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Nokia Lumia 520 vs Apple iPhone 4S 8GB

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Nokia Lumia 520

Apple iPhone 4S 8GB

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Nokia Lumia 520
Rs. 6,500
Apple iPhone 4S 8GB
Rs. 11,999
Overview Advantages (Factors To Decide Which Device You Should Buy) Remove All Devices
Rankings # 2# 1
Specs Score   37 / 100   40 / 100
Operating System Windows Phone, v8 iOS, v5
Features Present In Only One Device
(Unique Features)

Bigger Screen

Nokia Lumia 520
4 inches
Apple iPhone 4S 8GB
3.5 inches

Around 14% bigger screen than Apple iPhone 4S 8GB. Reading, browsing internet and watching movies is more pleasing experience on a bigger screen.

Better Screen Resolution

Nokia Lumia 520
480 x 800 px
Apple iPhone 4S 8GB
640 x 960 px

Around 60% more pixels than Nokia Lumia 520. More resolution means sharper and crisper screen.

Light Weight

Nokia Lumia 520
124 grams
Apple iPhone 4S 8GB
140 grams

Around 11% lighter than Apple iPhone 4S 8GB. Light weight devices are easier to hold without tiring your arms.


Nokia Lumia 520
9.9 mm
Apple iPhone 4S 8GB
9.3 mm

Around 6% slimmer than Nokia Lumia 520. Slimmer devices are easier to carry in pocket and look more fashionable.

Supports Memory Card

Nokia Lumia 520
Apple iPhone 4S 8GB

Nokia Lumia 520 has a slot for a memory card. Memory cards give your device more storage capacity. So you can store more songs, photos and videos.

Better Camera Resolution

Nokia Lumia 520
5 MP
Apple iPhone 4S 8GB
8 MP

Around 60% more mega pixels (MP) than Nokia Lumia 520. More resolution generally means better picture quality, though it's not always necessary.

Faster Download Speed

Nokia Lumia 520
21.1 Mbps
Apple iPhone 4S 8GB
14.4 Mbps

Around 46% faster download speed than Apple iPhone 4S 8GB. Faster Download Speed means stream videos at real time.

Has Flash For Camera

Nokia Lumia 520
Apple iPhone 4S 8GB

Having a camera flash allows you to take photos in low light.

Supports FM Radio

Nokia Lumia 520
Apple iPhone 4S 8GB

Listen to your favourite radio stations on your device. Enjoy music on the go with FM Radio.

Has Front Camera

Nokia Lumia 520
Apple iPhone 4S 8GB

Front Camera enables you to take your own photos and do videocalling (on supported devices).

Has Removable Battery

Nokia Lumia 520
Apple iPhone 4S 8GB

Remove the battery to switch off your device (Hard Reset) when it freezes. Also replace the battery or use a spare battery when device's battery performance is degraded.

Longer Battery Standby Time

Nokia Lumia 520
360 Hours
Apple iPhone 4S 8GB
200 Hours

Around 80% longer Battery Standby Time than Apple iPhone 4S 8GB. With longer standby time, device's battery can last more days without charging in idle condition.

Dual SimNoNo
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateFebruary, 2013October, 2011
Dimensions119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
Weight124 g140 g
TypeColor IPS screen, 16M colorsColor LCD screen, 16M colors
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size4 inches, 480 x 800 pixels3.5 inches, 640 x 960 pixels
PPI~ 233 PPI~ 330 PPI
RAM512 MB512 MB
Internal8 GB inbuilt8 GB inbuilt
Card SlotYes, upto 64 GBNo
3GYes, 21.1 Mbps Download, 5.76 Mbps UploadYes, 14.4 Mbps Download, 5.8 Mbps Upload
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v3.0Yes, v4.0
USBYes, microUSB v2.0Yes, Proprietary v2.0
CameraYes, 5 MP with autofocusYes, 8 MP with autofocus
Dual CameraNoNo
FeaturesGeo taggingImage stabilizer, Face detection, Geo tagging, Touch to focus
Video RecordingYes, 720p @ 30fpsYes, 1080p @ 30fps
Front CameraNoYes, VGA (0.3 MP), supports video calling
OSWindows Phone, v8iOS, v5
CPU1 GHz, Dual Core Processor1 GHz, Dual Core, A5 Processor
GPUAdreno 305
BrowserYes, supports HTMLYes, supports HTML5
SupportsVoice CommandsMMS, Instant Messaging, Voice Recording, Voice Commands, Calendar, YouTube Player
MusicMP3, WAV, eAAC+, WMAMP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless)
VideoMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMPEG4, H.264, Motion JPG, MOV
FM RadioYesNo
Document ReaderYesYes
Social NetworkingYoutube
GPSYes, with A-GPS SupportYes, with A-GPS Support
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
TypeNon-Removable Battery
Size1430 mAh, Li-ion Battery1432 mAh, Li-ion Battery
Standby time15 days on 3G8.3 days, 8.3 days on 3G
Talk time14.7 hours, 9.7 hours on 3G14 hours, 8 hours on 3G
Music Playback time61 hours40 hours

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