Nokia Lumia 820 vs Samsung Galaxy S3

Top 19 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 820

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

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Direct updates by OS vendor
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
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237
Explicitly faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
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154
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.
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153
Wireless charging
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
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149
Has a brand lens
Yes
vs
No
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
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Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.2
vs
2.6
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. This is the widest aperture available at the minimum focal length. With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
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Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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111
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
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88
Significantly faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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83
Vastly smaller semiconductor size
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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80
Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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64
Has manual focus
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the focus.
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64
Sizably lower SAR for body (USA)
0.71 W/kg
vs
1.49 W/kg
0.78 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). 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 hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
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A tad narrower
68.5 mm
vs
70.6 mm
2.10 mm narrower
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Shorter
123.8 mm
vs
136.6 mm
12.80 mm shorter
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
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Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Juan Damian Sanchez Gallardo
8
Gps
Yes
vs
No
Here Maps y Here Drive, son gps 100% Gratis muy utiles y faciles de usar
Club Dragon Ball Z
5
Cuenta con XBox
Yes
vs
No
Xbox Live, , Si tienes un Xbox Tu Lumia y Xbox Son la mejor Combinacion
Club Dragon Ball Z
1
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 820 is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 25 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Nokia Lumia 820

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Amply more battery power
2100 mAh
vs
1650 mAh
27.27% more battery power
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Noticeably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
2 x 1.5 GHz
1.87x faster CPU clock speed
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678
Amply higher pixel density
306 ppi
vs
217 ppi
41.01% higher pixel density
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Distinctly higher resolution
1280x720 px
vs
800x480 px
2.40x higher resolution
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476
Bigger screen size
4.8 "
vs
4.3 "
11.63% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Has branded damage resistant glass
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
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Vastly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.9 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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Is DLNA certified
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
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Significantly more internal storage
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
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Thinner
8.6 mm
vs
9.9 mm
1.30 mm thinner
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93
Has a BSI sensor
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
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Lighter
133 g
vs
160 g
27 g lighter
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74
Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
3.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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62
Has a CMOS sensor
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
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Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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56
Noticeably lower SAR for head (USA)
0.55 W/kg
vs
1.37 W/kg
0.82 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). 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 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
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Vastly lower SAR for head (EU)
0.21 W/kg
vs
0.79 W/kg
0.58 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.
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1
Free Apps on Google Play
Yes
vs
No
Free Apps without having to tamper with your phone.
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0
Has a Super AMOLED Plus
Yes
vs
No
This screen has better contrast of colours
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0
Better GPU Mali 400mp
Yes
vs
No
S3 has Quad core graphics while Z10 has old Adreno 225 GPU.
Jordan Conkle
0
It's bigger and lighter
Yes
vs
No
Easy to navigate around
Hossam Arafa AbdelRehim
-1
S features
Yes
vs
No
Such as Stay awake, S Voice, Direct call, S Beam, Smart alert, AllShare cast, Pop-up play
Carlos Santiago Tarifa Rey-Stolle
-2
Supports controllers
Yes
vs
No
The system supports usb controllers, so you can play games with real controls instead of the touchscreen
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-2
Supports S beam
Yes
vs
No
Can send big sized data files faster through S beam.
Vishal Kumar Singh
-2
Android, so more apps
Yes
vs
No
Android market has 1,000,000 apps available as on July 2013
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 6 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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144
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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130
The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Ramin G. Far
15
Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
vs
No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
Aiden Richardson
12
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Johann Hofmann
7
Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
Sudeep Ramachandran
1
Beautiful shape attery backup and clear camera viwith good b
Yes
vs
No
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-9
Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720
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-22
Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

Samsung Galaxy S3 is better than Nokia Lumia 820 because...

Yes
vs
No

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