Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Amazon Fire Phone

Nokia Lumia 1520
nokia lumia 1520
Amazon Fire Phone
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general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Amazon
Announced October 2013 June 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - July 2014
Colors Yellow, white, black, red Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm
(6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 in)
139.2 x 66.5 x 8.9 mm
(5.48 x 2.62 x 0.35 in)
Weight 209 g (7.37 oz) 160 g (5.64 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - 3D Dynamic Perspective UI
- System Wide Tilt, Auto-scroll, Swivel and Peek Functions

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber Fire OS 3.5.0
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 (front and back)
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.44% 65.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20 MP, Carl Zeiss optics [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED flash LED Flash
Features 1/2.5' Sensor Size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, HDR, OIS
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video light, stereo sound rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA+, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No

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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery (BV-4BW) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3400 mAh 2400 mAh
Stand by Up to 768 h (2G)
Up to 768 h (3G)
Up to 285 h
Talk Time Up to 27 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)
Up to 22 h