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Nokia Lumia 625 vs Google Nexus 4

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Nokia Lumia 625 Remove phone

Posted: 23 Jul 2013
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 29 Oct 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone 8Android (4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2) 
Dimensions5.25 x 2.84 x 0.36 inches (133.25 x 72.25 x 9.15 mm)5.27 x 2.70 x 0.36 inches (133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm) 
Weight5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Body materialPolycarbonateGlass 
Display
Physical size4.7 inches4.7 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels768 x 1280 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.

201 ppi318 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 LCDIPS LCD 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2)Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2) 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 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.

F2.4  
Focal length (35mm equivalent)28 mm  
Camera sensor size1/4"1/4" 
FeaturesCMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Panorama, ScenesCMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Voice activation 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesContinuous autofocus, Video callingVideo calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA1.3 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 S4 Plus MSM8930Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 
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, 1200 MHz, KraitQuad core, 1500 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processorAdreno 305Adreno 320 
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 RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB  
Battery
Talk time23.90 hours
the average is 12 h (690 min)
15.30 hours
the average is 12 h (690 min)
 
Stand-by time 16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 20 days (488 h)
 
Talk time (3G)15.20 hours
the average is 15 h (915 min)
  
Video call time6.80 hours  
Capacity2000 mAh2100 mAh 
Not user replaceable Yes 
Wireless charging Built-in 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Dolby HeadphoneAlbum art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer 10  
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Flickr, Picasa/Google+, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE800 (band 20), 1800 (band 3), 2600 (band 7) MHz  
DataLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), , HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
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, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningA-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Turn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n, n 5GHz 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
OtherDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, NFC, DLNA, Miracast, SlimPort, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer 
Hearing aid compatibility M3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced23 Jul 201329 Oct 2012 
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia AC-50 MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide, SIM Door KeyUSB sync/charge cable, AC Adapter and cable, SIM ejection tool, Safety and Warranty information, Quick start guide 

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