Google Nexus 6 VS Lumia 930 : Full Comparison

By | October 16, 2014
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The next-generation Nexus Series smartphone  Nexus 6 has finally launched . This time Motorola has made this new Nexus Smartphone. The latest Nexus 6 is also runs on the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop Operating System. The Android 5.0 comes with new features such as new Material Design interface changes, improvements to the notifications including lockscreen notifications, improved security and business features, and even battery optimization software.

Where as Lumia 930 is already available in the market and runs on the latest Windows 8.1 Operating system, The latest Operating System makes this phone fast and a tough competitor for other high end devices. The  Windows 8.1 is very light in weight and offers number of apps which offered a better eco-system for the user. So here you will get the complete comparison between both these high end Smartphone.

Google Nexus 6 VS Lumia 930

Design and Display

The Nexus 6 is developed by the Motorola, so its design is very much similar to the Motorola X (2014) Smartphone. The Smartphone comes in two color such as Midnight Blue, and Cloud White. It is only 184 grams in weight which makes the phone lighter in use. You can find that in the rear panel the main camera of phone is surrounded by a LED ring which is mainly the flash light of the phone. The Motorola is also added the  Dual front-facing speakers which are boom it enhances over look of the Smartphone. Their is now physical buttons are present on the front panel of the phone.


The Nexus 6 comes with 5.96 massive  QHD display which has a resolution of 2560 x 1440 p and also offered the 493 ppi pixel density which delivers awesome output, its QHD display enhances the quality of watching movies, videos. The color are sharp and more vivid.

On the other side Nokia Lumia series is always famous for its colorful Polycarbonate body, this time Microsoft, Nokia comes with refreshing design, the back panel of the device is made of high grade polycarbonate, but the company provides a metal ring which covered Power key with volume rocks and  3.5 mm jack for audio o/p. The Lumia 730 is near around 167 grams, which is heavier than latest iPhone and it is available in Orange, Green, Black and White color. These colored back panel style of the Lumia 930 gives a premium look to the Smartphone and provide a more colorful option to the customers.

lumia 930

The Lumia  930 has packed with a 5 inch Full HD AMOLED display with 441 ppi pixel density, the display has 1920 x 1080 p resolution, the display is covered with Cornia Gorilla Glass which makes the display scratch proof and dust proof. The Lumia is also comes with its Clear Black technology, which the color on the display more vivid and sharp.

Processor and Memory

The Motorola Manufactured  Google Nexus 6 Smartphone has a strong and powerful processor – 2.7 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor and it is paired with 3 GB RAM. The phone will be available in two storage variant such as 32 GB and 64 GB internal. It also has a Aderno 420 , which able to support the high graphics game without any lagging during the gameplay.

Whereas Nokia  Lumia 930 has Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400 Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 processor, which is coupled with 2 GB of RAM, the Qualcomm snapdragon 800 processor is already famous for its fast processing, and for the graphics this Smartphone has a Aderno 330 GPU. The phone comes with 32 GB internal storage support which is further expandable up to 128 GB via Micro SD card support.

Camera and Connectivity

The latest  Nexus comes with its most powerful camera of the Nexus series Smartphone. This Smartphone has a 13 Mega-pixel rear view camera along with LED dual LED flash which is in a ring format.  The  f2.0 lens and 13 megapixel camera with optical image stabilization capture great photos in daylight and low light. Using advanced computational photography technology and HDR+, the pre-installed Google Camera does the heavy lifting so you can effortlessly take great photos. The Smartphone also a 2 mega-pixel front facing camera which also able to record .

nexus 6

Nokia is always famous for its Camera quality, this time too also, Lumia 930 is packed with 20 mega-pixel rear view camera with dual LED flash, the main camera of the phone comes with Carl Zesis Optics, with the help of this you take images at 4992 х 3744 pixels. The camera of Lumia 930 is also carried, 1/2.5” sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, PureView technology, dual capture, Geo-tagging, face detection, panorama. You can also record high definition video at 1080p at 30 fps. This phone has 1.2 MP front shooter, by use of them you can record video at 720p. The Microsoft is also announces its Denim Firmware event in a last month event which held in San Francisco, with the help of this update the Lumia 930 is able to record video’s at 4K resolution.

Full Specifications

Specification of Google Nexus 6 :

  • Display :  5.9 inch QHD display with 493 ppi
  • Processor : 2.7 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor
  • Operating System :  Android Lollipop 5.0
  • Memory :  3 GB of RAM
  • GPU : Adreno 420
  • In-Built Storage :  Available in 32 GB and 54 GB variant
  • External Storage :  Not available
  • Main Camera :  13 mega-pixel rear camera with dual LED flash
  • Secondary Camera :  2 mega-pixel
  • Battery :  3200 mAh
  • Connectivity :  Bluetooth 4.1, WI-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC, 3G and 4G network support
  • Sensors : GPS, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Ambient light sensor, Barometer
  • Dimensions(mm) : 82.98 x 159.26  x 10.06
  • Color :  Midnight Blue, Cloud White
  • Weight :  184 grams
  • SIM :  Single GSM Nano SIM

Lumia 930

Full Specification of Nokia Lumia 930

  • Display :  5 inch Full HD AMOLED display with 441 ppi pixel
  • Operating System : Windows Phone 8.1
  • Processor :  Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400 Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 processor
  • Graphics : Aderno 330
  • Internal Storage : Available in 32 GB
  • External Storage :  Not Expandable
  • Main Camera :  20 Mega-pixel rear view camera along with LED flash
  • Secondary Camera :  1.2 Mega-pixel
  • Sensors :  Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Weight :  167 grams
  • Dimensions (mm) : 137 x 71 x 9.8 mm
  • SIM : Single SIM( Nano)
  • Color :  Bright Orange, Bright Green, Black and White
  • Battery : Non removable  2420 Li-ion battery
  • Connectivity : GPRS, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, WI-Fi and 3G and 4G connectivity


The latest Google Nexus 6 has packed with 3200 mAh battery,which can able to deliver up to 24 hours of talk time or near around 330 hours in standby mode. The Phone is also able to support the Video playback up to 10 hours. Whereas Lumia 930 has a non removable battery 0f  a 2420 mAh  which can  provide you 432 hours of standby time on 3G network or 15 hours talk time in 3G network.

Author: Brandon Bradman

Brandon Bradman, a physics graduate became more interested in technology before he joined The Tech Bulletin team. He handles Windows Phone Section.