Nokia Lumia 928 vs iPhone 5: Specs, Price, Features Comparison - Get Lumia 'Free' or $99 Apple iPhone?

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By Amanda Gigliotti , Christian Post Correspondent
August 12, 2013|11:14 pm

Both the Nokia Lumia 928 and the iPhone 5 are now available in the U.S. for extremely marked down prices, leaving many wondering which smartphone they should opt for.

Below is a price and specs comparison between the Nokia Lumia 928 and the Apple iPhone 5.

Price

The Nokia 928 is now incredibly available for "free" with a 2-year contract at Verizon, according to Geeky-Gadgets, while AT&T has reportedly cut down the peice of the iPhone 5 to $99.99.

Nokia Lumia 928 Picture: Nokia

Nokia Lumia 928 Smartphone

Design

The iPhone 5 is smaller, thinner and lighter (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches) and offers more prominent and responsive buttons.

On the other hand, the Lumia 928 is attractive, and also has a microUSB port - a universal standard, whereas the iPhone 5 sticks to Apple's proprietary Lightning port.

The iPhone 5 runs the iOS 6.1 or 6 and is made with aluminum, while the Lumia offers Windows Phone 8 and is made by Polycarbonate.

The Lumia 928 offers more options for color: white, black, yellow, red and blue, while the iPhone 5 is only available in black or white.

Camera

The Lumia 928 seems to offer a better option for camera with its 8.7-megapixel PureView camera, which features Carl Zeiss optics, and f2.0 lens, optical image stabilization, and Xenon flash.

The iPhone 5 has an 8-megapixel iSight camera, which features an f2.4 lens and LED flash.

iPhone 5 While Mock-Up Rendering created by a Gizmodo reader.

A new white mock-up rendering of the iPhone 5

Display

In regards to display, it is hard to choose between the two, as they both present unique qualities. The Lumia 928 has a 4.5-inch PureMotion HD+ 768 X 1280 AMOLED display, and heightened sensitivity that recognizes touch even if you are using gloves.

The iPhone 5 is smaller with a 4-inch 640 x 1136 Retina Display, which features more realistic colors due to its IPS-LCD panel and better outdoor visibility.

Battery

The Lumia 928 has 2000 mAh with 16.20 hours of talk, while the iPhone 5 has 1440 mAh with 8 hours of talk

Processor

The Lumia 928 has Dual core 1500 MHz, Krait in a 1024 MB RAM and 32 GB of storage. The iPhone 5 has a Dual core, 1300 MHz, Apple Swift, 1016 MB RAM, and 16GB of storage.

 

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