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Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Nokia Lumia 620

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Nokia Lumia 1020 Remove phone

Posted: 11 Jul 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - AT&T
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Nokia Lumia 620 Remove phone

Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone 8Windows Phone 8 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions5.13 x 2.81 x 0.41 inches (130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm)4.54 x 2.41 x 0.43 inches (115.4 x 61.1 x 11 mm) 
Weight5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.48 oz (127 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Body materialPolycarbonate  
Side KeysRight: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock keyLeft: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key 
ColorsBlack, Yellow, WhiteBlack, Pink, Orange, Green, Blue, White 
Display
Physical size4.5 inches3.8 inches 
Resolution768 x 1280 pixels480 x 800 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

334 ppi246 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

AMOLEDIPS LCD 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
Peak brightness600 cd/m2 (nit)  
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Polarizing filterLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera41 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLED, XenonLED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.2F2.4 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)26 mm28 mm 
Camera sensor size1/1.5"  
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, AF Assist Beam, Touch to focus, Manual focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Night mode, Scenes, Effects, Self-timerCMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Touch to focus, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Scenes 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
Recording format H.264 
FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video callingVideo light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera1.2 megapixels0.3 megapixels VGA 
Video capture1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)640x480 (VGA) 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1500 MHz, KraitDual core, 1000 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processorAdreno 225 Adreno 305 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

2048 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 500 MHz) / LPDDR2512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage32 GB8 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time19.10 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
14.60 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
 
Stand-by time16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
  
Talk time (3G)13.30 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
9.90 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 22 days (520 h)
 
Music playback63.00 hours61.00 hours 
Video playback6.80 hours6.00 hours 
Capacity2000 mAh1300 mAh 
Type Li - Ion 
Wireless chargingOptional  
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Dolby HeadphoneAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, eAAC, WMA, MP4, AMR, 3GPMP3, AAC, eAAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), MP4, AMR, 3GP, 3GPP 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GP, 3G2MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GPP 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet ExplorerInternet Explorer 10 
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS, CSS 3, XML 
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE800 (band 18), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz  
DataLTE Cat3 Downlink 100 Mbit/s, LTE Cat3/4 Uplink 50 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIMYesYes 
HD VoiceYes  
Global RoamingYes  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
Phone features
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID 
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer, Calculator, NotesCalendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer, Calculator, Notes 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingWindows Live / MSN, SkypeWindows Live / MSN 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.04.0 
ProfilesAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP) 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingUSB charging 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherTV-Out, NFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone/sfor Noise cancellation, Video recordingfor Noise cancellation 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T4  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

24 Jul 201307 Dec 2012 
FCC ID value: PDNB linkFCC ID value: PDNRM-846 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

   
Head1.38 W/kg1.11 W/kg 
Body1.11 W/kg1.13 W/kg 
Product Specific Use1.10 W/kg1.24 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.56 W/kg1.39 W/kg 
Availability
Officially announced11 Jul 201305 Dec 2012 
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia AC-60 microUSB Charger, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide, SIM Door KeyNokia AC-50 MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Battery BL-4J , Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108 

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