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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Nokia Lumia 520

Top 44 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Compared to Nokia Lumia 520

anonymous
2409
Measurably more battery power
Comment
3200 mAh
vs
1430 mAh
2.24x more battery power
anonymous
1844
Vastly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
4.60x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1547
Significantly higher pixel density
Comment
388 ppi
vs
233 ppi
1.67x higher pixel density
anonymous
1278
Explicitly more RAM memory
Comment
3 GB
vs
0.5 GB
2.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1217
A lot bigger screen size
Comment
5.7 "
vs
4 "
42.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Griffin Thomas
1
More built in memory.new
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The Samsung galaxy note 3 comes with built in 32gb VS The Samsung galaxy S5 with only 16gb.
anonymous
1124
Sizably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
5 MP
2.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1095
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
800x480 px
5.40x higher resolution
anonymous
699
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
584
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
443
Thinner
Comment
8.3 mm
vs
9.9 mm
1.60 mm thinner
anonymous
405
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
394
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
365
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
361
Explicitly better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
3x better video recording quality
anonymous
347
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
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
260
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
205
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
160
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
156
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
148
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
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
133
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
117
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
101
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
95
Has a gyroscope
Comment
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.
anonymous
46
Has a compass
Comment
Yes
vs
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
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anonymous
432
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
289
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
226
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
145
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
126
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
121
Significantly more apps available
Comment
1000000
vs
300000
3.33x more apps available
Aiden Richardson
45
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
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Yes
vs
No
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anonymous
84
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
37
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
34
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 Cortex-A15
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for ARM Cortex-A15
anonymous
72
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
54
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
53
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).
anonymous
53
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
51
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.

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 22 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 520

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 3

anonymous
679
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
519
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
495
Plenty lighter
Comment
124 g
vs
168 g
44 g lighter
anonymous
370
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
369
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
323
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
276
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.
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
22
Glove friendly touchscreen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
anonymous
15
Significantly narrower
Comment
64 mm
vs
79 mm
15 mm narrower
Garret Hall
8
Has a AMOLED Display
Comment
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
6
Very low cost
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Cost U$122 (Unlocked)
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
4
Better at low light photos
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Significantly better at low light places (not using the flash)
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
1
Less or virtually no virus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Taha Amin
1
Normal size
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Has a average size and not abnormally large as 1320 like a tablet
Cauê Marchionatti Ausec
0
Way Better Camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Nokia Lumia 520's camera is way faster and with better image quality
Ishaan Ahmed
-2
Windows Phone 8
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Longer battery life
anonymous
-62
Appreciably shorter
Comment
119.9 mm
vs
151.2 mm
31.30 mm shorter
anonymous
-80
Lots less body volume
Comment
76 cm³
vs
99 cm³
30.26% less body volume
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 6 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
anonymous
86
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
56
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Vincent Wansink
10
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.
Rupal Totale
7
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Josua Hutapea
6
Has Metro UI
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Metro UI is a Windows Phone 8 UI which offer us "rectangles theme" who other OS doesn't have it.
Josua Hutapea
4
Has an Xbox Music Artist Background
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It will makes your Music Player become more beautifull

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

Yes
vs
No

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