Nokia Lumia 920 vs Samsung Galaxy S III vs HTC One X image stabilization test pops up

Nokia Lumia 920 vs Samsung Galaxy S III vs HTC One X image stabilization test pops up
After we saw the Nokia Lumia 920 toiling around a parking lot next to an iPhone 5, recording non-jerky video, now is time to measure up its performance with the Galaxy S III, and the HTC One X.

We already saw a Russian comparison with the Galaxy S III, with both handsets mounted on a toy car, and given a ride around the office, but we haven't seen a comparison with HTC's finest, so check it out below.

Naturally, both the Korean and the Taiwanese Android devices don't sport a whole sophisticated suspension mechanism around the camera module to compensate for up to 500 movements per second. That mechanism is likely what makes the Nokia Lumia 920 much thicker than both the S III and the One X, but judging from the results, the tradeoff is worth it.



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1. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

so if i want to make movie, i will buy Lumia 920

39. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Exactly my same thought

41. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Only if you're making one on a low-budget not for theatrical release, but otherwise, yeah. Might want to have an 808 too, just for good measure. Could get both for the cost of one DSLR body

42. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

nope, i already have dslr. i say it because all the promo is about "camera" where is the other cool apps or feature. is camera the only thing nokia good at?

47. -RVM-

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

There's also the best display, with 1280x768, much faster refresh rate and ability to be controlled with gloves or fingernails. There's also lifetime offline voice-guided navigation for more then 110 countries. There's also ability to be wirelessly charged.

54. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

not interested in hardware. i need software from nokia that usefull. wireless charging still use wire. i prefer wire charging, i can use my phone when charging. 1280.720 every phone company except apple have it control with glove, thats mean when phone in my pocket i still can accidentally press icon or dial someone. voice guide, my country not included, if included my city is not

58. icerzerocool

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 30, 2012

Have you ever use a smartphone before? Do you know that a smartphone can turn to sleep mode (turn off) on a button? Press the power button, the phone lights up again and it safe to put it in your pocket. I've been using HTC for almost 4 years now, the HTC Legend, works like wonders. I've tried hundreds of apps before and today, I only use like 10 to 15 useful apps. Went to the Nokia shop, look into Windows Phone 8 apps, there are 20-40 useful apps that I might be using them. 920 is my next phone, for its camera, apps and tech. You have DSLR but you still have to carry both; one around your neck and the other in your pocket. I will only bring my Nokia and it'll be in my pocket. 2 in 1, zip. Basically, you look into iP 5/S3/920, you look into what best features these phone has and you'll be asking the same question again; is the best feature only thing its good at? All phones has the exact same function, only the tech divides them. I'm moving on to Windows Phone 8, for it's camera and fun UI- N 920.

2. aaronkatrini

Posts: 242; Member since: Jun 06, 2012

Nokia seems to be doing really great up there. But the question remains : Do we need a really-great-camera for our just-smartphone?

4. pongkie

Posts: 663; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

why not if its possible

5. AliNSiddiqui

Posts: 382; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

The Lumia 920 is a great package of hardware, amazing display, probably amazing sound knowing Nokia, amazing camera, amazing build, amazing design, amazing connectivity, amazing processor, but THEN came the crappy Windows Phone... :/

9. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

Dude learn to adopt to the new stuff. I know WP7.5 was really restricted, but I like the way how WP8's gonna be semi-restricted ecosystem. Symbian was great but try to give up on it now. If Nokia would have made the same phone with Symbian I'm sure that it would've proven a market failure... everybody hates limited ecosystem.

28. DP777

Posts: 15; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

I've had 4 Android phones and unfortunately need to use 1 before Nokia Lumia 920 is available. My experience of using Android phones is bad. They are not secure at all. My wife made mobile banking with Android device and had to change her credit card several times. Now she uses only laptop with Windows and it makes a difference. Windows phone OS has the same core as desktope Windows and it's much more secure. And it looks great! Think about it, the design of all Android phones is stolen from old windows desktop design - just icons on a wallpaper. Some functions were stolen from iOS. Windows phone 8 OS is step forward, they developped new great design with interactive windows, I think people just need to get used to it and they will love! (Add MS Office, XBox games, Nokia Maps and other great apps)

40. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

You suck when you say crappy windows phone. As if Android at the beginning was not crappy?

13. oying24

Posts: 48; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

do u really think that lumia 920 is just a regular phone that has a very good camera?? try to check the specs dude.. snapdragon s4 krait dual core is more powerful than of the s3's. so think twice before posting your comment..okay??more power.

32. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

if it quad core, i give thumbs up. but dual core?

43. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Cores aren't everything. Nice, but not everything. Not only that, when more cores become the norm, WP8 is future-proofed up to (I think) 64-core processors. I can barely conceptualize that.

15. whysoserious

Posts: 318; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

I wouldn't be surprised if their next target for comparison would be canon's p&s cameras.

3. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2349; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Wow,,, htc camera is horrible, ,, +1 nokia

48. applesauce

Posts: 165; Member since: Aug 26, 2012

I wouldn't say horrible, just that digital IS is pretty rotten. It crops the outside edges of the video (hence the zoomed-in look) and lowers the MP count usually to raise the refresh rate. Looks crummy on both the ip5 and also this 1X

53. lsutigers

Posts: 832; Member since: Mar 08, 2009

The HTC actually did better that the GS3 with image stabilization but the One X's video quality looks like s**t! The GS3's quality doesn't look much better but there's something going on here with the video quality on both Android's. Either way, props to Nokia, that's pretty impressive.

6. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

no lie, if this was on android i would buy it. - not a windows fan

31. maryaaadil

Posts: 146; Member since: Apr 07, 2012

Everyone would love a nokia phone powered by android But it impossible at this time. Maybe Tom Cruise can do something.

52. vhrc99

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 15, 2011

Do you use Linux in your desktop/laptop??

7. Seymur unregistered

HTC what the hell is that.

8. JKING_25

Posts: 53; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

Me and my girlfriend are going to utilize the 920's excellent camera ;)

11. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

Bad idea dude... it cancels out jerks and bumps xD

12. JKING_25

Posts: 53; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

LOL good one! I guess it won't show me, but my girlfriend should be fine.

25. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

In that case I expect to see a new 'Hollow Man' on certain websites ;)

10. shadez10

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

This shows that nokia is still the king... I really want to get the lumia 920... I want to try windows phone... XD

14. whysoserious

Posts: 318; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Stabilizations... Stabilizations everywhere. We get it, Nokia, you're the best when it comes to camera image stabilization already! Release the goddamn phone and get this over with.

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