Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Samsung Galaxy A9

Nokia Lumia 1520
nokia lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy A9
samsung galaxy a9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Samsung
Announced October 2013 December 2015
Status Available - November 2013 Coming Soon - January 2016
Price - Rs. 33,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Yellow, white, black, red Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm
(6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 in)
161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
Weight 209 g (7.37 oz) 200 g (7.05 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 510 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.44% 75.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio FM radio with RDS; recording
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, f/1.9, OIS, 1/3'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video light, stereo sound rec. 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [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 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 4000 mAh
Stand by Up to 768 h (2G)
Up to 768 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 27 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)
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