• Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy Core 2 Duos vs Microsoft Lumia 535 Dual SIM

Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy Core 2 Duos vs Microsoft Lumia 535 Dual SIM

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Samsung Microsoft
Announced February 2013 June 2014 November 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Available - July 2014 Available - November 2014
Price - - Rs. 7,999 ($117.63) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Yellow, red, cyan, white/black White, Black Orange, green, white, black, gray, blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
130.3 x 68 x 9.8 mm
(5.13 x 2.68 x 0.39 in)
140.2 x 72.4 x 8.8 mm
(5.52 x 2.85 x 0.35 in)
Weight 124 g (4.37 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz) 146 g (5.15 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
GPU Adreno 305 - Adreno 302
RAM 512 MB 768 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 4 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (207 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.47% 65.25% 68.08%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM Radio FM Radio FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 x 1936 pixels
Flash No LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, 1/4' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes 480p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Up to 236 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 768 MB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

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 not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery (BL-L4A)
Capacity 1430 mAh 2000 mAh 1905 mAh
Stand by Up to 384 h (3G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
- Up to 336 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 9 h 42 min (3G)
- Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 13 h (3G)