For those of you on Verizon looking to make the move to a brand new Windows Phone device, this post is going to showcase the four available Windows Phone devices as of May 2014. If you already have a Windows Phone device on Verizon, you can continue reading to see how your device compares to the latest Windows Phone 8 offerings.
On the low end of the spectrum, the Nokia Lumia 928 is available for free with a two year contract, while the HTC Windows Phone 8X is available for $49.99, also with a two year contract. "The Windows Phone 8X by HTC is brilliant yet simple if you are shopping for your first smartphone or hoping to be wowed by an innovative operating system. Running the Windows Phone OS, this 4G LTE phone is packed with amazing features, including an HD screen, powerful Beats Audio and exclusive wireless charging," Verizon's website stated.
You can pay a little more for the flagship Windows Phone device on Verizon - the Lumia Icon. For a two year contract price of $99.99, you can grab this beast of a device that features the ultimate smartphone video experience with a gorgeous HD video and awesome stereo sound. The device also features a 20MP camera and a single-finger zoom feature that lets you get really close to the action. The device also features a 1080p display.
Samsung ATIV SE is a new Windows Phone 8 device on Verizon, and it comes packed with a vivid 5-inch Full HD display and a quad-core processor. However, we are still sticking with the Lumia Icon as the flagship smartphone since it features a better camera, more storage space, and a nicer display.
You can take a look at the table below showcasing the specs of all four devices. Head over to VerizonWireless to check out these devices.
|Samsung ATIV SE||Nokia Lumia Icon||Nokia Lumia 928||HTC 8X|
|5-inch Full HD AMOLED display||5” Full HD 1080p OLED display||4.5” PureMotion HD+ WXGA OLED display||4.3" 720P HD Super LCD2|
|2.3GHz quad-core processor||2.2GHz quad-core processor||1.5GHz dual–core processor||1.5GHz dual–core processor|
|13MP rear, 2MP front||20 MP PureView rear, 1.2 MP front||8.7MP PureView camera rear, 1.2 MP front||8MP rear, 2.1 MP front|
|2,600 mAh removable battery||2420 mAh non-removable battery||2000 mAh non-removable battery||1800 mAh non-removable battery|
|Bluetooth 3.0||Bluetooth 4.0||Bluetooth 3.0||Bluetooth 3.1|
|16GB storage / 2GB RAM||32GB storage / 2GB RAM||32GB storage / 1GB RAM||16GB storage / 1GB RAM|