Smartphone sales are expected to pick up just before the holiday season begins. Readers who are considering the Nokia Lumia 925 or the Apple iPhone 5, here is a specs face off and price comparison between the two devices.
Display and Design
The Nokia Lumia 925 comes with a 4.5 inch AMOLED capacitive touch screen, rendering 768 x 1280 pixels resolution. The iPhone 5 comes with a 4.0 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 640 x 1136 pixels resolution.
The Nokia Lumia 925 comes with 129 x 70.6 x 8.5 mm dimensions and weighs 139 grams. The iPhone 5 comes with 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm dimensions and is slightly lighter, weighing 112 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The Nokia Lumia 925 is equipped with a 1.5 GHz dual core krait processor and Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset. It comes with 16 GB internal memory and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The iPhone 5 is equipped with a 1.3 GHz dual core swift processor and Apple A6 chipset. It comes in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB internal memory variants and no Micros SD slot for additional memory.
The Nokia Lumia 925 runs on Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system, which can be upgraded to the WP8 Amber. The iPhone 5 runs on the iOS 6 operating system, which can be upgraded to the iOS 7. Both the devices have 1 GB of RAM.
The Nokia Lumia 925 sports an 8 MP primary camera with features like optical image stabilization, autofocus and dual LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.3 MP. The iPhone 5 also sports an 8 MP primary camera with features like autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.2 MP.
The Nokia Lumia 925 comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery, which allows a talk time of about 12 hours and 40 minutes or music play of about 55 hours. The iPhone 5 comes with non-removable Li-Po 1440 mAh battery, which allows a talk time of up to 8 hours on 3G or music play of about 40 hours.
Readers who are considering the iPhone 4S or the Samsung Galaxy S3, click here to read a comparison of the specs and price between the two popular devices.
Price in Australia
The Nokia Lumia 925 4G LTE variant is priced around AU $439.95. The iPhone 5 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $779.95, the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $789.95 and the 64 GB variant is priced at around AU $899.95.
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