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Nokia Lumia 521 vs LG Optimus L9

Top 22 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 521

Compared to LG Optimus L9

anonymous
475
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
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
411
A shade faster downloads
Comment
21.1 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
0.48% faster downloads
anonymous
343
A little bit lighter
Comment
124 g
vs
125 g
1 g lighter
anonymous
332
Clearly more internal storage
Comment
8 GB
vs
4 GB
4 GB more internal storage
anonymous
141
Clearly more microphone(s)
Comment
2
vs
1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
132
Sizably smaller semiconductor size
Comment
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
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
46
Has manual white balance
Comment
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
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
anonymous
-108
Plenty narrower
Comment
64 mm
vs
68.2 mm
4.20 mm narrower
anonymous
-174
A tad less body volume
Comment
75.7 cm³
vs
81.86 cm³
8.14% less body volume
anonymous
-191
Shorter
Comment
124 mm
vs
131.9 mm
7.90 mm shorter
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 10 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
anonymous
80
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
68
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
64
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
59
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
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.
anonymous
42
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
40
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
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
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 LG Optimus L9 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 25 Reasons for the

LG Optimus L9

Compared to Nokia Lumia 521

anonymous
1981
Significantly more battery power
Comment
2150 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
1.50x more battery power
anonymous
1253
A bit higher pixel density
Comment
245 ppi
vs
233 ppi
5.15% higher pixel density
anonymous
1106
Lots more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
973
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.7 "
vs
4 "
17.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
905
Explicitly higher resolution
Comment
960x540 px
vs
800x480 px
35% higher resolution
anonymous
573
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
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
333
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
325
A little bit thinner
Comment
9.1 mm
vs
9.9 mm
0.80 mm thinner
anonymous
316
Is DLNA certified
Comment
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
298
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
296
Noticeably better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
160
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
99
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
91
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
90
Vastly lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
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
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Santiago Espínola
4
Look
Comment
Yes
vs
No
High end look with a classy silver finish in the corner.
Anish Biswas
1
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.
Santiago Espínola
1
Quick translator
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Just scan a sentence to translate it
Mabuz Saiyajin Montana
1
Cama ra de 8 mega pixeles
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anish Biswas
0
Support for multi window
Comment
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
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Transferring from PC to Phone is easy and requires no additonal software
Anish Biswas
-1
Android, so more apps
Comment
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)
anonymous
208
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
63
Is free and open source
Comment
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
57
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
31
Sharing menu
Comment
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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