Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport vs Nokia Lumia 930 – Top Specs and Price Comparison

We usually try to cover quite affordable handsets for our readers, but what if you’re looking for a high end type of handset, rather than a budget friendly option? Today we’re comparing Nokia’s Lumia 930 and Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Sport which are on the pricier side, but are also filled with exciting features. Keep reading to find out the differences between the two and find out which one suits you best.

Nokia Lumia 930

The Lumia series from Nokia is quite a popular series – and the Nokia Lumia 930 is one of the best handsets in this category. But can this smartphone win in a battle with other high end products on the market, like the Galaxy S5 Sport?

Design & Display

The display seen on the Nokia Lumia 930 is an AMOLED model measuring 5 inches. The pixel density this display holds is of 441 pixels per inch which guarantees for a pleasant viewer experience. The display is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Regarding design, the Lumia 930 has a Clear black display which gives the handset a sophisticated look.

Specifications, Camera & Battery

The processor that powers the Lumia 930 is a quad core working at 2.2 GHz paired up with the Snapdragon 800 chipset from Qualcomm. The handset supports 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage capacity (there is no microSD card slot, meaning that the memory is not expandable). The smartphone has quite nice sound features: a 3.5 mm jack with Dolby Digital Plus sound enhancement. The battery unit housed by this handset is a Li-Ion model with a capacity of 2420 mAh.

The main camera impresses: 20 MP with Carl Zeiss optics and multiple features like: autofocus, dual LED flash and PureView Technology.


If you’re quite the photography enthusiast, we recommend this handset for you. You can find it at the price of $648.40.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport

This handset doesn’t have that performance camera wise (but you will see it tops many other handsets in this department), but it has other categories where it’s better than the Nokia Lumia 930. Let’s take a closer look at the specs and see exactly where the Galaxy S5 Sport sits at.

Design & Display

The display seen on the Galaxy S5 Sport is a Super AMOLED model with 16 m colors that measures 5.1 inches and that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The pixel density sits at 432 pixels per inch, but we can definitely say that Samsung did a better job than Nokia in the display department.

Specifications, Camera & Battery

The processor that powers the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport is actually a more powerful quad core than the one seen on the Lumia 930. The device supports 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory (expandable by up to 128 GB with the help of a microSD card).

Regarding camera, while it doesn’t surpass its counterpart’s performance, the 16 MP rear-facing camera on this handset is actually a very good alternative. Also, the secondary camera has 2 MP.


If you have decided to purchase the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport, you can buy this device at the price of $649.99.



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