Top 16 Reasons for the Nokia Lumia 521

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Nokia Lumia 521 vs Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Top 16 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 521

Compared to Apple iPhone 5 16GB

1391
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.

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985
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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704
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.

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683
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.

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257
Vastly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28nm
vs
32nm
4nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

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112
Significantly lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.77W/kg
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1.18W/kg
0.41W/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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Jeb Eldridge
9
Advanced Touchscreen Technologies
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Yes
vs
No
Patented touchscreen technologies work even with gloves on.

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Ashutosh Sinh
2
Supports 4g
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The HTC desire 600 doesn't support 4g

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Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
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404
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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367
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.

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322
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.

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289
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Rupal Totale
19
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Vincent Wansink
15
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.

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Josua Hutapea
11
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.

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Josua Hutapea
10
Has an Xbox Music Artist Background
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It will makes your Music Player become more beautifull

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Top 38 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Compared to Nokia Lumia 521

3629
A little bit more battery power
Comment
1440mAh
vs
1430mAh
0.70% more battery power

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2937
A lot faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.3GHz
vs
2 x 1GHz
30% faster CPU clock speed

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2489
Plenty higher pixel density
Comment
326ppi
vs
233ppi
39.91% higher pixel density

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1784
Substantially more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8MP
vs
5MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)

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1724
Plenty more RAM memory
Comment
1GB
vs
0.5GB
0.50GB more RAM memory

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1677
Clearly higher resolution
Comment
1136x640px
vs
800x480px
1.89x higher resolution

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1052
A tad lighter
Comment
112g
vs
124g
12g lighter

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888
Reasonably thinner
Comment
7.6mm
vs
9.9mm
2.30mm thinner

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727
Measurably more internal storage
Comment
16GB
vs
8GB
8GB more internal storage

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667
Appreciably faster downloads
Comment
100MBits/s
vs
21.1MBits/s
4.74x faster downloads

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567
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.

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549
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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549
Measurably better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30fps
vs
720 x 30fps
1.50x better video recording quality

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371
Clearly narrower
Comment
58.6mm
vs
64mm
5.40mm narrower

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314
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.

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298
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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297
A little shorter
Comment
123.8mm
vs
124mm
0.20mm shorter

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292
Appreciably more microphone(s)
Comment
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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277
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version

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270
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.

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222
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.

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219
Considerably faster uploads
Comment
50MBits/s
vs
5.76MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads

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189
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

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160
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.

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148
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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120
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.

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164
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

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138
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

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Apple Swift
Yes
vs
No
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111
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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108
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

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108
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).

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104
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
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316
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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133
Significantly more apps available
Comment
1000000
vs
300000
3.33x more apps available

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33
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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