27points

Nokia Lumia 520

35points

Nokia Lumia 820

Nokia Lumia 520
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Nokia Lumia 520 vs Nokia Lumia 820

Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

Why is Nokia Lumia 520 better than Nokia Lumia 820?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 36g lighter
    124gvs160g
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 4.5mm narrower
    64mmvs68.5mm
  • 3.9mm shorter
    119.9mmvs123.8mm
  • Has a serial shot mode
  • 9.51% less body volume
    75.97cm³vs83.95497cm³

Why is Nokia Lumia 820 better than Nokia Lumia 520?

  • 15.38% more battery power
    1650mAhvs1430mAh
  • 1.5x faster CPU speed
    2 x 1.5GHzvs2 x 1GHz
  • 7.5% bigger screen size
    4.3"vs4"
  • 0.5GB more RAM memory
    1GBvs0.5GB
  • 1.6x more megapixels (main camera)
    8MPvs5MP
  • 4.76x faster downloads
    100MBits/svs21MBits/s
  • 1.5x better video recording quality (main camera)
    1080 x 30fpsvs720 x 30fps
  • Wireless charging

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Design

1.weight

124g

160g

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62.5g

2.thickness

9.9mm

9.9mm

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4.6mm

3.width

64mm

68.5mm

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42mm

4.height

119.9mm

123.8mm

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67mm

5.volume

75.97cm³

83.95cm³

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36.17cm³

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Display

1.resolution

480 x 800px

480 x 800px

Best

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2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

233ppi

217ppi

Best

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847ppi

3.screen size

4"

4.3"

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

Best

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7.2"

4.Has an AMOLED display
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

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

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 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 IPS screen
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

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.

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Performance

1.RAM

0.5GB

1GB

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10GB

2.CPU speed

2 x 1GHz

2 x 1.5GHz

Best

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10 x 2.6GHz

3.has an external memory slot
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

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.

4.internal storage

8GB

8GB

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1024GB

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Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

8MP

Best

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40 & 20 & 8MP

2.video recording (main camera)

720 x 30fps

1080 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.

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1080 x 120fps

3.widest aperture

f/2.4

f/2.2

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.

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1.4 & 2.6f

4.has a flash
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

5.has a front camera
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

6.has manual focus
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

This allows to manually set the focus.

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Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

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

2.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

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4

3.has a radio
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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Battery

1.battery power

1430mAh

1650mAh

Best

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16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 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 removable battery
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

4.has a battery level indicator
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820
2.Has offline voice recognition
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

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

3.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820
4.download speed

21MBits/s

100MBits/s

Best

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1200MBits/s

5.has GPS
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

6.Supports widgets
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

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.

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Miscellaneous

1.supports AVCHD format
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

2.Is a system camera
Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 820

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

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