Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Xiaomi Mi 3 vs Xiaomi Mi 4

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Xiaomi Xiaomi
Announced October 2013 September 2013 July 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - December 2013 Available - Q3 2014
Colors Yellow, white, black, red Various 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)
144 x 73.6 x 8.1 mm
(5.67 x 2.9 x 0.32 in)
139.2 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm
(5.48 x 2.7 x 0.35 in)
Weight 209 g (7.37 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz) 149 g (5.26 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 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 SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) optimized with MIUI version 5 Android OS, v4.4.3 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 16/64 GB 16/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.44% 64.90% 72.14%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20 MP, Carl Zeiss optics 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash Dual-LED flash dual-LED flash Dual-LED Flash
Features 1/2.5' Sensor Size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video light, stereo sound rec. 1080p@30fps, HDR 2160p, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar] 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP v4.0, 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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, 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 microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No No
USB OTG - Supported 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3400 mAh 3050 mAh 3080 mAh
Stand by Up to 768 h (2G)
Up to 768 h (3G)
Up to 500 h -
Talk Time Up to 27 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)
Up to 4 h -