Phone Comparison - HTC Windows Phone 8X vs Samsung Galaxy S8

HTC Windows Phone 8X
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Samsung
Announced September 2012 March 2017
Status Available - November 2012 Available - April 2017
Price - Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Blue, Black, Yellow, Red Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.3 x 66.2 x 10.1 mm
(5.21 x 2.61 x 0.4 in)
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon [Similar] Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Exynos 8895 Octa [Similar]
GPU Adreno 225 [Similar] Adreno 540 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type S-LCD2 capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 5.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) [Similar] 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 58.04% 84.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 12 MP [Similar]
Flash 28mm wide Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p video [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 1800 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by -
Talk Time -