Nokia Lumia 620 vs Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

Top 41 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 620

Compared to Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

anonymous
1073
Modestly more battery power
1300 mAh
vs
1219 mAh
6.64% more battery power
anonymous
838
Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1 GHz
vs
1 x 0.6 GHz
3.33x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
675
Sizably higher pixel density
246 ppi
vs
163 ppi
1.51x higher pixel density
anonymous
632
Plenty more RAM memory
0.5 GB
vs
0.3 GB
0.20 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
577
Noticeably higher resolution
800x480 px
vs
640x480 px
25% higher resolution
anonymous
473
A little bit bigger screen size
3.8 "
vs
3.5 "
8.57% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
446
Has an external memory slot
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
anonymous
244
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
235
Clearly faster downloads
21 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2.92x faster downloads
anonymous
223
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
201
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
195
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
152
Has a two-stage shutter
Yes
vs
No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
anonymous
140
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
105
Has an IPS screen
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
anonymous
96
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
95
Thinner
11 mm
vs
12.3 mm
1.30 mm thinner
anonymous
85
Slightly lighter
127 g
vs
135 g
8 g lighter
anonymous
72
Newer Bluetooth version
3
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
64
Has a flash
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
55
Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
55
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
52
Has a front camera
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
40
Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
39
Has touch autofocus
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
anonymous
196
Supports widgets
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
anonymous
94
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Yes
vs
No
Anna Maria Priolo
41
Has Microsoft Office
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
anonymous
37
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
27
Has free navigation software
Yes
vs
No
Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
anonymous
27
Has free syncing OTA
Yes
vs
No
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
anonymous
11
Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Juan Damian Sanchez Gallardo
7
Gps
Yes
vs
No
Here Maps y Here Drive, son gps 100% Gratis muy utiles y faciles de usar
Club Dragon Ball Z
4
Cuenta con XBox
Yes
vs
No
Xbox Live, , Si tienes un Xbox Tu Lumia y Xbox Son la mejor Combinacion
Club Dragon Ball Z
0
Mejor Menu de Aplicasiones
Yes
vs
No
Todas las aplicaciones estan cuidadosamente ordenadas alfabéticamente, lo que permite mas rapidez de cambio entre una aplicacion a otra

Nokia Lumia 620 is better than Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Five Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

Compared to Nokia Lumia 620

anonymous
152
Sizably more internal storage
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
anonymous
71
Notably more microphone(s)
2
vs
1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
55
Has a gyroscope
Yes
vs
No
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
anonymous
43
Notably lower SAR for head (EU)
0.45 W/kg
vs
0.84 W/kg
0.39 W/kg lower SAR for head (EU). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 2.0 W/kg in the EU.
iOS 4.2.1
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for iOS 4.2.1
anonymous
96
Measurably more apps available
900000
vs
165000
5.45x more apps available
Ramin G. Far
-24
Efficient use of the battery
Yes
vs
No
Remy Dovers
-28
Consistent application icons
Yes
vs
No
More aesthetically pleasing

Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB is better than Nokia Lumia 620 because...

Yes
vs
No

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