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Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Nokia Lumia 1520

Top 25 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4

Compared to Nokia Lumia 1520

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Higher pixel density
441 ppi
vs
368 ppi
19.84% higher pixel density
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625
Notably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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477
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
331
Significantly lighter
130 g
vs
209 g
79 g lighter
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323
Considerably more internal storage
64 GB
vs
32 GB
32 GB more internal storage
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319
A tad thinner
7.9 mm
vs
8.7 mm
0.80 mm thinner
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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
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.
Ali Khan
9
Has air gesture , air view,smart pause, smart scroll
Yes
vs
No
You can use the phone without touching it
Matthew Chau
5
Smart Gestures
Yes
vs
No
Can be unlocked with just a swipe on the screen.
Måhmøüd Ähmęd
2
It has file explorer
Yes
vs
No
Galaxy s4 has file browser so the user can download and browse files easy and fast with no need for jailbreak as in iphone or any idevice
Bruno Silva
-4
Blocking mode
Yes
vs
No
Protects your phone against other people move him
Oscar Terence
-19
You can buy an official gamepad for it
Yes
vs
No
Great if you want to use it for gaming, just attach the gamepad and use the screen as a monitor.
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-118
Significantly narrower
69.8 mm
vs
85.4 mm
15.60 mm narrower
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-184
Substantially less body volume
75.32 cm³
vs
121 cm³
1.61x less body volume
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-196
Significantly shorter
136.6 mm
vs
162.8 mm
26.20 mm shorter
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 11 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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311
Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
235
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
205
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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190
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
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Significantly more apps available
1000000
vs
165000
6.06x more apps available
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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 Galaxy S4 is better than Nokia Lumia 1520 because...

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Top 50 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 1520

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4

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1950
Way more battery power
3400 mAh
vs
2600 mAh
30.77% more battery power
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1506
Faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.2 GHz
vs
4 x 1.9 GHz
15.79% faster CPU clock speed
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959
Bigger screen size
6 "
vs
5 "
20% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
899
Clearly more megapixels (photo)
20 MP
vs
13 MP
1.54x more megapixels (photo)
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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.
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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
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
463
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.
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406
Explicitly faster downloads
150 MBits/s
vs
100 MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads
anonymous
300
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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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
237
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
215
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
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214
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.
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141
Appreciably 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.
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91
Distinctly 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.
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83
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
74
Has manual shutter speed
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
anonymous
69
Has directory organization
Yes
vs
No
A directory helps to keep your music, videos and e-books organized and easy to find.
Nidal Arabi
20
Better build quality
Yes
vs
No
Good quality
Martin Zikmund
9
Glance screen
Yes
vs
No
Low battery consumption information
Florence Collins
8
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
The operating system is more stable
Yes
vs
No
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
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Windows Phone 8.1
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Windows Phone 8.1
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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.
ßad Ŵolf Alharthi
4
Cortana
Yes
vs
No
Cortana is the personal assistant of Windows Phone 8.1. It takes the best of Siri and Google Now.
Rupal Totale
4
Has a btter touch
Yes
vs
No
Enzo Contini
3
Live tile notifications
Yes
vs
No
You can receive and see the more relevant information of an app just from the tile you put in the start page
ßad Ŵolf Alharthi
3
Has Action center
Yes
vs
No
Enzo Contini
0
You have all the HERE apps (professional navigator, bus stop
Yes
vs
No
So many HERE professional apps, first of all the navigator always with updated maps and traffic infomation available
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
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Significantly higher ram speed
800 MHz
vs
600 MHz
200 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
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42
Higher GeekBench result
923
vs
752
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
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49
Clearly higher floating-point performance
0.1152 TFLOPS
vs
0.057 TFLOPS
0.06 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
40
Vastly higher pixel rate
3.6 GPixel/s
vs
3.2 GPixel/s
0.40 GPixel/s higher pixel rate. The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

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