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  1. Waseem Gabour's Avatar
    I have samsung ATIV S - and decided to change to nokia lumia because it's my place there due to my photography obsession , so i checked out all the specs of the lumia 930 and 1020

    and i find it difficult to choose between 930 and 1020
    930 is new and has 2gb ram with massive proccessor and 5 inch screen
    but which camera is better ?
    10-04-2014 05:11 AM
  2. Deutscher2's Avatar
    and i find it difficult to choose between 930 and 1020
    930 is new and has 2gb ram with massive proccessor and 5 inch screen
    but which camera is better ?
    The 1020 has also 2GB RAM.
    The Camera on the 1020 is much better, but the Camera on the 930 is faster.
    The 1020 has Glance, the 930 not.

    So, if you want the best Camera on a Phone, take the 1020. If not, take the 930.
  3. Hi Fadia's Avatar
    you can look here http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...ur-1020-a.html or here http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...mia-930-a.html to compare between the 2 cameras
    personally, i'd say go for the 930 as it's newer and will get more camera updates comes Lumia Denim GDR2

    ...but I'm not much of a photographer nor have I tried either phone so I'd wait for someone else who has to answer
    Jazmac likes this.
    10-04-2014 05:26 AM
  4. Lucas Pedersoli's Avatar
    Simple. Wait for lumia 1030.
    bijak_riyandi likes this.
    10-04-2014 05:27 AM
  5. psoham777's Avatar
    I would say 930, as it has a quad core processor, its a newer device & 20mp camera is enough for photography. Also its not bulky like 1020. 1020s camera is surely better, but do you need that monster camera? I think 930 is more than enough for daily use
    spampy2 likes this.
    10-04-2014 05:37 AM
  6. techiez's Avatar
    I have samsung ATIV S - and decided to change to nokia lumia because it's my place there due to my photography obsession , so i checked out all the specs of the lumia 930 and 1020

    and i find it difficult to choose between 930 and 1020
    930 is new and has 2gb ram with massive proccessor and 5 inch screen
    but which camera is better ?
    1020 would be better but I would say wait for 1030 or go for 930 as it is more futureproof,
    10-04-2014 05:41 AM
  7. Deutscher2's Avatar
    and i find it difficult to choose between 930 and 1020
    930 is new and has 2gb ram with massive proccessor and 5 inch screen
    but which camera is better ?
    The 1020 has also 2GB RAM.
    The Camera on the 1020 is much better, but the Camera on the 930 is faster.
    The 1020 has Glance, the 930 not.

    So, if you want the best Camera on a Phone, take the 1020. If not, take the 930.
    10-04-2014 08:14 AM
  8. ams963's Avatar
    Go for 930 or wait for 1030.
    10-04-2014 08:40 AM
  9. mohawk apple's Avatar
    Id say 930 also, I have the 1020 and would trade for the 930 any day!
    10-04-2014 09:00 AM
  10. Deutscher2's Avatar
    Go for 930 or wait for 1030.
    Why should someone wait for a Phone which isn't even announced?
    Qtweeder likes this.
    10-04-2014 09:12 AM
  11. mccririck's Avatar
    Wait for the 940.
    TheMightyCraken likes this.
    10-04-2014 09:17 AM
  12. psoham777's Avatar
    Wait for the 940.
    It'll take a lot of time, I am expecting 925 successor
    10-04-2014 09:47 AM
  13. Jakez98's Avatar
    I'm using a 1020 now, and I'm certainly waiting for the 1030 to be released before I even consider upgrading.

    I've tried a 1520 last week and the camera is noticeably inferior when compared to my 1020, so I would imagine the upcoming 1030 to be a much better device. A 41MP camera with a modern quad core processor, the definition of a true Windows Phone flagship.
    10-04-2014 10:04 AM
  14. amk0's Avatar
    The 1020 has also 2GB RAM.
    The Camera on the 1020 is much better, but the Camera on the 930 is faster.
    The 1020 has Glance, the 930 not.

    So, if you want the best Camera on a Phone, take the 1020. If not, take the 930.
    This.

    Im in the same situation as the OP right now. I have a brand new 930 and a brand new 1020 with me and Im supposed to pick one... but just like the OP im having a hard time.

    To those differences stated before, you have to add:

    - SensorCore on the 930. Hardware is not present in the 1020.
    - Screen: Blacks look better in the 1020.
    - I have to add here: the 1020 Camera is WAY better (specially in low light) than the 930.

    The CPU on the 930 is in theory faster, a lot faster, than the CPU in the 1020, but if you dont want to play games you wont notice any difference, both phones are smooth as it gets.

    I have been using both phones trying to decide which one to keep... but I have yet to make a decision :(
    10-04-2014 01:14 PM
  15. Chris_Kez's Avatar
    930. Definitely the 930. There are already new camera features coming in the Lumia Denim update that the 1020 will not get. This trend will only continue. There has been zero evidence of a 1030, so don't bother waiting unless you plan to wait until Microsoft releases the first batch of phones with Windows 10 sometime in mid to late 2015. You can always sell the 930 after a year and get a newer flagship.
    antiochian2010 likes this.
    10-04-2014 01:33 PM
  16. amk0's Avatar
    930. Definitely the 930. There are already new camera features coming in the Lumia Denim update that the 1020 will not get. This trend will only continue. There has been zero evidence of a 1030, so don't bother waiting unless you plan to wait until Microsoft releases the first batch of phones with Windows 10 sometime in mid to late 2015. You can always sell the 930 after a year and get a newer flagship.
    The new camera features are mostly speed related and 4k video. They are not coming to the 1020 cause the camera module/cpu just cant take pics faster.

    The 1020 Camera is leaps and bounds better than the 930. I have been taking pictures with both using a tripod, and they are just not comparable ;)

    For me personally it is right now: Awesome camera + Glance VS 5" Screen + SensorCore

    Wish there was a phone with all those features :/ stupid compromises
    10-04-2014 01:45 PM
  17. pseudoware's Avatar
    Why should someone wait for a Phone which isn't even announced?
    Waiting sucks. I just recently got the 1020 and will deal w/the future when it gets here.

    Sent from my LG-D850 using Tapatalk
    10-04-2014 02:44 PM
  18. antiochian2010's Avatar
    Technically the 1020 has a better camera, but as a 1020 owner I would highly advise you to get the 930. You will have a much better overall phone still with a kickass camera (20MP is nothing to scoff at as most point and click cams are about equal) so there will be very few things that you would really need the 1020 to shoot. I love the 1020 but if I didn't have it or if something happened to it, I would totally go for the 930. Since I do have it and its still shooting great, I can afford to wait another year or two.
    10-04-2014 04:05 PM
  19. Byrese's Avatar
    It's all what you prefer. Please share your decision though 😁
    Sent from my Lumia 1520 using Tapatalk
    10-04-2014 11:02 PM
  20. dov1978's Avatar
    Get the 1020. I miss mine soooo much for the camera. I'm using the 1520 now which is the same camera as the 930 and it's good but not nearly as good as my old 1020. Much more zoom capability and lossless cropping with the 1020. Plus 1020 has Glance whereas the 930 doesn't. That's a deal breaker alone for me.

    Sent from my Surface Pro 2 using Tapatalk
    10-05-2014 04:06 PM
  21. Nogitsune Micah's Avatar
    If I had the choice now of a 1020 or 930...

    I'd probably get a 1020....the 930 isn't a bad phone(I love it's design) but owning a 1520 is great but using my mom's 1020, the speed differences in the processors really is not that noticeable. We're lucky to have an OS that isn't so heavy and can't run on older/weaker processors as well as the newer processors(Android).

    It's why I laugh at HTC one m8 owners for bragging about the fact their phone has 801 over 800...because you know that makes the biggest difference between a 1520 vs M8 lol.

    If you truly want the camera, then get the 1020....it's an exceptional camera that is unrivaled.

    It has glance and I love the screen.

    The 930 if you want something a little larger with a less powerful camera but a beautiful screen and a few enhancements on the phone's camera such as additional mics. The 930 is a more powerful phone in most cases however at the same time, this is WP and you'd be fine on a 1020 as well.
    10-05-2014 05:26 PM
  22. Squachy's Avatar
    1020 for the camera and glance
    930 for larger screen, processing power and likely more future proof.
    10-05-2014 11:10 PM
  23. Sifrei's Avatar
    If the camera is that important for you, get the 1020 asap.
    Both phones need a revisioned version with expandable memory, tho.
    10-06-2014 12:08 AM
  24. Chris_Kez's Avatar
    If the camera is that important for you, get the 1020 asap.
    Both phones need a revisioned version with expandable memory, tho.
    If only they could have pushed wider distribution of the 1020 variant that came with 64GB of storage.
    10-06-2014 01:53 AM
  25. dov1978's Avatar
    Why does storage matter for photos? OneDrive more than covers that
    10-06-2014 02:36 AM
  26. Karthik Naik's Avatar
    Why does storage matter for photos? OneDrive more than covers that
    its all great till you have no/slow internet
    Byrese and bijak_riyandi like this.
    10-06-2014 04:26 AM
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