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