Nokia Lumia 625 Nokia Lumia 820

Nokia Lumia 625 vs Nokia Lumia 820

Nokia Lumia 625

Reasons to consider the Lumia 625

4G, Microsoft Windows Phone 8
FM Transmitter Includes an FM transmitter Yes vs No Listen to music through your car stereo without cables
Bluetooth Significantly newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 3.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Standby time More standby time 23 days vs 15 days More than 50% more standby time, less frequent charging
Talk time More talk time 15.1 hours vs 8.1 hours Around 90% more talk time per battery charge
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.7" vs 4.3" Around 20% larger screen
Thickness Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 10 mm Around 10% thinner
Nokia Lumia 820

Reasons to consider the Lumia 820

4G, Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Compass Integrated compass Yes vs No Map and navigation apps know which direction you're facing even when you're standing still
Screen type OLED screen AMOLED vs LCD The Lumia 820 has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with 60% more detail for larger prints
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs Unknown, 1200 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Screen PPI Slightly higher PPI screen 216 PPI vs 198 PPI Around 10% crisper display of text, images and video


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies
1080p @ 30fps
Bluetooth Recent bluetooth support
Lumia 625:4.0
Lumia 820:3.0
Thickness Thin
Lumia 625:9 mm
Lumia 820:10 mm
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Network Fast data transfer
LTE (80 mbps)
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
Lumia 625:5 MP
Lumia 820:8 MP
Screen resolution High resolution screens
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Screen size Large screens
Lumia 625:4.7"
Lumia 820:4.3"
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
Lumia 625:Unknown, 1200 MHz
Lumia 820:Unknown, 1500 MHz
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
8 GB
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
App store App store(s) have fewer apps than some
Windows Phone Marketplace
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard
Weight Heavy
Lumia 625:159 g
Lumia 820:160 g

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
FM Radio Both have built in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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