Nokia Lumia 520Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Top 63%10,761 points
Top 63%
Top 62%11,073 points
Top 62%
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3.73" - 4.2"
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RAM
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4"
4"
Samsung Galaxy J Max
7"
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Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini: 79 facts in comparison

1. battery power

4.67% more battery power.
1430mAh
Gionee M2017: 7000mAh
1500mAh
4340
0

2. total clock speed

0% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1GHz
LeEco Le 2 Pro: 10 x 2.7GHz
2 x 1GHz
3525
0

3. pixel density

0% higher pixel density.
233ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
233ppi
2910
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
4"
2444
0

5. megapixels

0% more megapixels (photo).
5MP
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP
5MP
2150
0

6. RAM

0.5GB more RAM memory.
0.5GB
Asus Zenfone AR: 8GB
1GB
2094
0

7. resolution

0% higher resolution.
480 x 800px
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 2560 x 3840px
480 x 800px
1965
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
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
81% have it
1593
0

9. weight

4g lighter.
124g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
120g
1344
0

10. 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
1299
0

11. 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
1233
0

12. thickness

0mm thinner.
9.9mm
Asus Zenfone AR: 4.6mm
9.9mm
1161
0

13. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
42% have it
1159
0

14. internal storage

8GB more internal storage.
8GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 256GB
16GB
917
0

15. has a radio

It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
63% have it
824
0

16. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
91% have it
786
0

17. download speed

0% faster downloads.
21MBits/s
Samsung Galaxy Note 7: 600MBits/s
21MBits/s
750
0

18. 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
39% have it
704
0

19. 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
672
0

20. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
720 x 30fps
Sharp Aquos Xx3: 2176 x 120fps
720 x 30fps
655
0

21. 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
640
0

22. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
41% have it
627
1

23. width

1mm narrower.
64mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
63mm
573
0

24. height

1.7mm shorter.
119.9mm
Motorola FlipOut: 67mm
121.6mm
505
0

25. 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
477
0

26. 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
81% have it
468
0

27. Is a multi-user system

Nokia Lumia 520
69% have it
446
0

28. 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
4% have it
430
0

29. Bluetooth version

0 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa): 4.2
4
394
0

30. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Motorola Moto Z Force: 4
2
386
0

31. 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
379
0

32. 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
75% have it
362
0

33. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Nokia Lumia 520
24% have it
361
0

34. 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
355
0

35. 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

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