Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 520 vs HTC Desire 826

Nokia Lumia 520
nokia lumia 520
HTC Desire 826
htc desire 826
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general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia HTC
Announced February 2013 January 2015
Status Available - April 2013 Coming Soon - Q1 2015
Price - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Yellow, red, cyan, white/black Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
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Weight 124 g (4.37 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network - LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 [Similar] Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] Adreno 405 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.47% -
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera No [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2m pixel [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

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-Po Battery
Capacity 1430 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 384 h (3G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 17 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 9 h 42 min (3G)
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