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Nokia Lumia 620 vs. Samsung Galaxy Core – Brief Hardware Specifications Comparison

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The Finnish Company has been designing handsets for a long time.

Nokia has produced an array of smartphones, out of which Nokia Lumia 620 stands apart; being an inexpensive entry level handset. The Nokia Lumia 620 has long remained the main source of income for the Finnish Company. People have been able to associate the handset with the brand name – Nokia.

This Windows Phone 8 equipped Lumia 620 handset offers a range of various aspects for the masses. The handset comes in a different design, vibrant colors and Nokia’s Windows Phone applications, offering the potential user with a timeless beauty.

In comparison, we put the Galaxy Core from Samsung, which incorporates 4.3-inch screen, 5MP camera, dual core CPU and a reasonable price. The handset does not boast of high-end spec sheet, but has the basic qualities, required for becoming a modest smartphone. Let us compare these two handsets in terms of their hardware specifications.

Processor

The Lumia 620 handset caters the potential user with powerful hardware specs. However, the handset comes at a very affordable price. The Snapdragon S4 Plus dual core processor, clocked at 1.2GHz along with the Adreno 305 graphic processor, powers the Lumia 620 handset. The combination of CPU and GPU is coupled with a RAM of 512MB. Regardless of the RAM being lower as per today’s standards, the handset offers a smooth performance.

However, in terms of gaming, the handset falters. The handset is good enough for casual browsing and handling simple tasks.

On the contrary, the Samsung Galaxy Core handset offers the user with a smooth performance. The Android version 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system along with a Snapdragon S4 chipset takes care of the performance issues. The processor is inclusive of a double Cortex A5 cores, clocked at 1.2GHz and the Adreno 203 Graphic processor. The combination of the processors is accompanied with a powerful LPDDR3 RAM of 1GB.

Memory

Both the Lumia 620 and the Galaxy Core handsets comprise of 8GB internal memory that can be enhanced through a microSD card up to 64GB. However, the end user gets the internal memory of 5GB, as the 3GB of memory is consumed up by the Windows Phone platform, in the Lumia 620 handset.

Battery

The Lumia 620 consists of a 1300 mAh battery unit, which is low by its standards. However the handset can last for a day with moderate usage and for two days, with minimum usage. On the other hand, the 1800 mAh battery unit of the Galaxy Core could last for a day and a half with moderate usage.