• Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Samsung Motorola
Announced October 2013 May 2014 September 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - May 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Yellow, white, black, red Camo Green, Titanium Gray, Ruby Red Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm
(6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 in)
144.78 x 73.41 x 8.9 mm
(5.7 x 2.89 x 0.35 in)
140.8 x 72.4 x 9.97 mm
(5.54 x 2.85 x 0.39 in)
Weight 209 g (7.37 oz) 170 g (6 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for AT&T
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for Europe
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - for T-Mobile
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974-AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB (11.2 GB user available) 16/32 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 AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches 5 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.44% 64.72% 73.00%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio No 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 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash Dual-LED flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash
Features 1/2.5' Sensor Size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video light, stereo sound rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 33 Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 33 Class 12
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE 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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), 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 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB (11.2 GB user available), 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 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 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 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 2800 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 768 h (2G)
Up to 768 h (3G)
Up to 480 h -
Talk Time Up to 27 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)
Up to 29 h -