Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 521
Top 62%11,304 points
Top 62%
Top 69%9,288 points
Top 69%
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1.Screen size
2.Resolution
3.RAM
4.Total clock speed
5.Battery power
6.Megapixels
Top specs and features
Screen size
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Top 51%
220 smartphones
3.5" - 4.08"
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
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Nokia Lumia 520 vs Nokia Lumia 521: 66 facts in comparison

1. battery power

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

2. total clock speed

0% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1GHz
Vernee Apollo Lite: 10 x 2.7GHz
2 x 1GHz

3. pixel density

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

4. screen size

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

5. megapixels

0% more megapixels.
5MP
Nokia 808 Pureview: 41MP
5MP

6. RAM

0GB more RAM memory.
0.50GB
Asus Zenfone AR: 8GB
0.50GB

7. resolution

0% higher resolution.
480 x 800px
Sony Xperia XZ Premium: 2560 x 3840px
480 x 800px

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.
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 521
83% have it

9. weight

0g lighter.
124g
Microsoft Nokia 105 Dual SIM: 68.90g
124g

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.
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 521
79% have it

11. thickness

0mm thinner.
9.90mm
Asus Zenfone AR: 4.60mm
9.90mm

12. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 521
44% have it

13. internal storage

0GB more internal storage.
8GB
Huawei P10 Plus: 256GB
8GB

14. has a radio

It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 521
65% have it

15. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 521
91% have it

16. download speed

0.47% faster downloads.
21MBits/s
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus: 1024MBits/s
21.10MBits/s

17. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Nokia Lumia 520
8% have it

18. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
720 x 30fps
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus: 2176 x 60fps
720 x 30fps

19. 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.
Nokia Lumia 520
49% have it

20. width

0mm narrower.
64mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
64mm

21. height

4.10mm shorter.
119.90mm
Motorola FlipOut: 67mm
124mm

22. 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.
2.40f
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus: 1.70f
2.40f

23. Is a multi-user system

Nokia Lumia 520(Windows Phone 8)
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
68% have it

24. has a two-stage shutter

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.
Nokia Lumia 520
2% have it

25. Bluetooth version

1 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Xiaomi Mi 6: 4.20
3

26. number of microphones

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

27. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Nokia Lumia 520
20% have it

28. 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.
Nokia Lumia 520(Windows Phone 8)
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
75% have it

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

Nokia Lumia 520(Windows Phone 8)
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
86% have it

30. 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.
Nokia Lumia 520(Windows Phone 8)
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
90% have it

31. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Nokia Lumia 520
17% have it

32. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 521
26% have it

33. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 521
29% have it

34. upload

0% faster uploads.
5.76MBits/s
Huawei Honor Magic: 300MBits/s
5.76MBits/s

35. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nokia Lumia 520(Windows Phone 8)
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
53% have it

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