HTC One vs Nokia Lumia 920
HTC One or Nokia Lumia 920, but the HTC One has the edge here. Sound in the earpiece is almost equally loud and clear on both.
Outgoing quality is better on the HTC One, with better noise cancellation and wind noise reduction, so it is easier to focus on the clear and natural sound, while callers reported hearing us a bit muted from the Lumia 920.
At an era of large displays, battery life is always an issue and while the HTC One comes with a larger 2400mAh battery and the Lumia 920 features a 2000mAh juicer, in reality both last around a full day of average use and struggle to last into the second. Both batteries are not user-replaceable, but the Lumia 920 comes with support for wireless charging, a nice extra.
HTC and Nokia are in a somewhat similar positions with the One and the Lumia 920. HTC’s ailing financials pushed it to deliver its best, and for Nokia the Lumia 920 is an equally important, flagship Windows Phone device.
The HTC One is the more recent device of the two, and while it won’t be an apples to apples comparison (they run on different platforms), it outdoes the Lumia 920 in almost every department. Screens are comparably good, but with a sleek, refined design, much more capable processor, an amazing sound output and recording, and a good camera, the HTC One has the definite edge.
HTC One vs Nokia Lumia 920:
1. asingha94 (Posts: 295; Member since: 08 Apr 2012)
I own a 920!!All i can say is mindblowinggg & waiting for a changeover to 928!!!
42. Johnnokia (Posts: 1094; Member since: 27 May 2012)
OMG ..OMG ,. OMG
This Victor drove me crazy..
What can we do , What ?????????
44. MarioGomez (banned) (Posts: 40; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)
That is really incredibly funny..
The best story is :
Victor. H and Nokia
86. MrJerry (Posts: 403; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)
Nokia fanboys are the most childish everywhere...
like you and a bunch of idiots whinning all the time
Please cry in the corner of your room not in here..
47. phonemirer (Posts: 111; Member since: 07 Dec 2012)
yes, the review is unfair because l920 is like 6 months old, we should wait for nokias flagship
79. Whodaboss (Posts: 176; Member since: 18 Nov 2011)
What a hack of a review! And that's being kind. Did you really look at the low light video test? What a clever and deceiving videos. The HTC phone video captures all the lights in the room to brighten up the recording. The L920 phone is faced to the floor for a number of seconds showing total darkness then when brought back on the dancers it barely captures all the light in the room. Take a real good look at the videos. These folks at phonearena went out of their way to make the L920 look bad. I suppose it's their site they can do whatever they like. But I don't have to bite on their deceitfulness.
2. sonofzeus (Posts: 95; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)
920 is only superior to htc in terms of camera.
My vote goes to htc one,u cant buy a phone only for its camera
66. amiroo (Posts: 269; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)
Exactly..808is best option for our friend..
Canon then soo good..maybe nikon..
We discuss about cell phone and its bright like shiny day that htc one soooo forward than 920 in every aspects..just a troll don't believe it..but I dont forget lumia 920 for all big innovation last year and I like it too but my judge is something that I read and see about..tnx.
84. BitterTruth (unregistered)
L920 is 6 months old, wait for 928!
3. wendygarett (unregistered)
Lol Victor.H :)
4. zhiae (unregistered)
i came it to see nokia trols about victor H
13. windroid (unregistered)
And you consider yourself what?
5. tiara6918 (Posts: 2042; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)
HTC One wins again! It is definitely the one smartphone for 2013
77. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1635; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)
So in your opinion it will beat the s4 the moto x the nexus 5 and the xperia z I'm sorry I would buy all of those phones bar the xz over the one any day the good design and good screen isn't everything!
6. lyndon420 (Posts: 4455; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)
Interesting. I have the One x and it doesn't matter what kind of gloves I have on...I can still use the touchscreen.
15. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
They will deny still knowing the truth™
34. SleepingOz (unregistered)
But Nokians just won't admit this obvious fact.. smh..
18. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
In my opinion it's the (Worst)
The Htc One excels on everything, except the camera!
28. jlp34876 (Posts: 80; Member since: 02 Dec 2012)
HTC one may excel in specs, but the day to day performance would be the same it will still do the job of being a smart phone.
10. StreetNerd (Posts: 819; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)
we all know PA is not much of a WP fan :') to them the iphone never lose a comparison -_-"
36. Shadow_Assassin (Posts: 11; Member since: 30 May 2012)
lumia 920 has similar spec to the iphone5. But their comparation showed iphone5 is equally good as htc one while lumia 920 is outdoes by the htc one in almost every department. what a joke.
11. windroid (unregistered)
I think it's a good and fair review. The 920 was incredibly innovative when introduced, but time passes and any phone 6 months old loses some of its glory. Anyway 920 still is an amazing device, but HTC One takes the lead.
In terms of real daily use, any of the two would serve its owner very well and the main difference would be the OS, some prefers more modularity and personalization (Android) some prefers more social integration and strait usage (WP).
29. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3867; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
I like the 920...but this time, i'm going to go with the One. It is better.
One thing though, i don't like how they designed One, most may beg to differ, but that's my opinion.
Still, 920 will always be the phone that pioneered the engineering of OIS.
12. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1345; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)
WP, Apple and BB just can't hang with Android. That lumina already looks ancient. To bad Nokia is in bed with Microsoft because I bet Nokia can make an awesome Android phone without being tied down by Microsoft. It would change peoples mindset overnight.
16. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)
Misrosoft owns Nokia, they are in contract for another 2years of funding.
Nokia have landed in a death grip!
27. windroid (unregistered)
Long time since your last criticism, really missing your post without any type of argumentation, only full of hate, I see where it comes from, but, go outside, pick a little sun...
17. jlp34876 (Posts: 80; Member since: 02 Dec 2012)
Why do you want Nokia to build an android device? Aren't you satisfied with the current OEM android has? I have a lumia 710 and a nexus 7 and open a PDF of calculus book with 1300+pages on both devices using acrobat reader. And the performance is almost identical even if your searching a specific word or number.