Comparison between:
- Nokia Lumia 930
- Nokia Lumia 925
- Nokia Lumia 820
- Microsoft Lumia 950

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Nokia Lumia 930Nokia Lumia 925Nokia Lumia 820Microsoft Lumia 950
Nokia Lumia 930
Prices
Nokia Lumia 925
Prices
Nokia Lumia 820
Prices
Microsoft Lumia 950
Prices
Model aliasRM-1045
RM-1087
Martini
RM-893RM-824
RM-825
RM-826
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Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width71 mm
7.1 cm
0.233 ft
2.795 in
70.6 mm
7.06 cm
0.232 ft
2.78 in
68.5 mm
6.85 cm
0.225 ft
2.697 in
73.2 mm
7.32 cm
0.24 ft
2.882 in
Height137 mm
13.7 cm
0.449 ft
5.394 in
129 mm
12.9 cm
0.423 ft
5.079 in
123.8 mm
12.38 cm
0.406 ft
4.874 in
145 mm
14.5 cm
0.476 ft
5.709 in
Thickness9.8 mm
0.98 cm
0.032 ft
0.386 in
8.5 mm
0.85 cm
0.028 ft
0.335 in
9.9 mm
0.99 cm
0.032 ft
0.39 in
8.2 mm
0.82 cm
0.027 ft
0.323 in
Weight167 g
0.37 lbs
5.89 oz
139 g
0.31 lbs
4.9 oz
160 g
0.35 lbs
5.64 oz
150 g
0.33 lbs
5.29 oz
Volume95.32 cm³
5.79 in³
77.41 cm³
4.7 in³
83.95 cm³
5.1 in³
87.03 cm³
5.29 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Orange
Green
Black
White
Gray
Black
White
Yellow
Red
Blue
Black
White
Body materials--PlasticPolycarbonate
Metal

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (RM-826)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (RM-824)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (RM-824)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE Class B
GPRS Class B
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE Class B
GPRS Class B
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Microsoft Windows 8.1
Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile
Microsoft Windows Phone 8Microsoft Windows Phone 8Microsoft Windows 10

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AAQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Process technology28 nm28 nm28 nm20 nm
CPUKrait 400KraitKrait2x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.44 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit32 bit32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7ARMv7ARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores4226
CPU frequency2200 MHz1500 MHz1500 MHz1800 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 225Qualcomm Adreno 225Qualcomm Adreno 418
GPU cores4---
GPU frequency450 MHz--600 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB1 GB1 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR2LPDDR2LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency800 MHz500 MHz500 MHz933 MHz
---Liquid cooling system

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB16 GB
32 GB
8 GB32 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

Types--microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyAMOLEDAMOLEDAMOLEDAMOLED
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
4.5 in
114.3 mm
11.43 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.32 in
58.81 mm
5.88 cm
2.21 in
56.19 mm
5.62 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
3.86 in
98.01 mm
9.8 cm
3.69 in
93.66 mm
9.37 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.667:1
5:3
1.667:1
5:3
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels768 x 1280 pixels480 x 800 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels
Pixel density441 ppi
173 ppcm
332 ppi
130 ppcm
217 ppi
85 ppcm
565 ppi
222 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area71.08 %63.49 %62.26 %70.46 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
ClearBlack display
Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Nokia PureMotion HD+ display
Nokia ClearBlack display
Nokia ClearBlack displayCorning Gorilla Glass 3
ClearBlack display
Glance screen technology

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Magnetometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
SensorCore

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSI-CMOS BSI
Sensor size5.76 x 4.29 mm
0.28 in
4.8 x 3.6 mm
0.24 in
4.54 x 3.42 mm
0.22 in
5.76 x 4.29 mm
0.28 in
Pixel size1.071 µm
0.001071 mm
1.351 µm
0.001351 mm
1.39 µm
0.001390 mm
1.071 µm
0.001071 mm
Crop factor6.027.217.626.02
ISO100 - 4000100 - 3200--
Aperturef/2.4f/2f/2.2f/1.9
Shutter speed-4 - 1/16000--
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.32 mm
26.02 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.61 mm
26.03 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.41 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.32 mm
26.01 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses-6-6
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LEDTriple LED
Image resolution5376 x 3744 pixels
20.13 MP
3552 x 2448 pixels
8.7 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
5376 x 3744 pixels
20.13 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Macro mode
Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
White balance settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
White balance settings
Exposure compensation
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Carl Zeiss optics
6-element lens - 1 glass + 5 plastic lenses
Carl Zeiss opticsCarl Zeiss opticsCarl Zeiss optics
5th gen OIS
Lossless zoom

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Aperturef/2.4f/2.4f/2.4f/2.4
Image resolution1280 x 960 pixels
1.23 MP
1280 x 960 pixels
1.23 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
2592 x 1936 pixels
5.02 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
S-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Hotspot
---MiMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.04.04.04.1
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
GATT
HFP
OPP
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
HFP
OPP
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
GATT
HFP
OPP
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
EDR
GAVDP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.03.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
XML
xHTML
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
XML
xHTML
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
AMR-WB
M4A
MP3
WMA
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MP4
MPEG-4
VC-1
WMV
WMV9
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4
WMV
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MP4
VC-1
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2420 mAh2000 mAh1650 mAh3000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time11 h 30 min
11.5 h
690 min
0.5 days
18 h 20 min
18.3 h
1099.8 min
0.8 days
15 h 24 min
15.4 h
924 min
0.6 days
23 h
1380 min
1 days
2G stand-by time432 h
25920 min
18 days
432 h
25920 min
18 days
360 h
21600 min
15 days
288 h
17280 min
12 days
3G talk time15 h 30 min
15.5 h
930 min
0.6 days
12 h 40 min
12.7 h
760.2 min
0.5 days
8 h 6 min
8.1 h
486 min
0.3 days
18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
3G stand-by time432 h
25920 min
18 days
440 h
26400 min
18.3 days
360 h
21600 min
15 days
288 h
17280 min
12 days
Quick charge technology---Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
FeaturesWireless charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Removable
Battery model: BV-5QW
Qi wireless charging
Battery model: BL-4YW
Qi wireless charging
Battery model: BP-5T
Qi wireless charging
Qi wireless charging

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.6 W/kg-0.79 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)0.73 W/kg---
Head SAR (USA)0.9 W/kg-1.37 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)0.56 W/kg-0.71 W/kg-

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features---Microsoft Display Dock - 1 x HDMI; 1 x DisplayPort; 3 x USB
 Nokia Lumia 930Nokia Lumia 925Nokia Lumia 820Microsoft Lumia 950