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Nokia Lumia 920 vs Nokia Lumia 820 vs Nokia Lumia 620

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Nokia Lumia 920 Remove phone

Posted: 05 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - AT&T
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Nokia Lumia 820 Remove phone

Posted: 05 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released
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Nokia Lumia 620 Remove phone

Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSWindows Phone 8Windows Phone 8Windows Phone 8
Dimensions5.13 x 2.79 x 0.42 inches (130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7 mm)4.87 x 2.70 x 0.39 inches (123.8 x 68.5 x 9.9 mm)4.54 x 2.41 x 0.43 inches (115.4 x 61.1 x 11 mm)
Weight6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.48 oz (127 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
Display
Physical size4.5 inches4.3 inches3.8 inches
Resolution768 x 1280 pixels480 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.

332 ppi217 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.

IPS LCDAMOLEDIPS LCD
Colors16 777 21616 777 21616 777 216
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touchMulti-touch
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass, Polarizing filterLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor
Camera
Camera8.7 megapixels8 megapixels5 megapixels
FlashDual LEDDual LEDLED
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.

F2.0F2.2F2.4
Focal length (35mm equivalent)26 mm28 mm28 mm
Camera sensor size1/3"1/3.2" 
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Macro mode, Night modeAutofocus, Touch to focus, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Macro mode, Night modeCMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Touch to focus, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Scenes
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Video callingContinuous autofocus, Video callingVideo light, Video calling
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 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 MSM8960Qualcomm 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, 1500 MHz, KraitDual core, 1000 MHz, Krait
Graphics processorAdreno 225Adreno 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.

1024 MB RAM1024 MB RAM512 MB RAM
Built-in storage32 GB8 GB8 GB
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB
Battery
Talk time18.60 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
15.40 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
14.60 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
Stand-by time19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Talk time (3G)10.80 hours
the average is 14 h (855 min)
8.10 hours
the average is 14 h (855 min)
9.90 hours
the average is 14 h (855 min)
Stand-by time (3G)19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 29 days (695 h)
15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 29 days (695 h)
13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 29 days (695 h)
Capacity2000 mAh1650 mAh1300 mAh
Not user replaceableYes  
Wireless chargingBuilt-inOptional 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer 10Internet Explorer 10Internet Explorer 10
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Twitter
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE800 (band 18), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz800 (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, GPRSLTE Cat3 Downlink 100 Mbit/s, LTE Cat3/4 Uplink 50 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
Micro SIMYesYesYes
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 positioningGPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.03.04.0
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n
Mobile hotspotYesYesYes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB chargingUSB charging
OtherNFC, DLNA, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic 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/s for Noise cancellationfor Noise cancellation
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Availability
Officially announced05 Sep 201205 Sep 201205 Dec 2012
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia Fast USB Charger AC-16, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guideNokia AC-50 MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Product user guideNokia AC-50 MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Battery BL-4J , Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108

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