Nokia Lumia 1020 vs. Samsung Galaxy S4, iPhone 5, HTC One

Nokia's Lumia 1020 has an attention-grabbing camera, but can the rest of the device match up to the top smartphones?


Nokia showed off its latest Windows phone, the Nokia Lumia 1020, at a press conference in New York on Thursday.

The star feature of the Lumia 1020 is a 41-megapixel camera with a backside illuminated sensor designed to take supersharp pictures.

The device also sports a colorful, matte, polycarbonate chassis in yellow, white, or black, and a 4.5-inch high-resolution screen. Inside, the 1020 packs a 1.5Ghz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 32GB of internal storage.

Nokia's latest Lumia has a much larger and higher-quality camera than its top competitors, but we wanted to know how the rest of its specs stack up.

Below, we give you the full rundown on how the Lumia 1020 compares with the Samsung Galaxy S4, the iPhone 5, and the HTC One. Decide for yourself which phone has the best features for you, and let us know your pick in the comments.

PhoneNokia Lumia 1020Apple iPhone 5Samsung Galaxy S4HTC One
OSWindows Phone 8iOS 6Android 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Processor1.5GHz dual-core
Snapdragon S4
Proprietary A6 CPU1.9GHz quad-core Snapdragon 6001.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600
Screen4.5-inch LCD; 1,280x768 pixels, 331ppi4-inch IPS LCD; 1,136x640 pixels, 326ppi5-inch LCD; 1,920x1,080 pixels, 441ppi4.7-inch LCD; 1,080x1,920 pixels, 468ppi
RAM2GBNot listed2GB2GB
Internal storage32GB16GB, 32GB, 64GB16GB32GB
Expansion slotNoNoYes, up to 64GBNo
CarrierAT&TAT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-MobileAT&T, Cricket, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, VerizonAT&T, Spring, T-Mobile
Battery2,000mAh, embeddedNot listed; embedded2,600mAh;
2,300mAh, embedded
Camera41 megapixels,
1.2-megapixel front-facing
8 megapixels,
1.2-megapixel front-facing
13 megapixels,
2-megapixel front-facing
4 megapixels,
2-megapixel front-facing
Bluetooth version3.
Wireless chargingOptionalNoOptionalNo
Dimensions (inches) 5.1 x 2.8 x 0.44.9 x 2.3 x 0.35.3 x 2.7 x 0.35.4 x 2.7 x 0.4
Weight (ounces)5.544.55
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