Nokia Lumia 520 vs Nokia Lumia 521

Top Twelve Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 520

Compared to Nokia Lumia 521

anonymous
156
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
143
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
132
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
110
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
98
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
81
Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
75
Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
11
Glove friendly touchscreen
Yes
vs
No
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
Emiliano Castillo Bernabe
3
Xbox Live
Yes
vs
No
The online service has more than 300,000 servers to play online around the world
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
2
Better at low light photos
Yes
vs
No
Significantly better at low light places (not using the flash)
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
2
Has gorilla glass
Yes
vs
No
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
0
Very low cost
Yes
vs
No
Cost U$122 (Unlocked)
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
0
Windows Phone Only apps
Yes
vs
No
Apps like Here Drive and Photosynth are impossible to be replaced by any android app.
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
0
Way Better Camera
Yes
vs
No
Nokia Lumia 520's camera is way faster and with better image quality
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
0
Less or virtually no virus
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Ishaan Ahmed
-3
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Longer battery life
anonymous
-394
A little bit shorter
119.9 mm
vs
124 mm
4.10 mm shorter

Nokia Lumia 520 is better than Nokia Lumia 521 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Four Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 521

Compared to Nokia Lumia 520

anonymous
242
A little bit faster downloads
21.1 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
0.48% faster downloads
anonymous
27
Has a compass
Yes
vs
No
A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Monika G. Dimitrova
4
Has a xenon flash
Yes
vs
No
This creates a very bright flash which is good for taking photos in dark places.
Ashutosh Sinh
0
Supports 4g
Yes
vs
No
The HTC desire 600 doesn't support 4g
anonymous
-360
Somewhat less body volume
75.7 cm³
vs
76 cm³
0.40% less body volume

Nokia Lumia 521 is better than Nokia Lumia 520 because...

Yes
vs
No

Compare with other products

x
Join