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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
529
Marginally lighter
Comment
124 g
vs
125 g
1 g lighter
anonymous
525
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
499
Marginally faster downloads
Comment
21.1 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
0.48% faster downloads
anonymous
435
Notably more internal storage
Comment
8 GB
vs
4 GB
4 GB more internal storage
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185
Substantially 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.
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166
Appreciably 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.
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128
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
59
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.
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36
Lots narrower
Comment
64 mm
vs
68.2 mm
4.20 mm narrower
Jeb Eldridge
5
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
-40
Shorter
Comment
124 mm
vs
131.9 mm
7.90 mm shorter
anonymous
-64
Marginally less body volume
Comment
75.7 cm³
vs
81.86 cm³
8.14% less body volume
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 10 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
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Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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166
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
93
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
71
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
62
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
44
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Vincent Wansink
12
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
10
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Josua Hutapea
8
Has Metro UI
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Metro UI is a Windows Phone 8 UI which offer us "rectangles theme" who other OS doesn't have it.
Josua Hutapea
6
Has an Xbox Music Artist Background
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It will makes your Music Player become more beautifull

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 24 Reasons for the

LG Optimus L9

Compared to Nokia Lumia 521

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2471
Distinctly more battery power
Comment
2150 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
1.50x more battery power
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1611
Somewhat higher pixel density
Comment
245 ppi
vs
233 ppi
5.15% higher pixel density
anonymous
1293
Plenty more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
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1260
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.7 "
vs
4 "
17.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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1137
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
960x540 px
vs
800x480 px
35% higher resolution
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746
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
467
A shade thinner
Comment
9.1 mm
vs
9.9 mm
0.80 mm thinner
anonymous
411
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
387
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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373
Clearly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
369
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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189
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
118
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
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102
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
101
Clearly 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
80
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 4 Reasons for Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
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300
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.
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169
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
144
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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

Yes
vs
No

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