Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Hands On

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Nokia finally unveiled the Lumia 1020 at an event in New York few hours back. We brought you the hands-on impressions of the device of impressive the device with a 41-megapixel camera sensor earlier today. We brought you a detailed comparison of the S4 Zoom with the Nokia Lumia 808, Nokia’s first 41-megapixel camera phone and the Samsung first smartphone with optical zoom. Here is the hands on comparison of the Lumia 1020 with the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom from the event.


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Both these devices can make phone calls, have Xenon flash and optical image stabilization (OIS), but the sensors vary. The Nokia Lumia 1020 features a 41-megapixel 1/1.5″ sensor with a pixel size of 1.12 microns and Carl Zeiss optics and the Galaxy S4 zoom has a 16 Megapixel 1/2.3″ CMOS sensor with a pixel size of 1.34 microns. The S4 Zoom has 10x optical zoom wheres the 5MP mode in the Lumia 1020 has 3x high resolution lossless zoom.

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The Lumia 1020 has 4.5-inch (1280 × 768 pixels) Pure Motion HD+ AMOLED ClearBlack display  and the Galaxy S4 Zoom has a 4.3 inch (960 x 540 pixels) qHD Super AMOLED display. Both these phones have a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The Lumia 1020 is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 processor with Adreno 225 GPU and the Exynos 4212 dual-core Cortex A9 chip clocked at 1.5 GHz with 400 MHz Mali 400MP4 GPU.

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The S4 Zoom is 15.4 mm thick and heavier at 206 grams than the Lumia 1020 which is 10.4 mm thick (Volume thickness) and weighs 158 grams.

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