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Nokia Lumia 1020 vs HTC 8XT

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Nokia Lumia 1020 Remove phone

Posted: 11 Jul 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - AT&T
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HTC 8XT Remove phone

Posted: 26 Jun 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Sprint

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone 8.1, 8Windows Phone 8 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions5.13 x 2.81 x 0.41 inches (130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm)5.2 x 2.6 x 0.39 inches (132 x 66 x 10 mm) 
Weight5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Body materialPolycarbonateSoft touch plastic 
Side KeysRight: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock keyRight: Volume control, Camera shutter 
ColorsBlack, Yellow, White  
Display
Physical size4.5 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution768 x 1280 pixels480 x 800 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.

334 ppi217 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.

AMOLED  
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
Peak brightness600 cd/m2 (nit)  
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Polarizing filterLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass) 
Camera
Camera41 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLED, XenonLED 
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.

F2.2F2.0 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)26 mm  
Camera sensor size1/1.5"  
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, AF Assist Beam, Touch to focus, Manual focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Night mode, Scenes, Effects, Self-timerBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Burst mode, Geo tagging 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video callingPicture-taking during video recording 
Front-facing camera1.2 megapixels1.6 megapixels 
Video capture1280x720 (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 400 MSM8930 
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, 1400 MHz, Krait 200 
Graphics processorAdreno 225Adreno 305 
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.

2048 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 500 MHz) / LPDDR21024 MB RAM (533 MHz) / DDR2 
Built-in storage32 GB8 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time19.10 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
  
Talk time (3G)13.30 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
  
Music playback63.00 hours  
Video playback6.80 hours  
Capacity2000 mAh1800 mAh 
Type Li - Polymer 
Wireless chargingOptional  
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Dolby HeadphoneAlbum art cover, Background playback, Beats Audio 
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, eAAC, WMA, MP4, AMR, 3GPMP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, AMR, MIDI 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GP, 3G2MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, AVI, 3GP 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Stereo speakers 
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer  
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5 
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, 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 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz  
FDD LTE800 (band 18), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz1900 (band 2) MHz 
DataLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE, EV-DO Rev.A 
Micro SIMYesYes 
HD VoiceYes  
Global RoamingYes  
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, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Yes 
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 ID 
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer, Calculator, NotesCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingWindows Live / MSN, SkypeWindows Live / MSN 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.04.0 
ProfilesAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), OBEX, Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP) 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherTV-Out, NFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, 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, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation, Video recordingfor Noise cancellation, Video recording 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T4  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
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

24 Jul 201302 Dec 2013 
FCC ID value: PDNB linkFCC ID value: NM8PO88100 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.

   
Head1.38 W/kg0.77 W/kg 
Body1.11 W/kg1.03 W/kg 
Product Specific Use1.10 W/kg1.31 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.56 W/kg1.31 W/kg 
Availability
Officially announced11 Jul 201326 Jun 2013 
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia AC-60 microUSB Charger, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide, SIM Door Key  
MSRP price $ 100 

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