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Nokia Lumia 820 vs Nokia Lumia 520

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

4.3 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution:

800 x 480 pixels, 217 PPI
800 x 480 pixels, 235 PPI

Technology:

AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

62.04 %
58.46 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Dual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait

GPU:

Adreno 225
Adreno 305

RAM:

1GB LPDDR2
0.5GB

Internal storage:

8GB
8GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Windows Phone, 8
Windows Phone, 8.1, 8

Battery

Capacity:

1650 mAh
1430 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus)
5 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 28 mm

Video recording:

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

Features:

Continuous autofocus, Video calling

Front:

0.3 MP VGA

Video capture:

640x480 (VGA)

Design

Dimensions:

4.87 x 2.70 x 0.39 inches (123.8 x 68.5 x 9.9 mm)
4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 inches (119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm)

Weight:

5.64 oz (160.0 g)
4.37 oz (124.0 g)

Features:

Interchangeable covers

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Purple, Yellow, Blue, Red, White, Gray
Black, Yellow, Red, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

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

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 18, 2012
Mar 06, 2013

FCC ID value:

PYARM-825
QTLRM-915

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.34 W/kg
0.86 W/kg

Body:

0.71 W/kg
0.88 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg
1.26 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.99 W/kg
1.21 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 184 / € 139

In The Box:

Nokia AC-50 MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Product user guide
High Efficiency Charger AC-20, Nokia Battery BL-5J, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-189CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Quick guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 05, 2012
Feb 25, 2013
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