Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Nokia Lumia 520

Top 53 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Compared to Nokia Lumia 520

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Measurably more battery power
3200 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
2.24x more battery power
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Appreciably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
4.60x faster CPU clock speed
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Noticeably higher pixel density
388 ppi
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233 ppi
1.67x higher pixel density
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Distinctly more RAM memory
3 GB
vs
0.5 GB
2.50 GB more RAM memory
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Explicitly higher resolution
1920x1080 px
vs
800x480 px
5.40x higher resolution
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Significantly more megapixels (photo)
13 MP
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5 MP
2.60x more megapixels (photo)
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Lots bigger screen size
5.7 "
vs
4 "
42.50% 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
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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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Has NFC
Yes
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No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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190
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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188
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yes
vs
No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
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Distinctly better video recording quality
2160 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
3x better video recording quality
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Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.2
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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Thinner
8.3 mm
vs
9.9 mm
1.60 mm thinner
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95
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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65
Has a flash
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
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Has a CMOS sensor
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
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58
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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55
Has a gyroscope
Yes
vs
No
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
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Has a front camera
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
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Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
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Supports ANT+
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.
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Has a compass
Yes
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No
A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 18 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
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The browser has word wrap
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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Vastly more apps available
1000000
vs
165000
6.06x more apps available
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24
Vastly Customizable
Yes
vs
No
Launchers are available for android devices that allow full customization of the home screen and pretty much anything else. The widgets also add some more customisation.
Florence Collins
17
"Find my phone" voice command
Yes
vs
No
You can ask Google Now to find your phone when you have misplaced it nearby, and the phone will ring loudly so that you can find it.
Ramin G. Far
15
Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
vs
No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
Pavide Darenti
14
Has smart caller ID
Yes
vs
No
Whenever you get a call from a phone number not in your contacts, your phone will look for matches from businesses with a local listing on Google Maps.
Aiden Richardson
12
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
11
Has an immersive mode
Yes
vs
No
Hides everything except the app you're using.
Pavide Darenti
9
Has "OK Google" voice command feature
Yes
vs
No
When saying 'Ok Google' it will activate voice control.
Pavide Darenti
8
Has Chromecast support
Yes
vs
No
With your Android device and a Chromecast, you can enjoy your favorite online entertainment, from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and Google Play on your HDTV.
Eran Machlev
7
Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
Maty Sanchez
2
PlayStation Mobile Certified
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
Sadiah Latip
2
Better Performance
Yes
vs
No
Canon has got user friendly UI n better performance....
Vidhya Vs
1
NEXUS BATTERY CASE IS AVAILABELE
Yes
vs
No
NEXUS BATTERY CASE 2800 MAH [url]
Sabrina Falcone
1
Yes
Yes
vs
No
Is apple really still in business?
Sudeep Ramachandran
1
Beautiful shape attery backup and clear camera viwith good b
Yes
vs
No
Florence Collins
-1
Supports Square credit card reader
Yes
vs
No
This smartphone attachment from Square means that you can receive credit card payments using your device. It can be useful for small businesses etc, so you don't miss out on sales if customers aren't carrying cash.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-4
Has Cloud Print feature
Yes
vs
No
You can print docs easily from your phone or tablet.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-8
Has step counter built-in
Yes
vs
No
When you use fitness apps like Moves on nexus 5, the phone acts as a pedometer to count steps. Android 4.4 and updated hardware make this a more battery-friendly way to measure your activity.
Shaun Da Rocha
-9
Cyanogenmod ready
Yes
vs
No
With Cyanogenmod, customize your phone's or tablet's interface in any way imaginable. Just go to Cyanogenmod's website, get the installer, and follow the simple steps to get your device truly open-source.
Vivia Marcela Mina Leon
-9
Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720
Johannes Schwaben
-17
CANVAS 2 HAS IPS SCREEN AND WIN PRO HAS CAPACITIVE SCREEN
Yes
vs
No
Steffan Wood
-18
Lenses the
Yes
vs
No
The lesne in the oppi n1 is bigger and longer which means it better at macro photograph than Samsung 1cm software
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is better than Nokia Lumia 520 because...

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Top 19 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 520

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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330
Every pixel has three subpixels
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.
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282
Direct updates by OS vendor
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
158
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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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 radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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Amply lighter
124 g
vs
168 g
44 g lighter
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
11
Glove friendly touchscreen
Yes
vs
No
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
Emiliano Castillo Bernabe
3
Xbox Live
Yes
vs
No
The online service has more than 300,000 servers to play online around the world
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
2
Better at low light photos
Yes
vs
No
Significantly better at low light places (not using the flash)
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2
Has gorilla glass
Yes
vs
No
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0
Very low cost
Yes
vs
No
Cost U$122 (Unlocked)
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
0
Windows Phone Only apps
Yes
vs
No
Apps like Here Drive and Photosynth are impossible to be replaced by any android app.
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
0
Way Better Camera
Yes
vs
No
Nokia Lumia 520's camera is way faster and with better image quality
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
0
Less or virtually no virus
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Ishaan Ahmed
-3
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Longer battery life
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Distinctly narrower
64 mm
vs
79 mm
15 mm narrower
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-360
A lot less body volume
76 cm³
vs
99 cm³
30.26% less body volume
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-393
Substantially shorter
119.9 mm
vs
151.2 mm
31.30 mm shorter
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 6 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
Anna Maria Priolo
42
Has Microsoft Office
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
anonymous
21
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Juan Damian Sanchez Gallardo
9
Gps
Yes
vs
No
Here Maps y Here Drive, son gps 100% Gratis muy utiles y faciles de usar
Club Dragon Ball Z
6
Cuenta con XBox
Yes
vs
No
Xbox Live, , Si tienes un Xbox Tu Lumia y Xbox Son la mejor Combinacion
Club Dragon Ball Z
2
Mejor Menu de Aplicasiones
Yes
vs
No
Todas las aplicaciones estan cuidadosamente ordenadas alfabéticamente, lo que permite mas rapidez de cambio entre una aplicacion a otra
Vincent Wansink
2
Is a drive in file explorer when plugged into PC
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.

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