Battle Vid: Nokia Lumia 900 vs. HTC Titan II

20120412_131351 Windows phones, as a platform, is kicking things into second gear and with that comes the release of the big phones on the AT&T network. First off, the Nokia Lumia 900 has a sleek and crafty design, with a 4.3-inch clear black AMOLED display, 4G LTE, and an 8-megapixel Carl Zeiss Len camera. The other is HTC’s Titan II, the successor to the original Titan. It is packed with a 4.7-inch Super LCD display, 4G LTE, and a 16-megapixel camera. The battle of these two phones is here – is the top dog of these Windows phones is the Nokia Lumia 900 with all the hype coming, or is it the HTC Titan II with its massive 16 megapixel camera? Lets find out in the Battle Vid which is the best Windows phone smartphone between the Nokia Lumia 900 vs. HTC  Titan II.


Nokia Lumia 900

First of all, the Nokia Lumia 900 is crafted from a single Polycarbonate mold similar to the Nokia N9 and Nokia Lumia 800. The whole device is one single piece, the battery is not removable, and the only ports are the mini-USB and mirco-sim slot. The first thing you notice from the Lumia 900 is its 4.3-inch AMOLED Clear Black display, which allows you to use the phone better in the sun.  The Lumia 900 is powered by a 1.4Ghz Processor with 512MB of RAM with 16GB of internal storage. It is also a 4G LTE device; meaning you get super fast network speeds on AT&T and you have the ability to share those speeds via wireless tethering to 5 other devices. The Lumia 900 from Nokia also has two cameras; the first is a 1 megapixel front facing camera with a f2.4 aperture that lets in more light and gives you a better viewing angles while video chatting.   The second is an 8 Megapixel rear camera fitted with a f2.2 aperture Carl Zeiss Lens for some Stellar photos and video recording at 720p. Check out the full review here

HTC Titan II

The HTC Titian II is the LTE successor to last year’s popular Titan released on AT&T. The Titan II is a 4G LTE smartphone and the second Windows 4G LTE device on the AT&T network.  It sports a massive 4.7 inch Super LCD display, 1.5 GHz single-core processor, 512MB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera, and Windows Phone 7.5 Mango. The other massive distinctive feature is the 16 megapixel camera with dual LED flash that records at 720p. Software-wise, the camera has distinctive additives that can be found on HTC’s Android devices. It should be interesting to see how well the camera fares.  The HTC Titan II will retail for $199 with a 2year contract on the network, which is a bit high considering the Nokia Lumia 900 retails for $99 on the network and is considered a top-tier device. Check out the full review here


Both devices are top-tier smartphones that bring a new freshness to the Windows phone catalog.  Each have their own unique features that make them standouts, however there can only be one winner in this battle.  The Winner of this Battle Vid is the Nokia Lumia 900.  Why?  It has a better display, better design, better camera (just watch the video), and a better price point with better device specific apps.  So I suggest if you are in the market for a windows phone, get the Nokia Lumia 900.