Specs Comparison: HTC One, Lumia 1020, Nexus 5, Galaxy S4, iPhone 5S and Xperia Z1


The competitors in mobile race are tough. During last 5 years, they have built huge muscles. Some of them are performing very well and a few are facing just bad luck. But this does not means those, who are not performing well, are not good enough to be in the competition. It is just their time has not come yet. If you are looking smartphone for your needs and not for showoff, with so many muscular wrestlers it becomes very difficult to select the right smartphone.

The smartphones HTC One, Nokia Lumia 1020, Google Nexus 5, Samsung Galaxy S4, Apple iPhone 5S and Sony Xperia Z1 are latest of their kinds. It was quite difficult for me to test all phones because I do not own all of them. Sometime I have to ask my friends to loam me their phones. Help was also taken from official websites of discussed smartphones as well as So, it took me many days to create this smartphones specs comparison table.

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Let us know what you think about these phones. If you have any experience, we will appreciate if shared.

Smartphones Specs Comparison
Specifications HTC One Nokia Lumia 1020 LG Nexus 5 Galaxy S4 iPhone 5S Xperia Z1
Operating System Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) Windows Phone 8 Android 4.4 (Katkit) Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) iOS 7 Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
CPU Qualcomm® napdragon™600, 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon™S4 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon™800,2.3 GHz Cortex-A15 1.6GHz,Cortex-A7 1.2GHz, Krait 300 1.9GHz A7 SoC (64bit) Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 800, 2.2GHz
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 225 Adreno 330, 450 MHz PowerVR SGX 544MP3 PowerVR G6430 Adreno 330, 450MHz
microUSB Yes – v2.0 Yes – v2.0 Yes – v2.0 Yes – v2.0    Yes – v2.0
Screen Size 4.7″ 1920×1080 (468ppi) 4.5″ 1280×768 (334ppi) 4.95″ 1920×1080 (445ppi) 5″ 1920×1080 (441ppi) 4″ 640×1136 (326ppi) 5″ 1920×1080 (441ppi)
Croning Gorilla Glass 2nd gen. Yes 3rd gen. Yes 3rd gen. Yes 3rd gen. Yes Yes -Scratch proof, Screen resistant
Camera Rear: 4MP, Front: 2.1MP Rear: 41MP, Front: 1.3Mp Rear: 8MP, Front: 1.3 Rear: 13MP, Front: 2MP Rear: 8MP, Front: 1.2MP Rear: 20.7MP, Front: 2.2MP
Dimensions 137.4×68.2×9.3 mm 130.4×71.4×10.4 mm 69.17×137.84×8.59 mm 136.6×69.8×7.9 mm 123.8×58.6×7.6 mm 144x74x8.5 mm
Weight 143g 158g 130g 130g 112g 170g
Battery 2300mAH 2000mAH 2300mAH 2600mAH 1570mAH 3050mAH
Talktime 27hrs (2G), 18hrs (3G) 19hrs (2G), 13hrs (3G) 17hrs 17hrs 10hrs (2G), 10hrs (3G) 14hrs
Standby Time 500hrs (2G), 480hrs (3G) 600hrs 230hrs 370hrs 250hrs (2G), 250hrs (3G) 860hrs
Web Browsing 10hrs 8hrs 8.5hrs 9hrs 10hrs 13hrs
Wireless Charging Yes (accessory) Yes (accessory) Built-in Yes (accessory) Yes (accessory) Yes (accessory)
Speakers Yes – Stereo + Amplifier Yes – Dolby Digital Plus Yes Yes Yes Stereo
Audio Connector  3.5mm 3.5mm 3.5mm Stereo  3.5mm 3.5mm 3.5mm
Bluetooth v4 (A2DP) v3 (A2DP) v4 (A2DP) v4 (A2DP, EDR, LE) v4 (A2DP) v4 (A2DP)
Memory 2GB 2GB 2GB 2GB 1GB 2GB
Storage (Internal) 32GB, 64GB 32GB 16GB, 32GB 16GB, 32GB, 64GB 16GB, 32GB, 64GB 16GB
Storage (External) No No No Yes No Yes
GPS Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
LTE 4G Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
WiFi Yes (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) Yes (802.11 a/b/g/n) Yes (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) Yes (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) Yes (802.11 a/b/g/n) Yes (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)
Other Features -Gogole Services Integration-28mm lens-

Image stabilizer

-1080p HD Video


-Slow-mo Video


-HDR Video



-LED Flash

-Face detection



-Capacitive Touchscreen

-Data Encryption

-Capacitive Touchscree-1080p Video capture-Image stabilizer

-Auto focus



-Predictive Text input

-Three color

-Cloud storage: 7GB

-DirectX 11

-Data Encryption

-Gogole Services Integration-Step counter & detector-Capacitive


-Image/video editor

-Predictive Text input

-HTML5 browser

-1080p Video capture

-Two color

-Data Encryption

-Gogole Services Integration-Image/Video Editor


-Air gestures

-Smart Scroo

-Smart Pause



-Predictive text input


-Data Encryption

-Group play

-Touch ID-64-bit processor-Capacitive Touchscreen




-Image/video editor

-Predictive Text input

-Gogole ServicesIntegration-Capacitive Touchscreen

-Non removable battery

-HTML5 browser

-Image stabilizer



-Face recognition

-LED flash

-Three color

Price US$599.99 (check your local carrier) US$699 (check your local carrier) No Contract -16GB costs US$349-32GB costs US$399 Check your local carrier -US$649-US$749-US$849 US$650


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