• Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy Core LTE

Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy Core LTE

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Sony Samsung
Announced October 2013 January 2014 February 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - January 2014 Coming Soon - Q1 2014
Colors Yellow, white, black, red Black, White, Purple Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm
(6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 in)
127 x 64.9 x 9.4 mm
(5 x 2.56 x 0.37 in)
132.9 x 66.3 x 9.8 mm
(5.23 x 2.61 x 0.39 in)
Weight 209 g (7.37 oz) 137 g (4.83 oz) 137 g (4.83 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - IP58 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Shatter Proof and Scratch-Resistant Glass
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Dual-core 1.2 GHz
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 -
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB 8 GB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen, TRILUMINOS™ Display for Mobile with X-Reality™ Super PLS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches 4.3 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.44% 61.68% 63.24%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20 MP, Carl Zeiss optics 20.7 MP, autofocus 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash Dual-LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features 1/2.5' Sensor Size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video light, stereo sound rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery (BV-4BW) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3400 mAh 2300 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 768 h (2G)
Up to 768 h (3G)
Up to 670 h -
Talk Time Up to 27 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)
Up to 18 h -