Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Nokia Lumia 720

Top 47 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4

Compared to Nokia Lumia 720

anonymous
2804
Way more battery power
Comment
2600 mAh
vs
2000 mAh
30% more battery power
anonymous
2251
Clearly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.9 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
3.80x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1892
Considerably higher pixel density
Comment
441 ppi
vs
217 ppi
2.03x higher pixel density
anonymous
1516
Bigger screen size
Comment
5 "
vs
4.3 "
16.28% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1434
Distinctly more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
0.5 GB
1.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1374
Sizably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
6.7 MP
1.94x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1324
Appreciably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
800x480 px
5.40x higher resolution
anonymous
1067
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.3 MP
1.54x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
755
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
592
Thinner
Comment
7.9 mm
vs
9 mm
1.10 mm thinner
anonymous
555
Vastly faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21.1 MBits/s
4.74x faster downloads
anonymous
521
Notably more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
8 GB
56 GB more internal storage
anonymous
478
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.
anonymous
428
Vastly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
380
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
vs
No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
anonymous
207
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
196
Supports ANT+
Comment
Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
anonymous
179
Clearly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
178
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.
anonymous
155
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
112
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
107
Substantially lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.85 W/kg
vs
1.24 W/kg
0.39 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.
Faizan Ali
17
Ir blaster
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Have a ir blaster
anonymous
7
Somewhat less body volume
Comment
75.32 cm³
vs
78 cm³
3.56% less body volume
Navjot Sethi
5
Support 4k
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Because of 4.4 kitkat android
Filsuf Navas
3
Has functional NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 7 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
574
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
362
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.
anonymous
258
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
230
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.
anonymous
206
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
125
Vastly more apps available
Comment
1000000
vs
300000
3.33x more apps available
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
anonymous
202
Has integrated LTE
Comment
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.
anonymous
117
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
95
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
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.
Qualcomm Krait 300
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 300
anonymous
75
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
72
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
71
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.
anonymous
71
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).

Samsung Galaxy S4 is better than Nokia Lumia 720 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 21 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 720

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4

anonymous
814
Every pixel has three subpixels.
Comment
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
687
Somewhat lighter
Comment
128 g
vs
130 g
2 g lighter
anonymous
567
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
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
450
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
335
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.
anonymous
332
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
1.9
vs
2.2
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.
anonymous
325
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
147
Narrower
Comment
67.5 mm
vs
69.8 mm
2.30 mm narrower
anonymous
91
Shorter
Comment
127.9 mm
vs
136.6 mm
8.70 mm shorter
Navneet Agarwal
23
Glove friendly touchscreen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
Pranit Pathak
16
Has an optional wireless battery charger
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Very useful and convenient
Navneet Agarwal
3
Has Gorilla 2 Glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant!
Guilherme Filardi
2
Tem busula
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Melhor precisão no gps
Vitor Gonçalves
1
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.
Adolfas Schicklgruberis
1
Idiots....
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Test the ddesire 500 before comparing.... it has more than a half of those features that you said it doesnt support...
Alexis Gutierrez P
0
Mejor Fluidez
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Windows Phone se Caracteriza por ser los celulares con mas fluidesdel Mercado
Jose Gutierrez Perez
0
Mas elegante y mejor cuerpo
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Valentina Miljkovic
0
Voice nagivation+Turn by turn navigation
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Like the title says...
Pranit Pathak
0
Supports Direct X11
Comment
Yes
vs
No
SukHbir SiNgh
0
Every Pixel Has Three Sub-Pixels
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Yuhan Kuek
0
Kids Corner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allowing kids to use the phone without changing any settings.
Jose Gutierrez Perez
0
Lumia Black
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Con la actualizacion Lumia Black, Recien Liberada, se puede ver la hora y las notificasiones mas relevantes sin desbloquear la pantalla, cabe decir que con colores personalizados
Club Dragon Ball Z
0
Runs on Windows 8.1
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Syncs with your Xbox One and Windows Phone easily.
Yuhan Kuek
-1
Windows Phone 8
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Longer battery life
Juan Damian Sanchez Gallardo
-7
Camara
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Mejores fotografias en espacios con poca luz
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 6 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
anonymous
114
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
81
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Rupal Totale
17
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Vincent Wansink
14
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.
Josua Hutapea
10
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
9
Has an Xbox Music Artist Background
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It will makes your Music Player become more beautifull

Nokia Lumia 720 is better than Samsung Galaxy S4 because...

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vs
No

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