Nokia Lumia 920

Announced:
Sep 05, 2012
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 30, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Nokia Lumia 920

Announced: Sep 05, 2012
Market status: Released
Release date: Oct 30, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
Read Full Review
  • Display 4.5" 768 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8.7 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2000 mAh(10.8h 3G talk time)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

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Display size:

4.5 inches

Resolution:

768 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

332 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

62.42 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Polarizing filter

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8.7 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"

Flash:

Dual LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Optical image stabilization, Video calling

Front:

1.3 megapixels

Design

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)
the average is 6 oz (170 g)

Colors:

Black, Gray, Yellow, Red, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait

GPU:

Adreno 225

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

OS:

Windows Phone, 8

Battery

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Capacity:

2000 mAh

Charging:

Qi wireless charging

Talk time:

18.60 hours
the average is 21 h (1274 min)

Stand-by time:

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)

Talk time (3G):

10.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1390 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 27 days (659 h)

Music playback:

74.00 hours

Video playback:

6.00 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 18, 8, 3, 1, 7

Data:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

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Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.68 W/kg

Body:

0.64 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box:

Nokia Fast USB Charger AC-16, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Supports wireless charging

Cons

  • Thick body (0.42 inches)
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (332 ppi)

Description

Nokia Lumia 920 is the first Windows Phone 8 flagship of the manufacturer with a modern dual-core processor, and the first with an HD screen. After all, this is what the competing mobile ecosystems have been offering in their flagships for a while now, so Nokia finally had to offer something to go spec-for-spec against the Android monstrosities, now that Microsoft caught up. Before we go into the things that set it apart from the competition, let's recap the specifications - we get a huge 4.5" screen with 1280x768 pixels of resolution, a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 chipset with LTE radio to boot, 1GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory plus 7GB of SkyDrive cloud storage, and an 8MP camera on the back with ceramic zirconium camera detailing. The screen tech is called PureMotion HD+, meaning blur-free scrolling on the curved glass display. Nokia calls it the "fastest LCD display", with up to 2.5 times faster refresh rate and new supersensitive touch technology, that allows you to use it with gloves. A new ClearBlack technology iteration is in the Lumia 920, and it adapts to the outside brightness to minimize reflectance. ClearBlack is proven to give the best smartphone visibility outside in direct sunlight, so the screen should be a looker. Pixel density on the new display is 332ppi, a record in its class, and it also sports a high-brightness mode of 600 nits.

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