Comparison: iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 4S vs. Nokia’s New Lumias vs. Motorola’s New DROIDs [Fight!]

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How do they compare?
How do they compare?

When Apple announces the iPhone 5 next week, its features and specifications will be of little surprise to most of us. If you’ve been following the rumors, there’s a good chance you already know what it looks like, and most of what’s inside it. But will the iPhone 5 been right for you, and does it do enough to keep you devoted to iOS?

There are some pretty great smartphones out there right now, including a handful that were announced by Nokia and Motorola just this week — the Lumia 820 and Lumia 920, and the DROID RAZR HD, DROID RAZR MAXX HD, and DROID RAZR M. So how do you choose between them? Well, we’ve put together a handy chart that will help you establish which smartphone is right for you.

Of course, until Apple does confirm the iPhone 5’s specifications, all we have to go on is the rumors and some educated guesswork. With that said, there may be a few specifics listed below that could change come September 12.

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iPhone 4S iPhone 5 (Rumored) Nokia Lumia 820 Nokia Lumia 920 Motorola DROID RAZR HD Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX HD Motorola DROID RAZR M
Operating System iOS 5/6 iOS 6 Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone 8 Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Display 3.5-inch Retina display (960×640) 4-inch Retina display (1136×640) 4.3-inch AMOLED display (800×480) 4.5-inch PureMotion HD+ display (1280×768) 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display (1280×720) 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display (1280×720) 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display (540×960)
Processor 800MHz dual-core A5 1.2GHz dual-core A6 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 1.5GHz dual-core 1.5GHz dual-core 1.5GHz dual-core
RAM 512MB 1GB 1GB 1GB 1GB 1GB 1GB
Storage 16GB, 32GB, 64GB 16GB, 32GB, 64GB 8GB + microSD slot 32GB 12GB + microSD slot 32GB + microSD slot 8GB + microSD slot
Camera(s) 8MP (rear) with f2.4 + VGA (front) 8MP (rear) with f2.2 + 1.3MP (front) 8MP PureView (rear) + VGA (front) 8.7MP PureView (rear) + 1.3MP (front) 8MP (rear) + 1.3MP (front) 8MP (rear) + 1.3MP (front) 8MP (rear) + 1.3MP (front)
Video 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p
Wireless UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, GSM, CDMA UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, GSM, CDMA, LTE GSM, WCDMA, LTE GSM, WCDMA, LTE HSDPA, GSM, LTE HSDPA, GSM, CDMA, LTE HSDPA, GSM, CDMA, LTE
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 3.1 Bluetooth 3.1 Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 4.0
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n
Dimensions 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm 123.83 x 58.57 x 7.6 mm 123.8 x 68.5 x 9.9 mm 130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7 mm 131.9 x 67.9 x 8.4 mm 131.9 x 67.9 x 9.3 mm 131.9 x 67.9 x 8.4 mm
Weight 140 g 137 g 160 g 185 g 146 g 157 g 146 g