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Here is the difference video stabilization makes: Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Nokia Lumia 920

0. phoneArena 05 Apr 2013, 09:22 posted on

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is already in the hands of many reviewers across the globe and while it touts a plethora of new features including a 5-inch 1080p display fitting in a compact body...

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posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:48

81. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


I am guessing because it isn't worth it. I personally think that they made the right choice. 7.9mm or OIS? 7.9mm every day of the week. I am not a fan of how the only two phones with OIS are the biggest brick in the world with a 4.5 inch screen and the other is the biggest phone with a 4.7 inch screen in the world. While the GS4 is either the smallest or second smallest(next to the Xperia ZL depending on which dimensions you value most) 5 inch phone in world.

I prefer being compact as possible over things like OIS and an extra front facing speaker.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:54 3

85. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


so basically your saying you prefer form over function....this is the start of the sheep mentality believing you dont need something they didnt include

most reasonable people prefer a comprimise between form and function and that so called brick 920 hits the spot well where as others like me couldnt care about size and weight as i can manage to pick up my 808 with one hand.....seems me been able to do that is an acheivement seeing how you lot whine its too heavy lol

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 17:18 5

122. Hunt3rj2 (Posts: 396; Member since: 11 Nov 2011)


The guy is a dedicated Samsung fanboy, just let him buy his S4 and stop giving him a voice.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 18:30 1

129. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


WTF the 808 is 14MM thick, this isn't 2001!

Who the hell and I've never seen anyone carry or have phones that big and thick. Every company is on slim phones no thicker than 9MM Nokia love there outdated CpuGpu thick phones™

posted on 06 Apr 2013, 12:52

141. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


LOL I knew you Nokia homers would have a problem with it but it's true some things should carry more weight than others and a compact body that fits great in your hand and pockets is much more important to people than OIS when talking about mobile phones.

Let's put it this way. It is called a "mobile" phone not a "giant brick that bulges out in your pocket" camera. That should tell you what is more important in a mobile phone.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 09:34 3

5. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1163; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


cool. a future-proof multimedia device for me.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 09:36 13

7. aryanfr1 (Posts: 121; Member since: 24 Jan 2013)


Nokia really KO Sammy in camera but Sammy KO Nokia in other Specs

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 09:59 2

14. StreetNerd (Posts: 821; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


XP over specs, thank you!

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 15:24

113. HDShatter (Posts: 1021; Member since: 17 Jan 2013)


Do you know how stupid you sound for saying you would rather have a Nokia than an s4 because the camera is better even though the s4 is better in every other aspect? Get the S4+ a real camera. Don't waste your time with phone cameras there is MUCH better cameras out there that cost less than phones.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 09:59 19

15. zazori08 (Posts: 113; Member since: 21 Dec 2011)


But Nokia KO'd Samsung on design and choice of materials.
PS: They both use plastic I know. But the polycarbonate unibody kicks the hyperglazed plastic of the s4 into space.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 10:02 7

20. amats69 (Posts: 1466; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


oh and here comes the sammy thumb downers! lol

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 10:08 12

22. sniper1087 (Posts: 515; Member since: 31 Dec 2011)


polycarbonate is plastic, and yes the nokia is the strongest phone I have seen and hyperglazed is garbage, prone to fingerprints and scratches easy.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 10:31

35. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


gs4 uses polycarbonate dude but yeah ur ryt, sammy shudve make something like htc one x and d lumias, they look more beautiful.. but samsung shudnt use aluminum and glass :)

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 12:21 2

99. akki20892 (Posts: 3901; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


http://www.wpcentral.com/lumia-920-reportedly-survives-getting-crushed-24-ton-caterpillar
Check this then say...sammy fans

posted on 07 Apr 2013, 02:06

149. poping (unregistered)


sorry dude, this wont convince me. i work inside an office. i don't work in a construction company.but if i'm a truck driver or a construction worker, i'd buy a cheap phone and make sure it's always with me and not on the pavement....

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 12:47 2

104. BillyG (Posts: 305; Member since: 24 Sep 2012)


the only stupid move nokia made was choosing WP over android. if 920 were using JellyBean, i bet it can beat SG4 or even later still able to beat SG5.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 18:35

130. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Yea with there last years spec, Nokia is more of connecting people. SONY is all about design, Samsung the more powerful hardware, LG is first to kinda innovate, Htc is allrounder™

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 19:52

134. joey_sfb (Posts: 6036; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


Even if nokia choose Android i will that not buy their phone due to the lack of SD card and removable battery. Sammy has that and now a will to update their phone software as well.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 10:18 5

26. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


but performance vise all those spces count for nothing more then a grain of sand :P OS performs at same level on both devices so only display is better:P

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 09:48 18

8. bojan (Posts: 188; Member since: 06 Oct 2012)


s4 camera sucks

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 10:27 5

32. ebubekir26 (Posts: 323; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


It doens't suck :)
yes stabilization and low light are better on nokia, just because it lost in stabilisation doesn't mean it sucks, maps? Nokia is the best in terms of navigation, my old Nokia N8 has better maps than my Galaxy Note II
but Video and image sharpness and quality is better in Samsung.
if I would write why the S4 is better than 920, this would be the longest comment I wrote,

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:07 7

64. highonandroid (Posts: 19; Member since: 06 Mar 2013)


yes agreed, S4's camera doesn't suck, but haters are everywere
Nokia Lumia 920 is a great smartphone, but S4 is no doubt better, but don't forget S4 is a new phone, 920 is from last year

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:10 1

66. ebubekir26 (Posts: 323; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


yep, it's from last year but still a great device
i'm not saying it's a bad smartphone at all, I think people see my comments as hate :/

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 10:35

41. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


sucks for video stabilization (not details) and average in low light..
but for the rest of camera performance, it is one of the best with the ip5, gs3, note2, lumia 920 and the king: PV 808

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:01 2

57. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


the fact you put the note 2 on your list of best camera phones discredits everything you say as the cameras pretty poor, HTC one's camera is better then the notes yet its missing on your err list

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:03 1

61. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


coz s3 and note2 have the same camera tsu tsu..,,
sorry for that, im just basing my list from the reviews, esp the blind camera comparison..

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:07 1

63. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


the blind camera comparision where the iphone was voted to produce the more attractive and eye catching pics

cant believe some still cling to the ''iphone and samsung won'' bs

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:12 1

67. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


dude, i mentioned a list of best mobile cam ryt,, wud u want my list to look like this>

"ip5, iphone 5, ip5, iphone5"

ip5 won that comparison..
gs4 won also but not against ip5, but against other smartphones
lumia 920 won also but against s3, htc one and xperia z..
gs3 won also but against htc one and xperia z.. and so on :)

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:19

69. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


now why would i want the list to look like that? im just bored of you always bigging up samsung and trying hard to slate everyone else. the fact you included the note 2 shows this and left out HTC.

gs4 didnt win, if it had been the iphone in second place you would be like ''this shows the gs4 is best 2nd place means nothing etc''

beside the blind test was what pics were more appealing not who has the best camera. people will get different results from the cameras. plus the 13mp sensor on the newer s4 still doesnt blow older phones out the water isnt much to brag about is it

like to see a comparison with the 3 year old n8 and the s4.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:36

77. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


?, and what abt note 2, it has d same camera w/ s3 so nothing wrong abt it....

" gs4 didnt win, if it had been the iphone in second place you would be like ''this shows the gs4 is best 2nd place means nothing etc'' "
huh thats d way u think? sorry im not like that :(
in fact i am mentioning other handsets like lumia 920 coz it won also,, maybe the fact that htc one isnt on d running that made u hot..?

sorry, im just basing everything from reviews> gsmarena and phonearena. sorry.. htc one ddnt do well in reviews, but maybe the units arent yet updated..

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