Nokia Lumia 520Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Top 37%10,899 points
Top 37%
Top 73%21,858 points
Top 73%
Screen size
Number of smartphones
lowmidhigh
Top 55%
151 smartphones
5.6" - 6.07"
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
No
screen size
resolution
RAM
total clock speed
battery power
megapixels
4"
5.7"
Samsung Galaxy J Max
7"
Best

Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3: 45 facts in comparison

1. battery power

55.31% more battery power.
1430mAh
Gionee M6 Plus: 6020mAh
3200mAh
4316
0

2. total clock speed

78.26% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1GHz
LeEco Le 2 Pro: 10 x 2.7GHz
4 x 2.3GHz
3507
0

3. pixel density

39.95% higher pixel density.
233ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
388ppi
2895
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
5.7"
2432
0

5. megapixels

61.54% more megapixels (photo).
5MP
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP
13MP
2141
0

6. RAM

2.5GB more RAM memory.
0.5GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 6GB
3GB
2083
0

7. resolution

81.48% higher resolution.
480 x 800px
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 2560 x 3840px
1080 x 1920px
1955
0

8. weight

44g lighter.
124g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
168g
1336
0

9. has branded damage resistant glass

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
43% have it
1293
0

10. thickness

1.6mm thinner.
9.9mm
Coolpad Ivvi K1 Mini: 4.7mm
8.3mm
1150
0

11. has built-in optical image stabilization

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.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
13% have it
959
0

12. Supports 4K resolution

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
59% have it
828
0

13. 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 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
8% have it
786
0

14. 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 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
40% have it
700
0

15. video recording

66.67% better video recording quality.
720 x 30fps
Huawei Honor 8: 2176 x 120fps
2160 x 30fps
650
0

16. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
41% have it
619
0

17. width

15mm narrower.
64mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
79mm
566
0

18. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
28% have it
530
0

19. height

31.3mm shorter.
119.9mm
Microsoft Lumia 638: 66.7mm
151.2mm
498
0

20. 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

21. 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 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
80% have it
465
0

22. has a BSI sensor

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.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
36% have it
376
0

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

Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
63% have it
355
0

24. 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 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
84% have it
350
0

25. 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 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
8% have it
334
0

26. has a video light

A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
21% have it
325
0

27. Supports Java

Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
84% have it
310
0

28. Supports slow motion video recording

Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
15% have it
286
1

29. has a CMOS sensor

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.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
46% have it
272
0

30. has a gyroscope

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.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
55% have it
202
0

31. volume

23.23% less body volume.
76cm³
Nokia Asha 200: 47.7cm³
99cm³
200
0

32. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
52% have it
186
0

33. 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 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
14% have it
181
0

34. 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 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
20% have it
160
0

35. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
92% have it
158
0
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