• Nokia Lumia 520 vs Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini vs Samsung Galaxy Express 2

Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 520 vs Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini vs Samsung Galaxy Express 2

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Alcatel Samsung
Announced February 2013 August 2013 October 2013
Status Available - April 2013 Coming Soon - Q4 2013 Available - October 2013
Colors Yellow, red, cyan, white/black Cranberry Pink, Silver, Slate Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
127.1 x 62 x 7.9 mm
(5 x 2.44 x 0.31 in)
132.4 x 65.7 x 9.8 mm
(5.21 x 2.59 x 0.39 in)
Weight 124 g (4.37 oz) 96 g (3.39 oz) 134.2 g (4.73.0.07 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - 6012A/6012E
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - 6012D/6012X
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - 6012W
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network - - LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Dual-core 1.7 GHz
GPU Adreno 305 - -
RAM 512 MB 512 MB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 4 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB (only single SIM version) microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.3 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (228 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.47% 64.56% 64.05%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash No LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec.
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes [Similar] Yes [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 512 MB RAM (Singlel SIM)/ 8 GB, 512 MB RAM (Dual SIM) 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB (only single SIM version) microSD, up to 64 GB

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 not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery - Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1430 mAh - 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 384 h (3G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 17 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 9 h 42 min (3G)
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