Comparing Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Nokia Lumia 820

1. Samsung Galaxy S3

30 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy S3 is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Nokia Lumia 820

1.Vastly more battery power
2100mAhvs 1650mAh (Nokia Lumia 820)
2.Appreciably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.4GHzvs 2 x 1.5GHz (Nokia Lumia 820)
3.Notably higher pixel density
306ppivs 217ppi (Nokia Lumia 820)
4.Distinctly bigger screen size
4.8"vs 4.3" (Nokia Lumia 820)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.Notably higher resolution
720 x 1,280pxvs 480 x 800px (Nokia Lumia 820)
6.Measurably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.9MPvs 0.3MP (Nokia Lumia 820)
7.Lighter
133gvs 160g (Nokia Lumia 820)
8.Has branded damage resistant glass
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 820)
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
9.Thinner
8.6mmvs 9.9mm (Nokia Lumia 820)
10.Sizably more internal storage
16GBvs 8GB (Nokia Lumia 820)
11.Is DLNA certified
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 820)
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.
12.Notably newer Bluetooth version
4vs 3.1 (Nokia Lumia 820)
13.Has a BSI sensor
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 820)
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.
14.Has a serial shot mode
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 820)
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
15.Has a CMOS sensor
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 820)
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.
16.Significantly less body volume
82.94cm³vs 83.5cm³ (Nokia Lumia 820)
17.Considerably lower SAR for head (USA)
0.55W/kgvs 1.37W/kg (Nokia Lumia 820)
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.
18.Explicitly lower SAR for head (EU)
0.21W/kgvs 0.79W/kg (Nokia Lumia 820)
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.
19.Smart stay
the screen switchws off if you are not looking at it
20.Zero Shutter Lag
This means photos are much more sharper and can be taken in less than 0.5 seconds
21.Has Radio
22.Notification light
23.Louder speaker
This speaker is louder and clearer
24.LED light
Able to see notification without turning on the screen
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 820)
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 820)
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2. Nokia Lumia 820

23 Reasons why Nokia Lumia 820 is better

Comparing Nokia Lumia 820 vs Samsung Galaxy S3

1.Wireless charging
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
2.Significantly faster downloads
100MBits/svs 21MBits/s (Samsung Galaxy S3)
3.Direct updates by OS vendor
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3)
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 (Samsung Galaxy S3)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
5.Has a dual-LED flash
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3)
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
6.Narrower
68.5mmvs 70.6mm (Samsung Galaxy S3)
7.Considerably wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.2vs 2.6 (Samsung Galaxy S3)
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.
8.Has a two-stage shutter
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3)
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.
9.Shorter
123.8mmvs 136.6mm (Samsung Galaxy S3)
10.Appreciably smaller semiconductor size
28nmvs 32nm (Samsung Galaxy S3)
A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
11.Has manual exposure
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3)
This allows to manually set the exposure.
12.Distinctly faster uploads
50MBits/svs 5.76MBits/s (Samsung Galaxy S3)
13.Has manual focus
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3)
This allows to manually set the focus.
14.Considerably lower SAR for body (USA)
0.71W/kgvs 1.49W/kg (Samsung Galaxy S3)
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.
15.Glove friendly touchscreen
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
16.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)
17.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 (Samsung Galaxy S3)
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