52points

Nokia Lumia 1020

59points

Nokia Lumia 1520

Nokia Lumia 1020
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Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Nokia Lumia 1520

Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520
52
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59
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Why is Nokia Lumia 1020 better than Nokia Lumia 1520?

  • 51g lighter
    158gvs209g
  • 8.33% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/2.2 vs2.4f
  • 14mm narrower
    71.4mmvs85.4mm
  • 32.4mm shorter
    130.4mmvs162.8mm
  • Has manual focus
  • 19.95% less body volume
    96.83cm³vs120.95714400000001cm³

Why is Nokia Lumia 1520 better than Nokia Lumia 1020?

  • 1.7x more battery power
    3400mAhvs2000mAh
  • 2.93x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.2GHzvs2 x 1.5GHz
  • 10.18% higher pixel density
    368ppivs334ppi
  • 33.33% bigger screen size
    6"vs4.5"
  • 2.11x higher resolution
    1080 x 1920pxvs768 x 1280px
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 1.7mm thinner
    8.7mmvs10.4mm
  • 1.5x faster downloads
    150MBits/svs100MBits/s

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

158g

209g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

2.thickness

10.4mm

8.7mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

3.width

71.4mm

85.4mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

4.height

130.4mm

162.8mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

5.volume

96.83cm³

120.96cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

6.has a QWERTY keyboard
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

For example

Crosscall Shark-X3

Display

1.resolution

768 x 1280px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

334ppi

368ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

4.5"

6"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an IPS screen
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

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. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.GPU clock speed

400MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960)

450MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

500MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960)

800MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Umidigi One Max

3200MHz

4.floating-point performance

0.03TFLOPS (Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960)

0.12TFLOPS (Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2)

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

Lenovo A6600

0.81TFLOPS

5.Has integrated graphics
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

6.CPU threads

2 (Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

Cameras

1.megapixels

41MP

20MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.front camera megapixels

1.2MP

1.2MP

Best

Huawei Honor 10i

32MP

4.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture

f/2.2

f/2.4

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.

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

6.has a flash
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

3

4

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.Has a radio
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

5.Has dedicated media keys
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Battery

1.battery power

2000mAh

3400mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

3.has a battery level indicator
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520
2.Has offline voice recognition
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520
4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

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.

5.download speed

100MBits/s

150MBits/s

Best

Vivo iQOO

2000MBits/s

6.Supports widgets
Nokia Lumia 1020
Nokia Lumia 1520

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.

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