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Nokia Lumia 520 vs BlackBerry Z10

Top 25 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 520

Compared to BlackBerry Z10

anonymous
392
A little lighter
Comment
124 g
vs
137 g
13 g lighter
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
159
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
94
Appreciably lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.77 W/kg
vs
1.07 W/kg
0.30 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.
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
20
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
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)
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
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
0
Way Better Camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Nokia Lumia 520's camera is way faster and with better image quality
Ishaan Ahmed
-2
Windows Phone 8
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Longer battery life
anonymous
-60
Marginally narrower
Comment
64 mm
vs
65.6 mm
1.60 mm narrower
anonymous
-132
Marginally less body volume
Comment
76 cm³
vs
77.22 cm³
1.61% less body volume
anonymous
-155
Shorter
Comment
119.9 mm
vs
130 mm
10.10 mm shorter
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 10 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
anonymous
309
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
115
Appreciably more apps available
Comment
300000
vs
120000
2.50x more apps available
anonymous
109
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
83
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
75
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
44
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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.
Rupal Totale
5
Has a btter touch
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

Nokia Lumia 520 is better than BlackBerry Z10 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 35 Reasons for the

BlackBerry Z10

Compared to Nokia Lumia 520

anonymous
2142
Amply more battery power
Comment
1800 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
25.87% more battery power
anonymous
1637
Clearly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
1.50x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1358
Substantially higher pixel density
Comment
356 ppi
vs
233 ppi
1.53x higher pixel density
anonymous
1176
Significantly more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
0.5 GB
1.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1057
Somewhat bigger screen size
Comment
4.2 "
vs
4 "
5% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
977
Distinctly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
966
Notably higher resolution
Comment
1280x768 px
vs
800x480 px
2.56x higher resolution
anonymous
370
Marginally thinner
Comment
9 mm
vs
9.9 mm
0.90 mm thinner
anonymous
369
Explicitly more internal storage
Comment
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
anonymous
348
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
331
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
anonymous
326
Significantly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x 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
186
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
144
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
105
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
98
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
92
Has a HDMI output
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
anonymous
90
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
41
Has a compass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Kevin Lawson
18
True Multitasking
Comment
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
Salman Qadeer
6
Has a Micro SD slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The BlackBerry Z10 support MIcro SD upto 64 GB. The Iphone does not have a slot at all.
Kevin Lawson
4
Blackberry protect
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can locate your device using the Blackberry Protect website ,then from there you can wipe it, send a message to it, sent a tone to it or even find it by GPS ,it's a really cool feature and it's free :)
Kevin Lawson
4
Has a built-in HDR mode plus geotag
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Add your GPS location to your phone plus you can turn it on or off , same goes for [url] swipe from the top when in your in camera mode and select setting
Kevin Lawson
4
Multicolored Led flash ( LED notification colors)
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Different statuses indicated with different colors,you can also get apps that will let you mix and match the colors , so depending on who's calling , like red/green could be your mom while purple/orange could be work calling and on and on
Kevin Lawson
4
Suports Adobe flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can turn this feature on or off just go too switch it on at browser's Settings > Display and Actions.
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BlackBerry 10
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for BlackBerry 10
anonymous
206
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Florence Collins
8
You can sideload Android apps
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With BlackBerry OS you can sideload apps created for Android.
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
2
It supports square format camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can shot 4:3 square photos

BlackBerry Z10 is better than Nokia Lumia 520 because...

Yes
vs
No

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