Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy Fame

Top 39 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 520

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Fame

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A shade more battery power
Comment
1430 mAh
vs
1300 mAh
10% more battery power
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Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1 GHz
vs
1 x 1 GHz
2x faster CPU clock speed
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1903
Reasonably higher pixel density
Comment
233 ppi
vs
165 ppi
41.21% higher pixel density
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Bigger screen size
Comment
4 "
vs
3.5 "
14.29% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Sizably higher resolution
Comment
800x480 px
vs
480x320 px
2.50x higher resolution
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594
Thinner
Comment
9.9 mm
vs
11.6 mm
1.70 mm thinner
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567
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.
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556
Significantly faster downloads
Comment
21 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2.92x faster downloads
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526
Sizably more internal storage
Comment
8 GB
vs
4 GB
4 GB more internal storage
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453
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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429
Sizably better video recording quality
Comment
720 x 30 fps
vs
240 x 25 fps
3.60x better video recording quality
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424
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.
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325
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.
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224
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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215
Significantly 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.
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198
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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159
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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155
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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107
Explicitly 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.
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80
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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73
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.
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23
Glove friendly touchscreen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
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9
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
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9
A little bit less body volume
Comment
76 cm³
vs
80.75 cm³
6.25% less body volume
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7
Very low cost
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Cost U$122 (Unlocked)
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4
Better at low light photos
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Significantly better at low light places (not using the flash)
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Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
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279
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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114
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
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82
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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45
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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17
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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14
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
10
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
9
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

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693
Modestly lighter
Comment
120.6 g
vs
124 g
3.40 g lighter
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149
Narrower
Comment
61.6 mm
vs
64 mm
2.40 mm narrower
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125
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
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105
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
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95
Shorter
Comment
113.2 mm
vs
119.9 mm
6.70 mm shorter
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54
Has a compass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
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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.
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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.
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206
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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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...

Yes
vs
No

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