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Nokia Lumia 521 vs Nokia Lumia 920

Top Ten Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 521

Compared to Nokia Lumia 920

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Has an external memory slot
Comment
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.
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539
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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412
Clearly lighter
Comment
124 g
vs
185 g
61 g lighter
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389
A little thinner
Comment
9.9 mm
vs
10.7 mm
0.80 mm thinner
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97
Explicitly lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.77 W/kg
vs
1.08 W/kg
0.31 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
43
Much longer maximum focal length
Comment
28 mm
vs
26 mm
2 mm longer maximum focal length. A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
Jeb Eldridge
3
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
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Notably narrower
Comment
64 mm
vs
70.8 mm
6.80 mm narrower
anonymous
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Lots less body volume
Comment
75.7 cm³
vs
98.71 cm³
30.40% less body volume
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Modestly shorter
Comment
124 mm
vs
130.3 mm
6.30 mm shorter

Nokia Lumia 521 is better than Nokia Lumia 920 because...

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No

Top 45 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 920

Compared to Nokia Lumia 521

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Plenty more battery power
Comment
2000 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
39.86% more battery power
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1686
Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
1.50x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1406
Amply higher pixel density
Comment
332 ppi
vs
233 ppi
42.49% higher pixel density
anonymous
1209
Reasonably more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1097
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.5 "
vs
4 "
12.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1003
Appreciably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8.7 MP
vs
5 MP
1.74x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
990
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
1280x768 px
vs
800x480 px
2.56x higher resolution
anonymous
630
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
533
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
anonymous
509
Has stereo speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
anonymous
462
Significantly faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21.1 MBits/s
4.74x faster downloads
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383
Noticeably more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
8 GB
24 GB more internal storage
anonymous
354
Wireless charging
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
anonymous
354
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
340
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
336
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
335
Clearly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
303
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.
anonymous
260
Has a two-stage shutter
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
anonymous
245
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
230
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2
vs
2.4
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
anonymous
191
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
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
171
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
166
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
164
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
159
Substantially more microphone(s)
Comment
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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74
Has integrated LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Qualcomm Krait
Yes
vs
No
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Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
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52
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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48
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
47
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
anonymous
47
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).

Nokia Lumia 920 is better than Nokia Lumia 521 because...

Yes
vs
No

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