Nokia Lumia 920 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

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Display

Display size

4.5 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

768 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

332 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

62.42 %
71.91 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness

600 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8.7 megapixels
13 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: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.14 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Software Features

Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Macro mode, Night mode
Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, HDR, Panorama, Scenes, Effects

Video recording

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

Recording format

MPEG4, H.264
 

Features

Optical image stabilization, Video calling
Digital image stabilization

Front

1.3 megapixels
2 megapixels

Video capture

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

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.13 x 2.79 x 0.42 inches (130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7 mm)
5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Features

 
Notification light

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gray, Yellow, Red, White
Black, 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

Screen mirroring

DLNA
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats

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

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GPP
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, WMV

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974

Processor

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300

GPU

Adreno 225
Adreno 320

RAM

1 GB LPDDR2
2 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Windows Phone, 8
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

3.0
4.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out

HDMI

 
Yes

Charging connector

microUSB
microUSB

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer

Other

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 18, 8, 3, 1, 7
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2000 mAh
2600 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)
 

Stand-by time

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

Talk time (3G)

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

Stand-by time (3G)

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)
15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 24 days (575 h)

Music playback

74.00 hours
62.00 hours

Video playback

6.00 hours
11.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

Internet Explorer 10
 

supports

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

Built-in online services support

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

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, Notes
Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator

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

Windows Live / MSN
Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Mar 14, 2013

 
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.68 W/kg
0.50 W/kg

Body

0.64 W/kg
0.65 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.17 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.67 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
 

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 05, 2012
Mar 14, 2013
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