Nokia Lumia 1520

76 Reasons why Nokia Lumia 1520 is better

than the average

1.Way more battery power
3400mAhvs 2396mAh (the average)
vs 6020mAh (best: Gionee M6 Plus)
2.Plenty faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.2GHzvs 4.2 x 1.5GHz (the average)
vs 10 x 2.5GHz (best: LeEco Le 2 Pro)
3.Higher pixel density
368ppivs 317ppi (the average)
vs 806ppi (best: Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual)
4.Plenty bigger screen size
6"vs 5" (the average)
vs 7" (best: Samsung Galaxy J Max)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.Noticeably more megapixels (photo)
20MPvs 10MP (the average)
vs 41MP (best: Nokia Lumia 1020)
6.A little bit more RAM memory
2GBvs 2GB (the average)
vs 6GB (best: ZTE Axon 7)
7.Vastly higher resolution
1,920x1,080pxvs 792x1327px (the average)
vs 3,840x2,160px (best: Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual)
8.Has branded damage resistant glass
Yesvs No (57% don't have it)
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
8.7mmvs 9.3mm (the average)
vs 4.7mm (best: Coolpad Ivvi K1 Mini)
10.Has stereo speakers
Yesvs No (82% don't have it)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
11.Has built-in optical image stabilization
Yesvs No (87% don't have it)
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.
12.Lots more internal storage
32GBvs 23GB (the average)
vs 256GB (best: Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL))
13.Wireless charging
Yesvs No (92% don't have it)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
14.Direct updates by OS vendor
Yesvs No (85% don't have it)
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
15.Notably faster downloads
150MBits/svs 112MBits/s (the average)
vs 600MBits/s (best: Samsung Galaxy Note 7)
16.Is DLNA certified
Yesvs No (60% don't have it)
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.
17.Has a dedicated camera button
Yesvs No (89% don't have it)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
18.Has an IPS screen
Yesvs No (50% don't have it)
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.
19.Has NFC
Yesvs No (59% don't have it)
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
20.Has a dual-LED flash
Yesvs No (77% don't have it)
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
21.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yesvs No (72% don't have it)
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.
22.Has a two-stage shutter
Yesvs No (95% don't have it)
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.
23.Much newer Bluetooth version
4vs 4 (the average)
vs 4.2 (best: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa))
24.Vastly more microphone(s)
4vs 2 (the average)
vs 4 (best: Motorola Moto Z Force)
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
25.Has a BSI sensor
Yesvs No (65% don't have it)
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.
26.Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yesvs No (75% don't have it)
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
27.Much smaller semiconductor size
28nmvs 30nm (the average)
vs 14nm (best: Apple iPhone 6s Plus 32GB)
A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
28.Has a video light
Yesvs No (79% don't have it)
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
29.Has manual exposure
Yesvs No (76% don't have it)
This allows to manually set the exposure.
30.Has a serial shot mode
Yesvs No (67% don't have it)
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
31.Has a CMOS sensor
Yesvs No (54% don't have it)
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.
32.Has manual ISO
Yesvs No (67% don't have it)
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
33.Appreciably faster uploads
50MBits/svs 35MBits/s (the average)
vs 150.8MBits/s (best: HTC One E9+ Dual SIM)
34.Shoots raw
Yesvs No (98% don't have it)
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.
35.Has manual white balance
Yesvs No (60% don't have it)
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
36.Has manual shutter speed
Yesvs No (98% don't have it)
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
37.Has 4k video recording
Can record really high definiton films.
38.Amply shorter minimum focal length
26mmvs 28mm (the average)
vs 10mm (best: Nokia Lumia 830)
A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
39.Better build quality
good quality
40.Better battery life
I get 2days average usage per charge
41.The operating system is more stable
42.Glance screen
Low battery consumption information
43.Built-in offline maps and navigation
Free to use without internet connectivity
44.Has driving mode option
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.
45.Has PureView Technology
Award-winning PureView technology, Carl Zeiss optics and six physical lenses. The Nokia Lumia 925 lets you capture the great moments, day or night.
46.Camera has carl zeiss lens
Carl Zeiss Lens is used in Sniper Rifles and that technology is given in Nokia phone cameras only.
47.Windows phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1
Integrated and synchronized settings and data across all devices
48.Has Live tiles
With Live tiles users can see information on the go without opening the app.
49.Battery sense
Know which apps consume battery
50.Better optimized OS
Touchwiz isn't all that smooth and stable
51.Has HAAC audio
gives great sound to video capturing
52.Fast than note 3
53.Slimmer Slicker Design
This design is thin and looks crisp and feels great in the hand even with its large size
54.Upgradeble version
55.Better Construction
Rock Solid Construction, Doesnd bend, Glass doesn't break when you drop it. More sleek and modern looking!
56.Any Carrier Bloatware is easy to remove
The only bloatware installed is from AT&T and can all be very easily removed.
57.Is secure
Completely secure, Galaxy S4 is riddled with viruses
58.Better performamce
Performance is much better because of optimized software and hardware
59.Storage sense
control over storage
61.Data sense
Better data connectin management
62.C# development
Native C# development
63.Has LCD3 Display
The LCD3 display in the HTC Droid DNA has much more balanced colour saturation compared to the IPS display in the N7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yesvs No (the average)
Windows Phone 8.1
Yesvs No (the average)
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