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View Poll Results: If you are getting a Phone on launch, which will you buy.

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  • 8X

    22 19.30%
  • 8S

    2 1.75%
  • Ativ S

    4 3.51%
  • Switching from another carrier to get Lumia 920

    7 6.14%
  • Lumia 920

    44 38.60%
  • Lumia 822 (Verizon)

    2 1.75%
  • Lumia 820 (AT&T)

    0 0%
  • Lumia 810 (T-Mobile)

    4 3.51%
  • Banana Phone (Not Upgrading)

    17 14.91%
  • Potato (Unsure)

    12 10.53%
10-23-2012 02:09 PM
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  1. Daniel Ratcliffe's Avatar
    I have to say that while the 8X is a top tier phone, The only reason I am not really considering it is because I want a larger screen then the iPhone 5. Even though the 822 has a smaller resolution I will be happy to buy it instead because it has a larger screen.
    The 8X has a 4.3" screen, but because of the dimensions I'm not sure how it plays out...
    10-20-2012 11:47 AM
  2. X0LARIUM's Avatar
    Could someone compare the iPhone 5 HTC 8X resolution-wise?

    I don't quite understand this resolution vs ppi battle...

    Sent from my RaZr S3.
    10-20-2012 12:14 PM
  3. ironsoulreaver's Avatar
    Could someone compare the iPhone 5 HTC 8X resolution-wise?

    I don't quite understand this resolution vs ppi battle...

    Sent from my RaZr S3.
    1146x640 for iphone 5 4.0", 1280x720 for 8X 4.3"

    PPI is how many pixels are in a square inch, The closer the pixels are together the smoother the the screen looks.

    With that said a 4.0" screen at 1280x720 has a higher pixel density then a 4.0" screen at 1146x640 or a 4.3" screen at 1280x720.
    10-20-2012 12:51 PM
  4. RTS2's Avatar
    I don't know...had been planning on switching to Verizon but don't really want an 820 and don't care too much for the 8x...
    10-20-2012 12:57 PM
  5. odin09's Avatar
    Not due for a phone till May. Being on Verizon choices limited. Don't like the size of ativ... 822 can't be rewarded for being that boring... 8x I am worried about durability... Will it survive without a case? I can't wait to actually hold them all in a store though.

    Sent from my mwp6985 using Board Express
    10-20-2012 01:09 PM
  6. Winterfang's Avatar
    822 has a wider screen though, Thats what I am really referring to.
    Windows Phone 8 display-size comparison chart | wpcentral | Windows Phone News, Forums, and Reviews
    That chart isn't 100% accurate. Both screens should be the same size.
    10-20-2012 01:19 PM
  7. fierywater's Avatar
    8X for me. I'm on Verizon, for one, so the 920 isn't an option. Secondly, I actually got to handle the 8X at gdgt's Boston meetup a few days ago and it really feels great in the hand. The screen's extremely nice and the camera was quite quick. Unfortunately, that's about all I could get to due to the phone being locked, but it was still awesome to get my hands on it.
    10-20-2012 01:57 PM
  8. ironsoulreaver's Avatar
    That chart isn't 100% accurate. Both screens should be the same size.
    Screens are measured diagonally so different aspect ratios can create different shapes while having the same "size".
    10-20-2012 01:59 PM
  9. aventador779's Avatar
    You should have added "Lumia 9XX (Verizon's Variant)", I can't vote in the poll now :(
    10-20-2012 02:18 PM
  10. Winterfang's Avatar
    Screens are measured diagonally so different aspect ratios can create different shapes while having the same "size".
    I know but I don't trust that particular comparison.

    BTW it has to be said, your avatar is effing hilarious.
    10-20-2012 02:45 PM
  11. ironsoulreaver's Avatar
    You should have added "Lumia 9XX (Verizon's Variant)", I can't vote in the poll now :(
    I figured it would be pointless to add something that has had no confirmation.
    10-20-2012 05:34 PM
  12. danferan's Avatar
    I am with Verizon, and though I don't have any specific love for AT&T, I'm switching over for some of that sweet, sweet 920 love. My contract was up today, too - just in time!
    10-20-2012 11:32 PM
  13. Duvi's Avatar
    Might do both the 920 and 8X. Too bad there wasn't an option for it.
    10-20-2012 11:49 PM
  14. jdevenberg's Avatar
    Screens are measured diagonally so different aspect ratios can create different shapes while having the same "size".
    Wrong. Any non square rectangle with a 4.3" diagonal will be shaped exactly the same, geometry and math say so, if you choose to disagree, I'll glad go into more detail a to why I'm right. Aspect ratio has nothing to do with display size. Its about three pixel layout in that screen. Some screen sizes work better for certain aspect ratios. For example, you could a 4:3 aspect pixel layout on a 4.3 inch screen, but it would make things look squished or pinches. but the two Microsoft has chosen are so close that they both work on the same size displays.
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    10-21-2012 12:32 AM
  15. chevans920's Avatar
    920 in white!

    I asked my wife about cyan and red... She laughed at me and warned mr that I would be bored of them in weeks. She know me through and through, so white it is for me! (ps I am tired of black, with my past 7 phones being in that color)

    SO MUCH EXCITEMENT!!!
    10-21-2012 01:11 AM
  16. ratchetjaw#AC's Avatar
    920 in white!

    I asked my wife about cyan and red... She laughed at me and warned mr that I would be bored of them in weeks. She know me through and through, so white it is for me! (ps I am tired of black, with my past 7 phones being in that color)

    SO MUCH EXCITEMENT!!!
    Iam getting white too. Had a black and cyan 900 and now a white and love it. So will stick with white. Love changing tiles and all colors go great as well as light and dark theme. Very versatile :-)

    Sent from my Lumia 900 using Board Express
    10-21-2012 01:16 AM
  17. ironsoulreaver's Avatar
    Wrong. Any non square rectangle with a 4.3" diagonal will be shaped exactly the same, geometry and math say so, if you choose to disagree, I'll glad go into more detail a to why I'm right. Aspect ratio has nothing to do with display size. Its about three pixel layout in that screen. Some screen sizes work better for certain aspect ratios. For example, you could a 4:3 aspect pixel layout on a 4.3 inch screen, but it would make things look squished or pinches. but the two Microsoft has chosen are so close that they both work on the same size displays.

    Aspect ratio has nothing to do with pixels, it stems from videography and it is used by measuring distance. Your distance is measured in units of whatever you like, E.G. pixels. Aspect ratios can only be scaled because reshaping the rectangle would form a different aspect ratio.

    Last time I looked, a 16:9 TV at 32" measured diagonally is not the same shape as a 16:10 monitor measuring the same size diagonally, I know that if I rotate one of them they still won't match up.

    So, a 16:9 screen scaled to a 32" Diagonal measurement will still not have the same shape as a 16:10 screen scaled to measure 32" diagonally. as far as pixels go, I could put one pixel in a 60" 16:9 TV if I wanted to and it will not effect the aspect ratio or size of the display in any way shape or form, but it would be the worlds most useless TV.
    Last edited by ironsoulreaver; 10-21-2012 at 01:59 AM.
    10-21-2012 01:43 AM
  18. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    I'm not upgrading now. I'll wait till next year, since I'm happy with my current device. :)
    10-21-2012 01:49 AM
  19. db4williams's Avatar
    Since I'm on Verizon, it looks like my choices are going to be either the HTC 8X or the Nokia 822. One thing that really makes me lean towards the 822 is the super sensitive touch screen. That feature really appeals to me since I live in the midwest and would be able to use gloves in the winter and still operate my phone without taking them off. On the other hand I do like the 8X alot due to its higher res screen over the 822. Decisions, decisions. What does everyone else think?
    10-21-2012 01:53 AM
  20. ironsoulreaver's Avatar
    Since I'm on Verizon, it looks like my choices are going to be either the HTC 8X or the Nokia 822. One thing that really makes me lean towards the 822 is the super sensitive touch screen. That feature really appeals to me since I live in the midwest and would be able to use gloves in the winter and still operate my phone without taking them off. On the other hand I do like the 8X alot due to its higher res screen over the 822. Decisions, decisions. What does everyone else think?
    I agree with that, It get's too cold here in Nebraska...

    So a Huskers fan that lives in Iowa. No faith in Iowa Western?
    10-21-2012 01:58 AM
  21. ProfessorTripp's Avatar
    Since I'm on Verizon, it looks like my choices are going to be either the HTC 8X or the Nokia 822. One thing that really makes me lean towards the 822 is the super sensitive touch screen. That feature really appeals to me since I live in the midwest and would be able to use gloves in the winter and still operate my phone without taking them off. On the other hand I do like the 8X alot due to its higher res screen over the 822. Decisions, decisions. What does everyone else think?
    I'm on Verizon as well, and I am able to upgrade on November 5. Right now I'm pretty sure I'll be picking up an 8X; the 822 just doesn't do it for me I guess. I was going back and forth between the 920 and the 8X until it was determined that the 920 would be an AT&T exclusive.

    I'll probably try to get a hands-on with the 920 before I make a final decision, but it will really have to blow me away to make me switch to AT&T.
    10-21-2012 02:11 AM
  22. stephen_az's Avatar
    I figured it would be pointless to add something that has had no confirmation.
    Then why are you listing anything as Verizon. They have yet to confirm a single device....
    10-21-2012 03:09 AM
  23. ironsoulreaver's Avatar
    we've seen the 822. Good enough to confirm it. Same with the 8x. There isn't a single bit of viable evidence that the 922 exists.
    10-21-2012 03:18 AM
  24. aventador779's Avatar
    we've seen the 822. Good enough to confirm it. Same with the 8x. There isn't a single bit of viable evidence that the 922 exists.
    Don't rub it in... :mad:
    12Danny123 likes this.
    10-21-2012 03:43 AM
  25. Scout_313's Avatar
    Since I'm on Verizon, it looks like my choices are going to be either the HTC 8X or the Nokia 822. One thing that really makes me lean towards the 822 is the super sensitive touch screen. That feature really appeals to me since I live in the midwest and would be able to use gloves in the winter and still operate my phone without taking them off. On the other hand I do like the 8X alot due to its higher res screen over the 822. Decisions, decisions. What does everyone else think?
    I'm on Verizon as well and I think that the only way that I would get the 822 is if it is quite a bit cheaper than the 8X as I will be paying full retail. I rarely wear gloves, even up in Michigan, so the super sensitive touch display won't mean much to me. As you said, the screen resolution is also a huge selling point of the 8X, especially considering the fact that they both have the same size screen. At least in my situation I'll only have to wait 11 months until I'm eligible for an upgrade so the 822 wouldn't have to last me as long as those who are using an upgrade. While I'm almost totally sold on the 8X, I'll give the 822 a look when I head down to a Verizon store on launch day.
    10-21-2012 08:13 AM
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