Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 520 vs Apple iPhone 5S

Nokia Lumia 520
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general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Apple
Announced February 2013 September 2013
Status Available - April 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors Yellow, red, cyan, white/black Black/Slate, White/Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
Weight 124 g (4.37 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 iOS 7.0.1
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.47% 60.84%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash No dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, 1.5 µm pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, Lightning Port
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No

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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1430 mAh 1440 mAh
Stand by Up to 384 h (3G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
Up to 250 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 9 h 42 min (3G)
Up to 10 h