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Nokia Lumia 920 Remove phone

Posted: 05 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 03 May 2012
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 19 Sep 2012
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSWindows Phone, 8Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), TouchWiz UX UIWindows Phone, 8.1, 8
Dimensions5.13 x 2.79 x 0.42 inches (130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7 mm)5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)5.21 x 2.61 x 0.40 inches (132.3 x 66.2 x 10.1 mm)
Weight6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
Materials Main body: plastic 
ColorsBlack, Gray, Yellow, Red, WhiteBlack, Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, WhiteBlack, Yellow, Blue, Red
Display
Physical size4.5 inches4.8 inches4.3 inches
Resolution768 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels720 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.

332 ppi306 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.

IPS LCDSuper AMOLEDS-LCD 2
Screen-to-body ratio62.42 %65.82 %58.10 %
Peak brightness600 cd/m2 (nit)300 cd/m2 (nit) 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Polarizing filterLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)
Camera
Camera8.7 megapixels8 megapixels8 megapixels
FlashDual LEDLEDLED
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.

F2.0F2.6F2.0
Focal length (35mm equivalent)26 mm 28 mm
Camera sensor size1/3"1/3" 
Hardware FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo taggingFace detection, Self-timer, Geo taggingGeo tagging
SettingsExposure compensation, White balance presetsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesMacro mode, Night modeBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
FeaturesOptical image stabilization, Video callingDigital image stabilization, Video callingVideo calling
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels1.9 megapixels2 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 PlusSamsung Exynos 4 QuadQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus
ModelMSM89604412MSM8960
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, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Graphics processorAdreno 225ARM Mali-400/MP4Adreno 225
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 RAM1024 MB RAM
Built-in storage32 GB32 GB16 GB
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Capacity2000 mAh2100 mAh1800 mAh
User replaceable YesYes
Wireless chargingBuilt-in (Qi)OptionalBuilt-in (Qi)
Talk time18.60 hours
the average is 14 h (825 min)
22.50 hours
the average is 14 h (825 min)
11.30 hours
the average is 14 h (825 min)
Stand-by time19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 16 days (384 h)
34.6 days (830 hours)
the average is 16 days (384 h)
12.1 days (290 hours)
the average is 16 days (384 h)
Talk time (3G)10.80 hours
the average is 16 h (960 min)
11.60 hours
the average is 16 h (960 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 22 days (517 h)
32.1 days (770 hours)
the average is 22 days (517 h)
 
Music playback74.00 hours  
Video playback6.00 hours  
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Multimedia
MirroringDLNADLNA, Miracast, MHL, MirrorLinkDLNA
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizerAlbum art cover, Background playback, Beats Audio
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker
Cellular
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 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 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) MHz 700 (band 17), 1700/2100 (band 4) MHz
DataLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
Micro SIMYesYesYes
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.04.03.1, EDR
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
Mobile hotspotYesYesYes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingUSB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
HDMI via microUSB 
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, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)Turn-by-turn navigation
OtherNFC, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Computer sync, OTA sync
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights (Multiple color), Haptic 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) Yes 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Compass
Hearing aid compatibility  M3, T3
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Availability
Officially announced05 Sep 201203 May 201219 Sep 2012
Shopping information
AccessoriesNokia Fast USB Charger AC-16, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide  
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 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

  05 Oct 2012
  FCC ID value: NM8PM23300 link
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head0.68 W/kg 0.78 W/kg
Body0.64 W/kg 0.75 W/kg
Product Specific Use  0.78 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission  1.26 W/kg

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