The iPhone 5 vs the Nokia Lumia 920


When purchasing a new mobile phone, it is a good idea to consider your options and make an informed choice. Currently, during the holiday season, shoppers must make a tough decision as to which phone they will choose; either the iPhone 5 or the Nokia Lumia 920. Each phone has its own merits which makes it difficult to select which phone you want.


Both the iPhone 5 and the Lumia 920 operate on different operating systems. The iPhone 5 actually runs on Apple’s newest version of their iOS which is iOS6. On the other hand, the Lumia 920 uses Windows Phone 8. The advantage here is with the iPhone 5 is it have more apps since the operating system was introduced long back in 2007. On the other hand Windows Phone have been around since 2010 also this new Windows Phone 8 uses completely new kernel which demands developers to port their apps to the new operating system.


When comparing the screen found on the two mobile phones, the Nokia Lumia 920 is the winner. The display on the iPhone 5 is 4 inches, which is to date the largest of any iPhone made. The resolution is 1136 x 640 pixels. The Nokia Lumia 920 beats the iPhone 5 by .5 inches with 4.5 inches PureMotion HD+ display . The resolution is also greater at 1280 x 768 pixels with 60 Hz refresh rate . Both phones are also compatible of using 4G networks.


There are three options for memory with the iPhone 5; they are 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB. On the other hand, the Lumia offers only only one 32 GB only . Another noticeable difference is the weight of the phones. The iPhone 5 is much lighter, weighing just 3.95 ounces. The Lumia weighs considerably more at 6.5 ounces. Thickness is also smaller with the iPhone 5. This phone’s thickness is just .3 inches while the thickness of the Lumia 920 is .42 inches.


Considering the camera the PureView Camera with OIS in Lumia 920 is a clear winner .  Lumia 920 also comes with wireless charging and NFC which is an added advantage over the iPhone 5 . The choice is up to you whether to choose the best ecosystem with dated UI or to choose the colorful new Operating system which is growing rapidly.


Have a look at the detailed specs at Sortable -> iPhone 5 Vs Lumia 920.


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