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Nokia Lumia 520
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Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy S3: 89 facts in comparison

1. battery power

31.9% more battery power.
2100mAh

2. total clock speed

64.29% faster CPU clock speed.

3. pixel density

23.86% higher pixel density.

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

5. megapixels

37.5% more megapixels.

6. RAM

0.5GB more RAM memory.

7. resolution

58.33% higher resolution.

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 520
Samsung Galaxy S3
83% have it

9. weight

9g lighter.

10. 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 S3
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 520
Samsung Galaxy S3
79% have it

12. thickness

1.3mm thinner.

13. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3
43% have it

14. internal storage

8GB more internal storage.

15. has a radio

It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3
65% have it

16. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3
91% have it

17. 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 S3
6% have it

18. download speed

0% faster downloads.
21MBits/s

19. 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 S3
37% have it

20. video recording

33.33% better video recording quality.

21. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3
8% 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 520
Samsung Galaxy S3
50% have it

23. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Nokia Lumia 520
Samsung Galaxy S3
38% have it

24. width

6.6mm narrower.

25. height

16.7mm shorter.

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