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Apple iPhone 5S vs Nokia Lumia 1520

Top 24 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Nokia Lumia 1520

anonymous
594
Noticeably lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
209 g
97 g lighter
anonymous
517
Thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
8.7 mm
1.10 mm thinner
anonymous
459
Explicitly more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
32 GB
32 GB more internal storage
anonymous
299
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2.2
vs
2.4
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
anonymous
149
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
1347
vs
923
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
147
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
107
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
89
Supports 64-bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
anonymous
79
Considerably narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
85.4 mm
26.80 mm narrower
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.
anonymous
14
Distinctly shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
162.8 mm
39 mm shorter
Nicole Ksiazek
6
It doesn't bend.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IPhone 6 Plus bends with little force, damaging the phone permanently.
Alex Clark
4
Pocketfriendly, easy to reach the screen corners
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Auzan El-ghiffari Su'ud
2
Cheaper spares
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The spares are much cheaper
Tricia Ho
1
Not as wide
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The 5s fits perfectly in my small hands. The 6 is so huge that I can't use it one handed anymore
anonymous
-45
Substantially less body volume
Comment
55.1 cm³
vs
121 cm³
2.20x less body volume
Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A7
anonymous
67
Measurably wider front-end
Comment
6
vs
3
3 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
anonymous
50
Significantly bigger L1 cache
Comment
256 KB
vs
32 KB
224 KB bigger L1 cache. A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
anonymous
73
Newer version of DirectX
Comment
10
vs
9.3
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
anonymous
56
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3.1
vs
3
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
Apple Cyclone
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple Cyclone
anonymous
51
Has AES
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
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
Substantially 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 5S is better than Nokia Lumia 1520 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 56 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 1520

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

anonymous
2601
Explicitly more battery power
Comment
3400 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
2.17x more battery power
anonymous
2038
Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.2 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
3.38x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1715
Higher pixel density
Comment
368 ppi
vs
326 ppi
12.88% higher pixel density
anonymous
1352
Noticeably bigger screen size
Comment
6 "
vs
4 "
1.50x bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1344
Amply more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1244
Vastly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
20 MP
vs
8 MP
2.50x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1210
Explicitly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1136x640 px
2.85x higher resolution
anonymous
988
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
787
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
anonymous
629
Has stereo speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
anonymous
626
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
anonymous
531
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
516
Sizably faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
100 MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads
anonymous
504
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
455
Wireless charging
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
anonymous
438
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
anonymous
416
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
414
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
374
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
363
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
vs
No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
anonymous
301
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
197
Clearly more microphone(s)
Comment
4
vs
3
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
109
Shoots raw
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
anonymous
83
Has manual shutter speed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Nidal Arabi
23
Better build quality
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Good quality
Nidal Arabi
10
The operating system is more stable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
anonymous
161
Has integrated LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
anonymous
73
Vastly more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
anonymous
56
Significantly bigger L2 cache
Comment
2 MB
vs
1 MB
1 MB bigger L2 cache. A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
Windows Phone 8.1
Yes
vs
No
Top 12 Reasons for Windows Phone 8.1
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
234
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
191
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
173
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.
ßad Ŵolf Alharthi
10
Cortana
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Cortana is the personal assistant of Windows Phone 8.1. It takes the best of Siri and Google Now.
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.
Enzo Contini
8
Live tile notifications
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can receive and see the more relevant information of an app just from the tile you put in the start page
Josua Hutapea
7
Has an Xbox Music Artist Background
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It will makes your Music Player become more beautifull
ßad Ŵolf Alharthi
7
Has Action center
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Enzo Contini
5
You have all the HERE apps (professional navigator, bus stop
Comment
Yes
vs
No
So many HERE professional apps, first of all the navigator always with updated maps and traffic infomation available

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