Nokia Lumia 521 vs Nokia Lumia 920

Top Eleven 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.
anonymous
755
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
687
Vastly lighter
Comment
124 g
vs
185 g
61 g lighter
anonymous
592
A little thinner
Comment
9.9 mm
vs
10.7 mm
0.80 mm thinner
anonymous
147
Explicitly narrower
Comment
64 mm
vs
70.8 mm
6.80 mm narrower
anonymous
107
Noticeably 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
92
Modestly shorter
Comment
124 mm
vs
130.3 mm
6.30 mm shorter
anonymous
46
A lot 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
9
Advanced Touchscreen Technologies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Patented touchscreen technologies work even with gloves on.
anonymous
7
Way less body volume
Comment
75.7 cm³
vs
98.71 cm³
30.40% less body volume
Ashutosh Sinh
1
Supports 4g
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The HTC desire 600 doesn't support 4g

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 44 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 920

Compared to Nokia Lumia 521

anonymous
2804
Amply more battery power
Comment
2000 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
39.86% more battery power
anonymous
2252
Sizably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
1.50x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1893
Reasonably higher pixel density
Comment
332 ppi
vs
233 ppi
42.49% higher pixel density
anonymous
1517
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
1434
Amply more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1375
Explicitly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8.7 MP
vs
5 MP
1.74x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1325
Distinctly higher resolution
Comment
1280x768 px
vs
800x480 px
2.56x higher resolution
anonymous
862
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
704
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
681
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
555
Measurably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21.1 MBits/s
4.74x faster downloads
anonymous
521
Significantly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
8 GB
24 GB more internal storage
anonymous
509
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
479
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
450
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
428
Substantially better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
422
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
389
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
335
Has a dual-LED flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
anonymous
332
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
325
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
249
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
224
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
214
Significantly 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.
anonymous
207
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
201
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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anonymous
202
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.
anonymous
117
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Qualcomm Krait
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait
anonymous
95
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.
anonymous
75
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
72
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
71
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
71
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...

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vs
No

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