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Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra

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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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Sony Xperia Z Ultra Remove phone

Posted: 25 Jun 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone 8Android (4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2) 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions5.13 x 2.81 x 0.41 inches (130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm)7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 inches (179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm) 
Weight5.57 oz (158 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
7.48 oz (212 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Body materialPolycarbonateGlass 
Side KeysRight: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key  
Rugged Water, Dust resistant 
IP certified IP 58 
ColorsBlack, Yellow, WhiteBlack, Purple, White 
Display
Physical size4.5 inches6.4 inches 
Resolution768 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 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 ppi342 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.

AMOLEDTFT 
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, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera41 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLED, Xenon  
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.

F2.2  
Focal length (35mm equivalent)26 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-timerBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Self-timer 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video callingDigital image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording 
Front-facing camera1.2 megapixels2 megapixels 
Video capture1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
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 800 MSM8974 
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, KraitQuad core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400 
Graphics processorAdreno 225Adreno 330 
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) / LPDDR22048 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 800 MHz) / LPDDR3 
Built-in storage32 GB16 GB 
Maximum User Storage 11 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time19.10 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
 
Stand-by time16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
36.2 days (870 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
 
Talk time (3G)13.30 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
16.00 hours
the average is 14 h (863 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 34.2 days (820 hours)
the average is 22 days (520 h)
 
Stand-by time (4G) 29.2 days (700 hours)
the average is 23 days (559 h)
 
Music playback63.00 hours110.00 hours 
Video playback6.80 hours7.00 hours 
Capacity2000 mAh3050 mAh 
Type Li - Ion 
Wireless chargingOptional  
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Dolby HeadphoneAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition 
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, eAAC, WMA, MP4, AMR, 3GPMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV, OGG 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GP, 3G2MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviD, WMV, MKV 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer  
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5 
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Picasa/Google+, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE800 (band 18), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 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, GPRSLTE Cat4 Downlink 150 Mbit/s, LTE Cat3/4 Uplink 50 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIMYesYes 
HD VoiceYes  
Global RoamingYesYes 
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, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Turn-by-turn 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, Stopwatch, 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, SkypeHangouts / Google Talk 
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), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Proximity Monitor Profile over LE, Serial Port (SPP) 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
Wi-Fi Direct Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
HDMI via microUSB 
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
OtherTV-Out, NFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, NFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+ 
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, Gyroscope, 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 201322 Dec 2013 
FCC ID value: PDNB linkFCC ID value: PY7PM-0530 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/kg0.33 W/kg 
Body1.11 W/kg1.22 W/kg 
Product Specific Use1.10 W/kg1.54 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.56 W/kg1.54 W/kg 
Availability
Officially announced11 Jul 201325 Jun 2013 
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia AC-60 microUSB Charger, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide, SIM Door KeyCharger, microUSB cable, User documentation 

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