Lumia 930 vs Xperia Z2 vs iPhone 5s: specs comparison

Lumia 930 vs Xperia Z2 vs iPhone 5s: specs comparison
Two of the heavy-hitters Nokia's new Lumia 930 will have have to face, once it gets released this June, are the Sony Xperia Z2 and, naturally, the Apple iPhone 5s. Frankly, these are all top-shelf devices, and the Lumia 930 can fit into this class with remarkable ease. How do we know that? Well, Nokia's upcoming global flagship smartphone will be packed with all the hardware features needed to deliver a seamless user experience. This includes a 5" 1080p screen, a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset, a 20 MP camera with OIS and more.

Of course, Sony's Xperia Z2 and Apple's iPhone 5s are just as impressive in their grandeur, and since we just can't wait to take a nice, in-depth look at how all these smartphones compare, we simply decided to throw a quick specs match-up to see how things are shaping up. Ladies and gentlemen, behold our specs comparison!

Display

Size

4.0 inches
5.2 inches
5.0 inches

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

60.82 %
69.17 %
70.78 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 
 

Features

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Hardware

System chip

Apple A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8974-AA

Processor

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

PowerVR G6430
Adreno 330
Adreno 330

RAM

1GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

64GB, not expandable
16GB
32GB

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2)
Windows Phone, 8.1

Battery

Capacity

1570 mAh
3200 mAh
2420 mAh

Talk time

 
15.00 hours
the average is 17 h (996 min)
11.50 hours
the average is 17 h (996 min)

Stand-by time

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 20 days (472 h)
28.8 days (690 hours)
the average is 20 days (472 h)
23.0 days (552 hours)
the average is 20 days (472 h)

Talk time (3G)

10.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)
19.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)
15.50 hours
the average is 19 h (1110 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
30.8 days (740 hours)
the average is 0 days (0 h)
 

Music playback

40.00 hours
120.00 hours
86.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
10.00 hours
7.50 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
20.7 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
20 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Recording format

 
MPEG4, 3GPP
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV

Features

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
HDR
OIS, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 MP
2.2 MP
1.2 MP

Video capture

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm)
5.39 x 2.80 x 0.39 inches (137 x 71 x 9.8 mm)

Weight

3.95 oz (112.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.75 oz (163.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.89 oz (167.0 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass
 

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP58
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 
 


Related phones

Lumia 930

PhoneArena Score:

8.5

User Score:

9.7
  • OS Windows Phone 8.1
  • Display 5.0 inches 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP (Single camera) 1.2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB,
  • Battery 2420 mAh
Xperia Z2

PhoneArena Score:

9.2

User Score:

9.0
  • Display 5.2 inches 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP (Single camera) 2.2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 3GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3200 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
iPhone 5s

PhoneArena Score:

9.3

User Score:

8.6
  • Display 4.0 inches 1136 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera) 1.2 MP front
  • Hardware Apple A7 1GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, not expandable
  • Battery 1570 mAh
  • OS iOS 12.x

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