If you are confused between Nokia Lumia 1020 and Google Nexus 5 either as a gift for yourself or your loved-ones this Christmas, here are the specs for the two devices that will help you decide.
In dimension, Lumia 1020 is shorter but wider and thicker at 130.4 mm x 71.4 mm x 10.4 mm than Nexus 5 mm at 137.9 m x 69.2 mm x 8.6 mm. Lumia 1020 is heavier by 28 grams than Nexus 5. Lumia 1020 which weighs 158 grams in contrast to Nexus 5 at 130 grams.
Lumia 1020 is easily recognizable because of its round black camera unit protruding from its back. It's a statement to the world of its whooping 41 MP sensor. Nexus 5 conforms to the current trend in smartphone design with a smooth and thin body.
Screen And Display
Nexus 5 has a wider screen of 4.5-inch compared to Lumia 1020's 4.5-inch screen. In display quality, Nexus 5 has superior display with full-HD resolution of 1, 920 x 1, 080 pixels and pixel density of 445ppi against Lumia 1020 which only has 1, 280 x 768 pixels and pixel density of 334 ppi. Despite the big difference in pixel density, Lumia 1020 can still give a sharp and crisp display for normal phone use.
If you're in to multi-tasking, heavy gaming and apps downloading Nexus 5's 2.26GHz quad-core processor will impress you. It has a slicker feel when operating compared to its sister Nexus 4. But if you're only after the current basic use of a smartphone, i.e. texting, calling, light internet browsing, and music playing, then Lumia 1020's 1.5 GHz dual-core processor will run smoothly for you.
If you're a photo aficionado, you will definitely like Lumia 1020 with its whooping 41 MP camera sensor. This is far more superior to Nexus 5's 8 MP camera. Lumia 1020 can capture the best quality images from a phone due to its high-resolution sensor and manual controls. For superb images, Nokia's flagship has the Nokia Pro Cam app which gives manual control over shutter speed, ISO, white balance and focus.
Nexus 5 packs a 2,300 mAh while Lumia 1020 has a 2,000 mAh battery. Nexus 5 gives a maximum talk time of 17 hours while Lumia 1020 gives 13.3 hours.
Despite being superior in specs, Nexus 5 is surprisingly cheaper at a price range of $474 to $599.95 in Australia. Lumia 1020 is available at a price range of $599 to $709.
Nexus 5 is superior in terms of performance, battery life, and display resolution and it's available at a cheaper price. If you're a photo aficionado, Lumia 1020 is a good buy because you can get a superb camera and phone in one.
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