HTC One vs HTC 8X


Reasons to consider the One

4G, Android-4.1.2
Network Much faster max data speeds HSPA+ (84 mbps) vs LTE (80 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (more than 4x faster)
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,920x1,080 vs 1,280x720 Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
App store Many more apps available Android App Market vs Windows Phone Marketplace The Android App Market has over 400,000 apps vs 55,000 (around 7.5x more)
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 468 PPI vs 341 PPI Around 40% crisper display of text, images and video
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Standby time Significantly more standby time 28.8 days vs 12.1 days Around 2.5x more standby time, less frequent charging
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 3.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1700 MHz vs Unknown, 1500 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (more than 10% faster)
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.7"" vs 4.3"" Around 20% larger screen
Thickness Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 10 mm Around 10% thinner
Talk time Slightly more talk time 13.6 hours vs 10.8 hours Around 30% more talk time per battery charge

Reasons to consider the 8X

4G, Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 4 MP Take photos with 2x more detail for larger prints
Weight Slightly lighter 130 g vs 143 g Around 10% lighter


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen PPI Very crisp and sharp display of text, images and video
One468 PPI
8X341 PPI
Screen resolution Very high resolution screens
Bluetooth Recent bluetooth support
Thickness Thin
One9 mm
8X10 mm
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
One32 GB
8X16 GB
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
OneUnknown, 1700 MHz
8XUnknown, 1500 MHz
Network Fast data transfer
OneHSPA+ (84 mbps)
8XLTE (80 mbps)
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies
1080p @ 30fps
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
OneAndroid App Market
8XWindows Phone Marketplace
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard




Which phone do you like, and why?

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