Samsung Galaxy Duo vs Lumia 820

Thinking about what kind of phone model one should get is something most people never get tired to think about. Not even me. Though there are many factors we should consider in making decison so to help us out, checking its description, details and specs online are the best way to arrive to a beneficial decision. Never get contented to what your friend are saying, to what most infomercials are promoting and not even only with what your closest friend or family members experienced.

Samsung Galaxy Duo vs Lumia 820

Samsung Galaxy Duo vs Lumia 820

See it for yourself and make your own decision. Samsung Galaxy and Nokia Lumia are few of those phone models released in the market and have lingered on for sometime. Let’s take a look at what both units would like to promise us.

Here are reasons why one should have Samsung Galaxy Duo:

The browser has word wrap Yes vs No The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Plays Adobe Flash Yes vs No Adobe Flash with Video and Sound is supported in the device’s browser.
Notably more apps available 750,000 vs 150,000 5x more apps available.
Significantly more megapixel (photo) 16 MP vs 8 MP 2x more megapixel (photo).
Two pixels share one subpixel No vs Yes On some displays, especially AMOLED, two pixel share one subpixel like green; screens w/o sharing are crisper.
A bit higher pixel density 233 ppi vs 217 ppi 7.37% higher pixel density.
A little shorter 121.5 mm vs 123.8 mm 2.3 mm shorter.
Distinctly lighter 120 g vs 160 g 40 g lighter.
Explicitly lower SAR for body (USA) 0.65 W/kg vs 0.71 W/kg 0.06 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
Vastly narrower 63.1 mm vs 68.5 mm 5.4 mm narrower.
Lower SAR for head (USA) 0.27 W/kg vs 1.37 W/kg 1.1 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
Explicitly lower SAR for head (EU) 0.47 W/kg vs 0.79 W/kg 0.32 W/kg lower SAR for head (EU). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 2.0 W/kg in the EU.
Slightly less body volume 80.5 cm³ vs 83.5 cm³ 3.59% less body volume.
Supports two SIM cards Yes vs No A Dual SIM mobile phone can work with two SIM cards at the same time.

Now, here are reasons why Nokia wants you to take him home:

Direct updates by OS vendor Yes vs No It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
Heaps more RAM memory 1 GB vs 0.5 GB 0.5 GB more RAM memory.
Distinctly more internal storage 8 GB vs 4 GB 4 GB more internal storage.
A tad thinner 9.9 mm vs 10.5 mm 0.6 mm thinner.
A bit bigger screen size 4.3″ vs 4″ 7.5% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Newer Bluetooth Version 3.1 vs 3 Newer Bluetooth Version.
Appreciably faster downloads 42 MBits/s vs 7.2 MBits/s 5.83x faster downloads.
Has NFC Yes vs No Near-field-communication (NFC) allows wireless transactions like payments.
Has DLNA Yes vs No It can stream videos and movies to other devices over-the-air, using the standard DLNA protocol.
Has a gyroscope Yes vs No A gyroscope can be used to either measure, or maintain, the orientation of a device. Unlike an accelerometer, which measures the linear acceleration of the device, a gyroscope measures the orientation directly. It’s useful in games and augmented reality apps.
Faster CPU clock speed 2x 1.5 GHz vs 1x 1 GHz 3x faster CPU clock speed.
Substantially smaller semiconductor size/newer CPU 28 nm vs 45 nm 37.78% smaller semiconductor size/newer CPU.
A shade more microphone(s) 2 vs 1 1  more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No Device allows taking multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene and then stitch them together into a single photo.
Has a dedicated camera button Yes vs No A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Better video recording quality 1080p @30 fps vs 480p @30 fps 2.25x better video recording quality.
Has a brand lens Yes vs No A brand manufacturer provides the camera’s lens.
Has manual white balance Yes vs No This allows to manually set the white balance.
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies Yes vs No When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Has touch autofocus Yes vs No The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs Yes vs No Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
Has a two-stage shutter Yes vs No A two-stage shutter allows photo shooting like a pro: with the first press the camera focusses, with the second it shoots.
Modestly more battery power 1,650 mAh vs 1,500 mAh 10% more battery power.
Wireless charging Yes vs No It can be charged w/o any plugs and wires similar to electric shavers or toothbrushes (as extra).

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