27points

Nokia Lumia 520

14points

Sony Xperia E

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67 facts in comparison

Nokia Lumia 520 vs Sony Xperia E

Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E
27
points
14
points

Why is Nokia Lumia 520 better than Sony Xperia E?

  • Has a removable battery
  • 1.1mm thinner
    9.9mmvs11mm
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
  • Is a multi-user system
  • Has a two-stage shutter
  • Has manual exposure
  • Has manual ISO

Why is Sony Xperia E better than Nokia Lumia 520?

  • 6.99% more battery power
    1530mAhvs1430mAh
  • 8.3g lighter
    115.7gvs124g
  • Is DLNA certified
  • 2.2mm narrower
    61.8mmvs64mm
  • 6.4mm shorter
    113.5mmvs119.9mm
  • The browser has word wrap
  • Is free and open source
  • Supports Java

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

124g

115.7g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

2.thickness

9.9mm

11mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

3.width

64mm

61.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

4.height

119.9mm

113.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

5.volume

75.97cm³

77.16cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

Display

1.resolution

480 x 800px

320 x 480px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

233ppi

165ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.screen size

4"

3.5"

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

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

5.has an IPS screen
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

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. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

6.has a touch screen
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.RAM

0.5GB

0.5GB

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark 2

12GB

2.CPU speed

2 x 1GHz

1 x 1GHz

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

8 x 2.6GHz

3.has an external memory slot
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

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

4GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

3.2MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

3.has a front camera
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

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

4.has a built-in HDR mode
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

5.Has a two-stage shutter
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

A two-stage shutter can help you take photos like a pro: just slightly press the button for the lens to focus, and then push it fully to capture the photograph.

6.has manual ISO
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

This allows to manually set the ISO level.

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

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

2.Has a radio
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

Battery

1.battery power

1430mAh

1530mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Huawei P30 Pro

3.has a removable battery
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

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

4.has a battery level indicator
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

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

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

3.Supports Java
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E
4.Is free and open source
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

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.

5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E
6.Has sharing intents
Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia E

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.

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