Comparing Nokia Lumia 920 vs Nokia Lumia 521

1. Nokia Lumia 920

39 Reasons why Nokia Lumia 920 is better

Comparing Nokia Lumia 920 vs Nokia Lumia 521

1.Significantly more battery power
2000mAhvs 1430mAh (Nokia Lumia 521)
2.Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.5GHzvs 2 x 1GHz (Nokia Lumia 521)
3.Clearly higher pixel density
332ppivs 233ppi (Nokia Lumia 521)
4.Vastly bigger screen size
4.5"vs 4" (Nokia Lumia 521)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.Appreciably more megapixels (photo)
8.7MPvs 5MP (Nokia Lumia 521)
6.Appreciably more RAM memory
1GBvs 0.5GB (Nokia Lumia 521)
7.Vastly higher resolution
768 x 1,280pxvs 480 x 800px (Nokia Lumia 521)
8.Has branded damage resistant glass
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
9.Has stereo speakers
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
10.Has built-in optical image stabilization
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
11.Clearly more internal storage
32GBvs 8GB (Nokia Lumia 521)
12.Wireless charging
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
13.Noticeably faster downloads
100MBits/svs 21.1MBits/s (Nokia Lumia 521)
14.Is DLNA certified
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
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.
15.Has a dedicated camera button
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
16.Measurably better video recording quality
1,080 x 30fpsvs 720 x 30fps (Nokia Lumia 521)
17.Has an IPS screen
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
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.
18.Has NFC
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
19.Has a dual-LED flash
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
20.Substantially wider aperture at minimum focal length
2vs 2.4 (Nokia Lumia 521)
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.
21.Has a two-stage shutter
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
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.
22.Noticeably newer Bluetooth version
4vs 3 (Nokia Lumia 521)
23.Sizably more microphone(s)
3vs 2 (Nokia Lumia 521)
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
24.Has a BSI sensor
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
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.
25.Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
26.Has a video light
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
27.Has manual exposure
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
This allows to manually set the exposure.
28.Has a CMOS sensor
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
29.Considerably faster uploads
50MBits/svs 5.76MBits/s (Nokia Lumia 521)
30.Has a gyroscope
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
31.Has a flash
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
32.Has a front camera
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
33.Clearly shorter minimum focal length
26mmvs 28mm (Nokia Lumia 521)
A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
34.It comes in different colours
fully customizable cover
35.Supports Glance Screen
Glance is a Windows Phone 8 feature that allows you to look at the clock and selected notifications (eg: mail, facebook, dropped calls etc) att all times, or when you take it off the pocket (configurable)
36.Much higher assortments of coulers
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 521)
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2. Nokia Lumia 521

11 Reasons why Nokia Lumia 521 is better

Comparing Nokia Lumia 521 vs Nokia Lumia 920

1.Has an external memory slot
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 920)
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.
124gvs 185g (Nokia Lumia 920)
3.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 920)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
9.9mmvs 10.7mm (Nokia Lumia 920)
64mmvs 70.8mm (Nokia Lumia 920)
124mmvs 130.3mm (Nokia Lumia 920)
7.Substantially less body volume
75.7cm³vs 98.71cm³ (Nokia Lumia 920)
8.Measurably lower SAR for head (USA)
0.77W/kgvs 1.08W/kg (Nokia Lumia 920)
SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
9.Way longer maximum focal length
28mmvs 26mm (Nokia Lumia 920)
A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
10.Advanced Touchscreen Technologies
Patented touchscreen technologies work even with gloves on.
11.Supports 4g
the HTC desire 600 doesn't support 4g
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