Nokia Lumia 620 vs. Samsung Galaxy Core – Comparison of Design and Display Features

Nokia released the Lumia 620 Windows Phone, readily available, at a reasonable price for the masses. The company aims to make the Windows Phone accessible to a larger section of the society.

On the other hand, Samsung Electronics has been designing budget-friendly smartphones for the masses. The Galaxy Core smartphone from Samsung Electronics has been made available to the masses, since June 2013. The dual SIM card smartphone runs on Android based operating system. However, the operating system is not the only difference between these two smartphones. Let us compare the Nokia Lumia 620 in terms of design and display features, to that of the Samsung Galaxy Core smartphone.


Nokia and Samsung are stuck with their traditional style and design philosophies. This holds true for Lumia 620 and Galaxy Core smartphones. In terms of design, Galaxy Core is somewhat similar to its elder and high priced siblings from Samsung Electronics. However, The Nokia Lumia 620 was released at a higher price, in comparison to the Lumia 520 smartphone. The Lumia 620 bears a slight difference with respect to its design; it comes with rounded edges. However, the difference in terms of design is not huge between Lumia 620 and other Nokia Windows Phones.

The Nokia Lumia 620 is narrower and shorter than the Galaxy Core smartphone. The Lumia 620 measures 61.1mm in width in comparison to the 67.7mm width of the Galaxy Core smartphone. The height of the Lumia 620 measures 115.4mm as compared to the 129.3mm height of the Galaxy Core device. On the other hand, the Galaxy Core smartphone is thinner and lighter at 9mm and 124 grams respectively. In comparison, the Nokia Lumia comes in 11mm of thickness and weighs around 127 grams.

In addition, the Samsung Galaxy Core is a dual SIM smartphone in comparison to the single SIM supported Nokia Lumia 620 Windows Phone.


Nokia Lumia 620 smartphone comes equipped with a 3.8 inches IPS screen offering a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. In comparison, the Galaxy Core offers a similar resolution for a slightly bigger 4.3-inch display. However, the bigger screen of the Galaxy Core offering a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, results in lower pixel density of 217-ppi in comparison to the 246-ppi pixel density of the Nokia Lumia 620 smartphone.

The Nokia Lumia 620 smartphone comes with a dedicated camera button, enabling the user to take pictures with ease. In addition, the Lumia 620 offers the user with 720x30fps video recording quality, in comparison to the 480x30fps of the Galaxy Core device. The Lumia 620 offers the user with continuous autofocus and sharp video recording feature. The device is also equipped with video light to enable the user to record videos in low light situation. The camera of the Lumia 620 comes equipped with ‘Serial Shot Mode’, enabling the user to click multiple snaps in a row.

The Nokia Lumia 620 operates on Windows Phone 8 operating system that provides advantages such as child lock, Microsoft Office, incorporates HDR mode and is a multi-user system. In comparison, the Android based version 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, of the Galaxy Core, offers advantages such as Adobe Flash Player, word wrap incorporated in browser, supports Java and is an open and free source.


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