Features Key features of the Lumia 1020  vs One V 

screen size

Lumia 1020
4.5"
One V
3.7"
Nokia's ClearBlack technology makes the display quite visible when outside, so that's a big plus.
Lumia 1020 | by PocketLint (Jul, 2013)

screen resolution

Lumia 1020
1280 x 768
One V
800 x 480
Details are clear and sharp, and colors are accurate and rich.
Lumia 1020 | by TechRadar (Aug, 2013)

memory

Lumia 1020
2 GB
One V
0.5 GB

processor

Lumia 1020
Dual core
One V
Single core
Compared to today's Android supercomputer smartphones with even faster quad core CPUs that might not sound like much, but keep in mind that Windows Phone is less demanding than Android, and the software is highly optimized to work with the S4 Pro, much like the iPhone is optimized to run well on its CPU and graphics chip.
Lumia 1020 | by MobileTechReview (Jul, 2013)

camera resolution

Lumia 1020
41 MP
One V
5 MP
To be precise, it saves a sharing-friendly 5-megapixel sample, and the higher 38-megapixel one.
Lumia 1020 | by PhoneArena (Jul, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Nokia Lumia 1020

Reasons to consider the
Nokia Lumia 1020

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Much higher resolution front camera 41 MP vs 5 MP Around 8.2x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Supports Adobe Flash Yes vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Store significantly more stuff 32 GB vs 4 GB 8x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Significantly faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1 GHz 50% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Higher resolution 1280 x 768 vs 800 x 480 More than 2.5x higher resolution
Bigger screen 4.5" vs 3.7" More than 20% bigger screen
Sharper screen 331 ppi vs 252 ppi More than 30% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Records higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps vs 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps 2.2x higher def video
More battery capacity 2,000 mA·h vs 1,500 mA·h Around 35% more battery capacity
More cores Dual core vs Single core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
More RAM 2 GB vs 0.5 GB 4x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Better theoretical download speed 20 Mb/s vs 0.38 Mb/s More than 52x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Front view of HTC One V

Reasons to consider the
HTC One V

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Much bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 120,000 apps More than 7x more apps; find an app for virtually any task
Significantly lighter 115 g vs 158 g More than 25% lighter
Slightly thinner 9.2 mm vs 10 mm Around 10% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Lumia 1020  vs One V 

8.5
8.0
Better yet, it excels with macro shots as well, seeing that its focus can hone in on one particular point in the shot – thus, producing a pleasing bokeh effect to the background.
Lumia 1020

7.0
7.0
Moreover, your average point-and-shoot camera has a bigger imaging sensor than the 1020, and likely better optics, so image quality, dynamic range and high ISO noise performance is better.
Lumia 1020

Overall

8.0 Out of 10
7.2 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Lumia 1020  vs
One V 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.5" 3.7"
Resolution 1280 x 768 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 331 ppi 252 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes Yes

software

Operating system Windows Phone 8 Android 4.0.3
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Windows Phone Marketplace Android Market
Adobe flash support Yes No
App store size 120,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

Lumia 1020  vs
One V 
Weight 158 g 115 g
Thickness 10 mm 9.2 mm
Size 71 x 130 x 10 mm 59.7 x 120.3 x 9.2 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Single core
RAM 2 GB 0.5 GB
Internal storage 32 GB 4 GB

photo & video

Camera 41 MP 5 MP
Resolution 41 MP 5 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 3G
Networks
LTE (20 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Capacity 2,000 mA·h 1,500 mA·h
Nokia Lumia 1020
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