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Nokia Lumia 1520 V vs Sony Xperia Z1

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Nokia Lumia 1520 V Remove phone

Posted: 27 Jan 2014
Market Status: Not officially announced
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Sony Xperia Z1 Remove phone

Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - T-Mobile

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone 8.1Android (4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2) 
Dimensions 5.69 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (144.4 x 73.9 x 8.5 mm) 
Weight 6.00 oz (170 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Rugged Water, Dust resistant 
IP certified IP 58 
Display
Physical size4.5 inches5.0 inches 
Resolution768 x 1280 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.

335 ppi441 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.

 TFT 
Colors 16 777 216 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera14 megapixels20.7 megapixels 
Flash 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.

 F2.0 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 27 mm 
Camera sensor size 1/2.3" 
Features Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Self-timer 
Camcorder 1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Features Digital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video light 
Front-facing camera 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.

 Qualcomm 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.

 Quad core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400 
Graphics processor Adreno 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.

2048 MB RAM2048 MB RAM 
Built-in storage32 GB16 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time 13.83 hours
the average is 12 h (699 min)
 
Stand-by time 36.7 days (880 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 15.00 hours
the average is 15 h (925 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 35.4 days (850 hours)
the average is 23 days (546 h)
 
Stand-by time (4G) 31.7 days (760 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
 
Capacity2370 mAh3000 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Custom equalizer 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE 800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz 
Data LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
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 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth 4.0 
Wi-Fi 802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USB USB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
Other TV-Out, NFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, MirrorLink 
Other features
Notifications Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass 
Other Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced 04 Sep 2013 
Scheduled release

Scheduled release - Shows when is the particular phone scheduled to be made available to the public in North America

April 2014 (Unofficial)  
Shopping information
Accessories Charger, microUSB cable, User documentation 

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