The colors of the Nokia Lumia 820 line. (Photo : Nokia)
Nokia might have some new competition it is not and the iPhone 5 or the Galaxy S3, but the Galaxy S3 Mini.
Nokia is launching their Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 smartphones in November, exclusively with AT&T as their carrier, with potential expectations to compete with Apple and Samsung.
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Samsung, however, announced the Galaxy S3 Mini, which could intentionally be meant to rival the iPhone 5 instead.
Latinos Post has previously provided the specs for the Galaxy S3 Mini and Lumia 920, now it's the Lumia 820 to stand before the latest Samsung device.
The dimensions and weight of the two devices are different, except for its depth.
The Galaxy S3 Mini has a length of 121.6mm, a width of 63mm, and a depth of 9.9. The South Korean device weighs at 111.5g.
For the Lumia 820, the length is measured at 12.8mm, 68.5mm for the width, and a 9.9mm depth. The Lumia 820 weighs more with 160g.
When it comes to the screen, both offer the same pixel resolution and a type of AMOLED touchscreen.
The Galaxy S3 Mini's screen is measured at four-inches, a pixel resolution of 800x480 at 233 pixels per image (ppi), and a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen.
The Lumia 820's screen is 4.3-inches, 800x480 pixel resolution at 217 ppi, and with AMOLED ClearBack technology.
For memory, the Galaxy S3 Mini might have the advantage due to variety.
The Samsung device has an internal memory of both 8GB and 16GB, 1GB RAM, and offers a microSD card slot for up to 32GB.
The Lumia 820's internal storage is only 8GB, but also offers 1GB RAM and a microSD card slot for up 32GB.
The two devices offer similar wireless connectivity but the Galaxy S3 Mini offers just one more that the Lumia 820, currently, does not.
Both devices will offer Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth version 4.0, and Near Field Communication (NFC), however, the Galaxy S3 Mini will offer Wi-Fi hotspot.
The cameras will probably be in favor of the Lumia 820.
The Galaxy S3 Mini's rear-facing camera is five-megapixels with 2,592x1,944 pixels. The front-facing camera is a Video Graphics Array (VGA) camera, having a resolution of 640x440 pixels.
The Lumia 820's front-facing camera has eight-megapixels with 3,264x2,448 pixels. The front-facing camera, however, is also VGA.
The video elements also go in favor of the Lumia 820 with 1080p at 30 frames per second (fps), while the Galaxy S3 Mini stands at 720p, but also 30fps.
When it comes to operating systems, both devices will offer the latest of their brands. The Galaxy S3 Mini will have the new Android operating system version 4.1, also known as the Jelly Bean. The Lumia 820 will have Microsoft Windows Phone 8, and will be among the first devices, along with the Lumia 920, to have the operating system in the US.
The chipset for the Galaxy S3 Mini will be the NovaThor U8420, with the dual-core 1GHz processor. The Lumia 820 will use the Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset with a dual-core 1.5GHZ Krait processor.
When it comes to battery power, the Galaxy S3 Mini will have the Li-Ion with 1,500mAh while the Lumia 820 will have the same type but at 1,650mAh.
Standby and talk times are not available yet for the Galaxy S3 Mini, but for the Lumia 820, it can reportedly go up to 330 hours on standby and eight hours for talk time.
Colors might not matter for many, but for those that do, the Lumia 820 will be available in black, blue, gray, red, violet, white, and yellow. The Galaxy S3 Mini, so far, will be offered in white.