Nokia Lumia 820 Nokia 1280

Nokia Lumia 820 vs Nokia 1280

Nokia Lumia 820

Reasons to consider the Lumia 820

4G, Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 216 PPI vs 86 PPI More than 2.5x crisper display of text, images and video
Screen size Significantly larger screen 4.3"" vs 1.4"" Around 9.5x larger screen
Network Significantly faster max data speeds LTE (80 mbps) vs GSM (0.014 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 1389x faster)
Thickness Thinner 10 mm vs 15 mm Around 40% thinner
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 800x480 vs 68x96 Around 59x higher resolution screen
Nokia 1280

Reasons to consider the 1280

Numeric keypad Has a numeric keypad Physical numeric keypad vs None Almost the same
Weight Lighter 82 g vs 160 g Around 50% lighter
Standby time More standby time 22 days vs 15 days Around 50% more standby time, less frequent charging
Size Slightly smaller 45×107×15 mm vs 69×124×10 mm More than 10% smaller


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations

We're not aware of any interesting cons shared by these two products.


Nokia Lumia 820 Nokia 1280


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