Apple iPhone 5C vs Nokia Lumia 520

Top 34 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5C

Compared to Nokia Lumia 520

anonymous
2745
A little more battery power
Comment
1510 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
5.59% more battery power
anonymous
2193
A lot faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
30% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1852
Lots higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
233 ppi
39.91% higher pixel density
anonymous
1402
Lots more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1337
Substantially more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1292
Vastly higher resolution
Comment
1136x640 px
vs
800x480 px
1.89x higher resolution
anonymous
565
Modestly thinner
Comment
8.97 mm
vs
9.9 mm
0.93 mm thinner
anonymous
543
Vastly faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
504
Clearly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
8 GB
24 GB more internal storage
anonymous
412
Distinctly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
243
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
208
Substantially 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
192
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
177
Noticeably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
172
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
126
Lots narrower
Comment
59.2 mm
vs
64 mm
4.80 mm narrower
anonymous
123
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
122
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 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
103
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
52
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.
anonymous
51
Has a compass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Florence Collins
13
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
-6
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
109
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
91
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
70
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
67
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.
anonymous
67
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
67
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
252
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
123
Considerably more apps available
Comment
1000000
vs
300000
3.33x more apps available
anonymous
23
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 26 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 520

Compared to Apple iPhone 5C

anonymous
1053
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
735
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
664
Slightly lighter
Comment
124 g
vs
132 g
8 g lighter
anonymous
567
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
545
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
457
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
316
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
192
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
68
Somewhat shorter
Comment
119.9 mm
vs
124.4 mm
4.50 mm shorter
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
22
Glove friendly touchscreen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
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)
Ravindu Udawatta
1
Has a light sensor. can use auto brightness
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Some nokia phones do not have a light sensor or a proximity sensor(630)
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
1
Less or virtually no virus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Ravindu Udawatta
1
Has a proximity sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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
340
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
268
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
218
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
205
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Rupal Totale
14
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Vincent Wansink
13
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
10
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
8
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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