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Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy Fame

Top 37 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 520

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Fame

anonymous
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A tad more battery power
Comment
1430 mAh
vs
1300 mAh
10% more battery power
anonymous
2042
Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1 GHz
vs
1 x 1 GHz
2x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1719
Much higher pixel density
Comment
233 ppi
vs
165 ppi
41.21% higher pixel density
anonymous
1355
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
1213
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
800x480 px
vs
480x320 px
2.50x higher resolution
anonymous
538
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
518
Thinner
Comment
9.9 mm
vs
11.6 mm
1.70 mm thinner
anonymous
517
Substantially faster downloads
Comment
21 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2.92x faster downloads
anonymous
461
Noticeably more internal storage
Comment
8 GB
vs
4 GB
4 GB more internal storage
anonymous
415
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
383
Explicitly better video recording quality
Comment
720 x 30 fps
vs
240 x 25 fps
3.60x better video recording quality
anonymous
370
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
302
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
200
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
197
Substantially more microphone(s)
Comment
2
vs
1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
183
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
140
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
139
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
104
Considerably lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.77 W/kg
vs
1.46 W/kg
0.69 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.
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Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
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anonymous
236
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
98
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
67
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
44
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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 Samsung Galaxy Fame because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Eleven Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Fame

Compared to Nokia Lumia 520

anonymous
598
Somewhat lighter
Comment
120.6 g
vs
124 g
3.40 g lighter
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
102
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
82
Narrower
Comment
61.6 mm
vs
64 mm
2.40 mm narrower
anonymous
48
Has a compass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
anonymous
17
Shorter
Comment
113.2 mm
vs
119.9 mm
6.70 mm shorter
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
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anonymous
325
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
196
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
171
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
77
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

Samsung Galaxy Fame is better than Nokia Lumia 520 because...

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