• Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy Core I8260 vs Samsung Galaxy Core Plus

Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy Core I8260 vs Samsung Galaxy Core Plus

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2013 April 2013 October 2013
Status Available - April 2013 Available - May 2013 Available - October 2013
Colors Yellow, red, cyan, white/black White, Blue White, Black, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
129.3 x 67.6 x 8.95 mm
(5.09 x 2.66 x 0.35 in)
129.7 x 66 x 9.5 mm
(5.11 x 2.6 x 0.37 in)
Weight 124 g (4.37 oz) 124 g (4.37 oz) 132.5 g (4.66.0.18 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SM-G3500
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SM-G3502 (SIM 1 & SIM 2)
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625 Snapdragon S4 Play Dual-core 1.2 GHz
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 203 -
RAM 512 MB 1 GB N/A
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 8 GB (4.45 GB User Available) 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.3 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.47% 60.19% 61.46%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash No LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes Yes
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 8 GB (4.45 GB User Available), 1 GB RAM 4 GB
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

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 1800 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 384 h (3G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
Up to 300 h Up to 320 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 9 h 42 min (3G)
Up to 9 h Up to 9 h