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Nokia Lumia 920 vs Samsung Galaxy S3

Top 43 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 920

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

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A shade higher pixel density
332 ppi
vs
306 ppi
8.50% higher pixel density
anonymous
894
Lots higher resolution
1280x768 px
vs
1280x720 px
6.67% higher resolution
anonymous
888
Measurably more megapixels (photo)
8.7 MP
vs
8 MP
8.75% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
563
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.
anonymous
481
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.
anonymous
470
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.
anonymous
461
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.
anonymous
404
Distinctly faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
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319
Significantly more internal storage
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
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311
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.
anonymous
297
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
265
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
235
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
214
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.
anonymous
214
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
214
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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151
Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
140
Significantly 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.
anonymous
137
Distinctly faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
129
Considerably 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.
anonymous
99
Clearly 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
18
Glove friendly touchscreen
Yes
vs
No
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
Harry Hartstone
13
It comes in different colours
Yes
vs
No
Fully customizable cover
Cody Robinson
12
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Armend Goldi
5
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
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72
Is a multi-user system
Yes
vs
No
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67
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Anna Maria Priolo
51
Has Microsoft Office
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
anonymous
38
Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Club Dragon Ball Z
9
Cuenta con XBox
Yes
vs
No
Xbox Live, , Si tienes un Xbox Tu Lumia y Xbox Son la mejor Combinacion
Vincent Wansink
6
Is a drive in file explorer when plugged into PC
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
4
Has a btter touch
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
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62
Explicitly higher ram speed
500 MHz
vs
400 MHz
100 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
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42
Higher GeekBench result
509
vs
428
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
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35
Has integrated LTE
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Qualcomm Adreno 225
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 225
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49
Explicitly higher floating-point performance
0.0288 TFLOPS
vs
0.02 TFLOPS
0.01 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
39
Explicitly higher pixel rate
2.4 GPixel/s
vs
0.5 GPixel/s
1.90 GPixel/s higher pixel rate. The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.
Qualcomm Krait
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait
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53
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
anonymous
39
Notably wider front-end
3
vs
2
1 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
anonymous
39
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
29
Substantially more bits executed at a time
128
vs
64
64 more bits executed at a time. NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.

Nokia Lumia 920 is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 22 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Nokia Lumia 920

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1936
Slightly more battery power
2100 mAh
vs
2000 mAh
5% more battery power
anonymous
1488
Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
2 x 1.5 GHz
1.87x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
948
A little 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
724
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
620
Considerably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.9 MP
vs
1.3 MP
46.15% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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475
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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326
Amply lighter
133 g
vs
185 g
52 g lighter
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314
Thinner
8.6 mm
vs
10.7 mm
2.10 mm thinner
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89
Significantly 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.
anonymous
72
Distinctly 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.
Carlos Santiago Tarifa Rey-Stolle
1
Supports controllers
Yes
vs
No
The system supports usb controllers, so you can play games with real controls instead of the touchscreen
Sourab Banerjee
1
Better gpu mali 400 mp4
Yes
vs
No
Ana D'Angiolella
0
Better sound quality
Yes
vs
No
Using the Sennheiser's own transducer to deliver the best quality sound
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-124
A little bit narrower
70.6 mm
vs
70.8 mm
0.20 mm narrower
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-189
Less body volume
82.94 cm³
vs
98.71 cm³
19.01% less body volume
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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232
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
203
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.
anonymous
56
Is free and open source
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.
anonymous
50
Supports Java
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
31
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Samsung Exynos 4412
anonymous
40
Sizably more CPU threads
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
ARM Mali 400 MP4
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for ARM Mali 400 MP4
anonymous
76
Considerably faster GPU clock speed
533 MHz
vs
400 MHz
133 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Samsung Galaxy S3 is better than Nokia Lumia 920 because...

Yes
vs
No

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