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Nokia Lumia 620 vs HTC Windows Phone 8S

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Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 19 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone 8Windows Phone 8 
Dimensions4.54 x 2.41 x 0.43 inches (115.4 x 61.1 x 11 mm)4.74 x 2.48 x 0.40 inches (120.5 x 63 x 10.28 mm) 
Weight4.48 oz (127 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.8 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 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.

246 ppi233 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 LCDS-LCD 
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
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.

F2.4F2.8 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)28 mm35 mm 
FeaturesCMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Touch to focus, White balance presets, Geo tagging, ScenesAutofocus, Geo tagging 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo light, Video calling  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels 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 MSM8227Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8627 
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, 1000 MHz, KraitDual core, 1000 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processor Adreno 305Adreno 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.

512 MB RAM512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB4 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time14.60 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
  
Talk time (3G)9.90 hours
the average is 14 h (855 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 29 days (695 h)
  
Capacity1300 mAh1700 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Beats Audio 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer 10Internet Explorer 10 
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

 800, 1900 MHz 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A 
Micro 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 positioningGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.03.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer syncComputer sync, OTA 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  
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer 
Hearing aid compatibility M3, T3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced05 Dec 201219 Sep 2012 
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia AC-50 MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Battery BL-4J , Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108  

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