PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Lumia 925 vs 8X

Performance

Processing power and speed

Lumia 925
n.d.
HTC 8X
n.d.
BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

Lumia 925
5.8
HTC 8X
5.7
GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Lumia 925
5.2
HTC 8X
5.2
Talk time, Standby time and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Lumia 925
8.0
HTC 8X
7.3
Reviews from phonearena.com, pocket-lint.com, techradar.com and gsmarena.com

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Lumia 925
6.0
HTC 8X
5.8

Winner
Nokia Lumia 925 

PhoneRocket recommends the Nokia Lumia 925  based on its graphics and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Lumia 925 vs HTC 8X

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Lumia 925
3.7 fps
HTC 8X
3 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Lumia 925
8.3 fps
HTC 8X
7.5 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Nokia Lumia 925

Reasons to consider the
Nokia Lumia 925

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s 5x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Longer standby time 25,920 min vs 17,424 min Around 50% longer standby time
Thinner 8.5 mm vs 10.1 mm More than 15% thinner
Slightly bigger screen 4.5" vs 4.3" Around 5% bigger screen
Slightly longer talk time 1,098 min vs 678 min More than 60% longer talk time; go days without charging
Front view of HTC 8X

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HTC 8X

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Supports Adobe Flash Yes vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Lighter 130 g vs 139 g More than 5% lighter

Reviews Word on the street

Lumia 925  vs HTC 8X 

7.8
8.0
Since this is an AT&T bound device, it’s enabled to work overseas as well if you’ll be traveling – though, 4G LTE connectivity is established domestically with AT&T.
HTC 8X

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Lumia 925  vs
HTC 8X 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.5" 4.3"
Resolution 1280 x 768 1280 x 720
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 331 ppi 341 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes No

software

Operating system Windows Phone, 8 Windows Phone, 8.1, 8
Adobe flash support No Yes

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth

form factor

Lumia 925  vs
HTC 8X 
Weight 139 g 130 g
Thickness 8.5 mm 10.1 mm
Size 70.6 x 129 x 8.5 mm 66.2 x 132.3 x 10.1 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.5 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB

photo & video

Camera 8.7 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8.7 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.2 MP 2 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE Cat3/4 Uplink (50 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
Unknown (100 Mb/s)
LTE Cat 3 (100/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 1,098 min 678 min
Standby time 25,920 min 17,424 min
Capacity 2,000 mA·h 1,800 mA·h
Nokia Lumia 925
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HTC 8X
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