If you have been eyeing the Google Nexus 4 and the Nokia Lumia 620 for a while but you don’t know which one to choose, we have here a comparison between the two smartphones to help you figure out which one is the better fit for you.
Display and Design
The Nexus 4 is equipped with a True HD IPS Plus display which measures 4.7 inches. The resolution for this device is 768 x 1280 pixels. The handset weighs 129 g and features the following dimensions: 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm.
The display that Nokia equipped its smartphone with is a TFT touch screen measuring 3.8 inches and rendering an inferior resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The dimensions for this device are: 115.4 x 61.1 x 11 mm, while it weighs 127 g.
Hardware and Operating System
The processor that powers the Nexus 4 is a quad core (Krait) clocked at 1.5 GHz which comes along with the Snapdragon APQ8064 chipset from Qualcomm. The smartphone supports 2GB of RAM and comes with two options for internal memory: 8GB and 16GB (this memory is not expandable via microSD card). The operating system for this device is the Android Jelly Bean (upgradable to Android KitKat).
The processor that powers the Lumia 620 is a dual core (Krait) that works at 1 GHz and it comes along with a Snapdragon S4 chipset from Qualcomm. This device only offers 512MB of RAM, as for internal memory it supports 8GB (expandable whilst using a microSD card up to 64GB). The operating system for the Nokia Lumia 620 is the Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (upgradable to Windows Phone 8 Black).
The Nexus 4 features a superior primary camera, as well as a secondary camera: the rear camera has 8MP (LED flash + autofocus) while the front camera has 1.3MP.
The rear-facing camera on the Nokia smartphone has 5MP (LED flash + autofocus), while the front-facing camera is a VGA type of camera.
The Google Nexus 4 sports a Li-Po 2100 mAh battery which is estimated to last around 15 hours of talking time (3G).
The Nokia Lumia 620 sports a Li-Ion 1300 mAh battery which is estimated to last around 9 hours and 50 minutes of talking time (3G).
You will find the Nexus 4 (16GB) at the price of $284.99, while the Lumia 620 will be priced at $179.36.