Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 521
Top 63%10,849 points
Top 63%
Top 70%8,947 points
Top 70%
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Nokia Lumia 520 vs Nokia Lumia 521: 67 facts in comparison

1. battery power

0% more battery power.
1430mAh
Gionee M2017: 7000mAh
1430mAh
4364
0

2. total clock speed

0% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1GHz
LeEco Le 2 Pro: 10 x 2.7GHz
2 x 1GHz
3544
0

3. pixel density

0% higher pixel density.
233ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
233ppi
2922
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
4"
2459
0

5. megapixels

0% more megapixels (photo).
5MP
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP
5MP
2159
0

6. RAM

0GB more RAM memory.
0.5GB
Asus Zenfone AR: 8GB
0.5GB
2112
0

7. resolution

0% higher resolution.
480 x 800px
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 2560 x 3840px
480 x 800px
1976
0

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
81% have it
1602
0

9. weight

0g lighter.
124g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
124g
1353
0

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
1238
0

11. thickness

0mm thinner.
9.9mm
Asus Zenfone AR: 4.6mm
9.9mm
1168
0

12. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 521
42% have it
1163
0

13. internal storage

0GB more internal storage.
8GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 256GB
8GB
923
0

14. has a radio

It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 521
63% have it
832
0

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
791
0

16. download speed

0.47% faster downloads.
21MBits/s
Samsung Galaxy Note 7: 600MBits/s
21.1MBits/s
755
0

17. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Nokia Lumia 520
10% have it
675
0

18. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
720 x 30fps
Gionee Elife E8: 2176 x 60fps
720 x 30fps
662
0

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
51% have it
645
0

20. width

0mm narrower.
64mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
64mm
584
0

21. height

4.1mm shorter.
119.9mm
Motorola FlipOut: 67mm
124mm
514
0

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.
2.4f
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge 32GB: 1.7f
2.4f
481
0

23. Is a multi-user system

Nokia Lumia 520(Windows Phone 8)
Nokia Lumia 521(Windows Phone 8)
69% have it
450
0

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
4% have it
431
0

25. Bluetooth version

1 newer Bluetooth version.
4
LG G6: 5
3
397
0

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
389
0

27. 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
365
0

28. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Nokia Lumia 520
25% have it
364
0

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
338
0

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
328
0

31. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Nokia Lumia 520
23% have it
317
0

32. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 521
32% have it
286
0

33. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 521
32% have it
269
0

34. upload

0% faster uploads.
5.76MBits/s
Huawei Honor Magic: 300MBits/s
5.76MBits/s
265
0

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)
57% have it
237
0

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