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Nokia Lumia 520 vs Nokia 500

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Nokia Lumia 520

Nokia 500

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Nokia Lumia 520
Rs. 6,999
Nokia 500
Rs. 8,349
Overview Advantages (Factors To Decide Which Device You Should Buy) Remove All Devices
Rankings # 1# 2
Specs Score   37 / 100   32 / 100
Operating System Windows Phone, v8 Symbian
Features Present In Only One Device
(Unique Features)

Dual Core CPU

Nokia Lumia 520
Dual Core
Nokia 500
Single Core

More cores result in better parallelism, meaning more tasks can be processed in parallel without slowing down the User Interface.

Light Weight

Nokia Lumia 520
124 grams
Nokia 500
93 grams

Around 25% lighter than Nokia Lumia 520. Light weight devices are easier to hold without tiring your arms.

More RAM

Nokia Lumia 520
512 MB
Nokia 500
256 MB

Around 100% more RAM than Nokia 500. More RAM means more applications can run at the same time, which makes the device faster.

Longer Battery Standby Time

Nokia Lumia 520
360 Hours
Nokia 500
500 Hours

Around 38% longer Battery Standby Time than Nokia Lumia 520. With longer standby time, device's battery can last more days without charging in idle condition.

Bigger Screen

Nokia Lumia 520
4 inches
Nokia 500
3.2 inches

Around 24% bigger screen than Nokia 500. Reading, browsing internet and watching movies is more pleasing experience on a bigger screen.

Better Screen Resolution

Nokia Lumia 520
480 x 800 px
Nokia 500
360 x 640 px

Around 66% more pixels than Nokia 500. More resolution means sharper and crisper screen.


Nokia Lumia 520
9.9 mm
Nokia 500
14.1 mm

Around 29% slimmer than Nokia 500. Slimmer devices are easier to carry in pocket and look more fashionable.

Supports HD Video Recording

Nokia Lumia 520
1280 x 720 px
Nokia 500
640 x 480 px

HD Videos are of higher quality and they look great on big TV screen.

More Storage Capacity

Nokia Lumia 520
8 GB
Nokia 500
2 GB

Around 300% more inbuilt memory than Nokia 500. More memory allows you to store more songs, videos, photos and install more applications.

Faster Download Speed

Nokia Lumia 520
21.1 Mbps
Nokia 500
14.4 Mbps

Around 46% faster download speed than Nokia 500. Faster Download Speed means stream videos at real time.

Bigger Battery

Nokia Lumia 520
1430 mAh
Nokia 500
1110 mAh

Around 28% more Battery Capacity than Nokia 500. With more battery size, device's battery can generally last more time, though it depends on various other factors too.

Longer Battery Talk Time

Nokia Lumia 520
880 Minutes
Nokia 500
420 Minutes

Around 109% longer Battery Talk Time than Nokia 500. With longer battery talk time, you can talk on your device continously without charging.

Dual SimNoNo
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateFebruary, 2013August, 2011
Dimensions119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm111.3 x 53.8 x 14.1 mm
Weight124 g93 g
TypeColor IPS screen, 16M colorsColor TFT screen, 16M colors
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size4 inches, 480 x 800 pixels3.2 inches, 360 x 640 pixels
PPI~ 233 PPI~ 229 PPI
RAM512 MB256 MB
Internal8 GB inbuilt2 GB inbuilt, 512 MB ROM
Card SlotYes, upto 64 GBYes, upto 32 GB
3GYes, 21.1 Mbps Download, 5.76 Mbps UploadYes, 14.4 Mbps Download, 5.76 Mbps Upload
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes
BluetoothYes, v3.0Yes, v2.1
USBYes, microUSB v2.0Yes, microUSB v2.0
CameraYes, 5 MP with autofocusYes, 5 MP
Dual CameraNoNo
FeaturesGeo taggingGeo tagging
Video RecordingYes, 720p @ 30fpsYes, 480p @ 15fps
Front CameraNoNo
OSWindows Phone, v8Symbian
CPU1 GHz, Dual Core Processor1 GHz, ARM 11 Processor
GPUAdreno 305
JavaNoYes, MIDP v2.1
BrowserYes, supports HTMLYes, supports HTML/Flash
SupportsVoice CommandsMMS, Instant Messaging, Voice Recording, Voice Commands, Calendar
VideoMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, RealVideo 8, RealVideo 9, RealVideo 10, Flash Video
FM RadioYesYes
Document ReaderYesYes
Social NetworkingFacebook, Twitter
GPSYes, with A-GPS SupportYes, with A-GPS Support
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
Size1430 mAh, Li-ion Battery1110 mAh, Li-ion Battery
Standby time15 days on 3G20.8 days, 19 days on 3G
Talk time14.7 hours, 9.7 hours on 3G7 hours, 5 hours on 3G
Music Playback time61 hours35 hours

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