vs
Nokia Lumia 521
Apple iPhone 5
Top 80%1,139 points
Top 80%
Top 58%2,336 points
Top 58%
Nokia Lumia 521
Apple iPhone 5
Top specs and features

Nokia Lumia 521 vs Apple iPhone 5: 98 facts in comparison

1. battery power

0.7% more battery power.
1430mAh
Energizer Power Max P16K Pro: 16000mAh
1440mAh

2. total clock speed

30% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1GHz
Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB: 10 x 2.6GHz
2 x 1.3GHz

3. pixel density

39.91% higher pixel density.
233ppi
Sony Xperia H8541: 847ppi
326ppi

4. screen size

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

5. RAM

0.5GB more RAM memory.
0.5GB
Vivo NEX S: 8GB
1GB

6. megapixels

1.6x more megapixels (main camera).
5MP
Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design: 40 & 20 & 8MP
8MP

7. resolution

1.89x higher resolution.
480 x 800px
Sony Xperia H8541: 2160 x 4320px
640 x 1136px

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
Apple iPhone 5
85% have it

9. has branded damage resistant glass

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Nokia Lumia 521
Apple iPhone 5
40% have it

10. weight

12g lighter.
124g
Samsung Galaxy J8: 0g
112g

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 521
Apple iPhone 5
77% have it

12. thickness

2.3mm thinner.
9.9mm
Asus Zenfone AR 64GB: 4.6mm
7.6mm

13. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Nokia Lumia 521
Apple iPhone 5
38% have it

14. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Nokia Lumia 521
Apple iPhone 5
8% have it

15. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Nokia Lumia 521
Apple iPhone 5
86% have it

16. download speed

4.74x faster downloads.
21.1MBits/s
Coolpad Cool Play 6: 1500MBits/s
100MBits/s

17. has a radio

It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Nokia Lumia 521
Apple iPhone 5
67% have it

18. wireless charging

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Nokia Lumia 521
Apple iPhone 5
6% have it

19. video recording (main camera)

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.
720 x 30fps
Xiaomi Mi 8 64GB: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

20. 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 521
Apple iPhone 5
32% have it

21. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Nokia Lumia 521
Apple iPhone 5
38% have it

22. 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 521
Apple iPhone 5
54% have it

23. width

5.4mm narrower.
64mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
58.6mm

24. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Nokia Lumia 521
Apple iPhone 5
7% have it

25. Has a dual-tone LED flash

A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
Nokia Lumia 521
Apple iPhone 5
26% have it

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