Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 820 vs HTC Windows Phone 8X vs Nokia Lumia 928

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia HTC Nokia
Announced Expected September 2012 September 2012 April 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - November 2012 Available - May 2013
Colors Black, Gray, Red, Yellow, White, Blue, Violet Blue, Black, Yellow, Red Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 68.5 x 9.9 mm
(4.87 x 2.7 x 0.39 in)
132.3 x 66.2 x 10.1 mm
(5.21 x 2.61 x 0.4 in)
133 x 68.9 x 10.1 mm
(5.24 x 2.71 x 0.4 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 162 g (5.71 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900/ 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 / 2100/ 900 - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone 8 Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 225 Adreno 225 Adreno 225
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 16 GB storage 32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32GB No

display Display

Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen S-LCD2 capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.3 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 768 x 1280 pixels (332 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.04% 58.04% 62.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Carl Zeiss Tessa 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8.7 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash 28mm wide Xenon Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama, Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, Automatic motion blur reduction
Video Yes Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p video [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps
HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
HSDPA; HSUPA EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Channel Bonding
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32GB No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion battery (BV-4NW)
Capacity 1650 mAh 1800 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 330 h (2G)
Up to 330 h (3G)
Up to 606 h (2G)
Up to 541 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 11 h 48 min (2G)
Up to 16 h 12 min (3G)