Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Nokia Lumia 1520

Top 33 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4

Compared to Nokia Lumia 1520

anonymous
678
Higher pixel density
441 ppi
vs
368 ppi
19.84% higher pixel density
anonymous
290
Measurably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
246
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
154
Notably more internal storage
64 GB
vs
32 GB
32 GB more internal storage
anonymous
144
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
96
A little thinner
7.9 mm
vs
8.7 mm
0.80 mm thinner
anonymous
86
Appreciably lighter
130 g
vs
209 g
79 g lighter
anonymous
29
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.
Chris Speitelsbach
2
Awesome Features
Yes
vs
No
Tons of super cool features iphone will never have, coupled with open ended software. you can download movies and music anyway you feel like... your not forced to purchase from iTunes, where apple takes a [url] cut per song.
Salva Garcia Jimenez
1
Has Infrared
Yes
vs
No
With Infrared, you can control your TV, Video player and other devices that use Infrared, without Wi-Fi connection.
Ayo Letsgo
1
Samsung's groupplay
Yes
vs
No
Able to play music, watch video, and pictures and share it with up to 4 phones in real time.
Ayo Letsgo
1
Remote camera
Yes
vs
No
Can use other phone's camera to take picture with your phone.
Chris Speitelsbach
1
Built in SIP Voip stack
Yes
vs
No
You can make and receive voip calls over 3g/4g/LTE/wifi and not incurr roaming/overage charges from your carrier
Daniel Ammon
-1
USB Host (OTG)
Yes
vs
No
Jason Gigliotti
-2
Fast motion camera
Yes
vs
No
Keara Vasileva
-2
Samsung
Yes
vs
No
Gara Khan
-3
NFC triggering
Yes
vs
No
NFC trigger for automation and screen unlock capability
Gara Khan
-6
Automation Apps like Tasker
Yes
vs
No
Robust automation apps like Tasker can automate based on location, trigger, event and time. Apple doesn't have app similar in functions and depth of capability.
Bruno Silva
-6
Blocking mode
Yes
vs
No
Protects your phone against other people move him
Eduardo Rey Hamilton
-7
Eduardo
Yes
vs
No
Nexus 5 screen is so weak and it can get broken even in your pocket.
Aradhana Kapoor
-8
Yes
Yes
vs
No
Is apple really still in business?
Andrea Falchi
-11
More flexible memory usage
Yes
vs
No
S4 allows apps on the SD card, Note3 doesn't
Marc Awaraji
-11
Can run two apps at once
Yes
vs
No
Convenient
Ayaad Conon
-12
Good 2
Yes
vs
No
Isi Ise
-14
Eye sensor stops screen switching off
Yes
vs
No
Clever camera mode
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 17 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
167
Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
133
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
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130
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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96
Noticeably more apps available
1000000
vs
165000
6.06x more apps available
Christalyn Britton
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
16
"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]
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
Ramin G. Far
-22
Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

Samsung Galaxy S4 is better than Nokia Lumia 1520 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 31 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 1520

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4

anonymous
1081
Reasonably more battery power
3400 mAh
vs
2600 mAh
30.77% more battery power
anonymous
845
Faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.2 GHz
vs
4 x 1.9 GHz
15.79% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
520
Notably more megapixels (photo)
20 MP
vs
13 MP
1.54x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
476
Bigger screen size
6 "
vs
5 "
20% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
323
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
278
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
268
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
267
Has stereo speakers
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
237
Vastly faster downloads
150 MBits/s
vs
100 MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads
anonymous
154
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.
anonymous
149
Has a brand lens
Yes
vs
No
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
anonymous
141
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
131
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
111
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
107
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
72
Notably more microphone(s)
4
vs
2
2 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
69
Appreciably higher maximum light sensitivity
3200 ISO
vs
800 ISO
4x 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
57
Shoots raw
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
56
Has manual shutter speed
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
anonymous
39
Has directory organization
Yes
vs
No
A directory help keeping your music, videos, e-books organized and easy to find.
Florence Collins
6
Has driving mode option
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
Better build quality
Yes
vs
No
Good quality
Alan Starc
5
Camera has carl zeiss lens
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
Yes
vs
No
Windows phone offre un notevole comfort nella fluidita di sistema e nell browser web
Nidal Arabi
4
The operating system is more stable
Yes
vs
No
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Windows Phone 8.1
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Windows Phone 8.1
Anna Maria Priolo
42
Has Microsoft Office
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
anonymous
19
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
8
Gps
Yes
vs
No
Here Maps y Here Drive, son gps 100% Gratis muy utiles y faciles de usar
Club Dragon Ball Z
5
Cuenta con XBox
Yes
vs
No
Xbox Live, , Si tienes un Xbox Tu Lumia y Xbox Son la mejor Combinacion
Club Dragon Ball Z
1
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

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