HTC 8XNokia Lumia 521
Top 40%11,849 points
Top 40%
Top 30%8,998 points
Top 30%
Screen size
Number of smartphones
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Top 70%
360 smartphones
4.2" - 4.67"
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
No
screen size
resolution
RAM
total clock speed
battery power
megapixels
4.3"
4"
Samsung Galaxy J Max
7"
Best

HTC 8X vs Nokia Lumia 521: 29 facts in comparison

1. battery power

25.87% more battery power.
1800mAh
Gionee M6 Plus: 6020mAh
1430mAh
4318
0

2. total clock speed

1.5x faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1.5GHz
LeEco Le 2 Pro: 10 x 2.7GHz
2 x 1GHz
3509
0

3. pixel density

46.78% higher pixel density.
342ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
233ppi
2897
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.3"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
4"
2434
0

5. megapixels

1.6x more megapixels (photo).
8MP
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP
5MP
2142
0

6. RAM

0.5GB more RAM memory.
1GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 6GB
0.5GB
2084
0

7. resolution

2.4x higher resolution.
720 x 1280px
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 2560 x 3840px
480 x 800px
1956
0

8. 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.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
81% have it
1589
0

9. weight

6g lighter.
130g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
124g
1336
0

10. has branded damage resistant glass

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
43% have it
1294
0

11. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
42% have it
1154
0

12. thickness

0.2mm thinner.
10.1mm
Coolpad Ivvi K1 Mini: 4.7mm
9.9mm
1152
0

13. internal storage

8GB more internal storage.
16GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 256GB
8GB
910
0

14. wireless charging

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
8% have it
787
0

15. download speed

4.74x faster downloads.
100MBits/s
Samsung Galaxy Note 7: 600MBits/s
21.1MBits/s
744
0

16. video recording

1.5x better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Huawei Honor 8: 2176 x 120fps
720 x 30fps
651
0

17. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
41% have it
620
0

18. width

2.2mm narrower.
66.2mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
64mm
566
0

19. height

8.3mm shorter.
132.3mm
Microsoft Lumia 638: 66.7mm
124mm
498
0

20. Bluetooth version

0.9 newer Bluetooth version.
2.1
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa): 4.2
3
390
0

21. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
32% have it
284
0

22. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
32% have it
266
0

23. upload

8.68x faster uploads.
50MBits/s
HTC One E9+ Dual SIM: 150.8MBits/s
5.76MBits/s
262
0

24. volume

16.78% less body volume.
88.4cm³
Nokia Asha 200: 47.7cm³
75.7cm³
200
0

25. has manual white balance

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.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
40% have it
184
0

26. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
92% have it
159
0

27. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
90% have it
128
0

28. SAR - US head

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.
0.78W/kg
Samsung Galaxy SII I9100: 0.16W/kg
0.77W/kg
121
0

29. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
62% have it
53
0
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