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Nexus 5 vs Nokia Lumia 925 – Top Specs and Price Comparison

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This is a comparison between two devices that step into the ring fully equipped with the latest specs and features. Although both are powerful devices, by the end of this article we shall see which one of them takes the crown, as only one can be the champion.

Nokia Lumia 925

There a lot of features included in this Windows 8 running device, such as OIS ( Optical Image Stabilization),Back-Illuminated Sensor, Geo Tagging Auto Focus, Macro Mode, Panorama Mode, Exposure Compensation, and others.

Design and Display

The Nokia Lumia 925 has a multi touch AMOLED, 4.5 display, with a maximum resolution of 768 x 1280. It is equipped with a proximity sensor and scratch resistant glass. Due to its resolution and size, the display on the Lumia 925 is pretty bright. The phone is also lightweight and easy to handle.

Camera, Specs and Battery

Hardware-wise, the Lumia 925 has it going, with a 1.5 GHz dual core processor and 1 GB of RAM. The internal memory stops at 16 GB. The front facing camera has 1.2 MP, while the rear lens has 8.7 MP and features two LEDs. Video can be recorded HD at 1080 x 1920. Because it is a 4G enabled smartphone, the Lumia 925 can reach 100Mbps on HSDPA. You’ll also be able to reach 12.8 hours of talk time and 18.3 days of standby time, due to the phone’s 2000 mAh battery.

Nexus 5

One of the best Google handsets released, the Nexus 5 has become an instant favorite after its release in the market. It runs Google’s Android operating system and comes packed with the latest features.

Design and Display

The device’s display is simply a pleasure to look at. The 5 inch display uses IPS LCD technology and is equipped with light and proximity sensors. It is also water and scratch resistant, and it operates at a maximum resolution of 1080 x 1920, with a pixel density of 445 ppi.

A 2.2 GHz quad core Krait 400 processor runs inside the device, alongside the Adreno 330 GPU. In terms of memory, it has 32 GB of internal storage and 2 GB of RAM. It has two cameras, just like the Lumia, on being in the front, with 1.3 MP, while the rear camera has 8 MP. The phone can record 1080 x 1920 video and reach 150 Mbps on HSDPA, due to its 4G capabilities. A total of 17 hours of talk time and 12.5 days of standby time are assured by the 2300 mAh battery.

Conclusion

The two devices are quite similar in several aspects, but overall, the Nexus 5 is the clearly faster phone with better specs and therefore takes the win on this one.

 

The Nexus 5 will set you back around $390, while the Lumia 925 is available for around $290, both courtesy of Amazon.com