• Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 S7270 vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4

Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 S7270 vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2013 June 2013 Q3 2013
Status Available - April 2013 Available - Q3 2013 Available - Q3 2013
Colors Yellow, red, cyan, white/black Black, White White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
121.2 x 62.7 x 9.8 mm
(4.77 x 2.47 x 0.39 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
Weight 124 g (4.37 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network - - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
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 Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 Dual-core 1 GHz Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 305 - Adreno 330
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 4 GB (1.77 GB user available) 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 TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.47% 60.05% 72.15%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash No LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Sound & Shot, Best Shot, Best Photo, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec.
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, 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 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, 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 4 GB (1.77 GB user available), 1 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1430 mAh 1500 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 384 h (3G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
- Up to 370 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 17 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 9 h 42 min (3G)
- Up to 17 h (3G)