Features Comparison: Apple iPhone 5S vs. Nokia Lumia 1020


Both iPhone 5S and Nokia Lumia 1020 are best mobiles of 2013. But let us compare them, to make the best decision to buy one of them.


iPhone 5S
Nokia Lumia 1020
Price
Starts at $199.99 with two-year contract; also has $299 and $399 price points with progressively increased storage. Without contract, priced at $649, $749, $849.
$199.99 with two-year contract. Without contract, priced at $609.
Carrier (US)
Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile
AT&T
OS
Apple iOS 7
Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Dimensions
4.87 inches (123.8 mm) tall; 2.31 inches (58.6 mm) wide; 0.30 inches (7.6 mm) thick
5.13 inches (130.4 mm) tall; 2.81 inches (71.4 mm) wide; 0.41 inches (10.4 mm) thick.
Weight
112 grams, or 3.95 ounces
158 grams, or 5.57 ounces.
Display
4-inch (diagonal), touch-enabled display capable of 1136-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
4.5-inch (diagonal), touch-enabled display capable of 1280-by-768-pixel resolution at 334 ppi.
Battery Life
10 hours (browsing, Wi-Fi), 10 hours (talking, 3G), 10.4 days (standby)
6.7 hours (browsing, Wi-Fi), 12.5 hours (talking, 3G), 16 days (standby).
Camera
(Primary/Back)
8 megapixels, f/2.2 aperture. LED flash. Digital image stabilization, backside illumination sensor, five-element lens, 3X zoom.
41 megapixels, f/2.2 aperture. Xenon flash. Optical image stabilization, backside-illuminated image sensor, six-element lens, 3X zoom.
Camera
(Secondary/Front)
1.2 megapixels at 1280-by-960-pixel resolution. Backside illumination sensor.
1.2 megapixels at 1280-by-960-pixel resolution. f/2.4 aperture.
Colors
Gold, gray, silver
Yellow, white, black.
Audio
Uses iTunes Store for downloadable music; no terrestrial radio support. Supports AAC, Protected AAC, HE-AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV file formats for playback.
Uses Xbox Music or Nokia Music for streaming music; includes FM radio. Supports MP3, AMR-NB, WMA 10 Pro, GSM FR, WMA 9, AAC LC, AAC+/HEAAC and eAAC+/HEAACv2 codecs. Also supports ASF, MP4, AAC, AMR, MP3, M4A, WMA, 3GP and 3G2 file formats for playback.
Video
Records at up to 1080p (Full HD, 1920-by-1080-pixel resolution) at 60 frames per second. 3X video zoom. Supports H.264, MPEG-4, M-JPEG, as well as FaceTime video calling with similarly enabled devices; AirPlay mirroring and video out to Apple TV, video mirroring with adapter. Includes slow-motion video capability, video stabilization, face detection, geotagging and ability to take still photo while recording.
Records at 1080p (Full HD, 1920-by-1080-pixel resolution) at 30 frames per second. 6X video zoom. Supports VC-1, Windows video, H.264/AVC, H.263 and MPEG-4 codecs as well as MP4, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, M4V and MOV file formats for playback. Includes video streaming, five white balance modes, video stabilization, autofocus.
Memory
1 GB RAM DDR3.
2 GB RAM.
Storage
16, 32 or 64 gigabytes local; 5 gigabytes free in the cloud.
32 gigabytes local; 7 gigabytes free in the cloud.
Processor
Apple A7 (dual-core, 1.7 GHz).
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 (dual-core, 1.5 GHz).
Connectivity
Nano SIM (storage); Lightning (charging); 3.5 mm audio. USB, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi.
Micro SIM (storage); micro USB (charging); 3.5 mm audio. USB 2.0, Bluetooth 3.0, 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi.
Special Features
Fingerprint sensor, slow-motion video capture, OpenGL ES version 3.0 support for higher-res gaming, free iWork apps.
That 41-megapixel camera, which allows you to zoom to crop down to the photo you want; an extra-sensitive touch-enabled display that works with gloves; free Microsoft Office apps.

Now you decide which one is the best.