Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 1520 vs BLU Life Pure XL

Nokia Lumia 1520
nokia lumia 1520
BLU Life Pure XL
blu life pure xl
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general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia BLU
Announced October 2013 April 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - May 2014
Colors Yellow, white, black, red Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm
(6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 in)
150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
Weight 209 g (7.37 oz) 152 g (5.36 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 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.44% 73.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20 MP, Carl Zeiss optics [Similar] 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED flash LED flash
Features 1/2.5' Sensor Size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama Auto focus, 1.34 ┬Ám Pixel Size, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video light, stereo sound rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 8 MP, autofocus [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0
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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L)
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG - Supported

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-Po Battery
Capacity 3400 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 768 h (2G)
Up to 768 h (3G)
Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 27 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)
Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)