Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 2520 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core

Nokia Lumia 2520
nokia lumia 2520
Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core
samsung galaxy s5 octa-core
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general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Samsung
Announced October 2013 March 2014
Status Coming Soon - Q4 2013 Available - April 2014
Colors Cyan , Red, Black, White Black, White, Blue, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 267 x 168 x 8.9 mm
(10.51 x 6.61 x 0.35 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 615 g (21.69 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 LTE (market dependent)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows RT Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5422 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Mali-T628 MP6 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 10.1 inches [Similar] 5.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (218 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.76% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 6.7 MP, 3088 x 1744 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar]
Flash Carl Zeiss optics phase detection auto
Features 1/3.4' Sensor Size 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1.12 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA, 11.5 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 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, USB v3.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
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 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 8000 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by Up to 600 h Up to 390 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 21 h