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T-Mobile's Windows Phone 8 Holiday Lineup, Side by Side

The presidential election isn't the only tough choice facing Americans this November, as today T-Mobile announced the mid-November availability of two Windows 8 phones, just in time for the holiday season: the Windows Phone 8X by HTC and Nokia Lumia 810. But which of these 4.3-inch display smartphones is right for you?

Today's Windows Phone 8 announcement brings mobile to the Microsoft metro layout mix, which already includes the new Surface Tablet and Windows 8 desktop OS. If you're a T-mobile subscriber sold on upgrading to the latest Windows Phone, take a look at our side-by-side comparison of the carrier's holiday offerings.

Windows Phone 8X by HTC
Nokia Lumia 810
Price $149 $99
Display 1280 x 720 800 x 400
Rear Camera 8 MP, 1080p video 8 MP, 1080p video
Front Camera 2.1 MP 1.2 MP
Memory 16GB storage 8GB storage
(up to 32GB with micro SD)
Entertainment Built-in Beats by Dre audio Nokia Music, free unlimited radio streaming

The Nokia Lumia certainly bests the HTC option on price, but the Windows Phone 8X has a far better display and a slightly better front-facing camera. Both have notable music features, with HTC winning on the hardware side and Nokia winning on the software side.

The phones are expected to be available at T-Mobile and Windows retail stores nationwide on Nov. 14. And just a note — the price listed reflects the T-Mobile Value Plan, which requires a two-year contract (more info on pricing is available here).

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