For readers who are considering buying the Nokia Lumia 1020 or the Apple iPhone 5S, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.
Display and Design
The Nokia Lumia 1020 comes with a 4.5-inch AMOLED capacitive touch screen, rendering 768 x 1,280 pixel resolution. The iPhone 5S comes with a 4-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 640 x 1,136 pixel resolution.
The Nokia Lumia 1020 comes with 130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm dimensions and weighs 158 g. The iPhone 5S comes with 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm dimensions and weighs 112 g.
Hardware and Operating System
The Nokia Lumia 1020 is equipped with a 1.5 GHz dual-core Krait processor and Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset. It comes with 32 GB of internal memory and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The iPhone 5S is equipped with a 1.3 GHz dual-core Cyclone processor and Apple A7 chipset. It comes in 16, 32 and 64 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The Nokia Lumia 1020 runs on the Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system and has 2 GB of RAM. The iPhone 5S runs on the iOS 7 operating system and has 1 GB of RAM.
The Nokia Lumia 1020 sports a 41 MP primary camera with Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilisation, auto/manual focus and Xenon and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.2 MP. The iPhone 5S sports an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus and duald LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.2 MP.
The Nokia Lumia 1020 comes with a non-removable Li-ion 2,000 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 13 hours and 20 minutes on 3G or music play of about 63 hours. The iPhone 5S comes with a non-removable Li-Po 1,560 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 10 hours on 3G or music play of about 40 hours.
Price in Australia
The Nokia Lumia 1020 3G variant is priced at around AU $699.95. The iPhone 5S 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $879.95, the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $999.95 and the 64 GB variant is priced at around AU $1,129.95 in Australia.
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