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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Nokia Lumia 520

Top 52 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Compared to Nokia Lumia 520

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Clearly more battery power
3200 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
2.24x more battery power
anonymous
1504
Measurably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
4.60x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1240
Vastly higher pixel density
388 ppi
vs
233 ppi
1.67x higher pixel density
anonymous
1090
Significantly more RAM memory
3 GB
vs
0.5 GB
2.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
959
A lot bigger screen size
5.7 "
vs
4 "
42.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
898
Measurably more megapixels (photo)
13 MP
vs
5 MP
2.60x more megapixels (photo)
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897
Considerably higher resolution
1920x1080 px
vs
800x480 px
5.40x higher resolution
anonymous
573
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.
anonymous
482
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.
anonymous
331
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
318
Thinner
8.3 mm
vs
9.9 mm
1.60 mm thinner
anonymous
313
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.
anonymous
312
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.
anonymous
305
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.
anonymous
295
Substantially better video recording quality
2160 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
3x better video recording quality
anonymous
215
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.
anonymous
174
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.
anonymous
127
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
122
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.
anonymous
106
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.
anonymous
98
Has a flash
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
91
Has a front camera
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
91
Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
86
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.
Oscar Terence
54
Has 4k video recording
Yes
vs
No
Can record really high definiton films.
Aiden Richardson
43
Has a stylus
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
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311
Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
234
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
204
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.
anonymous
190
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
110
Significantly more apps available
1000000
vs
165000
6.06x more apps available
anonymous
58
Is free and open source
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
52
Supports Java
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
31
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Eran Machlev
7
Offers free development
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
Jacob Kumar
6
Exellent Features (UI)
Yes
vs
No
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5420
Yes
vs
No
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59
Has integrated graphics
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
27
Uses big.LITTLE technology
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
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 Cortex-A15
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for ARM Cortex-A15
anonymous
55
Has dynamic frequency scaling
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
41
Has NX bit
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
40
Has TrustZone
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).
anonymous
39
Has out-of-order execution
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
39
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is better than Nokia Lumia 520 because...

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vs
No

Top 23 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 520

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 3

anonymous
567
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.
anonymous
471
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
331
A lot lighter
124 g
vs
168 g
44 g lighter
anonymous
299
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
295
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
267
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.
anonymous
236
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.
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
18
Glove friendly touchscreen
Yes
vs
No
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
Garret Hall
7
Has a AMOLED Display
Yes
vs
No
Deeper blacks and Brighter Whites, The display literaly disappears, you wont be able to distinguish the screen from the bezel
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
4
Very low cost
Yes
vs
No
Cost U$122 (Unlocked)
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
3
Better at low light photos
Yes
vs
No
Significantly better at low light places (not using the flash)
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
1
Windows Phone Only apps
Yes
vs
No
Apps like Here Drive and Photosynth are impossible to be replaced by any android app.
Taha Amin
1
Normal size
Yes
vs
No
Has a average size and not abnormally large as 1320 like a tablet
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
0
Less or virtually no virus
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
0
Way Better Camera
Yes
vs
No
Nokia Lumia 520's camera is way faster and with better image quality
Ishaan Ahmed
-2
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Longer battery life
anonymous
-118
Considerably narrower
64 mm
vs
79 mm
15 mm narrower
anonymous
-184
Much less body volume
76 cm³
vs
99 cm³
30.26% less body volume
anonymous
-196
Distinctly 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
anonymous
67
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Anna Maria Priolo
51
Has Microsoft Office
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
anonymous
39
Has turn by turn directions
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
Yes
vs
No
Xbox Live, , Si tienes un Xbox Tu Lumia y Xbox Son la mejor Combinacion
Vincent Wansink
6
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.
Rupal Totale
4
Has a btter touch
Yes
vs
No

Nokia Lumia 520 is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 3 because...

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vs
No

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