• Nokia Lumia 520 vs Motorola Moto E (2015) vs Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 520 vs Motorola Moto E (2015) vs Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Motorola Samsung
Announced February 2013 February 2015 January 2016
Status Available - April 2013 Available - February 2015 Available - February 2016
Price - Rs. 5,999 ($88.22) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 6,890 ($117.65) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Yellow, red, cyan, white/black Black, White White, Black, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
129.9 x 66.8 x 12.3 mm
(5.11 x 2.63 x 0.48 in)
132.6 x 69.3 x 8.9 mm
(5.22 x 2.73 x 0.35 in)
Weight 124 g (4.37 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz) 131 g (4.62 oz)
SIM Type - - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1527, XT1511
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1505
HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17) - XT1527 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED - - No

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v5.0.x (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 - 3G model
Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 - LTE model, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 - 3G model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 - LTE model
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Spreadtrum SC9830
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 302 - 3G model
Adreno 306 - LTE model
Mali-400
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 8 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.5 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (207 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.47% 64.21% 62.92%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels
Flash No No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Panorama, HDR Autofocus, f/2.2 aperture lens, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps 720p@30fps Yes
Front Camera No [Similar] VGA [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA, LTE HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, LE v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - - Not 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 not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1430 mAh 2390 mAh 2050 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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