Apple iPhone 5CNokia Lumia 521
Top 59%12,166 points
Top 59%
Top 70%8,990 points
Top 70%
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Top 75%
234 smartphones
3.73" - 4.2"
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
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resolution
RAM
total clock speed
battery power
megapixels
4"
4"
Samsung Galaxy J Max
7"
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Apple iPhone 5C vs Nokia Lumia 521: 81 facts in comparison

1. battery power

5.59% more battery power.
1510mAh
Gionee M2017: 7000mAh
1430mAh
4361
0

2. total clock speed

30% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1.3GHz
LeEco Le 2 Pro: 10 x 2.7GHz
2 x 1GHz
3543
0

3. pixel density

39.91% higher pixel density.
326ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
233ppi
2922
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
4"
2458
0

5. megapixels

1.6x more megapixels (photo).
8MP
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP
5MP
2159
0

6. RAM

0.5GB more RAM memory.
1GB
Asus Zenfone AR: 8GB
0.5GB
2110
0

7. resolution

1.89x higher resolution.
640 x 1136px
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 2560 x 3840px
480 x 800px
1976
0

8. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Apple iPhone 5C
Nokia Lumia 521
81% have it
1601
0

9. weight

8g lighter.
132g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
124g
1353
0

10. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple iPhone 5C
Nokia Lumia 521
79% have it
1237
0

11. thickness

0.93mm thinner.
8.97mm
Asus Zenfone AR: 4.6mm
9.9mm
1168
0

12. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Apple iPhone 5C
Nokia Lumia 521
42% have it
1163
0

13. internal storage

24GB more internal storage.
32GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 256GB
8GB
923
0

14. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Apple iPhone 5C
Nokia Lumia 521
91% have it
791
0

15. download speed

4.74x faster downloads.
100MBits/s
Samsung Galaxy Note 7: 600MBits/s
21.1MBits/s
754
0

16. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Apple iPhone 5C
10% have it
675
0

17. video recording

1.5x better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Gionee Elife E8: 2176 x 60fps
720 x 30fps
661
0

18. has an IPS screen

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.
Apple iPhone 5C
51% have it
645
0

19. width

4.8mm narrower.
59.2mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
64mm
584
0

20. height

0.4mm shorter.
124.4mm
Motorola FlipOut: 67mm
124mm
514
0

21. widest aperture

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.
2.4
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge 32GB: 1.7
2.4
481
0

22. Is a multi-user system

Apple iPhone 5C
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
69% have it
449
0

23. Bluetooth version

1 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa): 4.2
3
397
0

24. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 4
2
389
0

25. has a BSI sensor

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.
Apple iPhone 5C
36% have it
383
0

26. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Apple iPhone 5C
24% have it
364
0

27. Has offline voice recognition

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
Apple iPhone 5C
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
75% have it
364
0

28. Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics

Apple iPhone 5C(iOS 7.0)
64% have it
358
0

29. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
Apple iPhone 6s 64GB: 14nm
28nm
356
0

30. Allows app installs on the device's external storage

Apple iPhone 5C
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
86% have it
337
0

31. has a video light

A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
Apple iPhone 5C
Nokia Lumia 521
21% have it
330
0

32. Supports widgets

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
Apple iPhone 5C
Nokia Lumia 521
90% have it
328
0

33. Supports slow motion video recording

Apple iPhone 5C(iOS 7.0)
Nokia Lumia 521
15% have it
291
0

34. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Apple iPhone 5C
Nokia Lumia 521
32% have it
286
0

35. has a CMOS sensor

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.
Apple iPhone 5C
47% have it
276
0

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