Nokia Lumia 521Apple iPhone 5 16GB
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Nokia Lumia 521 vs Apple iPhone 5 16GB: 101 facts in comparison

1. battery power

0.7% more battery power.
1430mAh
Gionee M2017: 7000mAh
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(Apple A6)

3. pixel density

39.91% higher pixel density.
233ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
326ppi

4. screen size

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

5. megapixels

1.6x more megapixels.
5MP
Nokia 808 Pureview: 41MP
8MP

6. RAM

0.5GB more RAM memory.
0.5GB
Razer Phone: 8GB
1GB

7. resolution

1.89x higher resolution.
480 x 800px
Sony Xperia XZ Premium: 2160 x 3840px
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 16GB
83% have it

9. weight

12g lighter.
124g
Starmobile Uno B208: 68g
112g

10. 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 16GB
39% have it

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 16GB
78% 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 16GB
41% 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 16GB
7% have it

16. has a radio

It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Nokia Lumia 521
Apple iPhone 5 16GB
66% have it

17. 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 16GB
90% have it

18. download speed

4.74x faster downloads.
21.1MBits/s
Panasonic Eluga Ray 700: 1500MBits/s
100MBits/s

19. 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 16GB
6% have it

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 16GB
35% have it

21. video recording

1.5x better video recording quality.
720 x 30fps
Apple iPhone X 64GB: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

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 16GB
51% have it

23. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Nokia Lumia 521
Apple iPhone 5 16GB
39% have it

24. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Nokia Lumia 521
Apple iPhone 5 16GB
8% have it

25. width

54.3mm narrower.
64mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
9.7mm(Apple A6)

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