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Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Top 46 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 1520

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 3

anonymous
1936
Marginally more battery power
3400 mAh
vs
3200 mAh
6.25% more battery power
anonymous
948
A shade bigger screen size
6 "
vs
5.7 "
5.26% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
888
Distinctly more megapixels (photo)
20 MP
vs
13 MP
1.54x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
563
Every pixel has three subpixels
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
anonymous
470
Direct updates by OS vendor
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
461
Has stereo speakers
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
297
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
295
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
265
Has an IPS screen
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
anonymous
235
Has a two-stage shutter
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
214
Has a brand lens
Yes
vs
No
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
anonymous
214
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
140
Clearly more microphone(s)
4
vs
2
2 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
90
Distinctly higher maximum light sensitivity
3200 ISO
vs
1000 ISO
3.20x higher maximum light sensitivity. With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
anonymous
82
Shoots raw
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
74
Has manual shutter speed
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
anonymous
39
Appreciably shorter minimum focal length
26 mm
vs
31 mm
5 mm shorter minimum focal length. A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
Nidal Arabi
20
Better build quality
Yes
vs
No
Good quality
Martin Zikmund
9
Glance screen
Yes
vs
No
Low battery consumption information
Florence Collins
8
Has driving mode option
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.
Nidal Arabi
6
The operating system is more stable
Yes
vs
No
Alan Starc
5
Camera has carl zeiss lens
Yes
vs
No
Carl Zeiss Lens is used in Sniper Rifles and that technology is given in Nokia phone cameras only.
Davide Donati
4
Windows phone 8 è famoso per multimedia
Yes
vs
No
Windows phone offre un notevole comfort nella fluidita di sistema e nell browser web
Cemil Ozturk
2
Better battery life
Yes
vs
No
I get 2days average usage per charge
Martin Zikmund
2
Battery sense
Yes
vs
No
Know which apps consume battery
Martin Zikmund
2
Windows phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1
Yes
vs
No
Integrated and synchronized settings and data across all devices
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Windows Phone 8.1
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Windows Phone 8.1
anonymous
67
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Anna Maria Priolo
51
Has Microsoft Office
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
anonymous
38
Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Club Dragon Ball Z
9
Cuenta con XBox
Yes
vs
No
Xbox Live, , Si tienes un Xbox Tu Lumia y Xbox Son la mejor Combinacion
Vincent Wansink
6
Is a drive in file explorer when plugged into PC
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.
Rupal Totale
4
Has a btter touch
Yes
vs
No
ßad Ŵolf Alharthi
3
Cortana
Yes
vs
No
Cortana is the personal assistant of Windows Phone 8.1. It takes the best of Siri and Google Now.
Enzo Contini
3
Live tile notifications
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
ßad Ŵolf Alharthi
3
Has Action center
Yes
vs
No
Enzo Contini
0
You have all the HERE apps (professional navigator, bus stop
Yes
vs
No
So many HERE professional apps, first of all the navigator always with updated maps and traffic infomation available
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
anonymous
35
Has integrated LTE
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.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
anonymous
49
Noticeably higher floating-point performance
0.1152 TFLOPS
vs
0.102 TFLOPS
0.01 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
31
Newer version of OpenVG
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.

Nokia Lumia 1520 is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 3 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 41 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Compared to Nokia Lumia 1520

anonymous
1488
A bit faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
4 x 2.2 GHz
4.55% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1235
A bit higher pixel density
388 ppi
vs
368 ppi
5.43% higher pixel density
anonymous
1082
More RAM memory
3 GB
vs
2 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
620
Vastly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
475
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
326
Lighter
168 g
vs
209 g
41 g lighter
anonymous
314
Modestly thinner
8.3 mm
vs
8.7 mm
0.40 mm thinner
anonymous
294
Significantly better video recording quality
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
214
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.2
vs
2.4
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. This is the widest aperture available at the 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
104
Supports ANT+
Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
anonymous
101
Higher GeekBench result
933
vs
923
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
90
Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
Oscar Terence
54
Has 4k video recording
Yes
vs
No
Can record really high definiton films.
Aiden Richardson
43
Has a stylus
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
anonymous
41
Clearly longer maximum focal length
31 mm
vs
26 mm
5 mm longer maximum focal length. A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
Gustavo Godoy
17
True Multitasking
Yes
vs
No
This means I can run a lot of apps in real time with 100% uptime,so I can call someone swipe up go on the browser look something up while still talking, swipe up again to keep playing a game while still talking, so forth and so on
Gustavo Godoy
14
Supports S pen
Yes
vs
No
S pen can work with note 8
Pasha Boltenkov
12
Faster typing
Yes
vs
No
Bigger keyboard means better & faster typing. You can use both hands to type
Oscar Terence
9
It has a faux leather back
Yes
vs
No
It is practical, stylish and easy to grip.
Alessandro Aguilar
7
Usb 3.0
Yes
vs
No
Faster chargin transfer more data more quickly
Dominic Bernardino
4
Can control TVs and Projectors
Yes
vs
No
With the included IR Blaster, you can use the Galaxy Note 3 as a universal remote.
anonymous
-124
Way narrower
79 mm
vs
85.4 mm
6.40 mm narrower
anonymous
-189
Less body volume
99 cm³
vs
121 cm³
22.22% less body volume
anonymous
-200
Shorter
151.2 mm
vs
162.8 mm
11.60 mm shorter
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 11 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
307
Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
232
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
203
The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
189
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
110
Distinctly more apps available
1000000
vs
165000
6.06x more apps available
anonymous
56
Is free and open source
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
anonymous
50
Supports Java
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
31
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Eran Machlev
6
Offers free development
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
Jacob Kumar
6
Exellent Features (UI)
Yes
vs
No
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
anonymous
62
Explicitly higher ram speed
933 MHz
vs
800 MHz
133 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
38
Significantly more memory bandwidth
14.9 GB/s
vs
12.8 GB/s
2.10 GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
anonymous
26
Uses big.LITTLE technology
Yes
vs
No
Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.
anonymous
26
Uses HMP
Yes
vs
No
Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) is a more advanced version of big.LITTLE technology. In this setup, a processor can utilise all cores at the same time, or just a single core for low-intensity tasks. This can provide powerful performance or increased battery life respectively.
ARM Mali T628 MP6
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for ARM Mali T628 MP6
anonymous
76
Explicitly faster GPU clock speed
533 MHz
vs
450 MHz
83 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
41
Newer version of DirectX
11
vs
9.3
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is better than Nokia Lumia 1520 because...

Yes
vs
No

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