Nokia Lumia 925: The rival handsets


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Nokia today launched the latest handset in its Lumia collection as it battled to regain ground lost to its competitors. Here is a look at some of the 925's major rivals in the smartphone market.

Apple's iPhone 5

* The latest iPhone handset has been hailed for its neat aluminium body

* The slim device weighs just 112g and is 7.6mm thick

* It features a 4in (10.16cm) display

* The phone's screen has a resolution of 326 pixels-per-inch

* The device features an eight megapixel camera

* Battery life allows up to eight hours of talk time or browsing on a mobile data connection

Samsung Galaxy S4

* The latest Samsung phone features “touchless” technology and can be controlled by its user's eyes

* A “smart pause” function allows the user to stop a video by looking away

* The screen measures 5in (12.5cm)

* The handset weighs 130g and is 7.9mm thick

* It is equipped with a 13 megapixel camera and can take two different pictures at once

* Samsung's HD AMOLED technology gives the screen a resolution of 441 pixels-per-inch

BlackBerry Q10

* The handset features the classic BlackBerry QWERTY Keyboard and a touch-screen display

* It weighs 139g and is 10.35mm thick

* The phone features an eight megapixel rear-facing camera

* Its battery offers 13.5 hours of talk time:: Its AMOLED 3.1in (7.87cm) display gives the screen a resolution of 330 pixels-per-inch


* The device's “BlinkFeed” transforms the home screen into a stream of news, photos and social updates

* The large handset is nearly 14cm long

* It weighs 143g and is just over 9mm thick

* It features a four megapixel camera designed to let in 300% more light than other smartphone cameras

* The device boasts a 4.7in (11.93cm) HD screen

Sony Xperia L

* The phone has a 4.3in (10.9cm) scratch-resistant display with 16 million colours

* The phone weighs 137g and is 9.7mm thick

* The device is 12.8cm long

* Its battery offers up to eight hours and 30 minutes of talk time

* The device is equipped with an eight megapixel camera