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Nokia Lumia 520 vs Apple iPhone 4 32GB

Top 35 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 520

Compared to Apple iPhone 4 32GB

anonymous
2602
A shade more battery power
Comment
1430 mAh
vs
1418 mAh
0.85% more battery power
anonymous
2042
Substantially faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1 GHz
vs
1 x 0.8 GHz
2.50x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1354
Bigger screen size
Comment
4 "
vs
3.5 "
14.29% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
990
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
674
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
595
Slightly lighter
Comment
124 g
vs
137 g
13 g lighter
anonymous
533
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
Vastly faster downloads
Comment
21 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2.92x faster downloads
anonymous
506
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
417
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
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
300
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2.4
vs
2.8
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
200
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
188
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
183
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
138
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
104
Sizably lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.77 W/kg
vs
1.17 W/kg
0.40 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
anonymous
75
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
anonymous
65
Has manual white balance
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
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)
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
1
Less or virtually no virus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Taha Amin
1
Normal size
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Has a average size and not abnormally large as 1320 like a tablet
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Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
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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
235
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
192
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
174
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.
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.
Josua Hutapea
7
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 4 32GB because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 17 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 4 32GB

Compared to Nokia Lumia 520

anonymous
1717
A lot higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
233 ppi
39.91% higher pixel density
anonymous
1213
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
960x640 px
vs
800x480 px
1.60x higher resolution
anonymous
517
Somewhat thinner
Comment
9.3 mm
vs
9.9 mm
0.60 mm thinner
anonymous
459
Notably more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
8 GB
24 GB more internal storage
anonymous
227
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
162
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
119
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
103
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
102
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
80
Considerably narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
64 mm
5.40 mm narrower
anonymous
48
Has a compass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
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
15
Marginally shorter
Comment
115.2 mm
vs
119.9 mm
4.70 mm shorter
anonymous
-44
Reasonably less body volume
Comment
60.6 cm³
vs
76 cm³
25.41% less body volume
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
Distinctly 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 4 32GB is better than Nokia Lumia 520 because...

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vs
No

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