Like, like, like all three! But for me, it comes down to who will support their products after they're released to the market. Based on that, it's Nokia for me!

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 13:50

44. lubba (Posts: 1313; Member since: 17 Jan 2011)


Depends on what's coming to Tmo...

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 15:26

45. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


The Lumia looks to be the least appealing, in terms of specs, but P.A. does not have the full spec sheet on it, so we will see - HTC and Samsung phones look nice, too. Probably would pick the Samsung phone on specs alone, but since I do not buy the phone on just specs alone - I would wait until viewing them at a store, if one carrier did have all models to view.

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 08:23

59. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


boo hoo I got minus 1 and now I will cry....lol

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 18:42

47. Johnnokia (Posts: 1104; Member since: 27 May 2012)


If Nokia will have phone runs on WP, why should I think to buy from other brands !!!??.

posted on 31 Aug 2012, 23:13

50. tmcr7 (Posts: 180; Member since: 02 Nov 2011)


No offense to Nokia Lumia 820 or 920. They're great looking phones. And probably sports a better camera.

But a Samsung Ativ S would really look cool together with the Ativ Tablet and the Ativ Laptop. I would love to collect these Samsung Windows 8 devices. :)

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 01:10

52. Raymond_htc (Posts: 430; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)


I'll support HTC... my name says so. :\

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 06:12 1

55. u-suck-more (Posts: 529; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)


the samsung is plain ugly. i won't even consider it

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 06:27 1

56. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


do you hate samsung? but why you have samsung galaxy note on your pic? well actually the ativ S is really a good looking device... but nokia will be the best and the beast of WP...

this is the main dis advantage of a manufacturers releasing some device ahead from its competition... they wont know the look or how will it impact...

thats why samsung's galaxy series is sued by apple because of this!

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 10:22 1

61. u-suck-more (Posts: 529; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)


i have e Note as my pic bcos im using the Note -.-
besides, looks are subjective, i can like it and u can hate it

in Apple's defense, the Galaxy line came out aft e iPhone... so yea.. but e phones before the iPhone is a different story though

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 07:53

57. jroc74 (Posts: 6015; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


Call quality and phone related functions would probably go to Nokia.

I really like Amoled screens right now....so I would like the Ativ. I have yet to see a One X in person so cant comment on that type of screen.

Overall...I just like the look of the Ativ more.

posted on 01 Sep 2012, 09:32

60. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


nokia is rumored to bring new tech... called puremotion HD.. i dont know if it will be on screen display or whatsoever...

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