Nokia Lumia 520

31 Reasons why Nokia Lumia 520 is better

than the average

124gvs 146g (the average)
vs 68.9g (best: Microsoft Nokia 105)
2.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (58% don't have it)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.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.
4.Has a dedicated camera button
Yesvs No (89% don't have it)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
5.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.
64mmvs 70mm (the average)
vs 42mm (best: Vertu Signature for Bentley)
119.9mmvs 138.3mm (the average)
vs 66.7mm (best: Microsoft Lumia 638)
8.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.
9.A lot newer Bluetooth version
4vs 4 (the average)
vs 4.2 (best: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa))
10.Vastly more microphone(s)
2vs 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.
11.Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yesvs No (75% don't have it)
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
12.Has manual exposure
Yesvs No (76% don't have it)
This allows to manually set the exposure.
13.Has a serial shot mode
Yesvs No (67% don't have it)
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
14.Has manual ISO
Yesvs No (67% don't have it)
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
15.Less body volume
76cm³vs 88cm³ (the average)
vs 47.7cm³ (best: Nokia Asha 200)
16.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.
17.Amply lower SAR for head (USA)
0.77W/kgvs 0.81W/kg (the average)
vs 0.16W/kg (best: Samsung Galaxy SII I9100)
SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
18.Glove friendly touchscreen
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
19.Has a AMOLED Display
Deeper blacks and Brighter Whites, The display literaly disappears, you wont be able to distinguish the screen from the bezel
20.Very low cost
Cost U$122 (Unlocked)
21.Better at low light photos
Significantly better at low light places (not using the flash)
22.Has a light sensor. can use auto brightness
some nokia phones do not have a light sensor or a proximity sensor(630)
23.Has a proximity sensor
24.Way Better Camera
Nokia Lumia 520's camera is way faster and with better image quality
25.Better gaming
i own lumia 520 despite of its low ram it never hangs and temple run 2 runs without any lag while i have seen on my friend's redmi temple run2 doesnt run smoothly. I was surprised quad core performance was expected to be superior but is not
26.Normal size
has a average size and not abnormally large as 1320 like a tablet
Windows Phone 8
Yesvs No (the average)
28.Windows Phone 8
Longer battery life
29.Less or virtually no virus
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
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