Comparison: Apple iPhone 5 vs Nokia Lumia 920

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Apple and Nokia in the market are the two great alternatives to Android, high-end devices, each unique in its own way but both very full.

When we are in the vortex of presentations by manufacturers who assemble Android, such as Samsung with its Galaxy S4 or Sony with its Xperia Z , we will analyze two of the phones “veterans”, but surely will give much talk during this 2013.

Iphone 5 vs Lumia 920

Iphone 5 vs Lumia 920

The iPhone 5 and the Nokia Lumia 920 , if you stand for something, is marked by its own personality and its clear differentiation on the other terminals, either because of its distinctive design, and the software used. Then we go over the main features of each.

Design and measures

Both Apple terminals, as the Nokia Lumia family, have outstanding design. The first is made of aluminum, with a strong touch of elegance and exclusivity, and the second with a much more casual and youthful, they have become a reference each in their own way.

In the section on measures, it is recorded that the Apple phone is much smaller and lighter than the Nokia. 123.8 x58, 6×7, 6 mm of the iPhone with a weight of just 112 grams, 130.3 x70, 8×10, 7 mm with a weight of 185 grams of Lumia 920.

4-inch iPhone and 4.5 the Lumia 920

The iPhone 5 marked a change in Apple’s policy in terms of size. The mark of Cupertino, reluctant to use a screen than 3.5 inches, was forced to reach 4 inches in this model, because the market trend and pressure from customers demanding a larger size. Of course, the quality has not been affected much less. The LCD panel type IPS Retina, similar to the new iPad , offers a resolution of 1.136×640 pixels and is an outstanding even in bright light.

Meanwhile, the Nokia Lumia 920 has an AMOLED screen of 4.5 inches with a resolution of 1.280×768 pixels, which along with several software solutions such as Nokia PureMotion and ClearBlack, offers a reproduction of images also outstanding.

When comparing the two terminals, a fact is that the pixel density is a bit higher in the Nokia (332ppp), which in the Apple (326ppp)

Nokia mounts a 8.7-megapixel camera, 8 by Apple

In the section of the lens, with data in hand, seems far superior to the Nokia Lumia 920 iPhone 5. The 8.7 megapixel lens PureView CarllZeiss technology and dual LED flash, let you take a snapshot of a lot more quality than the iPhone. That if, without detracting one iota 8MP lens of this terminal, which also can take pictures of a very good quality.

Both terminals mounted dual-core processor and operating systems very personal.

Both iPhone 5, as Nokia Lumia 920, are discernible fashion the four cores including high-end devices that mount Android, such as the Samsung Galaxy S3 or HTC One X among others, staying on a dual core. This does not at all to be penalized the final performance of both terminals, thanks to the low consumption of both iOS6 as the Windows Phone 8 . The RAM is 1GB both terminals.

In connectivity the iPhone 5 is clearly outweighed by the Lumia 920

In point of connectivity, Apple continues with its policy of not providing certain connections terminals that today can be considered essential. Both have internet connectivity LTE and WiFi, but as usual, the iPhone does not include microSD card slot, DLNA connection or NFC and microUSB ports, which are now practically a standard and that the Lumia 920 if it includes. Also in this case the port that Apple uses to connect the phone to the computer or to charge it was renovated by one 8-pin and card operator becomes a Nanosim.

Price and Availability

The iPhone 5, has a price of 869 euros free 64GB version, the 32GB 769 euros, and 669 euros for 16GB, while if you want to link to a price plan, the country’s main operators include it in their catalogs.

Meanwhile the Nokia Lumia 920 has a price of 576 euros free, whereas if you want to link to a price plan, for now only available with Vodafone . The price of the terminal goes from 0 euros with Red rates, at 49 euros for the base rate.


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