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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
2142
Slightly more battery power
Comment
3400 mAh
vs
3200 mAh
6.25% more battery power
anonymous
1057
A tad bigger screen size
Comment
6 "
vs
5.7 "
5.26% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
977
Explicitly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
20 MP
vs
13 MP
1.54x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
614
Every pixel has three subpixels
Comment
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
496
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
495
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
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
327
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
325
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
298
Has an IPS screen
Comment
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
254
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
235
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
151
Sizably more microphone(s)
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
95
Explicitly higher maximum light sensitivity
Comment
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
89
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
75
Has manual shutter speed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
anonymous
41
Notably shorter minimum focal length
Comment
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
21
Better build quality
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Good quality
Martin Zikmund
9
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.
Nidal Arabi
6
The operating system is more stable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Alan Starc
5
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.
Davide Donati
4
Windows phone 8 è famoso per multimedia
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Windows phone offre un notevole comfort nella fluidita di sistema e nell browser web
Cemil Ozturk
2
Better battery life
Comment
Yes
vs
No
I get 2days average usage per charge
Martin Zikmund
2
Battery sense
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Know which apps consume battery
Martin Zikmund
2
Windows phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Integrated and synchronized settings and data across all devices
Usman Mubashir
2
Has HAAC audio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Gives great sound to video capturing
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
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anonymous
66
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.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
anonymous
62
Explicitly higher floating-point performance
Comment
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
37
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.
Windows Phone 8.1
Yes
vs
No
Top 10 Reasons for Windows Phone 8.1
anonymous
73
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
44
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Vincent Wansink
8
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
6
Cortana
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Cortana is the personal assistant of Windows Phone 8.1. It takes the best of Siri and Google Now.
Rupal Totale
5
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Enzo Contini
4
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
ßad Ŵolf Alharthi
4
Has Action center
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Josua Hutapea
3
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
2
Has an Xbox Music Artist Background
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It will makes your Music Player become more beautifull
Enzo Contini
2
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

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 33 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Compared to Nokia Lumia 1520

anonymous
1637
Slightly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
4 x 2.2 GHz
4.55% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1358
Slightly higher pixel density
Comment
388 ppi
vs
368 ppi
5.43% higher pixel density
anonymous
1176
More RAM memory
Comment
3 GB
vs
2 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
692
Sizably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
518
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
391
Lighter
Comment
168 g
vs
209 g
41 g lighter
anonymous
370
Slightly thinner
Comment
8.3 mm
vs
8.7 mm
0.40 mm thinner
anonymous
326
Measurably better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
228
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
119
Supports ANT+
Comment
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
114
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
933
vs
923
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
108
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
43
Measurably longer maximum focal length
Comment
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.
anonymous
-61
Much narrower
Comment
79 mm
vs
85.4 mm
6.40 mm narrower
anonymous
-132
Less body volume
Comment
99 cm³
vs
121 cm³
22.22% less body volume
anonymous
-156
Shorter
Comment
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
348
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
226
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
206
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
115
Clearly more apps available
Comment
1000000
vs
300000
3.33x more apps available
anonymous
80
Is free and open source
Comment
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
66
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
35
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Karthik Thangavelu
2
Has Google maps
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Google maps is way better than here maps
Karthik Thangavelu
2
Has a lot of customization options
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Karthik Thangavelu
2
Has Google now which is better than SIRI
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
anonymous
77
Notably higher ram speed
Comment
933 MHz
vs
800 MHz
133 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
45
Significantly more memory bandwidth
Comment
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
31
Uses big.LITTLE technology
Comment
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
28
Uses HMP
Comment
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
99
Measurably faster GPU clock speed
Comment
533 MHz
vs
450 MHz
83 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
46
Newer version of DirectX
Comment
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...

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vs
No

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