HTC Incredible S vs. Nokia N8 – Review

by Jerry D on April 5, 2011

Another day, another big phone fight. This time around, it’s the HTC Incredible S versus the Nokia N8. HTC is the talented young fighter; Nokia the fading veteran clinging to its glory days. Ding-ding. Seconds away, round one…

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Stat-fight: HTC Incredible S vs. Nokia N8

Highlights: the HTC Incredible S features a 4.0-inch S-LCD with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and a 8.0 MP digital camera. The Nokia N8 is a technology powerhouse, boasting a 3.5-inch (480 x 800 pixel) AMOLED screen and a top-end 12.0 MP camera with Carl Zeiss optics…

HTC Incredible S VS Nokia N8
Display 4.0-inch S-LCD 3.5-inch AMOLED
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels 360 x 640 pixels
Keyboard No No
Processor 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon 680MHz ARM 11
Software Android 2.2 with HTC Sense Symbian 3.0
Storage Up to 32GB Up to 48GB
Rear camera 8.0 Megapixels with autofocus and touch-to-focus, a dual LED flash, geotagging, image stablization and 720p HD video recording 12.0 Megapixels with Carl Zeiss optics, Xenon flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, face/smile detection, plus 720p HD video capture and editing
Front camera Yes Yes
4G No No
3G 3G/HSDPA (14.4Mbps) 3G/HSDPA (10.2 Mbps)
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP 3.0 with A2DP
Size 64.0 x 120.0 x 11.7mm 59.12 x 113.5 x 12.9mm
Weight 135g 135g
Talktime 6.0 hours 12.0 hours
Standby 370 hours 390 hours

Analysis: HTC Incredible S vs. Nokia N8


Best Connectivity: Draw (1-1)
Best Size/Weight: Draw (2-2)
Best Camera/Video: N8 (2-3)
Best Display: Incredible S (3-3)
Best Processor: Incredible S (4-3)
Best Software: Incredible S (5-3)
Best Storage: N8 (5-4)
Best Battery life: N8 (5-5)
Best Extras: Draw (6-6)

BPF verdict: It’s a tie!

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