Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Motorola Moto X vs LG Nexus 5

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Motorola LG
Announced July 2013 August 2013 October 2013
Status Available - July 2013 Available - August 2013 Available - November 2013
Colors Black, White, Yellow Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm
(5.13 x 2.81 x 0.41 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
Weight 158 g (5.57 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 225 Adreno 320 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 16/32 GB 16/32 GB storage
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, PureMotion HD+ ClearBlack Display, Gorilla Glass 3 AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches 4.7 inches 4.95 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (332 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.80% 72.34% 70.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 41 MP (38 MP effective, 7152 x 5368 pixels) 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash Xenon Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Carl Zeiss optics, Auto Focus, 1/1.2' Sensor Size, ND Filter, Optical Zoom, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Optical Zoom, Panorama Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL / EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, UPnP technology Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No No
USB OTG Supported - -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery, Wireless Charging Supported via Cover Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2000 mAh 2200 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 384 h Up to 576 h Up to 300 h
Talk Time Up to 19 h 6 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 18 min (3G)
Up to 13 h Up to 17 h