PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Lumia 925 vs Google Nexus 4

Performance

Processing power and speed

BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time, Standby time and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

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

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Lumia 925 vs Google Nexus 4 Google Nexus 16GB

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Scrolling around pages on the browser is generally fast and smooth, and text tends to be perfectly readable, though if it's not you can pinch or double-tap to zoom in and out.
Lumia 925 | by TechRadar (Nov, 2013)

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Lumia 925
3.7 fps
Google Nexus 4
15.4 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Lumia 925
8.3 fps
Google Nexus 4
39.1 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Nokia Lumia 925

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Significantly better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 42.2 Mb/s More than 2.2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Back view of Google tablets Google Nexus 4

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Significantly faster graphics 15.4 fps vs 3.7 fps Around 4.2x better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
Much bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 120,000 apps More than 7x more apps; find an app for virtually any task
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Slightly bigger screen 4.7" vs 4.5" Around 5% bigger screen

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Lumia 925  vs
Google Nexus 4 Google Nexus 16GB 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.5" 4.7"
Resolution 1280 x 768 1280 x 768
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 331 ppi 317 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes No

software

Operating system Windows Phone 8 Android 4.4.2
App store Windows Phone Marketplace Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 120,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

Lumia 925  vs
Google Nexus 4 Google Nexus 16GB 
Weight 139 g 139 g
Thickness 8.5 mm 9.1 mm
Size 70.6 x 129 x 8.5 mm 68.7 x 133.9 x 9.1 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.5 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Quad core
RAM 1 GB 2 GB
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB

photo & video

Camera 8.7 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8.7 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.2 MP 1.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE (20 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
Unknown (100 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3/4 Uplink (50 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 1,098 min 918 min
Standby time 25,920 min 23,328 min
Capacity 2,000 mA·h 2,100 mA·h
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