Nokia Lumia 920 vs Samsung Galaxy S3

Top 31 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 920

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

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672
Marginally higher pixel density
332 ppi
vs
306 ppi
8.50% higher pixel density
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575
Way higher resolution
1280x768 px
vs
1280x720 px
6.67% higher resolution
anonymous
516
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
8.7 MP
vs
8 MP
8.75% more megapixels (photo)
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316
Every pixel has three subpixels
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
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278
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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264
Has stereo speakers
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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263
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Yes
vs
No
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
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234
Noticeably faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
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151
Substantially more internal storage
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
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151
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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149
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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147
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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140
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
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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138
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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109
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
104
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.
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87
Substantially faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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81
Clearly 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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78
Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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71
Vastly more microphone(s)
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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64
Vastly lower SAR for body (USA)
0.91 W/kg
vs
1.49 W/kg
0.58 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.
Ama
9
Glove friendly touchscreen
Yes
vs
No
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
Harry Hartstone
3
It comes in different colours
Yes
vs
No
Fully customizable cover
Armend Goldi
3
Has Nokia Mix Radio
Yes
vs
No
Best free music service on any platform
David Asuquo
1
Much higher assortments of coulers
Yes
vs
No
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Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
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19
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
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 920 is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 19 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Nokia Lumia 920

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1071
A shade more battery power
2100 mAh
vs
2000 mAh
5% more battery power
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836
Significantly 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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470
A bit bigger screen size
4.8 "
vs
4.5 "
6.67% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
445
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.
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284
Notably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.9 MP
vs
1.3 MP
46.15% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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243
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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95
Thinner
8.6 mm
vs
10.7 mm
2.10 mm thinner
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84
Amply lighter
133 g
vs
185 g
52 g lighter
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56
Notably lower SAR for head (USA)
0.55 W/kg
vs
1.08 W/kg
0.53 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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43
Significantly lower SAR for head (EU)
0.21 W/kg
vs
0.7 W/kg
0.49 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.
Lily Rose
1
Free Apps on Google Play
Yes
vs
No
Free Apps without having to tamper with your phone.
Vishal Kumar Singh
0
Has a Super AMOLED Plus
Yes
vs
No
This screen has better contrast of colours
Vishal Kumar Singh
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
Vishal Kumar Singh
-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
Marco Lackovic
-4
Can have a spare battery
Yes
vs
No
Having a spare battery (1) doubles the operating time allowing to use the phone stress-free and its full potential, and (2) makes it possible to use the phone unplugged while charging the other battery on an external charger.
Carlos Santiago Tarifa Rey-Stolle
-8
Has a notification LED
Yes
vs
No
The LED light alerts you to missed notifications
Qu Setia Menanti
-8
Too mainstream
Yes
vs
No
Cause lenovo is shit
Razvan Socol
-13
NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC for fastest sharing
Carlos Santiago Tarifa Rey-Stolle
-14
Has face unlock
Yes
vs
No
You can use your face to unlock the phone with the front camera
Vishal Kumar Singh
-14
Eye sensor stops screen switching off
Yes
vs
No
Clever camera mode
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A little bit narrower
70.6 mm
vs
70.8 mm
0.20 mm narrower
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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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129
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
Vivia Marcela Mina Leon
-9
Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720
Ramin G. Far
-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 920 because...

Yes
vs
No

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