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The Windows Phone 8X is HTC's flagship Windows Phone 8 handset featuring Beats Audio processing, a built-in amplifier, and a 4.3-inch Super LCD 2 display with 720p resolution. The 8X is powered by a dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor paired with 1GB of RAM, has 16GB of internal storage, front- and rear-facing 1080p cameras with an f/2 aperture, and NFC support.

Description

Nokia's smartphone, the Lumia 920, comes with a significant spec increase over the previous generation. While the Lumia 920 predictably bumped the display size up to 4.5-inches and runs Windows Phone 8, it also adds in some more unique tweaks like wireless charging and an 8.7 megapixel "PureView" camera.

Nokia's Lumia 900 represents their first big push back into the US smartphone market. The device runs Windows Phone 7.5 and includes a 1.4GHz CPU, 512MB RAM, a Carl Zeiss rear camera, and a 4.3-inch AMOLED display — an improvement over the Lumia 800 screen.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: November 2012
  • Price at launch: $199.99

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 9, 2012
  • Price at launch: $99.00
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Apr. 8, 2012
  • Price at launch: $99.99
  • Height: 5.21 inches
  • Width: 2.61 inches
  • Thickness: 0.4 inches
  • Weight: 0.29 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Yellow, Red, Black, Blue
  • Loudspeaker: Yes

Hardware

  • Height: 5.11 inches
  • Width: 2.79 inches
  • Thickness: 0.42 inches
  • Weight: 0.41 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: White, Black, Yellow, Red, Gray
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)
  • Height: 5 inches
  • Width: 2.7 inches
  • Thickness: 0.45 inches
  • Weight: 0.35 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black, Cyan
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.3 inches
  • Technology: Super LCD 2
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 1280 px
  • Resolution (X): 720 px
  • PPI: 341
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive

Display

  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.5 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 1280 px
  • Resolution (X): 768 px
  • PPI: 332
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.3 inches
  • Technology: AMOLED
  • Pixel arrangement: PenTile
  • Resolution (Y): 800 px
  • Resolution (X): 480 px
  • PPI: 217
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Carriers: T-Mobile, AT&T, Other
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 900, 1900, 850, 1800
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes

Connectivity

  • Carriers: AT&T
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 900, 2100, 1900, 850
  • LTE: Yes
  • Max WWAN downlink speed: 100 Mbps
  • Max WWAN uplink speed: 50 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 3.0
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Carriers: AT&T
  • Other carriers: Rogers
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 2100, 1900, 850
  • LTE: Yes
  • LTE frequencies supported: 700, 1700
  • Max WWAN downlink speed: 50 Mbps
  • Max WWAN uplink speed: 25 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon S4
  • Clock speed: 1.5 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2

Processor

  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon S4
  • Clock speed: 1.5 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon
  • Model: APQ8055
  • Clock speed: 1.4 GHz
  • Number of cores: 1
  • RAM size: 1 GB

Memory

  • RAM size: 1 GB
  • RAM size: 512 MB
  • Internal size: 16 GB
  • External: No

Storage

  • Internal size: 32 GB
  • External: No
  • Internal size: 16 GB
  • External: No
  • Resolution: 2.1 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 1080p

Front Camera

  • Resolution: 1.2 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 720p
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Resolution: 1 megapixels
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p

Rear Camera

  • Resolution: 8.7 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: Dual LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 720p
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Operating system: Windows Phone
  • Launch OS version: 8

Software

  • Operating system: Windows Phone
  • Launch OS version: 8
  • Operating system: Windows Phone
  • Launch OS version: 7.5
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB

Interface

  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer

Sensors

Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer
  • Capacity: 1800 mAh
  • Removable: No

Battery

  • Capacity: 2000 mAh
  • Removable: No
  • Wireless charging: Yes
  • Capacity: 1830 mAh
  • Removable: No
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