Nokia Lumia 520Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Top 37%10,913 points
Top 37%
Top 38%11,288 points
Top 38%
RAM
Number of smartphones
lowmidhigh
Top 95%
800 smartphones
0.5GB - 1GB
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
No
RAM
battery power
0.5
GB
1
GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro
6GB
Best

Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini: 28 facts in comparison

1. battery power

4.67% more battery power.
1430mAh
Gionee M6 Plus: 6020mAh
1500mAh
4318
0

2. RAM

0.5GB more RAM memory.
0.5GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 6GB
1GB
2084
0

3. weight

4g lighter.
124g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
120g
1336
0

4. has branded damage resistant glass

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
43% have it
1294
0

5. 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
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
79% have it
1226
0

6. internal storage

8GB more internal storage.
8GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 256GB
16GB
910
0

7. Is DLNA certified

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
40% have it
702
0

8. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
10% have it
668
0

9. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
41% have it
620
1

10. width

1mm narrower.
64mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
63mm
566
0

11. height

1.7mm shorter.
119.9mm
Microsoft Lumia 638: 66.7mm
121.6mm
498
0

12. 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.
2.4
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge 32GB: 1.7
2.6
471
0

13. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
80% have it
466
0

14. 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
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
5% have it
428
0

15. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
36% have it
377
0

16. Is free and open source

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.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
84% have it
352
0

17. plays Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
17% have it
349
0

18. Supports Java

Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
84% have it
311
0

19. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
32% have it
266
0

20. upload

0.69% faster uploads.
5.76MBits/s
HTC One E9+ Dual SIM: 150.8MBits/s
5.8MBits/s
262
0

21. has a gyroscope

A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
55% have it
203
0

22. volume

8.32% less body volume.
76cm³
Nokia Asha 200: 47.7cm³
82.9cm³
200
0

23. has manual white balance

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.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
40% have it
184
0

24. Has AMOLED display

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
20% have it
160
0

25. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
92% have it
159
0

26. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
90% have it
128
0

27. Has sharing intents

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.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
80% have it
126
0

28. has a compass

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
82% have it
92
0
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