Windows Phone 8X VS Nexus S

The HTC Windows Phone 8X has better specifications than the Google Nexus S

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HTC Windows Phone 8X VS Google Nexus S

 
Windows Phone 8X Nexus S
 
The HTC Windows Phone 8X and the Google Nexus S are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
2
The Windows Phone 8X is thinner at 10.1mm
0
The Nexus S is thicker at 10.9mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The Windows Phone 8X has a greater cubic volume of 1383207.625
2
The Nexus S has a smaller cubic volume of 1340137.96875
Less Weight
0
The Windows Phone 8X heavier at 130 grams
2
The Nexus S lighter at 129 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The Windows Phone 8X features a bigger 4.3" display
0
The Nexus S features a smaller 4.0" display
Pixel Density
2
The Windows Phone 8X has a higher pixel density at 342 ppi
0
The Nexus S has lower pixel density at 233 ppi
Newer
1
The Windows Phone 8X is newer and was released on 09/2012
0
The Nexus S is older and was released on 12/2010
Standby Time
0
The Windows Phone 8X can last less around 360 hours
1
The Nexus S can last more around 712 hours
Talk Time
0
The Windows Phone 8X can last less around 8 hours
2
The Nexus S can last more around 14 hours
Camera
2
The Nexus S has a 8mp camera
0
The Nexus S has a 5mp camera
Total Points
9 7
Total Score
56% 44%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the HTC Windows Phone 8X and the Google Nexus S to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the HTC Windows Phone 8X has better specifications than the Google Nexus S. Note that the Windows Phone 8X has 16 GB internal storage compared to 16 GB internal storage found in the Nexus S currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the HTC Windows Phone 8X or the Google Nexus S

Availability

Announced on
September 2012 December 2010
Available
November 2012 December 2010

Battery

Capacity
1850 mAh 1500 mAh
Standby Time
360 hours 712 hours
Talk Time
8 hours 14 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithum Ion

CPU

Core #
2 -
Speed
1.5GHz 1GHz
Type
Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 Cortex A8 (Hummingbird)

Camera

Aperture
f2.0 -
Main
8mp (3264x2448) 5mp (2560x1920)
Secondary
1600x1200 640x480
Video
1080p 720x480

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
2.1 A2DP + EDR 2.1 + EDR
EDGE
YES -
GPRS
YES -
GPS
yes, and GLONASS YES
HSCSD
HSDPA; HSUPA -
NFC
YES YES
USB
2.0 microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
720x1280 pixels 480x800 pixels
Size
4.3 inches 4.0 inches
Type
Super IPS LCD2 capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100 HSDPA 900, 1700, 2100
Alias
8x, Accord Samsung I9020, i9023 S-LCD
Form Factor
Slate Slate
Price Range
$500+ $500+

Memory

Call record
- Unlimited
Internal
16 GB 16 GB
Phonebook
- Unlimited entries
Ram
1 GB 512MB

Operating System

Type
Windows Phone Android
Version
8 2.3

Other Features

Misc Features
Beats Audio, Corning Gorilla Glass 2 -

Size and Weight

Depth
10.1 mm (0.39 inches) 10.9 mm (0.43 inches)
Height
132.4 mm (5.16 inches) 124.9 mm (4.87 inches)
Weight
130 grams (4.6 ounces) 129 grams (4.5 ounces)
Width
66.2 mm (2.58 inches) 63.0 mm (2.46 inches)