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Nokia Lumia 521 vs LG Optimus L9

Top 22 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 521

Compared to LG Optimus L9

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470
Direct updates by OS vendor
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.
anonymous
404
A little faster downloads
21.1 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
0.48% faster downloads
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326
Slightly lighter
124 g
vs
125 g
1 g lighter
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319
Explicitly more internal storage
8 GB
vs
4 GB
4 GB more internal storage
anonymous
140
Measurably 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
129
Appreciably 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.
anonymous
99
Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
46
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.
Jeb Eldridge
2
Advanced Touchscreen Technologies
Yes
vs
No
Patented touchscreen technologies work even with gloves on.
Ashutosh Sinh
0
Supports 4g
Yes
vs
No
The HTC desire 600 doesn't support 4g
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-124
Amply narrower
64 mm
vs
68.2 mm
4.20 mm narrower
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-189
Modestly less body volume
75.7 cm³
vs
81.86 cm³
8.14% less body volume
anonymous
-200
Shorter
124 mm
vs
131.9 mm
7.90 mm shorter
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 10 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
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72
Is a multi-user system
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
67
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
60
Has offline voice recognition
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
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No
Anna Maria Priolo
51
Has Microsoft Office
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
anonymous
42
Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
38
Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Club Dragon Ball Z
9
Cuenta con XBox
Yes
vs
No
Xbox Live, , Si tienes un Xbox Tu Lumia y Xbox Son la mejor Combinacion
Vincent Wansink
6
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.
Rupal Totale
4
Has a btter touch
Yes
vs
No

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 25 Reasons for the

LG Optimus L9

Compared to Nokia Lumia 521

anonymous
1937
Noticeably more battery power
2150 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
1.50x more battery power
anonymous
1236
A tad higher pixel density
245 ppi
vs
233 ppi
5.15% higher pixel density
anonymous
1083
Way more RAM memory
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
948
Bigger screen size
4.7 "
vs
4 "
17.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
894
Distinctly higher resolution
960x540 px
vs
800x480 px
35% higher resolution
anonymous
570
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.
anonymous
330
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
314
A shade thinner
9.1 mm
vs
9.9 mm
0.80 mm thinner
anonymous
312
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
295
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
294
Notably better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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157
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
97
Has a flash
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
90
Has a front camera
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
89
Measurably 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.
anonymous
67
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Santiago Espínola
4
Look
Yes
vs
No
High end look with a classy silver finish in the corner.
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.
Santiago Espínola
1
Quick translator
Yes
vs
No
Just scan a sentence to translate it
Mabuz Saiyajin Montana
1
Cama ra de 8 mega pixeles
Yes
vs
No
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
-1
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
Top 5 Reasons for Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
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203
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.
anonymous
56
Is free and open source
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.
anonymous
50
Supports Java
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
31
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android

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

Yes
vs
No

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