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Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Nokia Lumia 930

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Nokia Lumia 1520 Remove phone

Posted: 22 Oct 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - AT&T
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Nokia Lumia 930 Remove phone

Posted: 02 Apr 2014
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone 8Windows Phone 8.1 
Dimensions6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 inches (162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm)5.39 x 2.80 x 0.39 inches (137 x 71 x 9.8 mm) 
Weight7.37 oz (209 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size6.0 inches5.0 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 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.

368 ppi441 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.

IPS LCDAMOLED 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2), Polarizing filterLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) 
Camera
Camera20 megapixels20 megapixels 
FlashDual LEDDual LED 
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.

F2.4F2.4 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)26 mm26 mm 
Camera sensor size1/2.5"1/2.5" 
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Effects, Self-timerBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Night mode, Scenes 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Video lightOptical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing 
Front-facing camera1.2 megapixels1.2 megapixels 
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 800 MSM8974Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8974-AA 
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.

Quad core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400Quad core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400 
Graphics processorAdreno 330Adreno 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 RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage32 GB32 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB  
Battery
Talk time27.40 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
11.50 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
 
Stand-by time32.0 days (768 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
23.0 days (552 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Talk time (3G)25.10 hours
the average is 15 h (925 min)
15.50 hours
the average is 15 h (925 min)
 
Capacity3400 mAh2420 mAh 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
Wireless chargingOptionalBuilt-in 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer, Dolby HeadphoneAlbum art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer, Dolby Digital Plus 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer 10Internet Explorer 11  
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, MySpace, Flickr, Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE800 (band 20), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz800 (band 20), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz 
DataLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 11 Mbit/sLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, EDGE, GPRS 
nano-SIMYesYes 
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 positioningA-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation, Video recordingYes 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced22 Oct 201302 Apr 2014 
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia AC-60 MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide, SIM Door Key  
MSRP price$ 749  

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