Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 1520 vs BlackBerry Classic

Nokia Lumia 1520
nokia lumia 1520
BlackBerry Classic
blackberry classic
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general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia BlackBerry
Announced October 2013 June 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - November 2014
Colors Yellow, white, black, red Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm
(6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 in)
131 x 72.4 x 10.2 mm
(5.16 x 2.85 x 0.4 in)
Weight 209 g (7.37 oz) 177 g (6.24 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber BlackBerry 10.3 OS
User Interface - Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Quad-core, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 Plus
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 225 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches [Similar] 3.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 720 pixels (291 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.44% 41.64%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20 MP, Carl Zeiss optics [Similar] 8 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED flash LED Flash
Features 1/2.5' Sensor Size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama AutoFocus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video light, stereo sound rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Not Supported

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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery (BV-4BW) Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 3400 mAh 2515 mAh
Stand by Up to 768 h (2G)
Up to 768 h (3G)
Up to 348 h (2G)
Up to 365 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 27 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)
Up to 11 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 17 h 10 min (3G)