Nokia swings another infographic at iPhone

Nokia swings another infographic at iPhone
Just because the iPhone is the current big guy on the block does not mean the competition around it does not mean business.

Nokia UK placed a straightforward comparison between its upcoming Lumia 920 and the iPhone 5 on their Facebook page. It does not reveal anything we do not already know, but it does highlight the distinct differences we have all been talking about.

From screen size, to user experience and camera to color choices, Nokia makes its case against the Apple benchmark. What is odd however, is in the lower right corner, Nokia shows five colors to select from, black, white, grey, red and yellow, but the graphic itself also shows purple and the elusive cyan rendering which has been subject to much speculation

Another area that might be regarded as amusing is Nokia’s comparison in the accessories realm. Nokia cites the impressive Nokia Purity Pro by Monster wireless headsets as part of their comparison to the iPhone 5’s included EarPods. First, given that the Purity Pro headsets cost about $375 by themselves, and we can safely assume that they will not be included with the Lumia 920 (or any Nokia phone for that matter), it does not approach an even comparison there. Second, love it or hate it, there is pretty much an iPhone accessory for just about everything, from socks to toilet paper docks. We do not envision Nokia being able to penetrate the accessory market quite so…completely.

Those two items aside, the comparison is pretty even handed. Nokia UK tagged their graphic with the caption, “Good things come to those that wait.” We agree, but we are still waiting for an official release date, then we can wait for the Lumia itself. 

sources: Nokia UK’s Facebook via My Nokia Blog

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77 Comments

1. Auggie69

Posts: 10; Member since: Jul 11, 2011

Burn!!!!! ;-)

19. buccob

Posts: 2963; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

I would love Nokia to succeed but this infographic is misleading... "Accesory: earbus"? really? As much as I love my galaxy S3 and android... I wish we had as many accesories the iPhones get... "higher res screen" that one is true, but ppi is not. It does not make any noticeable difference. This graph makes Nokia sound desperate

22. captainqtp

Posts: 16; Member since: Jun 25, 2010

Nokia in fact does have a higher PPI. Also it is 600 nits vs 500 for the iphone. Nits measure brightness. The only metrics the iphone 5 screens win on, is that it is thinner and it may possibly display colors more accurately.

30. triPleD

Posts: 13; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

Nokia put their foot into this phone, i got to confess its better than the iphone 5...im def still getting the iphone 5 but this phone is awesome, and also the htc note 2 i believe its called...i really hope apple takes a 2,3 year hiatus and do some soul searching to come out with something even better...competition is always good

37. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Yeah, the iPhone is really good and I do like it, but I would only get one if I really liked Macs and was in the whole Apple ecosystem thing. Have fun with it though, it'll be cool! :)

46. metalpoet unregistered

dude you just put your foot in your mouth! You say the Nokia Lumia is better than the iPhone 5 yet your still going to get an iPhone! And the fact that you thought HTC made the Note 2 truly scraes me haha! Congratulations Apple youve brainwashed people like "triPled" to get the iPhone even though they clearly stated that another phone was better!

48. triPleD

Posts: 13; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

nope, i did not, i prefer apple products to any other brand, key word of course being "prefer"...lol i even prefer my iphone 4s to the lumia 920...i do not know why anyone would be concerned with me thinking that htc made the note 2, dont really pay attention to any other phone brand other than iphones, so i dont really know nor really care what is out there, however regardless of who made it the phone is awesome... if i see a phone that i think is better than the iphone 5, i would def say so, and still stick to my iphone because i "prefer" apple products..."prefer" preference, hopefully a dictionary definition is not necessary...hmm i guess i am brainwashed lol, one of those rare human beings that love a brand over others regardless of specs or features

58. aoikemono27

Posts: 177; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

You can always tell who the internet troll is. The one that always sounds like an ass.

2. a1000smiles4u

Posts: 84; Member since: Apr 24, 2012

Nokia really trying it hard

17. Hammerfest

Posts: 384; Member since: May 12, 2012

they really dont have to... Im not a Windows Phone fan AT ALL, but with a gun to my head I would chose the Nokia device any day, any time, any place...

18. arsenaljimenez

Posts: 198; Member since: May 03, 2012

They need to unbrainwash those apple fans

54. badini007

Posts: 18; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

You mean reprogram them. It impossible except few, I used to love Nokia and never thought of switching to any other brand but after a very bad experience with N97 mini (firmware updated twice) which was hanging 3-5 times in a day after three months I bought SGS1 and currently I am using SGS2. If I had to express my experience in a word that would be "FREEEEEEDOM".

27. natesvlogs

Posts: 40; Member since: May 15, 2012

they need to stay in business before they start being arrogant. They're the cockiest company and they continue to lose ground. I would root for them if they didn't come off as assholes

32. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

i agree and disagree...the jellybean pic was nokia jumping the gun and just looking stupid....but these ad/ pics show perfectly how far better there product is to the iphone ( proclaimed best smartphone by many reviewers) and as for arrogance, the most arrogant company has to be apple...no other company comes close

59. aoikemono27

Posts: 177; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

When you are the market leader, people will continue to take potshots at you. Some more desperately than others.

75. arsenaljimenez

Posts: 198; Member since: May 03, 2012

So are you saying that these comparisons aren't true?

3. Savage unregistered

Looks like every OEM is taking full opportunity having a go at iPhone 5's failure. It'll take a lot more than that to make deluded fans see sense.

13. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

fans don;t have commonsense. They go (lady) gaga over nonsense :)

52. PhansMuneeb

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

The only thing that i love in IOs is the Games or else who will buy 200$? piece of s**t for 600-700$?

61. aoikemono27

Posts: 177; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Apple haters are even more deluded. It's just really sad.Apple haters are even more deluded. It's just really sad.

70. Savage unregistered

Fix your iKeyboard first.

4. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Yeah even the Nokia with the Lumia 920 makes a more compelling phone than Apple these days. I have to say the Nokia Lumia is a very sexy phone. Looks & is so much better than the busted looking iPhone 5. To me the iPhone 5 is just a longer iPhone 4 which came out way back in 2010. People it's almost 2013. lol

36. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

I should find a way to copyright "iphone4Stretch", or as I call it, "iFail4Stretch"

56. tegradragon

Posts: 68; Member since: May 23, 2012

''even' Nokia with the Lumia 920'? Just 'Nokia with the Lumia 920' :) iPhone's design is super outdated.

60. aoikemono27

Posts: 177; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

The Lumia 920 is just a bigger N9 of yesteryear. And you are right. It's almost 2013 and the fabled Nokia phnne that will pull the company out of the hole it dug for itself by sitting on its laurels with Symbian and 600mhz phones still has no release date.

5. lumialove

Posts: 75; Member since: May 16, 2012

Maybe Nokia should have made a infographic regarding the sales of iPhone and nokia's since 2007.

8. JesterB

Posts: 17; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Nokia sells 1 million phones world wide everyday.

23. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Now that was funny.

49. SuperUser

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Thats not funny kiddo. Thats a fact

6. AppleConspiracy

Posts: 637; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

These attempts from competition to "prove" the obvious not only say something about how pathetic and hopeless they are, but also that iPhone is a symbolic reference of a smartphone despite all distancing in so-called "innovation". If Nokia and Samsung were that self-confident, they wouldn't so much care to compare themselves to such an "obsolete" phone.

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