Comparing Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

1. Nokia Lumia 1520

52 Reasons why Nokia Lumia 1520 is better

Comparing Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

1.Reasonably more battery power
3400mAhvs 2600mAh (Samsung Galaxy S4)
2.Faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.2GHzvs 4 x 1.9GHz (Samsung Galaxy S4)
3.Bigger screen size
6"vs 5" (Samsung Galaxy S4)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.Noticeably more megapixels (photo)
20MPvs 13MP (Samsung Galaxy S4)
5.Every pixel has three subpixels
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
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.
6.Has stereo speakers
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
7.Has built-in optical image stabilization
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
8.Has a radio
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
9.Sizably faster downloads
150MBits/svs 100MBits/s (Samsung Galaxy S4)
10.Direct updates by OS vendor
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
11.Has a dedicated camera button
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
12.Has an IPS screen
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
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.
13.Has a dual-LED flash
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
14.Has a two-stage shutter
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
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.
15.Considerably more microphone(s)
4vs 2 (Samsung Galaxy S4)
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
16.Shoots raw
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
17.Has manual shutter speed
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
18.Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
3200ISOvs 800ISO (Samsung Galaxy S4)
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.
19.Has 4k video recording
Can record really high definiton films.
20.Better build quality
good quality
21.Better battery life
I get 2days average usage per charge
22.Glance screen
Low battery consumption information
23.The operating system is more stable
24.Has driving mode option
The phone can detect when you are in the car and will block incoming calls / texts, and even send an auto reply to say that you are driving.
25.Camera has carl zeiss lens
Carl Zeiss Lens is used in Sniper Rifles and that technology is given in Nokia phone cameras only.
26.Has PureView Technology
Award-winning PureView technology, Carl Zeiss optics and six physical lenses. The Nokia Lumia 925 lets you capture the great moments, day or night.
27.Windows phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1
Integrated and synchronized settings and data across all devices
28.Battery sense
Know which apps consume battery
29.Has HAAC audio
gives great sound to video capturing
30.Better optimized OS
Touchwiz isn't all that smooth and stable
31.Has Live tiles
With Live tiles users can see information on the go without opening the app.
32.Upgradeble version
33.Is secure
Completely secure, Galaxy S4 is riddled with viruses
34.Better Construction
Rock Solid Construction, Doesnd bend, Glass doesn't break when you drop it. More sleek and modern looking!
35.Any Carrier Bloatware is easy to remove
The only bloatware installed is from AT&T and can all be very easily removed.
36.C# development
Native C# development
37.Fast than note 3
38.Better performamce
Performance is much better because of optimized software and hardware
39.Data sense
Better data connectin management
40.Storage sense
control over storage
41.Slimmer Slicker Design
This design is thin and looks crisp and feels great in the hand even with its large size
43.Has LCD3 Display
The LCD3 display in the HTC Droid DNA has much more balanced colour saturation compared to the IPS display in the N7
Windows Phone 8.1
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S4)
Nokia Lumia 1520
Nokia Lumia 1520 specs
Nokia Lumia 1520 features
Nokia Lumia 1520 pros and cons
Nokia Lumia 1520 advantages
Nokia Lumia 1520 disadvantages

2. Samsung Galaxy S4

27 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy S4 is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Nokia Lumia 1520

1.Noticeably higher pixel density
441ppivs 368ppi (Nokia Lumia 1520)
2.Explicitly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2MPvs 1.2MP (Nokia Lumia 1520)
130gvs 209g (Nokia Lumia 1520)
4.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 1520)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
7.9mmvs 8.7mm (Nokia Lumia 1520)
6.Clearly more internal storage
64GBvs 32GB (Nokia Lumia 1520)
69.8mmvs 85.4mm (Nokia Lumia 1520)
8.Significantly wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.2vs 2.4 (Nokia Lumia 1520)
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.
136.6mmvs 162.8mm (Nokia Lumia 1520)
10.Supports ANT+
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 1520)
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.
11.Substantially less body volume
75.32cm³vs 121cm³ (Nokia Lumia 1520)
12.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 1520)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
13.Has soft feather touch button for settings
14.It's a new kids mode
for lollipop update
15.Can use a Bluetooth Mouse with No additional hardware/cost
Having the freedom to control/navigate using a wireless(bluetooth) mouse while screen sharing on a TV or bigger display(or on the device itself) is a great advantage.
16.Has Air Gestures
17.User Friendly Device
This device is more Friendly than other Samsung devices
18.Slow/Fast motion recording
Can record slow and fast motion videos
19.It has air gestures and air view
20.More Elegant
It feels good holding an S4 then the Nexus 6...
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yesvs No (Nokia Lumia 1520)
Samsung Galaxy S4
Samsung Galaxy S4 specs
Samsung Galaxy S4 features
Samsung Galaxy S4 pros and cons
Samsung Galaxy S4 advantages
Samsung Galaxy S4 disadvantages