Aaron does a head to head battle with the LG Optimus G and HTC Windows Phone 8X, both of which are coming to AT&T in time for the holiday shopping season.  With a 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU, the Optimus G offers a 4.7-inch IPS HD display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p recording, 2,100 mAh battery, Android 4.0 with LG's UI, and 4G LTE connectivity.  The HTC Windows Phone 8X sports a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 CPU, 4.3-inch HD display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p recording, 1,800 mAh non-removable battery, 4G LTE, and Windows Phone 8.

Which of these devices is the all-around best to buy this holiday season?  We'll figure it out.  Part 1 of 2.

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Mare Reymundo OPTIMUS G
Lance Moyer HTC 8x just got one t mobile I like wp8
??? optimus G
Will Campeoni Brice Htc windows is the best
Kenny Lee Optimus G
BG Michael LG Optimus Gangnam style rocks...
Utkarsh Moon 8X is the winer
Arvind Katiyar Galaxy Note 2
Jacob Purslow Actually the HTC looks great
Jacob Purslow Neither, IPhone 5 or Sgs III
Jason Sug design-8x hardware-g
Carmen Jessica Note II and SGS III:-)
CJ Jeffcoat 8x. A windows 8 phone by HTC with beats audio?!?!?! It doesn't get better than this.
Kevin Zhang Optimus G(Nexus 4. if i would pick, which is practially the same thing as the G0
John McCullough You people who pick a phone that isn't an option are dumb. Don't answer the question if you don't like either. Just keep scrolling. I like the 8X. Windows phone is starting to grow on me.
Mike Wilson Optimus G. All Day. Every Day.
Matt Cude Lumia 920
Song Jin Glad Aaron is back, but why compare these two..
Michael Scott H My Galaxy Note
Julian Scott I just watched you on YouTube
Alberto Garcia Flores If it's not Galaxy S3 then Windows Phone HTC 8X
Brian Edwards Optimus G. Better though would be the Nexus 4: the NON-OEM/Carrier bloated, AOSP device.
Jae Woong Yoo Gal note 2
Mark Belkowski none lg sucks.
Gilbert Aragon 8X is prolly better. I don't know I'm just a Windows guy.
Saad Khan Optimus G without any doubt!!!!
T Louis Michael Samsung Sunburst
Lamar Hill HTC 8x

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