Nokia Lumia 928 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

Arguably the two best handsets for their respective platforms, the Lumia 928 might seem insignificant against the imposing presence of Sammy’s flagship, but the true test to find a winner is to pit the two head-to-head in each category...
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5. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

s4 FTW

33. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

Lumia 928 is also gives equal performance, and you have to pay double of 928 for S4 . of course you'll get octa-core processor+2GB RAM+1080p Display with S4 but lumia 928 does performs well with its Dual-core processor and offers better results with its 8.7MP pure-view camera. So both are best having some pros and cons , choice is yours....

3. fsnas

Posts: 122; Member since: Jun 18, 2012

M$ needs to react faster!! I'm a WP8 user but it's really depressing to wait for MS minor but really important updates like: - seperating phone ringtone volume from media volume. - screen rotation lock. - customizing notification ringtones. - flexibility in rewinding and forwarding videos - killing apps in multitasking and for major updates: - Notification center - high resolution screen - multi-cores - dual-SIM support - etc..

12. PhansMuneeb

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

^this. The only reasons I sold my lumia 710 was for above features which I think Android has covered. ...

20. rahulz

Posts: 117; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

Yes my friend, WP does lack alot of minor features which means alot to normal user hope all will be coming in next blue or 8.1 update...

44. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

i'm in is good on their area, but MS need to quick.

46. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

Yep Nokia are doing there bit, Microsoft needs to step up there game.


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Totally agree! But you won't be getting none of those feautres. Exclusive to Android™®© And if you do,we will kick you're @ss, and Litigate you, hahahahaha. And all green to all above ®

65. windork

Posts: 16; Member since: May 24, 2013

Dear TROLL, Who do you like? You seem to just hate on Windows Phone then say "GS4 looks like crap" (which is true) but then you say this, "Windows Phone won't get there" (Which is false, 145,000 apps already) So please good troll, tell me who it is that isn't crap

72. OldWarrior632

Posts: 14; Member since: Jun 03, 2013

I have to agree with you on $MSFT, but from the point of view of a normal user, I actually like the looks of the Galaxy better. That said, I own a 928, and Photography is one of my hobbies. The 928 actually takes very good pictures. While the GS has an added memory card from what I read, I offload my pictures daily when I recharge anyway. If I want to do heavy duty photos. I switch to an SLR anyway. I find that after about 100k Apps, it is rare that one appears that is new or a serious upgrade of an old one. The worst part of the 928 is not the phone, but the lack of Marketing. Not having used a GS, I cannot comment on comparison, but I did compare my 928 to other phones including my landline, and the people I called all reported the 928 to be the clearest voice.

94. Mirosti

Posts: 9; Member since: May 08, 2013

I totally agree with you on those, but still i think WP is the best smart phone platform ever! I'm just in love with my Nokia Lumia 800 (WP7.8). WP is perfect to me :)


Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

I would choose the Lumia 928, the S4 design is ulgy and Android is outdated!

11. PhansMuneeb

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

I agree with s4, but what were you thinking when writing Android is outdated ??

13. sukimtk

Posts: 13; Member since: May 04, 2013

let him, cant you see that he is wp fan boy :D i hve ativ s and i love wp8 but some1 like android more and that doesnt mean that other os is worse or better :/ every1 have his opinion and both wp8 and android are good


Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

How can i be a WP8 fanboy if i dont own a WP8 device!


Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

I mean the icons i dont like it anymore, it looks and feels outdated! It is slow and laggy! After my ICS device it will not buy a Adroid device anymore!

19. rahulz

Posts: 117; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

After using wp i figured out wp does have icons in app drawer just unified in small squares and live tiles are widgets which you cant interact with. But i must say it definitely looks beautiful

27. SleepingOz unregistered

You have always been bashing Android/defending nokia here and now you you telling us that you own an Android device? Ok, we trust you.. lol


Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

I have a Transformer wit ICS and my girl a ExperiaT with JB yes both lags and are slow en with al lot of bugs!. And i use a N9 which is still faster than the Experria T of my girl. So when people say ithat i lie about the issues we have, i would say get a life fanboys. Because many people have similar issues with Android devices!

82. Pedro0x

Posts: 271; Member since: Oct 19, 2012

This is not android problem, this is SONY and ASUS problem. They failed at optimizing their devices. You must root it and put a new kernel and ROM on your device. It should run way better now. And do not think that WP does not lag, everytime I have used it, it lagged just as much as other android high-end devices.

29. noim1

Posts: 297; Member since: May 15, 2012

Did you even use Jelly Bean ??? if u want to enjoy Android then go get a Flagship Device....Don't Wine abt android if u have a low end android device ...


Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

My girl has a Experia T with JB on it, project butter sure the phone is still slow and laggy. Alarm does not go off, sound is gone often, browser closes it self everytime. So no Android for me anymore.


Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

I dont think ExperiaT and Asus Transformers are low end devices! And even you 2gb ram or a octacore in a droid device it will not help because Android is not optimized for it!

42. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

My phone WAS a flagship device just 18 months ago. Now it's obsolete and, yes, laggy. Maybe this is more of a Verizon/HTC problem, but the fact is I was never even offered JB. And no, I shouldn't be forced to root just to keep up. So if Nokia can promise me better service, I'll give them a good hard look.

37. PhansMuneeb

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

yeah you r right android is laggy as hell even on my 1ghz dual core Samsung galaxy s Advance (Android Jellybean v4.1).... and for wp I decided to sell it as soon as ms announced that wp7.5 devices will not be updated to wp8 (plz no wp7.8 thing again)... openness is what I liked about Symbian and Android has fulfilled my all demands easily....

17. rahulz

Posts: 117; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

Outdated... Oh i got it you are a fanboy. i use wp8 smartphone bcuz its suits me but i must say android is in its own league with tons of features. And android 4.2 jellybean is two years ahead of ios &wp

66. windork

Posts: 16; Member since: May 24, 2013

IOS has more apps (773,000 vs 650,000) WP has live tiles (amazing look vs 4 years of NO change) What exactly is it ahead on?

79. OldWarrior632

Posts: 14; Member since: Jun 03, 2013

Just how many of those 773k apps have you downloaded, and how many do you use? After you DL about 50, how many that you bought did you have to delete to make room for more?

85. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

I don't need to say anything to highlight your stupidity other than....oh dear

21. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

Cough cough go die cough cough
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