Comparing Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Nokia Lumia 520

1. Samsung Galaxy Note 3

43 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Nokia Lumia 520

1.Noticeably more battery power
3200mAhvs 1430mAh (Nokia Lumia 520)
2.Significantly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.3GHzvs 2 x 1GHz (Nokia Lumia 520)
3.Measurably higher pixel density
388ppivs 233ppi (Nokia Lumia 520)
4.Sizably bigger screen size
5.7"vs 4" (Nokia Lumia 520)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.Clearly more megapixels (photo)
13MPvs 5MP (Nokia Lumia 520)
6.Significantly more RAM memory
3GBvs 0.5GB (Nokia Lumia 520)
7.Noticeably higher resolution
1,080 x 1,920pxvs 480 x 800px (Nokia Lumia 520)
8.Has branded damage resistant glass
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
8.3mmvs 9.9mm (Nokia Lumia 520)
10.Has built-in optical image stabilization
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
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.
11.Wireless charging
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
12.Is DLNA certified
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
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.
13.Considerably better video recording quality
2,160 x 30fpsvs 720 x 30fps (Nokia Lumia 520)
14.Has NFC
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
15.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
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.
16.Measurably wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.2vs 2.4 (Nokia Lumia 520)
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.
17.Has a BSI sensor
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
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.
18.Supports ANT+
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
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.
19.Has a video light
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
20.Supports slow motion video recording
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
21.Has a CMOS sensor
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
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.
22.Has a gyroscope
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
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.
23.Has a flash
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
24.Has a front camera
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
25.Has a compass
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
26.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
27.Has a stylus
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.
The S-Pen gives the user a great way to muktitask and input handwritten notes faster than they could type them, which in turn boosts the productivity of the phone.
29.Better and more multi tasking
30.Having two processors
It have two processors first is 1.9 Ghz A15 quad core & second 1.3 A7 quad core processsor that makes it running smoothly
31.Super AMOLED dispay
Super AMOLED screen relatively more power efficient than the IPS, TFT and LCD screens
32.More gb
32 vs 16
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 520)
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 specs
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 features
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 pros and cons
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 advantages
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 disadvantages

2. Nokia Lumia 520

26 Reasons why Nokia Lumia 520 is better

Comparing Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

124gvs 168g (Samsung Galaxy Note 3)
2.Every pixel has three subpixels
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 3)
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.
3.Has a radio
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 3)
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
4.Direct updates by OS vendor
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 3)
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
5.Has a dedicated camera button
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 3)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
6.Has an IPS screen
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 3)
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.
64mmvs 79mm (Samsung Galaxy Note 3)
8.Has a two-stage shutter
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 3)
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.
119.9mmvs 151.2mm (Samsung Galaxy Note 3)
10.Substantially less body volume
76cm³vs 99cm³ (Samsung Galaxy Note 3)
11.Glove friendly touchscreen
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
12.Has a AMOLED Display
Deeper blacks and Brighter Whites, The display literaly disappears, you wont be able to distinguish the screen from the bezel
13.Very low cost
Cost U$122 (Unlocked)
14.Better at low light photos
Significantly better at low light places (not using the flash)
15.Has a proximity sensor
16.Better gaming
i own lumia 520 despite of its low ram it never hangs and temple run 2 runs without any lag while i have seen on my friend's redmi temple run2 doesnt run smoothly. I was surprised quad core performance was expected to be superior but is not
17.Normal size
has a average size and not abnormally large as 1320 like a tablet
18.Less or virtually no virus
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
19.Has a light sensor. can use auto brightness
some nokia phones do not have a light sensor or a proximity sensor(630)
20.Way Better Camera
Nokia Lumia 520's camera is way faster and with better image quality
Windows Phone 8
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy Note 3)
22.Windows Phone 8
Longer battery life
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 520 specs
Nokia Lumia 520 features
Nokia Lumia 520 pros and cons
Nokia Lumia 520 advantages
Nokia Lumia 520 disadvantages