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Nokia Lumia 520 vs Apple iPhone 4 32GB

Top 36 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 520

Compared to Apple iPhone 4 32GB

anonymous
1977
A tad more battery power
Comment
1430 mAh
vs
1418 mAh
0.85% more battery power
anonymous
1527
Appreciably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1 GHz
vs
1 x 0.8 GHz
2.50x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
971
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
732
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
481
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
410
Sizably faster downloads
Comment
21 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2.92x faster downloads
anonymous
363
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
342
Marginally lighter
Comment
124 g
vs
137 g
13 g lighter
anonymous
334
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
305
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
298
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
241
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
216
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2.4
vs
2.8
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
160
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
155
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
145
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
99
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
89
Significantly 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
62
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
anonymous
46
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
19
Glove friendly touchscreen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
Garret Hall
7
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
5
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)
Emiliano Castillo Bernabe
3
Xbox Live
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The online service has more than 300,000 servers to play online around the world
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
1
Windows Phone Only apps
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Apps like Here Drive and Photosynth are impossible to be replaced by any android app.
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Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 8 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
anonymous
304
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
80
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
64
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
55
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anna Maria Priolo
52
Has Microsoft Office
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
Club Dragon Ball Z
9
Cuenta con XBox
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Xbox Live, , Si tienes un Xbox Tu Lumia y Xbox Son la mejor Combinacion
Vincent Wansink
7
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.
Rupal Totale
4
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Nokia Lumia 520 is better than Apple iPhone 4 32GB because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 16 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 4 32GB

Compared to Nokia Lumia 520

anonymous
1250
Way higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
233 ppi
39.91% higher pixel density
anonymous
904
Substantially higher resolution
Comment
960x640 px
vs
800x480 px
1.60x higher resolution
anonymous
331
Vastly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
8 GB
24 GB more internal storage
anonymous
324
A little thinner
Comment
9.3 mm
vs
9.9 mm
0.60 mm thinner
anonymous
177
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
123
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
99
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
91
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
86
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
40
Has a compass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Matilda Demanski
-21
Universal Apple Care/Genius Care
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
-109
Clearly narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
64 mm
5.40 mm narrower
anonymous
-176
Amply less body volume
Comment
60.6 cm³
vs
76 cm³
25.41% less body volume
anonymous
-192
A little bit shorter
Comment
115.2 mm
vs
119.9 mm
4.70 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
192
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
114
Measurably more apps available
Comment
1000000
vs
165000
6.06x more apps available
anonymous
10
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPhone 4 32GB is better than Nokia Lumia 520 because...

Yes
vs
No

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