PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Lumia 928 vs iPhone 5s

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench, AnTuTu, BrowserMark and Sunspider 0.9.1

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

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

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

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

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

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Apple iPhone 5s 

PhoneRocket recommends the Apple iPhone 5s  based on its graphics.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Lumia 928 vs iPhone 5s

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Lumia 928
2.7 fps
iPhone 5s
24.7 fps
Lumia 928 iPhone 5s @ gfxbench.com
Armed with Apple’s new A7 processor, which relies on 64-bit architecture, Apple claims that it doubles the performance of the iPhone 5’s CPU and GPU.
iPhone 5s | by PhoneArena (Sep, 2013)

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Lumia 928
6.8 fps
iPhone 5s
53 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Nokia Lumia 928

Reasons to consider the
Nokia Lumia 928

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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 NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Significantly longer talk time (3G) 1,020 min vs 600 min 70% longer talk time (3G); go days without charging
Store more stuff 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Longer standby time (3G) 30,816 min vs 14,976 min More than 2x longer standby time (3G)
More battery capacity 2,000 mA·h vs 1,560 mA·h Around 30% more battery capacity
Bigger screen 4.5" vs 4" Around 15% bigger screen
Faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1.3 GHz More than 15% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Higher resolution 1280 x 768 vs 1136 x 640 More than 35% higher resolution
Back view of Apple iPhone 5s

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Apple iPhone 5s

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Much faster graphics 24.7 fps vs 2.7 fps Around 9.2x better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
Much bigger app store 825,000 apps vs 120,000 apps Around 7x more apps; find an app for virtually any task
Significantly lighter 112 g vs 162 g More than 30% lighter
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s 5x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Thinner 7.6 mm vs 10.1 mm Around 25% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Lumia 928  vs iPhone 5s 

8.0
9.3
Needless to say, the iPhone 5s’ construction is expectedly solid, with no creaks or hollowness found with its build quality.
iPhone 5s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Lumia 928  vs
iPhone 5s 
Type AMOLED IPS LCD
Size 4.5" 4"
Resolution 1280 x 768 1136 x 640
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 331 ppi 325 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Windows Phone 8 iOS 7
App store Windows Phone Marketplace Apple App Store
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 120,000 apps 825,000 apps

connectivity

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

form factor

Lumia 928  vs
iPhone 5s 
Weight 162 g 112 g
Thickness 10.1 mm 7.6 mm
Size 68.9 x 133 x 10.1 mm 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.3 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 32 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 1.2 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)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 1,020 min 600 min
Standby time (3G) 30,816 min 14,976 min
Capacity 2,000 mA·h 1,560 mA·h
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