PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Samsung ATIV S vs Lumia 820


Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench, AnTuTu, BrowserMark and Sunspider 0.9.1


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


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Samsung tablets Samsung ATIV S 

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Samsung ATIV S 32GB vs Lumia 820

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Samsung ATIV S
2.9 fps
Lumia 820
3.1 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Samsung ATIV S
6.8 fps
Lumia 820
7.1 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Significantly longer talk time (3G) 1,080 min vs 486 min Around 2.2x longer talk time (3G); go days without charging
Store significantly more stuff 32 GB vs 8 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
More battery capacity 2,300 mA·h vs 1,650 mA·h Around 40% more battery capacity
Sharper screen 305 ppi vs 216 ppi More than 40% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Lighter 135 g vs 160 g More than 15% lighter
Higher resolution 1280 x 720 vs 800 x 480 Around 2.5x higher resolution
Bigger screen 4.8" vs 4.3" More than 10% bigger screen
Thinner 8.7 mm vs 9.9 mm More than 10% thinner
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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
Longer standby time (3G) 21,600 min vs 12,816 min Around 70% longer standby time (3G)

Reviews Word on the street

Samsung ATIV S 32GB  vs Lumia 820 




8.3 Out of 10
7.3 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Samsung ATIV S 32GB  vs
Lumia 820 
Size 4.8" 4.3"
Resolution 1280 x 720 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 305 ppi 216 ppi


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No Yes


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


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

form factor

Samsung ATIV S 32GB  vs
Lumia 820 
Weight 135 g 160 g
Thickness 8.7 mm 9.9 mm
Size 70.5 x 137.2 x 8.7 mm 68.5 x 123.8 x 9.9 mm


Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.5 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
Internal storage 32 GB 8 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.9 MP 0.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 29 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Generation 4G 4G
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 (42.2 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3/4 Uplink (50 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time 780 min 924 min
Talk time (3G) 1,080 min 486 min
Standby time 14,976 min 21,600 min
Standby time (3G) 12,816 min 21,600 min
Capacity 2,300 mA·h 1,650 mA·h
Samsung tablets Samsung ATIV S
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