Nokia unveiled the 808 PureView, with its 41 megapixel camera, at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress (MWC). The PureView is Nokia's first smartphone to feature the PureView imaging technology and is expected to be available in the UK on 7 May, at a retail price of approximately £500.
Meanwhile, Taiwanese smartphone manufacturers HTC announced the One series (the One X, S and V) at the same event. The series features HTC's first quad-core Android smartphone and runs on the Nvidia Tegra 3 chip.
Check out how the two phones stack up
Display: The HTC One X features a 4.7-inch HD 720p touchscreen with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels, whereas the PureView features a 4-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. The display has the resolution of 640x360 pixels and it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.
Size: The HTC One X measures 134.36x69.9x8.9mm and weighs 130g with the battery. In contrast, the PureView is 123.9x60.2x13.9mm and the smartphone weighs 169g.
Operating System: The HTC One X runs on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, with HTC Sense 4. The PureView runs on the Symbian Belle operating system.
Processor: The HTC phone is powered by a quad-core 1.5GHz processor (the LTE version has a dual-core 1.5GHz chip); both models have 1GB of RAM. The PureView smartphone is powered by single-core 1.3GHz processor with 512MB of RAM.
Camera: The HTC One X features an eight megapixel camera with AutoFocus, smart LED flash and a BSI sensor. It can record videos in 1080p HD. The camera has a dedicated imaging chip, F2.0 aperture and a 28mm lens. There is a secondary 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera which offers video chat in 720p.
The PureView has a 41 megapixel camera with PureView Pro imaging technology and Carl Zeiss optics. The camera has AutoFocus and Xenon flash. Furthermore the smartphone features exclusive Dolby Headphone technology and Dolby Digital Plus for 5.1 channel surround sound playback.
Connectivity: The HTC One X has a 3.5mm stereo audio jack output, NFC3, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n. It also supports DLNA and micro-USB version2.0.
The Nokia 808 PureView has a Micro USB connector, 3.5 mm AV connector, 2.0 mm Charger connector and HDMI. It also supports Bluetooth version 3.0 and WLAN IEEE 802.1b/g/n.
Storage: The HTC One X has onboard memory of 32GB. The PureView has built-in memory of 16GB which can be expanded to 48GB using a microSD card.
Battery: The One X has a 1800mAh battery while the PureView has a 1400mAh unit.