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
Yes
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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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Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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A tad thinner
9.9 mm
vs
10.7 mm
0.80 mm thinner
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Significantly lighter
124 g
vs
185 g
61 g lighter
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Sizably lower SAR for head (USA)
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.
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Plenty longer maximum focal length
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.
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Has a xenon flash
Yes
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No
This creates a very bright flash which is good for taking photos in dark places.
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Substantially narrower
64 mm
vs
70.8 mm
6.80 mm narrower
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Much less body volume
75.7 cm³
vs
98.71 cm³
30.40% less body volume
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A bit shorter
124 mm
vs
130.3 mm
6.30 mm shorter

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

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Top 40 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 920

Compared to Nokia Lumia 521

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Reasonably more battery power
2000 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
39.86% more battery power
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Appreciably faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
1.50x faster CPU clock speed
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Way higher pixel density
332 ppi
vs
233 ppi
42.49% higher pixel density
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Much more RAM memory
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
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Considerably higher resolution
1280x768 px
vs
800x480 px
2.56x higher resolution
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Sizably more megapixels (photo)
8.7 MP
vs
5 MP
1.74x more megapixels (photo)
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Bigger screen size
4.5 "
vs
4 "
12.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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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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Has built-in optical image stabilization
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.
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Has stereo speakers
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.
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Considerably faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21.1 MBits/s
4.74x faster downloads
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Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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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.
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Has a two-stage shutter
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.
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Sizably more internal storage
32 GB
vs
8 GB
24 GB more internal storage
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Has a brand lens
Yes
vs
No
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
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Wireless charging
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
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Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2
vs
2.4
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. This is the widest aperture available at the 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.
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Measurably better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
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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.
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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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Has a BSI sensor
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.
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Distinctly faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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Nokia Lumia 920 is better than Nokia Lumia 521 because...

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