Top 24 Reasons for the Nokia Lumia 820

Top 33 Reasons for the Samsung Galaxy S3

 
 
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Top 24 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 820

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

656
Vastly faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
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21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads

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653
Wireless charging
Comment
Yes
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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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631
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
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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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558
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.

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440
Has a dual-LED flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

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407
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2.2
vs
2.6
Wider aperture at 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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383
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.

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349
A little narrower
Comment
68.5 mm
vs
70.6 mm
2.10 mm narrower

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278
Shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
136.6 mm
12.80 mm shorter

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256
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.

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249
Substantially smaller semiconductor size
Comment
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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214
Notably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads

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189
Has manual focus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the focus.

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133
Substantially lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
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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Matias Ilonen
23
Glove friendly touchscreen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.

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Nelson Campos
2
Supports Glance Screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Glance is a Windows Phone 8 feature that allows you to look at the clock and selected notifications (eg: mail, facebook, dropped calls etc) att all times, or when you take it off the pocket (configurable)

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Nelson Campos
2
It has changeable covers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Covers can be swapped. Users can buy different color covers and swap them as they will.

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Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
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396
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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141
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

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108
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

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Rupal Totale
19
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Vincent Wansink
15
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.

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Josua Hutapea
11
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.

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Josua Hutapea
10
Has an Xbox Music Artist Background
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It will makes your Music Player become more beautifull

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Top 33 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Nokia Lumia 820

3564
A lot more battery power
Comment
2100 mAh
vs
1650 mAh
27.27% more battery power

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2880
Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
2 x 1.5 GHz
1.87x faster CPU clock speed

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2440
Much higher pixel density
Comment
306 ppi
vs
217 ppi
41.01% higher pixel density

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2018
Bigger screen size
Comment
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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1647
Clearly higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
800x480 px
2.40x higher resolution

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1429
Clearly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.9 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)

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1084
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
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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1012
Lighter
Comment
133 g
vs
160 g
27 g lighter

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859
Thinner
Comment
8.6 mm
vs
9.9 mm
1.30 mm thinner

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716
Appreciably more internal storage
Comment
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage

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576
Is DLNA certified
Comment
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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309
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
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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269
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3.1
Newer Bluetooth version

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220
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
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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210
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

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112
Significantly lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
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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94
Measurably lower SAR for head (EU)
Comment
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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89
Marginally less body volume
Comment
82.94 cm³
vs
83.5 cm³
0.68% less body volume

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Mayschell Mahammed
10
Smart stay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The screen switchws off if you are not looking at it

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Drini Nosi
3
Has Radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Dami Agunbiade
3
Zero Shutter Lag
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This means photos are much more sharper and can be taken in less than 0.5 seconds

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Adrian Carrillo
2
Notification light
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Jadian JaJa Clarke
2
Body has perfect size–not too big
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The size is much bigger ,which can be suitable or unsuitable.

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Sacha Tremblay
1
Louder speaker
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This speaker is louder and clearer

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Sacha Tremblay
1
LED light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Able to see notification without turning on the screen

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
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429
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

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310
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

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273
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Samsung Exynos 4412
160
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

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ARM Cortex-A9
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for ARM Cortex-A9
108
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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106
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

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105
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).

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