PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Lumia 925 vs Lumia 920

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 (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, pocket-lint.com, techradar.com and gsmarena.com

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
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 925 vs 920

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Lumia 925
1,822
Lumia 920
2,013

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Lumia 925
3.7 fps
Lumia 920
3 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Lumia 925
8.3 fps
Lumia 920
8.4 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Nokia Lumia 925

Reasons to consider the
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
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s 5x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Significantly lighter 139 g vs 185 g Around 25% lighter
Thinner 8.5 mm vs 10.7 mm More than 20% thinner
Front view of Nokia Lumia 920

Reasons to consider the
Nokia Lumia 920

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Faster web browser 2,013 vs 1,822 More than 10% better BrowserMark score
Store more stuff 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards

Reviews Word on the street

Lumia 925  vs 920 

7.8
9.0
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
8.0
It's worth noting also that the ability to see the screen in bright sunlight can help no end with taking photos, because it makes it a lot easier to compose a shot when you can actually see how things look on the screen.
Lumia 925

Overall

8.0 Out of 10
8.3 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Lumia 925  vs
920 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
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
App store Windows Phone Marketplace Windows Phone Marketplace
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 120,000 apps 120,000 apps

connectivity

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

form factor

Lumia 925  vs
920 
Weight 139 g 185 g
Thickness 8.5 mm 10.7 mm
Size 70.6 x 129 x 8.5 mm 70.8 x 130.3 x 10.7 mm

hardware

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

photo & video

Camera 8.7 MP 8.7 MP
Resolution 8.7 MP 8.7 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 Cat3/4 Uplink (50 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
Unknown (100 Mb/s)
LTE Cat 3 (100/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 1,098 min 1,116 min
Talk time (3G) 768 min 648 min
Standby time 25,920 min 27,648 min
Standby time (3G) 26,352 min 27,648 min
Capacity 2,000 mA·h 2,000 mA·h
Nokia Lumia 925
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