There are a lot of superb devices on the market right now and it may be hard to choose one. While the Samsung Galaxy S3 appears to be the crowd favorite, there are now a handful of other smartphones making their way in – we’re talking about the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Nokia Lumia 920 & HTC One X+. So which is the best? Let’s find out.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs HTC One X+ vs Nokia Lumia 920

Screen: Display wise the Nokia Lumia 920 comes with a 4.5 inch display that is LCD, while the HTC One X+ has a 4.7 inch LCD2 display. The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 comes in tops with a screen of Super AMOLED at 5.5 inches. This category has to be classed a draw due to the fact that the HTC One X+ is superb for viewing outside, while the Galaxy Note 2 is the largest and the Lumia 920 has the best screen tech. Winner: Draw.

Platform & Apps: The devices all run on the latest OS. The Nokia Lumia 920 is a Windows Phone 8 device and the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and HTC One X+ both have Jelly Bean from Android. Windows does come with great features, however it is not as established and populated with apps as Android. The Note 2 takes the crown here as it beats the HTC One X+ thanks to its additional S Pen features, multi-windows, and new screen-rotation on top of the Jelly Bean features both devices share. Winner: Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Power: The Nokia Lumia 920 comes with the dual core 1.5GHz chip and 1GB of RAM. The Note 2 is almost twice as powerful thanks to the quad core 1.6GHz processor and 2GB of RAM. The HTC One X+ has seen an upgrade of its chip and has the quad core 1.7GHz along with 1GB of RAM. Winner: Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Space: You can get the HTC One X+ in 32GB or 64GB versions and the Lumia 920 in 32GB. Neither provides SD card options. If you want storage and plenty of it then you should go for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has it comes with 64GB and SD card support up to another 64GB. Winner: Samsung Galaxy Note 2.

Rear camera: Camera wise the HTC One X+ and the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 both have 8 megapixels with LED flash, but the Nokia Lumia 920 is the winner with the 8.7 megapixel camera which is great in low light and has dual LED flash. Thanks to PureView it wins. Winner: Nokia Lumia 920.

Front camera: The Nokia Lumia 920 has a camera of 1.3 megapixels on the front and the HTC One X+ a 1.6 megapixel camera, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has the 1.9, which makes it the winner. Winner: Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Battery: The battery of the Nokia Lumia 920 is 2000mAh, the HTC One X+ has a 2100mAh battery and the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 wins with its 3100mAh battery as it provides the longest specified talktime. Winner: Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Style: The design of the Note 2 is not as good as that of the Lumia 920 or the HTC One X, which come with superb design and high quality materials. The Lumia 920 is available in bright colours, which makes it stand out over the One X+. Winner: Nokia Lumia 920

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 won 5 categories, while the Nokia Lumia 920 won 2 and the HTC One X wins none. So it looks like the overall winner has to be the Note 2.

Rick Berke

Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii, PC, iPhone and Android games keep Berke busy at work all day. Honestly though we’re not sure why we’re paying him as it should be the other way around.