PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Lumia 920 vs Lumia 1020

Performance

Processing power and speed

BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

Lumia 920
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AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time (3G), Talk time, Standby time and Battery capacity

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 and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Lumia 920 vs 1020

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Lumia 920
2,013
Lumia 1020
1,216

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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Significantly faster web browser 2,013 vs 1,216 More than 65% better BrowserMark score
Takes much higher quality video 70 vs 64 Around 10% better DxOMark video quality score
Slightly longer standby time 27,648 min vs 23,040 min 20% longer standby time
Back view of Nokia Lumia 1020

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Nokia Lumia 1020

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Takes much higher quality photos 79 vs 64 Around 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 158 g vs 185 g Around 15% lighter
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Thinner 10 mm vs 10.7 mm More than 5% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Lumia 920  vs 1020 

8.0
8.0
The phone has dual band WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, a solid GPS and NFC.
Lumia 920

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
8.0 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Lumia 920  vs
1020 
Type Super IPS LCD2 AMOLED
Size 4.5" 4.5"
Resolution 1280 x 768 1280 x 768
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 331 ppi 331 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes Yes

software

Operating system Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone, 8.1, 8
Multitasking Yes Yes
Adobe flash support No Yes

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth v3.0

form factor

Lumia 920  vs
1020 
Weight 185 g 158 g
Thickness 10.7 mm 10 mm
Size 70.8 x 130.3 x 10.7 mm 71 x 130 x 10 mm

hardware

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

photo & video

Camera 8.7 MP 41 MP
Resolution 8.7 MP 41 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.3 MP 1.5 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

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

battery

Talk time 1,116 min 798 min
Talk time (3G) 648 min 798 min
Standby time 27,648 min 23,040 min
Capacity 2,000 mA·h 2,000 mA·h
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