How big it really is: Nokia Lumia 1020 size comparison

How big it really is: Nokia Lumia 1020 size comparison
The Nokia Lumia 1020 is an amazingly compact device when you think about the fact that it actually features a 41-megapixel camera with its sensor almost the size of the one in a Nikon 1 compact camera.

But how big it really is and how does it fare against its biggest rivals in the smartphone field? The Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One, Sony Xperia Z and Apple iPhone 5 have all gone for extremely slim, elegant bodies.

The iPhone 5 is the absolute champ with a razor slim 7.6mm body, but the Galaxy S4 and Xperia Z are not far behind measuring 7.9mm in thickness. The HTC One is the thickest one of the bunch with a waistline of 9.3mm.

So how does the Lumia 1020 fare against them? Well, understandably the Lumia 1020 is the thickest of all 2013 flagships. Good news is it’s only slightly larger than the rest. It measures 10.4mm and weighs a fairly average 158 grams. For such a drastic difference that comes with its 41-megapixel camera, that really seems like an engineering wonder.

Update: We had to make one important correction in our size comparison. The Lumia 1020 measures 10.4mm on the side, but the camera protrudes and the hump on the back is larger, reaching nearly 14mm. On the images below, in side view, you'd only see the body of the Lumia 1020 sans the camera module, take into account that in reality the device has a noticeable hump on the back.

Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia Lumia 1020

Dimensions

5.13 x 2.81 x 0.41 inches

130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm

Weight

5.57 oz (158 g)

Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches

136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)

HTC One

HTC One

Dimensions

5.41 x 2.69 x 0.37 inches

137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)

Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5

Dimensions

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 inches

123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm

Weight

3.95 oz (112 g)

Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia Lumia 1020

Dimensions

5.13 x 2.81 x 0.41 inches

130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm

Weight

5.57 oz (158 g)

Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches

136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)

HTC One

HTC One

Dimensions

5.41 x 2.69 x 0.37 inches

137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)

Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5

Dimensions

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 inches

123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm

Weight

3.95 oz (112 g)

To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page



Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia Lumia 1020

Dimensions

5.13 x 2.81 x 0.41 inches

130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm

Weight

5.57 oz (158 g)

Nokia Lumia 920

Nokia Lumia 920

Dimensions

5.13 x 2.79 x 0.42 inches

130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7 mm

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)

Nokia 808 PureView

Nokia 808 PureView

Dimensions

4.88 x 2.37 x 0.55 inches

123.9 x 60.2 x 13.9 mm

Weight

5.96 oz (169 g)

Sony Xperia Z

Sony Xperia Z

Dimensions

5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 inches

139 x 71 x 7.9 mm

Weight

5.15 oz (146 g)

Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia Lumia 1020

Dimensions

5.13 x 2.81 x 0.41 inches

130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm

Weight

5.57 oz (158 g)

Nokia Lumia 920

Nokia Lumia 920

Dimensions

5.13 x 2.79 x 0.42 inches

130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7 mm

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)

Nokia 808 PureView

Nokia 808 PureView

Dimensions

4.88 x 2.37 x 0.55 inches

123.9 x 60.2 x 13.9 mm

Weight

5.96 oz (169 g)

Sony Xperia Z

Sony Xperia Z

Dimensions

5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 inches

139 x 71 x 7.9 mm

Weight

5.15 oz (146 g)

To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page



Related phones

Lumia 1020
  • Display 4.5" 768 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 41 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2000 mAh(13.3h 3G talk time)

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40 Comments

1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

The iPhone 5 is so tiny! lol xD

2. Pedro0x

Posts: 271; Member since: Oct 19, 2012

And yet powerful. By the way phonearena, why are you not writing the thickness around the camera at lumia 1020, it is kind of cheating from Nokia. I understand that they want the phone to look good, but I would also mention the thickness around the camera, because I would show the world that in a 20mm thick phone I managed to put such a camera in it.

4. theminolaboy

Posts: 128; Member since: May 18, 2013

Dude, click the side view.. there you have it..

14. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

LOL to that muahahahaha

38. Pedro0x

Posts: 271; Member since: Oct 19, 2012

How could I have not seen that???

8. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

that was the 808 purview days they did an amazing job keeping it compact look at the side view ! compared to the 808 they've been working hard for a year and a half also this isn't the flagship is it ?

12. MojoDojo

Posts: 102; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

The phone is 10.4 mm in thickness WITH the camera! measuring without the camera, it looks like the Lumia 925. So 8.5 mm.

16. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I don't think so. It's either 10.4 not including the camera, or 10.4 averaging in the camera hump with the rest of the phone.

17. MojoDojo

Posts: 102; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Its 10.4 with the camera hump. Go in on Nokias website and check for yourself.

21. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ot-jRLMCZ0&feature=youtube_gdata_player Just watched a hands on comparison between the lumia 920 and 1020 and it's clearly obvious the 1020 is 10.4mm thick without out the camera bump.. If it included that camera hump then the rest of the phone would be really slim like 5-6mm but in the video it show's the just the 2 body's of the phone pretty much identical..

22. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

Having said that Nokia have done a great job pretty much keeping the device same size as thelumia 920 and with the tapered edges seem to have made the phone smaller than it really is.

29. almostdone

Posts: 448; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

The L1020 is 10.4mm thick without the camera hump and with it approximately the same thickness as the 808 i.e nearly 14mm. Just use a ruler on the side view. Still very impressive for such a good camera.

30. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

no phone has nearly 7 or 8 mm thickness

31. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

They done an impressive job to have fit that awesome can in such a slim body and even if it 14mm with the hump that's still much smaller than I thought it would be..when the leaks first appeared I thought it be much thicker.

25. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

A better characterization for the iP5 would be... dinky.

3. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

ha-ha-ha. iphone so puny. (hulk voice)

5. Rehankhan

Posts: 323; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Damn that bezel

24. Mozarrt

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Bezel is manly, it adds to the great solid experience that is Nokia. The Lumia 920/1020 are the only things that look good with my Powertools, and my hammers made out of old Soviet tanks. If only it could grow a mustache.

33. papss unregistered

I agree... I actually like the bezel.

6. kaliil10

Posts: 146; Member since: May 16, 2012

Troll, they made for you a 41-Megapixel phone only to make you life better and you are talking about size its just 158gr!!! are one month kind?

7. Omar-BHR95

Posts: 184; Member since: Dec 23, 2012

The iPhone looks SOOOO LITTLE AND CUTE :D

39. almostdone

Posts: 448; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

or designed for kids.

9. nasznjoka

Posts: 418; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

the engineering is with s4 huge screen size but only 7.9 3 less than 4" iphone and only 130g

10. feres13

Posts: 307; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

I don't understand why the 1020 is SO WIDE (71.4mm wide for a 4.5" device vs 69.8mm for a 5" device (S4) )

11. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I think the comparison of the 1020, 920, and 808 is a much bigger story than comparing to the iPhone (which is so much smaller in every aspect). That they could cram the 808's camera into the 920's body and make it thinner. Impressive packaging.

34. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Read about how:http://www.wpcentral.com/inside-nokia-lumia-1020-sensor-and-camera-housing. Remained so much, true INNOVATION!

13. MachidoDen

Posts: 202; Member since: May 30, 2013

920 and 1020 looks same Even if i get lumia 920 I can fool everyone that i got 1020 atlast i will use case at the back

15. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

it perfectly describes who you are and how you atc

18. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

Soo..the design is ABSOLUTELY THE SAME as on the previous flagship.. yet Nokia fans point fingers on Apple and Samsung when they make subtle changes in design. Hypocrites

19. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

but samsung has ben using the same language in designnsince forever across every possible segment. Besides, what´s wrong in using the same design if itś great?

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