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Nokia Lumia 620 vs Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

Top 47 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 620

Compared to Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

anonymous
2195
A shade more battery power
Comment
1300 mAh
vs
1219 mAh
6.64% more battery power
anonymous
1674
Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1 GHz
vs
1 x 0.6 GHz
3.33x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1397
Appreciably higher pixel density
Comment
246 ppi
vs
163 ppi
1.51x higher pixel density
anonymous
1205
A lot more RAM memory
Comment
0.5 GB
vs
0.3 GB
0.20 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1090
Modestly bigger screen size
Comment
3.8 "
vs
3.5 "
8.57% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
985
Vastly higher resolution
Comment
800x480 px
vs
640x480 px
25% higher resolution
anonymous
791
Has an external memory slot
Comment
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
533
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
460
Significantly faster downloads
Comment
21 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2.92x faster downloads
anonymous
408
A bit lighter
Comment
127 g
vs
135 g
8 g lighter
anonymous
394
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
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
384
Thinner
Comment
11 mm
vs
12.3 mm
1.30 mm thinner
anonymous
365
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
351
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
332
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
302
Has an IPS screen
Comment
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
258
Has a two-stage shutter
Comment
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
171
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
166
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
3
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
151
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
119
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
112
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
108
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
98
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
67
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
anonymous
52
Has manual white balance
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
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Yes
vs
No
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anonymous
313
Supports widgets
Comment
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
118
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
107
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
88
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
80
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
63
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
46
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
32
Has free navigation software
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
anonymous
32
Has free syncing OTA
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
Vincent Wansink
8
Is a drive in file explorer when plugged into PC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When you plug your phone into the PC using USB it shows up as a drive in file explorer so you can easily copy files to and from the phone without needing to use an app like iTunes.
Rupal Totale
5
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Josua Hutapea
3
Has Metro UI
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Metro UI is a Windows Phone 8 UI which offer us "rectangles theme" who other OS doesn't have it.
Josua Hutapea
2
Has an Xbox Music Artist Background
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It will makes your Music Player become more beautifull

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

Yes
vs
No

Top Six Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

Compared to Nokia Lumia 620

anonymous
382
Significantly more internal storage
Comment
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
anonymous
156
Noticeably more microphone(s)
Comment
2
vs
1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
91
Has a gyroscope
Comment
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
77
Significantly lower SAR for head (EU)
Comment
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.
anonymous
26
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
iOS 4.2.1
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for iOS 4.2.1
anonymous
117
Distinctly more apps available
Comment
900000
vs
300000
3x more apps available

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

Yes
vs
No

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