Nokia Lumia 521
Top 70%8,832 points
Top 70%
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Top 75%
234 smartphones
3.73" - 4.2"
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
No
screen size
resolution
RAM
total clock speed
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megapixels
4"
Samsung Galaxy J Max
7"
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Nokia Lumia 521: 65 facts and highlights

1. battery power

1430mAh
Gionee M2017: 7000mAh
4341
0

2. total clock speed

2 x 1GHz
LeEco Le 2 Pro: 10 x 2.7GHz
3527
0

3. pixel density

233ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
2911
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
2445
0

5. megapixels

5MP
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP
2151
0

6. RAM

0.5GB
Asus Zenfone AR: 8GB
2096
0

7. resolution

480 x 800px
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 2560 x 3840px
1966
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 521
81% have it
1593
0

9. weight

124g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
1345
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 521
79% have it
1234
0

11. thickness

9.9mm
Asus Zenfone AR: 4.6mm
1163
0

12. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Nokia Lumia 521
42% have it
1159
0

13. internal storage

8GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 256GB
918
0

14. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Nokia Lumia 521
91% have it
786
0

15. download speed

21.1MBits/s
Samsung Galaxy Note 7: 600MBits/s
750
0

16. video recording

720 x 30fps
Sharp Aquos Xx3: 2176 x 120fps
655
0

17. width

64mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
574
0

18. height

124mm
Motorola FlipOut: 67mm
506
0

19. 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
477
0

20. Is a multi-user system

Nokia Lumia 521
69% have it
447
0

21. Bluetooth version

3
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa): 4.2
394
0

22. 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
386
0

23. 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 521
75% have it
363
0

24. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
28nm
Apple iPhone 6s 64GB: 14nm
354
0

25. Allows app installs on the device's external storage

Nokia Lumia 521
86% have it
337
0

26. 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 521
90% have it
328
0

27. has a serial shot mode

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

28. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Nokia Lumia 521
32% have it
268
0

29. upload

5.76MBits/s
Huawei Honor Magic: 300MBits/s
264
0

30. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nokia Lumia 521
57% have it
236
0

31. volume

75.7cm³
Nokia Asha 200: 47.7cm³
204
0

32. 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 521
39% have it
187
0

33. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Nokia Lumia 521
66% have it
173
0

34. Supports bookmarks sync across different devices

Nokia Lumia 521
88% have it
136
0

35. Has turn by turn directions

The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Nokia Lumia 521
64% have it
136
0

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