Nokia Lumia 521 vs Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Top 13 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 521

Compared to Apple iPhone 5 16GB

anonymous
454
Has an external memory slot
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
250
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
226
Can be charged via standard USB cable
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
199
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
84
Significantly smaller semiconductor size
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
55
Notably lower SAR for head (USA)
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.
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
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 6 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
anonymous
198
Supports widgets
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.
Anna Maria Priolo
42
Has Microsoft Office
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
Juan Damian Sanchez Gallardo
9
Gps
Yes
vs
No
Here Maps y Here Drive, son gps 100% Gratis muy utiles y faciles de usar
Club Dragon Ball Z
6
Cuenta con XBox
Yes
vs
No
Xbox Live, , Si tienes un Xbox Tu Lumia y Xbox Son la mejor Combinacion
Club Dragon Ball Z
2
Mejor Menu de Aplicasiones
Yes
vs
No
Todas las aplicaciones estan cuidadosamente ordenadas alfabéticamente, lo que permite mas rapidez de cambio entre una aplicacion a otra
Vincent Wansink
2
Is a drive in file explorer when plugged into PC
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.

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

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vs
No

Top 31 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5 16GB

Compared to Nokia Lumia 521

anonymous
1095
A bit more battery power
1440 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
0.70% more battery power
anonymous
854
Lots faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
30% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
685
Lots higher pixel density
326 ppi
vs
233 ppi
39.91% higher pixel density
anonymous
639
Amply more RAM memory
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
584
Measurably higher resolution
1136x640 px
vs
800x480 px
1.89x higher resolution
anonymous
533
Vastly more megapixels (photo)
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
243
Sizably faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21.1 MBits/s
4.74x faster downloads
anonymous
157
Explicitly more internal storage
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
anonymous
147
Measurably better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
144
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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
99
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
98
A lot thinner
7.6 mm
vs
9.9 mm
2.30 mm thinner
anonymous
95
Has a BSI sensor
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
90
Marginally lighter
112 g
vs
124 g
12 g lighter
anonymous
89
Considerably faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
76
Explicitly more microphone(s)
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
75
Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
65
Has a flash
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
62
Has a CMOS sensor
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
58
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
55
Has a gyroscope
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
53
Has a front camera
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
8
Has AF tracking
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.
Piboon Amornjiraporn
1
Better GPS signal
Yes
vs
No
Oppo r1 got worse GPS signal not recommend for user that always use maps
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iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
133
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
96
Sizably more apps available
1000000
vs
165000
6.06x more apps available
anonymous
-14
Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
Pavide Darenti
-18
Has Airdrop
Yes
vs
No
It lets you quickly and easily share photos, videos, contacts and anything else from any app with a Share button.
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
-18
Beautifuly designed
Yes
vs
No
Ios7 was designed to compliment the iphone
Lorenz Inou
-18
Has iCloud
Yes
vs
No
Sync of Contacts, Photo, Mail, Calendar, Documents all over your iDevices/Mac/PC; Backup, Locate iPhone with Apple ID in any browser; do Backups of apps (WhatsApp,...)
Eric Yuen
-19
Less or virtually no virus
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Pavide Darenti
-24
Has smart multitasking
Yes
vs
No
IOS 7 learns when you like to use your apps and can update your content before you launch them. So if you tend to check your favorite social app at 9:00 a.m. every day, your feed will be ready and waiting for you.
Ramin G. Far
-24
Efficient use of the battery
Yes
vs
No
Felix Simpson
-25
Camera lets you shoot photos in square format
Yes
vs
No
Nice looking photos without using an app like instagram
Remy Dovers
-28
Consistent application icons
Yes
vs
No
More aesthetically pleasing
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Marks your frequent locations on the map
Yes
vs
No
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Shows timestamps in messages app
Yes
vs
No
You can keep track of your massages easily.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-34
Unlimited number of apps per folder
Yes
vs
No
You can organize your apps in the way you want.

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

Yes
vs
No

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