• Nokia Lumia 520 vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2) vs Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen)

Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 520 vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2) vs Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Motorola Motorola
Announced February 2013 September 2014 July 2015
Status Available - April 2013 Available - September 2014 Available - July 2015
Price - - Rs. 10,250 ($150.74) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Yellow, red, cyan, white/black Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
140.8 x 72.4 x 9.97 mm
(5.54 x 2.85 x 0.39 in)
142.1 x 72.4 x 6.1~11.6 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.24~0.46 in)
Weight 124 g (4.37 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz) 155 g (5.47 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 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for AT&T
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for Europe
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - for T-Mobile
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - IPX7 Certified - Water Resistant over 3 Feet and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974-AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.4 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 330 Adreno 306
RAM 512 MB 2 GB 1/2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 16/32 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 5.2 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.47% 73.00% 66.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash No Dual-LED Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto-focus, IR Filter, f/2.0 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 1430 mAh 2300 mAh 2470 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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