PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Lumia 920 vs 808 PureView

Performance

Processing power and speed

Sunspider 0.9.1

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time (3G), Talk time, Standby time (3G), Standby time and 1 more

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from phonearena.com, gsmarena.com, techradar.com, pocket-lint.com and 1 more

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

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Nokia Lumia 920 

PhoneRocket recommends the Nokia Lumia 920  based on its performance, battery life and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Lumia 920 vs 808 PureView

SunSpider 0.9.1 Web browser and javascript performance

Lumia 920
910 ms
808 PureView
4,211 ms

DxOMark photo quality How good is the phone's camera?

DxOMark video quality Does it shoot good quality video?

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Nokia Lumia 920

Reasons to consider the
Nokia Lumia 920

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Much faster javascript execution 910 ms vs 4,211 ms 4.6x better SunSpider 0.9.1 score
Takes higher quality video 70 vs 68 Around 5% better DxOMark video quality score
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Significantly sharper screen 331 ppi vs 183 ppi More than 80% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution 1280 x 768 vs 640 x 360 More than 4.2x higher resolution
Quite a bit thinner 10.7 mm vs 13.9 mm Around 25% thinner
More battery capacity 2,000 mA·h vs 1,400 mA·h Around 45% more battery capacity
Bigger screen 4.5" vs 4" Around 15% bigger screen
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
Store more stuff 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1.3 GHz More than 15% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Slightly bigger app store 120,000 apps vs 104,000 apps More than 15% more apps; find an app for virtually any task
Slightly longer talk time 1,116 min vs 660 min Around 70% longer talk time; go days without charging
Slightly better theoretical download speed 20 Mb/s vs 14.4 Mb/s Around 40% better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Side view of Nokia 808 PureView

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Takes much higher quality photos 81 vs 64 More than 25% better DxOMark photo quality score
Supports Adobe Flash Yes vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Much higher resolution front camera 41 MP vs 8.7 MP Around 4.8x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Lighter 169 g vs 185 g Around 10% lighter
Longer standby time (3G) 32,400 min vs 27,648 min More than 15% longer standby time (3G)

Reviews Word on the street

Lumia 920  vs 808 PureView 

9.0
8.5
Throw in the fact that it has good viewing angles and a strong iridescent glow, it’s more than visible in outdoor conditions with the sun present.
Lumia 920

8.0
7.0
We were easily able to add multiple accounts including Hotmail and Gmail, and we enjoyed the overall email experience offered up on the Lumia 920.
Lumia 920

Overall

8.3 Out of 10
7.7 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Lumia 920  vs
808 PureView 
Type Super IPS LCD2 AMOLED
Size 4.5" 4"
Resolution 1280 x 768 640 x 360
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 331 ppi 183 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes Yes

software

Operating system Windows Phone 8 Symbian Belle
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Windows Phone Marketplace Nokia Store
Adobe flash support No Yes
App store size 120,000 apps 104,000 apps

connectivity

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

form factor

Lumia 920  vs
808 PureView 
Weight 185 g 169 g
Thickness 10.7 mm 13.9 mm
Size 70.8 x 130.3 x 10.7 mm 60.2 x 123.9 x 13.9 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.3 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Single core
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 32 GB 16 GB

photo & video

Camera 8.7 MP 41 MP
Resolution 8.7 MP 41 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.3 MP 0.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 3.5G
Networks
HSDPA (14.4 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
Unknown (14.4 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 1,116 min 660 min
Talk time (3G) 648 min 390 min
Standby time 27,648 min 27,936 min
Standby time (3G) 27,648 min 32,400 min
Capacity 2,000 mA·h 1,400 mA·h
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