For readers who are considering the Nokia Lumia 925 or the Samsung Galaxy S4, here is a comparison of the specs and price in Australia. The comparison may help readers make an informed decision.
Display and Design
The Nokia Lumia 925 has a 4.5 inch AMOLED capacitive touch screen, the screen resolution is 768 x 1280 pixels. The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a slightly bigger 5 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, the resolution of the screen is 1080 x 1920 pixels.
The dimensions on the Nokia Lumia 925 are 129 x 70.6 x 8.5 mm and it weighs 139 grams. The dimensions on the Samsung Galaxy S4 are 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm and it is comparatively lighter, weighing 130 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The Nokia Lumia 925 comes with a dual core 1.5 GHz krait processor and Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset. It comes with 16 GB internal memory and does not have a Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes in two variants - a quad core 1.6 GHz Cortex A15 processor and a quad core 1.2 GHz Cortex A7 processor. The device comes with a Exynos 5 Octa 5410 chipset. The internal memory options on the device are 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB via a Micro SD card.
The operating system on the Nokia Lumia 925 is the Microsoft Windows Phone 8, which can be upgraded to the WP8 Amber. It has 1 GB of RAM. The operating system of the Samsung Galaxy S4 is the Jelly Bean, which can be upgraded to the 4.3 version. The software is based on the Android platform. It has 2 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 Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a 13 MP primary camera and 2 MP secondary camera.
The battery on the Nokia Lumia 925 is a non-removable Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery, which allows for music play of about 55 hours or a talk time of about 12 hours and 40 minutes. The battery on the Samsung Galaxy S4 is a Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery, allowing the users up to 62 hours of music play or a talk time of about 17 hours on 3G.
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Price in Australia
The Nokia Lumia 925 4G LTE variant comes with a price tag of around AU $439.95. The Samsung Galaxy S4 16 GB has a price tag of about AU $629.95 and the 32 GB variant has a price tag of around AU $899.95 in Australia.
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