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Nokia Lumia 521 vs HTC 8X

Top 14 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 521

Compared to HTC 8X

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789
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
533
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
406
A shade lighter
Comment
124 g
vs
130 g
6 g lighter
anonymous
380
A bit thinner
Comment
9.9 mm
vs
10.1 mm
0.20 mm thinner
anonymous
166
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
3
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
119
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
111
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
95
Somewhat lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.77 W/kg
vs
0.78 W/kg
0.01 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
52
Has manual white balance
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
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.
Jeb Eldridge
3
Advanced Touchscreen Technologies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Patented touchscreen technologies work even with gloves on.
Ashutosh Sinh
0
Supports 4g
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The HTC desire 600 doesn't support 4g
anonymous
-51
Narrower
Comment
64 mm
vs
66.2 mm
2.20 mm narrower
anonymous
-127
Less body volume
Comment
75.7 cm³
vs
88.4 cm³
16.78% less body volume
anonymous
-147
Shorter
Comment
124 mm
vs
132.3 mm
8.30 mm shorter

Nokia Lumia 521 is better than HTC 8X because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 19 Reasons for the

HTC 8X

Compared to Nokia Lumia 521

anonymous
2187
Amply more battery power
Comment
1800 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
25.87% more battery power
anonymous
1670
Clearly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
1.50x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1392
Substantially higher pixel density
Comment
342 ppi
vs
233 ppi
46.78% higher pixel density
anonymous
1198
Much more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1086
A shade bigger screen size
Comment
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
993
Distinctly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
979
Sizably higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
800x480 px
2.40x higher resolution
anonymous
623
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
456
Measurably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21.1 MBits/s
4.74x faster downloads
anonymous
381
Clearly more internal storage
Comment
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
anonymous
350
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
349
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
336
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
333
Considerably better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
332
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
189
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
anonymous
153
Distinctly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
107
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
98
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.

HTC 8X is better than Nokia Lumia 521 because...

Yes
vs
No

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