Nokia Lumia 920 Nokia N9

Nokia Lumia 920 vs Nokia N9

Nokia Lumia 920

Reasons to consider the Lumia 920

4G, Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Network Much faster max data speeds LTE (100 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 7x faster)
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 1280x768 vs 854x480 Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 331 PPI vs 250 PPI More than 30% crisper display of text, images and video
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs ARM Cortex-A8, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (50% faster)
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Screen size Larger screen 4.5" vs 3.9" Around 40% larger screen
Thickness Slightly thinner 11 mm vs 12 mm More than 10% thinner
Camera resolution Slightly higher resolution camera 8.7 MP vs 8 MP Take photos with around 10% more detail for larger prints
Nokia N9

Reasons to consider the N9

3.5G, MeeGo MeeGo 1.0
Internal storage Much more internal storage 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen type OLED screen AMOLED vs LCD The N9 has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
Weight Lighter 135 g vs 185 g Around 30% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 61x116x12 mm vs 70x130x10 mm More than 10% smaller


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Internal storage Tons of space for storing movies, photos, and music
Lumia 920:32 GB
N9:64 GB
Camera resolution Capture extremely high resolution images
Lumia 920:8.7 MP
N9:8 MP
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Lumia 920:331 PPI
N9:250 PPI
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
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
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Lumia 920:1280x768
Thickness Thin
Lumia 920:11 mm
N9:12 mm
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Lumia 920:Windows Phone Marketplace
N9:Nokia Ovi Store
App store App store(s) have fewer apps than some
Lumia 920:Windows Phone Marketplace
N9:Nokia Ovi Store
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard


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Which phone do you like, and why?

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