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HTC Windows Phone 8X vs Nokia Lumia 822 vs Nokia Lumia 920

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HTC Windows Phone 8X Remove phone

Posted: 19 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon
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Nokia Lumia 822 Remove phone

Posted: 29 Oct 2012
Market Status: Released
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Nokia Lumia 920 Remove phone

Posted: 05 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSWindows Phone 8.1, 8Windows Phone 8Windows Phone 8
Form factorCandybarCandybarCandybar
Dimensions5.21 x 2.61 x 0.40 inches (132.3 x 66.2 x 10.1 mm)5.03 x 2.69 x 0.44 inches (127.8 x 68.4 x 11.2 mm )5.13 x 2.79 x 0.42 inches (130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7 mm)
Weight4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.99 oz (142 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
Side KeysRight: Volume control, Camera shutter Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
ColorsBlack, Yellow, Blue, RedBlack, Red, WhiteBlack, Yellow, Red, White, Gray
Display
Physical size4.3 inches4.3 inches4.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels480 x 800 pixels768 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

342 ppi217 ppi332 ppi
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

S-LCD 2AMOLEDIPS LCD
Screen-to-body ratio58.10 %60.29 %62.42 %
Colors16 777 21616 777 21616 777 216
Peak brightness  600 cd/m2 (nit)
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Polarizing filter
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels8.7 megapixels
FlashLEDDual LEDDual LED
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.0F2.2F2.0
Focal length (35mm equivalent)28 mm26 mm26 mm
Camera sensor size  1/3"
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Geo taggingAutofocus, Touch to focus, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Geo taggingBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Macro mode, Night mode
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
Recording format MPEG4, H.264MPEG4, H.264
FeaturesVideo callingContinuous autofocus, Video callingOptical image stabilization, Video calling
Front-facing camera2 megapixels1.2 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Video capture1920x1080 (1080p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1500 MHz, KraitDual core, 1500 MHz, KraitDual core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Graphics processorAdreno 225Adreno 225Adreno 225
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 500 MHz) / LPDDR21024 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 500 MHz) / DDR21024 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 500 MHz) / LPDDR2
Built-in storage16 GB16 GB32 GB
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time11.30 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
10.30 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
18.60 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
Stand-by time12.1 days (290 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
10.6 days (254 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
Talk time (3G) 11.70 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
10.80 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
Stand-by time (3G) 16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
Music playback 62.10 hours74.00 hours
Video playback 8.90 hours6.00 hours
Capacity1800 mAh1800 mAh2000 mAh
TypeLi - PolymerLi - IonLi - Ion
Not user replaceable  Yes
Wireless charging  Built-in
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Beats AudioAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMRMP3, AAC, eAAC, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), MP4, AMRMP3, AAC, eAAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), MP4, AMR, 3GP
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GP, 3G2MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GPPMPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GPP
Radio  FM, Stereo, RDS
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer 10Internet Explorer 10Internet Explorer 10
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS 3, XMLHTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS 3, XML
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

800, 1900 MHz800, 1900 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz700 (band 13) MHz800 (band 18), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz
DataLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.ALTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), , HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, EV-DO Rev.ALTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), , HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
Micro SIMYesYesYes
Global RoamingYesYesYes
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
Phone features
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), CalculatorCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), CalculatorCalendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, Notes
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Instant MessagingWindows Live / MSNWindows Live / MSNWindows Live / MSN
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.1, EDR3.03.0
ProfilesAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP)
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz
Mobile hotspotYesYesYes
Wi-Fi Direct YesYes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm3.5mm
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
OtherNFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3M3, T4 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

05 Oct 201213 Oct 2012 
FCC ID value: NM8PM23300 linkFCC ID value: QMNRM-845 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

   
Head0.78 W/kg1.15 W/kg0.68 W/kg
Body0.75 W/kg0.81 W/kg0.64 W/kg
Product Specific Use0.78 W/kg1.19 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.26 W/kg1.51 W/kg 
Availability
Officially announced19 Sep 201229 Oct 201205 Sep 2012
Shopping information
Accessories  Nokia Fast USB Charger AC-16, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide

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