Phone Comparison - HTC Desire V vs Nokia Lumia 520

HTC Desire V
htc desire v
Nokia Lumia 520
nokia lumia 520
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Nokia
Announced June 2012 February 2013
Status Available - June 2012 Available - April 2013
Colors Black Yellow, red, cyan, white/black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 118.5 x 62.3 x 9.3 mm
(4.67 x 2.45 x 0.37 in)
119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
Weight 114 g (4.02 oz) 124 g (4.37 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 2
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - SIM 1 only HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor 1 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM7227A Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 200 [Similar] Adreno 305 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB storage 8 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.81% 59.47%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM Radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes (SIM 1 only) Yes
3G HSPA HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash Lite HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1650 mAh 1430 mAh
Stand by Up to 384 h (3G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 17 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 9 h 42 min (3G)
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