• Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (CDMA) vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus

Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (CDMA) vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus

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general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Samsung Apple
Announced October 2013 March 2015 September 2015
Status Available - November 2013 Available - April 2015 Available - September 2015
Price - Rs. 34,900 ($513.24) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 53,999 ($794.10) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Yellow, white, black, red White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm
(6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 in)
142 x 70.1 x 7.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 in)
158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm
(6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
Weight 209 g (7.37 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz) 192 g (6.77 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - G925V
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G925V, G925P, G925R
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G925V HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE band 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700) - G925V LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300) - A1633
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.12 W/kg (head)
1.14 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
0.93 W/kg (head)
0.98 W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Fingerprint sensor (TouchID v2)
- 3D Touch display
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) iOS 9
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 2 GHz Dual-core, Apple A9
GPU Adreno 330 Mali-T760MP8 -
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 32/64/128 GB 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Curved Edge Screen LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen, Sapphire Crystal Glass, Ion-Strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches 5.1 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.44% 72.01% 67.51%
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, 2988 x 5312 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash Dual-LED flash LED Flash Real-tone Flash
Features 1/2.5' Sensor Size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama OIS, Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase-Detection AutoFocus, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (Photo/Panorama)
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video light, stereo sound rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar] 5 MP, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps [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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.1, 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, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host v2.0, reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No No
USB OTG - 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) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (11.1 Wh)
Capacity 3400 mAh 2600 mAh 2915 mAh
Stand by Up to 768 h (2G)
Up to 768 h (3G)
- Up to 384 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 27 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)
Up to 26 h (3G) Up to 24 h (3G)