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Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Nokia Lumia 1020

Top 39 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 1520

Compared to Nokia Lumia 1020

anonymous
2624
Substantially more battery power
Comment
3400 mAh
vs
2000 mAh
1.70x more battery power
anonymous
2077
Significantly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.2 GHz
vs
2 x 1.5 GHz
2.93x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1746
Somewhat higher pixel density
Comment
368 ppi
vs
334 ppi
10.18% higher pixel density
anonymous
1384
Plenty bigger screen size
Comment
6 "
vs
4.5 "
33.33% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1228
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x768 px
2.11x higher resolution
anonymous
1004
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
528
Thinner
Comment
8.7 mm
vs
10.4 mm
1.70 mm thinner
anonymous
518
Considerably faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
100 MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads
anonymous
364
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
311
Has a dual-LED flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
anonymous
199
Notably 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
193
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
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
Martin Zikmund
10
Glance screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Low battery consumption information
Florence Collins
8
Has driving mode option
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The phone can detect when you are in the car and will block incoming calls / texts, and even send an auto reply to say that you are driving.
Alan Starc
6
Camera has carl zeiss lens
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Carl Zeiss Lens is used in Sniper Rifles and that technology is given in Nokia phone cameras only.
Cemil Ozturk
5
Better battery life
Comment
Yes
vs
No
I get 2days average usage per charge
Martin Zikmund
4
Battery sense
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Know which apps consume battery
Nidal Arabi
4
Has PureView Technology
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Award-winning PureView technology, Carl Zeiss optics and six physical lenses. The Nokia Lumia 925 lets you capture the great moments, day or night.
Martin Zikmund
4
Windows phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Integrated and synchronized settings and data across all devices
Usman Mubashir
3
Has HAAC audio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Gives great sound to video capturing
Sarbas Salim PE
3
Has Live tiles
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With Live tiles users can see information on the go without opening the app.
Malik Saddam Hossain
2
Upgradeble version
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Martin Zikmund
1
Is secure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Completely secure, Galaxy S4 is riddled with viruses
Martin Zikmund
1
Better performamce
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Performance is much better because of optimized software and hardware
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
anonymous
126
Sizably higher ram speed
Comment
800 MHz
vs
500 MHz
300 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
81
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
923
vs
509
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
79
Measurably more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
anonymous
59
Measurably 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.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
anonymous
196
Substantially faster GPU clock speed
Comment
450 MHz
vs
400 MHz
50 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
101
Considerably higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.1152 TFLOPS
vs
0.0288 TFLOPS
0.09 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
66
Vastly higher pixel rate
Comment
3.6 GPixel/s
vs
2.4 GPixel/s
1.20 GPixel/s higher pixel rate. The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.
anonymous
59
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
anonymous
47
Newer version of OpenVG
Comment
3
vs
1.1
Newer version of OpenVG. OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.
Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Krait 400
anonymous
37
Sizably newer version of VFP
Comment
4
vs
3
1 newer version of VFP. Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.

Nokia Lumia 1520 is better than Nokia Lumia 1020 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Eight Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 1020

Compared to Nokia Lumia 1520

anonymous
1268
Noticeably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
41 MP
vs
20 MP
2.05x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
612
Much lighter
Comment
158 g
vs
209 g
51 g lighter
anonymous
306
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
145
Has manual focus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the focus.
anonymous
91
Significantly narrower
Comment
71.4 mm
vs
85.4 mm
14 mm narrower
anonymous
27
Significantly shorter
Comment
130.4 mm
vs
162.8 mm
32.40 mm shorter
Rohit Rane
1
Corning gorilla glass 3
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
-35
Less body volume
Comment
96.9 cm³
vs
121 cm³
24.87% less body volume

Nokia Lumia 1020 is better than Nokia Lumia 1520 because...

Yes
vs
No

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