October 17, 2012

Nokia Lumia 820 preview


A look at the Nokai Lumia 820 compared to the Nokia Lumia 920.

A look at the Nokai Lumia 820 compared to the Nokia Lumia 920.

The Nokia Lumia 820 is the smaller and less featured version of the Nokia Lumia 920 which we previewed earlier. The Nokia Lumia 920 is the flagship version of the Lumia series so expect it to be bigger, stronger and flashier than the 820.


Both the Nokia Lumia 920 and the 820 are 4G enabled phones and will be on sale with EE ( Everything Everywhere – that owns T-Mobile and Orange ) in November. EE are calling these “4G Ready” and will download pages and files at speeds of five times faster on EE’s 4G network as opposed to a Nokia 920 or 820 on a 3G network.


The Nokia Lumia 820 will be cheaper than the Nokia Lumia 920 and is also a smaller version. Below we summarise the differences between the 820 and the 920.


Feature Nokia Lumia 920 Nokia Lumia 820

Dimensions 130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7mm 123.8 x 68.5 x 9.9mm

Weight 186 grams 158 grams

Colours Black or white Black

Memory 32GB, 7GB in SkyDrive 8GB, 7GB in SkyDrive

Capacitive Display 4.5” WXGA LCD 4.3” OLED WVGA ClearBlack

Display Resolution 1,280×768 pixels 800×480

Main Camera 8MP Autofocus camera 8MP Autofocus camera

Lens Carl Zeiss Tessar lens Carl Zeiss lens

Pureview Yes No

Battery standby 400 hours 330 hours

Battery talktime 10 hours 8 hours


The above covers the main differences between the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Nokia Lumia 820. Both are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.5 GHz dual core processor, come with Near Field Communication ( NFC ), 1 GB RAM, Wi-Fi Channel bonding, Internet Explorer 10, Bluetooth 3.1 and WP Qi Wireless charging.


Both come with Full HD recording at 1,920×1,080 pixels, camera video frame rate of 30 frames per second, 4x zoom plus a video player.


4G.co.uk are waiting for our pair of Nokia Lumias so we can undertake a review of both the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Nokia Lumia 820.