Nokia Lumia 1520Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Top 78%23,107 points
Top 78%
Top 73%21,844 points
Top 73%
Screen size
Number of smartphones
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Top 55%
151 smartphones
5.6" - 6.07"
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
No
screen size
RAM
total clock speed
battery power
megapixels
6"
5.7"
Samsung Galaxy J Max
7"
Best

Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3: 38 facts in comparison

1. battery power

6.25% more battery power.
3400mAh
Gionee M6 Plus: 6020mAh
3200mAh
4313
0

2. total clock speed

4.35% faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 2.2GHz
LeEco Le 2 Pro: 10 x 2.7GHz
4 x 2.3GHz
3504
0

3. pixel density

5.15% higher pixel density.
368ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
388ppi
2893
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
6"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
5.7"
2432
0

5. megapixels

1.54x more megapixels (photo).
20MP
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP
13MP
2141
0

6. RAM

1GB more RAM memory.
2GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 6GB
3GB
2081
0

7. front camera megapixels

40% more megapixels (photo, front camera).
1.2MP
OnePlus 3T: 16MP
2MP
1781
0

8. weight

41g lighter.
209g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
168g
1334
0

9. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
42% have it
1154
0

10. thickness

0.4mm thinner.
8.7mm
Coolpad Ivvi K1 Mini: 4.7mm
8.3mm
1150
0

11. Supports 4K resolution

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
59% have it
828
0

12. video recording

50% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Huawei Honor 8: 2176 x 120fps
2160 x 30fps
649
0

13. width

6.4mm narrower.
85.4mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
79mm
565
0

14. height

11.6mm shorter.
162.8mm
Microsoft Lumia 638: 66.7mm
151.2mm
498
0

15. 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
2.2
471
0

16. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
80% have it
465
0

17. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4
Motorola Moto Z Force: 4
2
379
0

18. Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics

Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
63% have it
355
0

19. Is free and open source

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.
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
84% have it
350
0

20. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
450MHz
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 900MHz
533MHz
342
0

21. Supports ANT+

ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
8% have it
333
0

22. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2016)
923
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (AT&T): 5478
933
314
0

23. Supports Java

Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
84% have it
310
0

24. Supports slow motion video recording

Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
15% have it
286
1

25. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
800MHz
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (AT&T): 2873MHz
933MHz
279
0

26. volume

22.22% less body volume.
121cm³
Nokia Asha 200: 47.7cm³
99cm³
200
0

27. Uses big.LITTLE technology

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
15% have it
181
0

28. floating-point performance

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
0.1152TFLOPS
Gionee Elife S7: 0.81TFLOPS
0.102TFLOPS
179
0

29. Has AMOLED display

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
20% have it
160
0

30. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
9.3
BQ Aquaris X5 Plus: 12
11
155
0

31. Has sharing intents

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.
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
80% have it
125
0

32. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
12.8GB/s
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 25.6GB/s
14.9GB/s
113
0

33. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
3200ISO
Sony Xperia Z3: 6400ISO
1000ISO
110
0

34. Uses HMP

Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) is a more advanced version of big.LITTLE technology. In this setup, a processor can utilise all cores at the same time, or just a single core for low-intensity tasks. This can provide powerful performance or increased battery life respectively.
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
4% have it
109
1

35. OpenVG version

OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.
3
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE: 3
1.1
98
0
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