Nokia Lumia 820

28 Reasons why Nokia Lumia 820 is better

than the average

1.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (58% don't have it)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.Wireless charging
Yesvs No (92% don't have it)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
3.Direct updates by OS vendor
Yesvs No (85% don't have it)
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
4.Has a dedicated camera button
Yesvs No (89% don't have it)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
5.Has NFC
Yesvs No (59% don't have it)
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
6.Has a dual-LED flash
Yesvs No (77% don't have it)
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
68.5mmvs 70.1mm (the average)
vs 42mm (best: Vertu Signature for Bentley)
123.8mmvs 138.3mm (the average)
vs 66.7mm (best: Microsoft Lumia 638)
9.Has a two-stage shutter
Yesvs No (95% don't have it)
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.
10.Considerably more microphone(s)
2vs 2 (the average)
vs 4 (best: Motorola Moto Z Force)
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
11.Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yesvs No (75% don't have it)
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
12.A lot smaller semiconductor size
28nmvs 30nm (the average)
vs 14nm (best: Apple iPhone 6s Plus 32GB)
A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
13.Has a video light
Yesvs No (78% don't have it)
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
14.Has manual exposure
Yesvs No (76% don't have it)
This allows to manually set the exposure.
15.Has manual ISO
Yesvs No (68% don't have it)
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
16.Measurably faster uploads
50MBits/svs 34MBits/s (the average)
vs 150.8MBits/s (best: HTC One E9+ Dual SIM)
17.Has manual focus
Yesvs No (95% don't have it)
This allows to manually set the focus.
18.Modestly less body volume
83.5cm³vs 88.3cm³ (the average)
vs 47.7cm³ (best: Nokia Asha 200)
19.Has manual white balance
Yesvs No (60% don't have it)
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
20.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (80% don't have it)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
21.Clearly lower SAR for body (USA)
0.71W/kgvs 0.98W/kg (the average)
vs 0.205W/kg (best: OnePlus 2)
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.
22.Measurably higher movie recording bitrate
50Mbpsvs 19Mbps (the average)
vs 50Mbps (best: Nokia Lumia 820)
The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.
23.Glove friendly touchscreen
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
24.Supports Glance Screen
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)
25.It has changeable covers
Covers can be swapped. Users can buy different color covers and swap them as they will.
Windows Phone 8
Yesvs No (the average)
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