Nokia announced the latest flagship smartphone, the Lumia 930 earlier this week at the Microsoft Build 2014 conference and it comes with latest Windows Phone 8.1 software. In this post we are comparing Nokia Lumia 930 and Nokia Lumia 1020 and if you do not know, Nokia Lumia 930 features a 5-inch 1080p Full HD, ClearBlack screen display (1920×1080; 441ppi) and a 20-megapixel PureView camera with a Zeiss lens and a dual-LED flash.

lumia930-vs-lumia1020

Design

The Nokia Lumia 930 measures 137 x 71 x 9.8 mm and weighs 167 gram whereas the Nokia Lumia 1020 measures 130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm and weighs 158 gram. The Nokia Lumia 930 is heavier and larger than Nokia Lumia 1020.

Display

The Nokia Lumia 930 features a 5.0-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels whereas the Nokia Lumia 1020 features a 4.5-inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels

Processor

The Nokia Lumia 930 powered by a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor whereas the Nokia Lumia 1020 powered by 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor

Operating System

The Nokia Lumia 930 comes with latest Windows Phone 8.1 operating system including Lumia Cyan update whereas the Nokia Lumia comes with Windows Phone 8 operating system and Nokia says the Lumia Cyan update will be rolled out later this year. Lumia Cyan update includes a unified camera app, the Activity Centre pull-down menu and notification area, an extra row of live tiles on the start screen, Cortana voice-controlled personal assistant, Word Flow for Swype-style typing and 5.1 Dolby Digital Plus audio recording.

Memory

Both devices comes with 2GB RAM, 32GB onboard storage with no option of expandable memory and a 7GB of OneDrive space.

Camera

The Nokia Lumia 930 has a 20-megapixel rear-camera whereas the Nokia Lumia 1020 has a massive 41-megapixel rear-camera. Both are PureView smart camera and has optical image stabilisation & dual LED flash plus plenty of manual controls. The Nokia Lumia 930 offers better camera software as it comes with built-in Refocus and Cinemagraph app into the Nokia Camera app.

GadgetGuide4U Opinion

According to the specifications, the Nokia Lumia 930 is way better than Nokia Lumia 1020 as it comes with Full HD screen, Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, latest Windows Phone 8.1 software and beautiful design. If you like to click pictures on mobile phone, then it is much better and after receiving Lumia Cyan Update, major improvements will be seen.

Discounted Pricing of Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 925, Nokia Lumia 930 and Nokia Lumia 1020

Online Store Nokia Lumia 930 Nokia Lumia 1020
Amazon U.S. Not available $493.73 (Buy Now)
Amazon India Not available INR 42,300 (Buy Now)
Flipkart Not available INR 44,345 (Buy Now)

Comparing Specifications of Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 925, Nokia Lumia 930 and Nokia Lumia 1020

Features

Nokia lumia 930

Nokia Lumia 1020

Display

5.0-inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels

4.5-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 769 x 1280 pixels

Processor

2.2GHz Quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor coupled with Adreno 330

1.5GHz Dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 processor coupled with Adreno 225

Operating System

Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8

Memory

2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage

2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage

Camera

20-megapixels rear-camera with Dual LED and 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera

41-megapixel rear-camera with LED, Xenon flash and 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera

Other Features

Built-in wireless charging, FM, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 (a/b/g/n), NFC

Optional built-in wireless charging, FM, Stereo, RDS, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi (a/b/g/n), NFFC

Battery

2420mAh battery with talktime 11.50 hours and stand-by time 552 hours

2000mAh battery with a taltime of 19.10 hours and standby time of 384 hours

Dimensions

137 x 71 x 9.8 mm

130.4 x 71.4  x 10.4mm

Weight (in gram)

167

158

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