• Nokia Lumia 520 vs Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 520 vs Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Nokia Samsung
Announced February 2013 October 2013 December 2013
Status Available - April 2013 Available - November 2013 Available - December 2013
Colors Yellow, red, cyan, white/black Yellow, white, black, red Dive Blue, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm
(6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 in)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
Weight 124 g (4.37 oz) 209 g (7.37 oz) 147 g (5.19 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network - LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE-A
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 Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 512 MB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 6.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.47% 71.44% 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 20 MP, Carl Zeiss optics 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash No Dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging 1/2.5' Sensor Size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video light, stereo sound rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Class 33
Edge Yes Yes Class 33
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - - 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery (BV-4BW) Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1430 mAh 3400 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 384 h (3G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
Up to 768 h (2G)
Up to 768 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 17 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 9 h 42 min (3G)
Up to 27 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)
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