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Apple iPhone 5s vs Nokia Lumia 1520

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Apple iPhone 5s Remove phone

Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Cricket, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile, Alltel
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Nokia Lumia 1520 Remove phone

Posted: 22 Oct 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - AT&T

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSiOS (8.x, 7.x)Windows Phone 8 
Dimensions4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 inches (162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm) 
Weight3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
7.37 oz (209 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Body materialAluminium  
Display
Physical size4.0 inches6.0 inches 
Resolution640 x 1136 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

326 ppi368 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

IPS LCDIPS LCD 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Oleophobic coatingLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2), Polarizing filter 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels20 megapixels 
FlashDual LEDDual LED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.2F2.4 
Focal length (35mm equivalent)29 mm26 mm 
Camera sensor size1/3"1/2.5" 
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), PanoramaBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama, Effects, Self-timer 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Picture-taking during video recordingOptical image stabilization, Video light 
Front-facing camera1.2 megapixels1.2 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Apple A7Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1300 MHz, 64-bitQuad core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400 
Graphics processorPowerVR G6430Adreno 330 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage64 GB32 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB 
Battery
Talk time 27.40 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
 
Stand-by time 32.0 days (768 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Talk time (3G)10.00 hours
the average is 15 h (925 min)
25.10 hours
the average is 15 h (925 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 23 days (546 h)
  
Capacity1570 mAh3400 mAh 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
Wireless charging Optional 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, ArtistAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer, Dolby Headphone 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
BrowserSafariInternet Explorer 10 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Flickr, Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE700 (band 13), 700 (band 17), 800 (band 18), 800 (band 19), 800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 1900 (band 25), 2100 (band 1) MHz800 (band 20), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz 
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 11 Mbit/s 
nano-SIMYesYes 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioningGPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI) 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietarymicroUSB 
FeaturesUSB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation, Video recordingfor Noise cancellation, Video recording 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Fingerprint IDAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T4  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced10 Sep 201322 Oct 2013 
Shopping information
AccessoriesApple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, DocumentationNokia AC-60 MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide, SIM Door Key 
MSRP price $ 749 

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