Nokia Lumia 920 vs Samsung Galaxy S III

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Display

Display size

4.5 inches
4.8 inches

Resolution

768 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

332 ppi
306 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

62.42 %
65.82 %

Peak brightness

600 cd/m2 (nit)
300 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8.7 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"
Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3"

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Video calling
Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front

1.3 megapixels
1.9 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.13 x 2.79 x 0.42 inches (130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7 mm)
5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Black, Gray, Yellow, Red, White
Black, Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer

Screen mirroring

DLNA
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s)

 
Yes

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412

Processor

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU

Adreno 225
Mali-400 MP4

RAM

1 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 64 GB

OS

Windows Phone, 8
Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

3.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
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, USB charging
USB OTG, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 18, 8, 3, 1, 7
 

UMTS

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

Data

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

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Battery

Capacity

2000 mAh
2100 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Charging

Qi wireless charging
 

Talk time

18.60 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
22.50 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
34.6 days (830 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

10.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
11.60 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)
32.1 days (770 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)

Music playback

74.00 hours
 

Video playback

6.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

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
 
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