Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 920 vs BLU Life Pure XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia BLU Samsung
Announced September 2012 April 2014 Expected Announcement - Q2 2014
Status Available - November 2012 Available - May 2014 Rumored - Q3 2014
Colors Black, Gray, Red, Yellow Black, White Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.3 x 10.7 x 10.7 mm
(5.13 x 0.42 x 0.42 in)
150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
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Weight 185 g (6.53 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 / 900 / 2100 - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
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 v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.3 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800 Quad-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805/ Exynos 5433
GPU Adreno 225 Adreno 330 -
RAM 1 GB 3 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB storage 32 GB 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS TFT capacitive touchscreen LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches 5.5 inches 5.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (515 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 401.28% 73.66% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, Carl Zeiss optics, 3264 x 2448 pix 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Yes
Features Auto focus, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging Auto focus, 1.34 ┬Ám Pixel Size, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, 8 MP, autofocus [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 33 Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 33 Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L) 16/32/64 GB storage, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po Battery -
Capacity 2000 mAh 2500 mAh -
Stand by Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 10 h (3G)
Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)
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