HTC Windows Phone 8X vs HTC First

Top 21 Reasons for the

HTC Windows Phone 8X

Compared to HTC First

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Marginally faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.4 GHz
7.14% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1893
A tad higher pixel density
Comment
342 ppi
vs
341 ppi
0.29% higher pixel density
anonymous
1376
Sizably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1069
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2.1 MP
vs
1.6 MP
31.25% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
863
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
anonymous
581
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
567
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
510
Wireless charging
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
anonymous
480
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
anonymous
452
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
116
Noticeably lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
0.75 W/kg
vs
1.29 W/kg
0.54 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
anonymous
80
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Ahmad Syihabuddin
14
Much louder speaker phone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
As per [url] reviews, it is the loudest speakerphone out there
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 8 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
anonymous
278
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
114
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
81
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
45
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Rupal Totale
17
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Vincent Wansink
14
Is a drive in file explorer when plugged into PC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When you plug your phone into the PC using USB it shows up as a drive in file explorer so you can easily copy files to and from the phone without needing to use an app like iTunes.
Josua Hutapea
10
Has Metro UI
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Metro UI is a Windows Phone 8 UI which offer us "rectangles theme" who other OS doesn't have it.
Josua Hutapea
9
Has an Xbox Music Artist Background
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It will makes your Music Player become more beautifull

HTC Windows Phone 8X is better than HTC First because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 16 Reasons for the

HTC First

Compared to HTC Windows Phone 8X

anonymous
2804
A shade more battery power
Comment
2000 mAh
vs
1800 mAh
11.11% more battery power
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1079
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
anonymous
592
Thinner
Comment
8.96 mm
vs
10.1 mm
1.14 mm thinner
anonymous
207
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
147
Slightly narrower
Comment
64.93 mm
vs
66.2 mm
1.27 mm narrower
anonymous
112
Has a gyroscope
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
anonymous
107
Explicitly lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.65 W/kg
vs
0.78 W/kg
0.13 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
anonymous
92
Shorter
Comment
125.6 mm
vs
132.3 mm
6.70 mm shorter
Alex Barone
10
4G LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Faster network
Alex Barone
8
It has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
7
Less body volume
Comment
73.07 cm³
vs
88.4 cm³
20.98% less body volume
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
anonymous
362
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
230
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
anonymous
206
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
35
Can create panoramas in-camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.

HTC First is better than HTC Windows Phone 8X because...

Yes
vs
No

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