HTC 8XNokia Lumia 521
Top 60%11,774 points
Top 60%
Top 70%8,990 points
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361 smartphones
4.2" - 4.67"
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
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resolution
RAM
total clock speed
battery power
megapixels
4.3"
4"
Samsung Galaxy J Max
7"
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HTC 8X vs Nokia Lumia 521: 69 facts in comparison

1. battery power

25.87% more battery power.
1800mAh
Gionee M2017: 7000mAh
1430mAh
4361
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
3543
0

3. pixel density

46.78% higher pixel density.
342ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
233ppi
2922
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.3"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
4"
2458
0

5. megapixels

1.6x more megapixels (photo).
8MP
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP
5MP
2159
0

6. RAM

0.5GB more RAM memory.
1GB
Asus Zenfone AR: 8GB
0.5GB
2110
0

7. resolution

2.4x higher resolution.
720 x 1280px
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 2560 x 3840px
480 x 800px
1976
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
1601
0

9. weight

6g lighter.
130g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
124g
1353
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
42% have it
1306
0

11. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
79% have it
1237
0

12. thickness

0.2mm thinner.
10.1mm
Asus Zenfone AR: 4.6mm
9.9mm
1168
0

13. 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
1163
0

14. internal storage

8GB more internal storage.
16GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 256GB
8GB
923
0

15. 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
795
0

16. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
91% have it
791
0

17. download speed

4.74x faster downloads.
100MBits/s
Samsung Galaxy Note 7: 600MBits/s
21.1MBits/s
754
0

18. 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.
HTC 8X
39% have it
710
0

19. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
HTC 8X
10% have it
675
0

20. video recording

1.5x better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Gionee Elife E8: 2176 x 60fps
720 x 30fps
661
0

21. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
41% have it
635
0

22. width

2.2mm narrower.
66.2mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
64mm
584
0

23. height

8.3mm shorter.
132.3mm
Motorola FlipOut: 67mm
124mm
514
0

24. Is a multi-user system

HTC 8X(Windows Phone 8)
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
69% have it
449
0

25. Bluetooth version

0.9 newer Bluetooth version.
2.1
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa): 4.2
3
397
0

26. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 4
2
389
0

27. has a BSI sensor

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.
HTC 8X
36% have it
383
0

28. Has offline voice recognition

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
HTC 8X(Windows Phone 8)
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
75% have it
364
0

29. Allows app installs on the device's external storage

HTC 8X(Windows Phone 8)
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
86% have it
337
0

30. Supports widgets

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
90% have it
328
0

31. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
32% have it
286
0

32. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
HTC 8X
Nokia Lumia 521
32% have it
269
0

33. upload

8.68x faster uploads.
50MBits/s
Huawei Honor Magic: 300MBits/s
5.76MBits/s
265
0

34. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
HTC 8X(Windows Phone 8)
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
57% have it
237
0

35. volume

16.78% less body volume.
88.4cm³
Nokia Asha 200: 47.7cm³
75.7cm³
209
0

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