Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Nokia Lumia 530

Samsung Galaxy Nexus
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Nokia Lumia 530
nokia lumia 530
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Nokia
Announced October 2011 July 2014
Status Available - November 2011 Available - August 2014
Colors Black White, Orange, Gray, Green, Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 135.5 x 67.9 x 8.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 in)
119.7 x 62.3 x 11.7 mm
(4.71 x 2.45 x 0.46 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 129 g (4.55 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 (region specific) -
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A9 CPU, TI OMAP 4460 chipset [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 [Similar]
GPU No [Similar] Adreno 302 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 4 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.65 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (316 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 854 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.72% 59.08%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1936 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592 x 1936 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection 1/4'' sensor size
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 480p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, barometer sensor Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery (BL-5J)
Capacity 1750 mAh 1430 mAh
Stand by Up to 290 h (2G)
Up to 270 h (3G)
Up to 528 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 13 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 10 h (3G)