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Apple iPhone 5C vs Nokia Lumia 520

Top 34 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5C

Compared to Nokia Lumia 520

anonymous
2603
A shade more battery power
Comment
1510 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
5.59% more battery power
anonymous
2042
Plenty faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
30% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1720
A lot higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
233 ppi
39.91% higher pixel density
anonymous
1345
Way more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1248
Notably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1214
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
1136x640 px
vs
800x480 px
1.89x higher resolution
anonymous
518
A little thinner
Comment
8.97 mm
vs
9.9 mm
0.93 mm thinner
anonymous
517
Distinctly faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
461
Explicitly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
8 GB
24 GB more internal storage
anonymous
383
Distinctly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
227
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
anonymous
197
Distinctly more microphone(s)
Comment
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
181
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
171
Vastly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
162
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
anonymous
119
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
108
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
anonymous
103
Has a gyroscope
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
anonymous
102
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
82
Reasonably narrower
Comment
59.2 mm
vs
64 mm
4.80 mm narrower
anonymous
48
Has a compass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
anonymous
46
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
Florence Collins
12
Front camera has BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A backside illuminated camera sensor is better at capturing images in low light. It is useful to have it on your front camera if you have video chats etc. in places without much light.
Naz D'Aboville
1
Smooth to hold
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Shape and material of the back of the phone fits well in your hand
anonymous
-44
Less body volume
Comment
66.1 cm³
vs
76 cm³
14.98% less body volume
Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A6
anonymous
98
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
84
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Apple Swift
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Apple Swift
anonymous
63
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
62
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
61
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
anonymous
60
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
242
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
121
Notably more apps available
Comment
1000000
vs
300000
3.33x more apps available
anonymous
21
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPhone 5C is better than Nokia Lumia 520 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 24 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 520

Compared to Apple iPhone 5C

anonymous
992
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
anonymous
675
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
598
A tad lighter
Comment
124 g
vs
132 g
8 g lighter
anonymous
533
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
507
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
420
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
302
Has a two-stage shutter
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
anonymous
183
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
22
Glove friendly touchscreen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
anonymous
18
A bit shorter
Comment
119.9 mm
vs
124.4 mm
4.50 mm shorter
Garret Hall
8
Has a AMOLED Display
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Deeper blacks and Brighter Whites, The display literaly disappears, you wont be able to distinguish the screen from the bezel
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
6
Very low cost
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Cost U$122 (Unlocked)
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
4
Better at low light photos
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Significantly better at low light places (not using the flash)
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
1
Less or virtually no virus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Taha Amin
1
Normal size
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Has a average size and not abnormally large as 1320 like a tablet
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
1
Way Better Camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Nokia Lumia 520's camera is way faster and with better image quality
Ishaan Ahmed
-1
Windows Phone 8
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Longer battery life
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 8 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
anonymous
331
Supports widgets
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
anonymous
236
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
192
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
174
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Rupal Totale
12
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Vincent Wansink
12
Is a drive in file explorer when plugged into PC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When you plug your phone into the PC using USB it shows up as a drive in file explorer so you can easily copy files to and from the phone without needing to use an app like iTunes.
Josua Hutapea
8
Has Metro UI
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Metro UI is a Windows Phone 8 UI which offer us "rectangles theme" who other OS doesn't have it.
Josua Hutapea
7
Has an Xbox Music Artist Background
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It will makes your Music Player become more beautifull

Nokia Lumia 520 is better than Apple iPhone 5C because...

Yes
vs
No

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