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Nokia Lumia 521 vs Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Top 15 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 521

Compared to Apple iPhone 5 16GB

anonymous
740
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.
anonymous
486
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
366
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.
anonymous
337
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
133
Distinctly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
91
Distinctly lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.77 W/kg
vs
1.18 W/kg
0.41 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.
Jeb Eldridge
2
Advanced Touchscreen Technologies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Patented touchscreen technologies work even with gloves on.
Ashutosh Sinh
0
Supports 4g
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The HTC desire 600 doesn't support 4g
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 8 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
anonymous
305
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
85
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
67
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
58
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anna Maria Priolo
52
Has Microsoft Office
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
Club Dragon Ball Z
9
Cuenta con XBox
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Xbox Live, , Si tienes un Xbox Tu Lumia y Xbox Son la mejor Combinacion
Vincent Wansink
7
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
4
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Nokia Lumia 521 is better than Apple iPhone 5 16GB because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 38 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Compared to Nokia Lumia 521

anonymous
1998
Somewhat more battery power
Comment
1440 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
0.70% more battery power
anonymous
1542
Plenty faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
30% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1266
Lots higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
233 ppi
39.91% higher pixel density
anonymous
1112
Much more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
920
Explicitly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
913
Clearly higher resolution
Comment
1136x640 px
vs
800x480 px
1.89x higher resolution
anonymous
416
Noticeably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21.1 MBits/s
4.74x faster downloads
anonymous
354
A shade lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
124 g
12 g lighter
anonymous
337
Notably more internal storage
Comment
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
anonymous
332
Reasonably thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
9.9 mm
2.30 mm thinner
anonymous
308
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
300
Notably better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
277
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
180
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
162
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
148
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
143
Noticeably 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.
anonymous
142
Considerably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
130
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
126
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.
anonymous
100
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
93
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
86
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
59
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.
Cosmin Diaconita
2
It's made with premium material's
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The premiun naterials add more durability to the phone
Peter Ian Staker
1
Douchebag identification
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Clearly indicates an idiotic Douchebag/hipster/spoilt child
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iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
195
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
114
Explicitly more apps available
Comment
1000000
vs
165000
6.06x more apps available
anonymous
10
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A6
anonymous
63
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
57
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.
Apple Swift
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Apple Swift
anonymous
44
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
42
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).
anonymous
41
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.
anonymous
41
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

Apple iPhone 5 16GB is better than Nokia Lumia 521 because...

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No

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