With a slew of handsets ready to launch featuring the new Windows Phone 8 platform, we’ve taken the three flagship devices from Nokia, HTC and Samsung; the Nokia Lumia 920, HTC 8X and Samsung Ativ S, and have compared them to the mid-rangers all waiting to hit the market.
But, how do they stack up against each other? We’ve compiled a comparison table to take a look at the first batch of Windows Phone 8 contenders to see how their specs compare.
|Feature||Nokia Lumia 920||Nokia Lumia 820||HTC 8X||HTC 8S||Samsung Ativ S|
|Operating System||Windows Phone 8||Windows Phone 8||Windows Phone 8||Windows Phone 8||Windows Phone 8|
|CPU||Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait||Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait||Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait||Dual-core 1 GHz Krait||Dual core 1.5 GHz Krait|
|Display||4.5-inch, PureMotion HD+||4.3-inch, AMOLED, Capacitive Touchscreen||4.3-inch S-LCD2 Capacitive Touchscreen||4-inch S-LCD Capacitive Touch Screen||4.8-inch Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen|
|Resolution||768 x 1280 pixels
|480 x 800 pixels||720 x 1280 pixels||480 x 800 pixels||720 x 1280 pixels|
|Dimensions||130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7 mm||123.8 x 68.5 x 9.9 mm||132.4 x 66.2 x 10.1 mm||120.5 x 63 x 10.3 mm||137.2 x 70.5 x 8.7 mm|
|Camera||8.7 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels||8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels||8MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels||5MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels||8MP, 3264×2448 pixels|
|Imaging Features||PureView Technology, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus||Geo-Tagging||Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus||Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection||Geo-Tagging, Image Stabilization|
|Video||1080p @ 30fps
|1080p @ 30fps
|1080p @ 30fps||720p @ 30fps||1080p @ 30fps|
|Battery||Li-Ion 2000 mAh
|Li-Ion 1650mAh||Li-Ion 1800 mAh||Li-Po 1700 mAh||Li-Ion 2300 mAh|
|8GB and microSD up to 32GB||16 GB||4GB and microSD up to 32GB||16GB or 32GB storage and microSD up to 32GB|
Looking at the numbers it’s clear to see which handsets are the front-runners in terms of specs, boasting high-end features such as wireless charging, PureView camera technology and NFC connectivity.
Windows Phone 8 is very likely to win over some new fans, not only as a result of manufacturer’s headlining acts but with their equally as impressive mid-range devices. Keep checking back because we’ll have full reviews of all the latest handsets on the Dialaphone blog very soon.