Microsoft Lumia 650 vs Nokia Lumia 925

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Display

Size

5.0 inches
4.5 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
768 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

297 PPI
334 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

68.49 %
62.42 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2)

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 8909 v2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960

Processor

Quad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait

GPU

Adreno 304
Adreno 225

RAM

1GB
1GB LPDDR2

Internal storage

16GB
16GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Windows (10 Mobile)
Windows Phone, 8

Battery

Capacity

2000 mAh
2000 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Talk time

 
18.30 hours
the average is 18 h (1103 min)

Stand-by time

26.0 days (624 hours)
the average is 21 days (515 h)
18.0 days (432 hours)
the average is 21 days (515 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
12.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1399 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)

Talk time (4G)

16 hours
 

Music playback

 
55.00 hours

Video playback

 
6.60 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8.7 megapixels

Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Software Features

Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets
Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Panorama, Macro mode, Night mode, Scenes

Video recording

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Recording format

MPEG4, H.264
MPEG4, H.264

Features

Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Video calling

Front

5 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Video capture

1280x720 (HD)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.59 x 2.79 x 0.27 inches (142 x 70.9 x 6.9 mm)
5.08 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches (129 x 70.6 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

4.30 oz (122 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)
4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
 

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 18(800 Lower), 8(900), 3(1800), 1(2100), 7(2600)

UMTS

850, 900, 2100 MHz
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

 
DLNA

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
MP3, AAC, eAAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), MP4, AMR, 3GP

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

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

Radio

FM
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
3.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Handsfree (HFP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
 

Internet browsing

Browser

 
Internet Explorer 10

supports

HTML, HTML5
HTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS 3, XML

Built-in online services support

Facebook, YouTube (upload), Twitter
Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter

Phone features

Notifications

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

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, Wallet, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator, Notes

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Skype
Windows Live / MSN, Skype

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 26, 2013

 
FCC ID value: PYARM-892 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.27 W/kg

Body

 
0.80 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.54 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.38 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Product user guide, Battery, Charger
Nokia AC-50 MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide, SIM Door Key

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 15, 2016
May 14, 2013
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