Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 Telco Price Plan Comparisons


Nokia Lumia 920 Price Plan Comparison

Nokia Lumia 920 Price Plan Comparison 

The pair of Nokia Lumia devices are arguably two of the most anticipated mobile devices this year. After more than three months of waiting,the three telcos finally launched the Nokia Lumia 920 and 820. As usual, we have compiled the contract pricing across the board for your easy reference. We first start off comparing the Nokia Lumia 920, followed by the 820 sibling on the following page.

Phone Specs Comparison

Device

Nokia Lumia 920

Windows Phone 8X by HTC

Apple iPhone 5
(16GB)

Samsung Galaxy S III LTE (16GB)

OS Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone 8 Apple iOS 6 Android 4.1
Processor 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
dual-core processor
1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
dual-core processor
A6 dual-core 1GHz Exynos 4212 Quad quad-core Cortex-A9 1.4 GHz
RAM 1GB 1GB 1GB 2GB
Storage

32GB mass memory
(7GB free SkyDrive storage)



16GB mass memory
(7GB free SkyDrive storage)

 

16GB built-in
memory
(5GB free iCloud storage)
16GB internal storage
MicroSD slot (up to 64GB)
(48GB free Dropbox storage)
Display 4.5-inch Pure Motion HD+ 4.3-inch Super LCD 2 4-inch IPS TFT 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED
Resolution 1280 x 768 pixels / 332ppi 1280 x 720 pixels / 341ppi 1136 x 640 pixels / 326ppi 1280 x 720 pixels / 306ppi
Camera Rear Camera: 8.7-megapixel / Nokia PureView advanced optical imaging stabilization
/ Carl Zeiss optics / 1080p HD video capture

Front Camera: 1.2-megapixel (front-facing) / 720p HD video
Rear Camera: 8 megapixel / LED flash / BSI sensor /
HTC ImageChip / f/2.0 aperture and 28mm lens /
1080p HD video capture

Front Camera: 2.1 megapixel (front-facing) / HTC ImageChip /
f/2.0 aperture and ultra-wide-angle lens /
1080p HD video recording

Rear camera: 8-megapixel / 1080p HD video capture

Front camera: FaceTime HD camera
Rear camera: 8-megapixel with auto focus camera, flash, Zero Shutter Lag, BSI, F2.6 lens

Front camera: 1.9-megapixel  
Battery 2000mAh
(with integrated Qi wireless charging)
1800mAh 1,440mAh 2100mAh
Dimensions 130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7mm 132.35 x 66.2 x 10.12mm 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6mm 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6mm
Weight 185g 130g 112g 133g
Recommended Retail Price $899 $828 $948 $998
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1. Do note that the contract pricing is based on this week's promo which is valid from 8th to 14th December 2012. Prices may change thereafter.

2. Other miscellaneous costs such as early re-contract fees, SIM card charges and registration fees are not included in this table.

 

Telco Basic Plans Comparison
 

Data Plan M1 SingTel StarHub
Name iPhone Value+ / ValueSurf+ Flexi Lite SmartSurf iPhone Lite / Smartsurf Lite
Monthly Subscription $36 / $39 $39.90 $38
Local Outgoing Mins 100 / 120 100 100
Local SMS 600 800 800
Local Data Bundle 2GB 2GB 2GB
Phone Contract Prices
Nokia Lumia 920 $498 $448 $398
Windows Phone 8X by HTC $448 $368 $398
Apple iPhone 5 $430 $478 $473
Samsung Galaxy S III LTE $498 $468 $498

 

Telco Mid-Tier Plans Comparison
 

Data Plan M1 SingTel StarHub
Name iPhone Lite+ / LiteSurf+ Flexi Value SmartSurf iPhone Value / SmartSurf Value
Monthly Subscription $56 / $59 $59.90 $58
Local Outgoing Mins 300 200 300
Local SMS 800 900 900
Local Data Bundle 3GB 3GB 4GB
Phone Contract Prices
Nokia Lumia 920 $398 $348 $298
Windows Phone 8X by HTC $348 $268 $248
Apple iPhone 5 $190 $198 $233
Samsung Galaxy S III LTE $268 $198 $198

 

Telco High-Tier Plans Comparison
 

Data Plan M1 SingTel StarHub
Name iPhone Extreme+ / ExtremeSurf+ Flexi Plus SmartSurf iPhone Premium / SmartSurf Premium
Monthly Subscription $98 $99.90 $98
Local Outgoing Mins 700 500 700
Local SMS 1,000 1,000 1,000
Local Data Bundle 5GB 4GB 6GB
Phone Contract Prices
Nokia Lumia 920 $298 $248 $198
Windows Phone 8X by HTC $248 $168 $148
Apple iPhone 5 $0 $0 $0
Samsung Galaxy S III LTE $98 $0 $38

   

Telco Premium Plans Comparison
 

Data Plan M1 SingTel StarHub
Name iPhone Max+ / MaxSurf+ Flexi Premium SmartSurf iPhone Elite
Monthly Subscription $198 $205 $205
Local Outgoing Mins Unlimited 2,000 2,000
Local SMS 2,000 2,500 2,500
Local Data Bundle 12GB 12GB 12GB
Phone Contract Prices
Nokia Lumia 920 $298 $248 $198
Windows Phone 8X by HTC $248 $168 $148
Apple iPhone 5 $0 $0 $0
Samsung Galaxy S III LTE $98 $0 $38

 

Price Comparison Analysis

If you are planning to purchase the Nokia Lumia 920 with a two-year contract, StarHub currently offers the best deal across the board.


For more information on the different phones, hit the links below to the respective reviews and articles: