• Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (CDMA)

Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (CDMA)

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2013 September 2014 March 2015
Status Available - November 2013 Available - October 2014 Available - April 2015
Price - - Rs. 34,900 ($513.24) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Yellow, white, black, red Frosted white, Charcoal black, Bronze Gold, Blossom Pink White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm
(6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 in)
153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm
(6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 in)
142 x 70.1 x 7.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 in)
Weight 209 g (7.37 oz) 176 g (6.21 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - G925V
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G925V, G925P, G925R
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G925V
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE band 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700) - G925V
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450 (SM-N910S)
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 1.9GHz quad-core Cortex-A57 (SM-N910C), Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 (SM-N910S)
Exynos 5433 (SM-N910C)
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 420 (SM-N910S)
Mali-T760 (SM-N910C)
Mali-T760MP8
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB 32/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Curved Edge Screen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches 5.7 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (515 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.44% 74.32% 72.01%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20 MP, Carl Zeiss optics 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels
Flash Dual-LED flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features 1/2.5' Sensor Size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama Auto focus, Smart OIS, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR OIS, Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video light, stereo sound rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, optical stabilization 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar] 3.7 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4 (N910C), Cat6 (N910S), 50 Mbps UL, 300 Mbps (N910S), 150 Mbps (N910C) DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X
Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Baidu Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint 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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery (BV-4BW) Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3400 mAh 3220 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 768 h (2G)
Up to 768 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 27 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)
- Up to 26 h (3G)