Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 820 vs HTC Desire 601

Nokia Lumia 820
nokia lumia 820
HTC Desire 601
htc desire 601
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general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia HTC
Announced Expected September 2012 September 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - October 2013
Colors Black, Gray, Red, Yellow, White, Blue, Violet Black, Silver, Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 68.5 x 9.9 mm
(4.87 x 2.7 x 0.39 in)
134.5 x 66.7 x 9.88 mm
(5.3 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 / 2100/ 900 LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 225 [Similar] Adreno 305 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 4.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) [Similar] 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.04% 62.11%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Carl Zeiss Tessa [Similar] 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, 1/4' Sensor Size, 1.4�m Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps
HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1650 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 330 h (2G)
Up to 330 h (3G)
Up to 440 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 12 h 48 min (3G)