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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Nokia Lumia 1520

Top 39 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Compared to Nokia Lumia 1520

anonymous
1538
A bit faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
4 x 2.2 GHz
4.55% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1264
A bit higher pixel density
Comment
388 ppi
vs
368 ppi
5.43% higher pixel density
anonymous
1111
More RAM memory
Comment
3 GB
vs
2 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
641
Measurably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
483
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
351
Lighter
Comment
168 g
vs
209 g
41 g lighter
anonymous
327
Modestly thinner
Comment
8.3 mm
vs
8.7 mm
0.40 mm thinner
anonymous
297
Sizably better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
217
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2.2
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
109
Supports ANT+
Comment
Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
anonymous
105
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
933
vs
923
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
96
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Oscar Terence
57
Has 4k video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can record really high definiton films.
Aiden Richardson
43
Has a stylus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
anonymous
41
Appreciably longer maximum focal length
Comment
31 mm
vs
26 mm
5 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.
Gustavo Godoy
17
True Multitasking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This means I can run a lot of apps in real time with 100% uptime,so I can call someone swipe up go on the browser look something up while still talking, swipe up again to keep playing a game while still talking, so forth and so on
Gustavo Godoy
14
Supports S pen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
S pen can work with note 8
Oscar Terence
9
It has a faux leather back
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is practical, stylish and easy to grip.
Alessandro Aguilar
7
Usb 3.0
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Faster chargin transfer more data more quickly
anonymous
-98
Much narrower
Comment
79 mm
vs
85.4 mm
6.40 mm narrower
anonymous
-166
Less body volume
Comment
99 cm³
vs
121 cm³
22.22% less body volume
anonymous
-184
Shorter
Comment
151.2 mm
vs
162.8 mm
11.60 mm shorter
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 11 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
318
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
240
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
209
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
194
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
114
Appreciably more apps available
Comment
1000000
vs
165000
6.06x more apps available
anonymous
65
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
58
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
31
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Eran Machlev
7
Offers free development
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
Jacob Kumar
7
Exellent Features (UI)
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
anonymous
66
Distinctly higher ram speed
Comment
933 MHz
vs
800 MHz
133 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
41
Notably more memory bandwidth
Comment
14.9 GB/s
vs
12.8 GB/s
2.10 GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
anonymous
28
Uses big.LITTLE technology
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.
anonymous
27
Uses HMP
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) is a more advanced version of big.LITTLE technology. In this setup, a processor can utilise all cores at the same time, or just a single core for low-intensity tasks. This can provide powerful performance or increased battery life respectively.
ARM Mali T628 MP6
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for ARM Mali T628 MP6
anonymous
84
Significantly faster GPU clock speed
Comment
533 MHz
vs
450 MHz
83 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
44
Newer version of DirectX
Comment
11
vs
9.3
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is better than Nokia Lumia 1520 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 46 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 1520

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 3

anonymous
1995
Marginally more battery power
Comment
3400 mAh
vs
3200 mAh
6.25% more battery power
anonymous
982
Slightly bigger screen size
Comment
6 "
vs
5.7 "
5.26% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
914
Vastly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
20 MP
vs
13 MP
1.54x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
580
Every pixel has three subpixels
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
anonymous
478
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
470
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
307
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
299
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
276
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
242
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
221
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
217
Has a brand lens
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
anonymous
143
Explicitly more microphone(s)
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
93
Clearly higher maximum light sensitivity
Comment
3200 ISO
vs
1000 ISO
3.20x higher maximum light sensitivity. With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
anonymous
84
Shoots raw
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
anonymous
75
Has manual shutter speed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
anonymous
40
Sizably shorter minimum focal length
Comment
26 mm
vs
31 mm
5 mm shorter minimum focal length. A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
Nidal Arabi
20
Better build quality
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Good quality
Martin Zikmund
9
Glance screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Low battery consumption information
Florence Collins
8
Has driving mode option
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The phone can detect when you are in the car and will block incoming calls / texts, and even send an auto reply to say that you are driving.
Nidal Arabi
6
The operating system is more stable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Alan Starc
5
Camera has carl zeiss lens
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Carl Zeiss Lens is used in Sniper Rifles and that technology is given in Nokia phone cameras only.
Davide Donati
4
Windows phone 8 è famoso per multimedia
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Windows phone offre un notevole comfort nella fluidita di sistema e nell browser web
Cemil Ozturk
2
Better battery life
Comment
Yes
vs
No
I get 2days average usage per charge
Martin Zikmund
2
Battery sense
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Know which apps consume battery
Martin Zikmund
2
Windows phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Integrated and synchronized settings and data across all devices
Show more reasons
Windows Phone 8.1
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Windows Phone 8.1
anonymous
69
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Anna Maria Priolo
52
Has Microsoft Office
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
anonymous
41
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.
ßad Ŵolf Alharthi
4
Cortana
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Cortana is the personal assistant of Windows Phone 8.1. It takes the best of Siri and Google Now.
Rupal Totale
4
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Enzo Contini
3
Live tile notifications
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can receive and see the more relevant information of an app just from the tile you put in the start page
ßad Ŵolf Alharthi
3
Has Action center
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Enzo Contini
0
You have all the HERE apps (professional navigator, bus stop
Comment
Yes
vs
No
So many HERE professional apps, first of all the navigator always with updated maps and traffic infomation available
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
anonymous
42
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 Adreno 330 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
anonymous
55
Significantly higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.1152 TFLOPS
vs
0.102 TFLOPS
0.01 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
33
Newer version of OpenVG
Comment
3
vs
1.1
Newer version of OpenVG. OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.

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