Features Key features of the Lumia 930  vs 920 

screen size

screen resolution

Lumia 930
1920 x 1080
Lumia 920
1280 x 768

memory

Lumia 930
2 GB
Lumia 920
1 GB

processor

Lumia 930
Quad core
Lumia 920
Dual core

camera resolution

Lumia 930
20 MP
Lumia 920
8.7 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Nokia Lumia 930

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Supports Adobe Flash Yes vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Much better theoretical download speed 150 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s 7.5x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Much higher resolution front camera 20 MP vs 8.7 MP More than 2.2x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Significantly faster processor 2.2 GHz vs 1.5 GHz More than 45% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
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
Higher resolution 1920 x 1080 vs 1280 x 768 More than 2x higher resolution
Sharper screen 440 ppi vs 331 ppi Around 35% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Bigger screen 5" vs 4.5" More than 10% bigger screen
Lighter 167 g vs 185 g Around 10% lighter
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 4x higher def video
More battery capacity 2,420 mA·h vs 2,000 mA·h More than 20% more battery capacity
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Longer standby time 33,120 min vs 27,648 min Around 20% longer standby time
Thinner 9.8 mm vs 10.7 mm Around 10% thinner
Front view of Nokia Lumia 920

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Slightly longer talk time 1,116 min vs 690 min More than 60% longer talk time; go days without charging

Reviews Word on the street

Lumia 930  vs 920 

8.5
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

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Lumia 930  vs
920 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 5" 4.5"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1280 x 768
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 440 ppi 331 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.2 GHz 1.5 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
RAM 2 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 32 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Camera 20 MP 8.7 MP
Resolution 20 MP 8.7 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.2 MP 1.3 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
LTE Cat3
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
LTE Cat4 (150 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 690 min 1,116 min
Talk time (3G) 930 min 648 min
Standby time 33,120 min 27,648 min
Capacity 2,420 mA·h 2,000 mA·h

form factor

Lumia 930  vs
920 
Weight 167 g 185 g
Thickness 9.8 mm 10.7 mm
Size 71 x 137 x 9.8 mm 70.8 x 130.3 x 10.7 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes Yes

software

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

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v3.0
Nokia Lumia 930
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