HTC Windows Phone 8X vs HTC First
Top 20 Reasons for the
HTC Windows Phone 8X
Compared to HTC First
Somewhat faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.5 GHz
2 x 1.4 GHz
7.14% faster CPU clock speed
Somewhat higher pixel density
0.29% higher pixel density
Considerably more megapixels (photo)
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
Distinctly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
31.25% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Has branded damage resistant glass
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Direct updates by OS vendor
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
Can be charged via standard USB cable
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Is DLNA certified
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.
Distinctly lower SAR for body (USA)
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.
Has touch autofocus
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
HTC Windows Phone 8X is better than HTC First because...
Top 17 Reasons for the
Compared to HTC Windows Phone 8X
Somewhat more battery power
11.11% more battery power
Has an external memory slot
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.
1.14 mm thinner
Newer Bluetooth version
Newer Bluetooth version
Notably lower SAR for head (USA)
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.
Has a gyroscope
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.
It has NFC
1.27 mm narrower
Less body volume
20.98% less body volume
6.70 mm shorter