Nokia Lumia 521 vs LG Optimus L9

Top 19 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 521

Compared to LG Optimus L9

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278
Direct updates by OS vendor
Yes
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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
236
A shade faster downloads
21.1 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
0.48% faster downloads
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152
Significantly more internal storage
8 GB
vs
4 GB
4 GB more internal storage
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85
A little bit lighter
124 g
vs
125 g
1 g lighter
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83
Substantially smaller semiconductor size
28 nm
vs
45 nm
17 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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71
Notably more microphone(s)
2
vs
1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
41
Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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28
Has manual white balance
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.
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.
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-350
Way narrower
64 mm
vs
68.2 mm
4.20 mm narrower
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-361
A shade less body volume
75.7 cm³
vs
81.86 cm³
8.14% less body volume
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Shorter
124 mm
vs
131.9 mm
7.90 mm shorter
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 7 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
Anna Maria Priolo
42
Has Microsoft Office
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
anonymous
38
Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
37
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No
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19
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Juan Damian Sanchez Gallardo
8
Gps
Yes
vs
No
Here Maps y Here Drive, son gps 100% Gratis muy utiles y faciles de usar
Club Dragon Ball Z
5
Cuenta con XBox
Yes
vs
No
Xbox Live, , Si tienes un Xbox Tu Lumia y Xbox Son la mejor Combinacion
Club Dragon Ball Z
1
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

Nokia Lumia 521 is better than LG Optimus L9 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 23 Reasons for the

LG Optimus L9

Compared to Nokia Lumia 521

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1079
Clearly more battery power
2150 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
1.50x more battery power
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677
Modestly higher pixel density
245 ppi
vs
233 ppi
5.15% higher pixel density
anonymous
633
A lot more RAM memory
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
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578
Distinctly higher resolution
960x540 px
vs
800x480 px
35% higher resolution
anonymous
475
Bigger screen size
4.7 "
vs
4 "
17.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
345
Has branded damage resistant glass
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
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202
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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187
Is DLNA certified
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
anonymous
142
Measurably better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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131
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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97
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
95
Somewhat thinner
9.1 mm
vs
9.9 mm
0.80 mm thinner
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65
Has a flash
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
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58
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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56
Noticeably lower SAR for head (USA)
0.28 W/kg
vs
0.77 W/kg
0.49 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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53
Has a front camera
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Santiago Espínola
3
Look
Yes
vs
No
High end look with a classy silver finish in the corner.
Santiago Espínola
1
Quick translator
Yes
vs
No
Just scan a sentence to translate it
Anish Biswas
1
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.
Anish Biswas
0
Support for multi window
Yes
vs
No
Has QSlide, Lg's native app which can run some specific applications in multiple windows
Anish Biswas
-1
Mass storage can be enabled
Yes
vs
No
Transferring from PC to Phone is easy and requires no additonal software
Anish Biswas
-2
Android, so more apps
Yes
vs
No
Android market has 1,000,000 apps available as on July 2013
Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yes
vs
No
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129
The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Ramin G. Far
15
Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
vs
No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
Aiden Richardson
12
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Johann Hofmann
7
Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
Vivia Marcela Mina Leon
-9
Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720
Ramin G. Far
-22
Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

LG Optimus L9 is better than Nokia Lumia 521 because...

Yes
vs
No

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