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Nokia Lumia 920 vs Sony Xperia ZQ

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Nokia Lumia 920 vs Sony Xperia ZQ phones. Which is the best phone?

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04 Nokia Lumia 920 vs 16 Sony Xperia ZQ

Nokia Lumia 920
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
4.5"
IPS

768x1280

8.7
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

2000
mAh

Non removable

Sony Xperia ZQ
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
5"
TFT

1080x1920

13
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2370
mAh

Non removable

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia ZQ

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04 Advantages Nokia Lumia 920

Lumia 920vsXperia ZQ
 167%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GBvs16GB (12GB user available)
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT LCD IPSvsTFT LCD
Advantage+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightDual LED flashvsLED flash
 20%20%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.0 (aperture)vsf/2.4 (aperture)

16 Advantages Sony Xperia ZQ

Xperia ZQvsLumia 920
 17%17%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs1.5Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR2vs1GB LPDDR2
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 64GB vsNot supported
 23%23%
+Lighter
151 grams (5.29 ounces)vs185 grams (6.48 ounces)
 9%9%
+Thinner
9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs10.7 millimeters (0.42 inches)
 111%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080 x 1920 pixelsvs768 x 1280 pixels
 33%33%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
441 PPIvs332 PPI
 11%11%
+Larger screen
5"vs4.5"
 47%47%
+Higher resolution main camera
13 megapixelsvs8.7 megapixels
Advantage+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo/video only main cameravsNot supported
 69%69%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2.1 megapixelsvs1.2 megapixels
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)vsHD (1280 x 720 pixels)
 186%100%
+More apps available to download and use
2000000 apps (Google Play Store)vs700000 apps (Marketplace)
 18%18%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2370 mAhvs2000 mAh
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableMicro-B USB - MHLvsNot supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster4.0 version with A2DPvs3.1 version with A2DP

29 Common items in both devices

+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocus
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightnessBSI sensor
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth1/3" inches
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary cameraFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster4G LTE
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files100 Mbps
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscope
+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion - Non removable
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM / FM with RDS
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNA
+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devicesNFC
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass / Scratch-resistant glass
+ 21 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresNokia Lumia 920Sony Xperia ZQ
BrandNokiaSony
ModelLumia 920Xperia ZQ
Also known asNokia Lumia 920T, Nokia Lumia 920 RM-821, RM-820, Nokia PhiSony Xperia ZQ C6503, Sony Xperia ZL for Brazil, Sony Odin
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredBrazil
Release dateNovember, 2012April, 2013
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth10.7 millimeters (0.42 inches)9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)70.8 x 130.3 millimeters (2.79 x 5.13 in)69.3 x 131.6 millimeters (2.73 x 5.18 in)
Weight185 grams (6.48 ounces)151 grams (5.29 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Nokia Lumia 920Sony Xperia ZQ
Operating systemWindows Phone 8.0 ApolloAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateWindows Phone 8.0 GDR3Android 4.4.4 KitKat
HardwareNokia Lumia 920Sony Xperia ZQ
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM896032bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
CPU processor1.5Ghz Dual-Core Krait1.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 225Qualcomm Adreno 320
RAM memory1GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR2
Internal storage32GB16GB (12GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC
DisplayNokia Lumia 920Sony Xperia ZQ
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD
Screen size4.5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~62.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution768 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)332 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataNokia Lumia 920Sony Xperia ZQ
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 900/1900/2100
4G networkLTE RM-821: 800/900/1800/2100/2600 - RM-820: 700/1700/2100LTE 2600
Data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum speed download100 Mbps100 Mbps
Maximum speed upload50 Mbps50 Mbps
Messaging and callingNokia Lumia 920Sony Xperia ZQ
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraNokia Lumia 920Sony Xperia ZQ
Main camera8.7 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution3552 x 2448 pixels4128 x 3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo/video only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraNokia Lumia 920Sony Xperia ZQ
Front camera1.2 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280 x 960 pixels1920 x 1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280 x 720 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaNokia Lumia 920Sony Xperia ZQ
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, WMV, H.263, H.264
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, WMAMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesNokia Lumia 920Sony Xperia ZQ
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB - MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth3.1 version with A2DP4.0 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 b/g/n
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portfeature not registeredSupported
Other functionsNokia Lumia 920Sony Xperia ZQ
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
JavaNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, Yellow, Red, White, Gray
- Nokia PureMotion HD+ display
- Nokia PureView camera
- Wireless charging
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- Video stabilization
- HD Voice
- 4G Mobile Hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
- Exmor RS™ mobile with HDR
- Timescape UI
- PlayNow
- 3D surround sound
- xLOUD
- 16x digital zoom
- 3D sweep panorama
- WiFi Direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyNokia Lumia 920Sony Xperia ZQ
Battery technologyLithium ion - Non removableLithium ion - Non removable
Battery capacity2000 mAh2370 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby24000 minutes | 400 hours | 16.7 days30000 minutes | 500 hours | 20.8 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Nokia Lumia 920Sony Xperia ZQ
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.08 W/Kg (head) | 0.91 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.7 W/Kg (head)feature not registered

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