58points

Nokia Lumia 1520

79points

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

Nokia Lumia 1520
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Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

Why is Nokia Lumia 1520 better than Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
  • Has a two-stage shutter
  • Shoots raw
  • Has manual shutter speed

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820) better than Nokia Lumia 1520?

  • 2.94% more battery power
    3500mAhvs3400mAh
  • 40.76% higher pixel density
    518ppivs368ppi
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs2GB
  • 1.78x higher resolution
    1440 x 2560pxvs1080 x 1920px
  • 4.17x more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs1.2MP
  • 32GB more internal storage
    64GBvs32GB
  • 40g lighter
    169gvs209g
  • Is dustproof and water resistant

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

209g

169g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.7mm

7.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

85.4mm

73.9mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

162.8mm

153.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

368ppi

518ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

6"

5.7"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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.

6.Has an AMOLED display
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

450MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

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

Best

Oukitel WP5000

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

800MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2)

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

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

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

4.Has integrated graphics
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

5.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Motorola Moto G6 Play (Qualcomm Snapdragon 427)

8

6.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

20MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 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

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1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

1.2MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

f/2.4

f/1.7

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

HTC U12+ 128GB

1.4 & 2.6f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

3.number of microphones

4

2

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 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3400mAh

3500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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

3.Supports Java
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)
5.Is free and open source
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

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.

6.Has sharing intents
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (Snapdragon 820)

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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