HTC's Windows Phone 8X vs the competition fight!

HTC's unveiled a pair of Windows Phone 8 devices that seem destined to square off against Nokia's similarly polycarbonated handsets. You may not be able to easily pick 'em out of a crowd, but there's plenty of differences on the inside, and let's be frank, that's where it counts. We've pitted the Windows Phone 8 flagships from HTC, Samsung and Nokia against each other to see which one's going to be getting your cash when it comes to renewal time, and Round One begins just as soon as you jump past the break... ding, ding, ding.

Windows Phone 8X Samsung ATIV S Nokia Lumia 920
Pricing TBA TBA TBA
Known Dimensions 132.3 x 66.2 x 10.1 mm 137.2 x 70.5 x 8.7mm 130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7mm
Weight 130 g 135 g 185 g
Screen size 4.3 inches 4.8 inches 4.5 inches
Screen resolution 1,280 x 720 (341 ppi) 1,280 x 720 (306ppi) 1,280 x 768 pixels (331ppi)
Screen type Super LCD 2 Super AMOLED HD PureMotion HD+ IPS LCD
Battery 1,800mAh 2,300mAh 2,000mAh
Internal storage 16GB 16/32GB 32GB
External storage None microSDXC to 64GB None
Rear camera 8 MP, AF, LED Flash, f/2.0 8MP, AF, LED Flash 8.7MP, AF, LED flash, OIS f/2.0
Front-facing cam 2.1MP, Ultra-Wide Angle 1.9MP 1.3MP
Video capture 1080p 1080p 1080p
NFC Yes Yes Yes
Radios GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 ; WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 ; HSDPA ; LTE (bands tba) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900; HSPA+ 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900; HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100; LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 / 900 / 2100
Bluetooth v 2.1+EDR v3.0 v3.1
SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM 8960 Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM 8960 Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM 8960
CPU 1.5GHz, dual-core 1.5GHz, dual-core 1.5GHz, dual-core
GPU Adreno 225 Adreno 225 Adreno 225
RAM 1GB 1GB 1GB
MHL No No TBA
WiFi Dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n Dual-band 802.11 a/g/b/n 802.11 a/b/g/n
Operating system Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone 8