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Sanyo Katana II vs Nokia Lumia 520

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Sanyo Katana II Remove phone

Posted: 03 Jul 2007
Market Status: Released
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Nokia Lumia 520 Remove phone

Posted: 25 Feb 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - AT&T, Cricket

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Design
Device type Smart phone 
OS Windows Phone 8 
Dimensions3.70 x 1.90 x 0.60 inches (94 x 48 x 15 mm)4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 inches (119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm) 
Weight3.10 oz (88 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.37 oz (124 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size2.0 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 pixels480 x 800 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.

200 ppi235 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.

TFTIPS LCD 
Colors65 53616 777 216 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Additional display

Additional display - Shows specs of the phone's additional display

TFT  
Resolution

Resolution - Refers to the width and the length od the additional display

80 x 80 pixels  
Physical Size1.00 inches  
Colors

Colors - Shows the number of colors that the additional display supports

65 536  
Camera
Camera0.3 megapixels VGA5 megapixels 
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.

 F2.4 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 28 mm 
FeaturesDigital zoom, Self-timerCMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Panorama 
Camcorder 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
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 S4 Plus MSM8227 
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, 1000 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processor Adreno 305 
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.

 512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage0.021 GB8 GB 
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time3.50 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
14.80 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
 
Talk time (3G) 9.60 hours
the average is 14 h (855 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 29 days (695 h)
 
Capacity820 mAh1430 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Browser Internet Explorer 10 
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

800, 1900 MHz  
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM Yes 
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.

GPSGPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.04.0 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
Other Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsPolyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone/s for Noise cancellation 
Sensors Accelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice recording, TTY/TDDVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced 25 Feb 2013 
Shopping information
Accessories High Efficiency Charger AC-20, Nokia Battery BL-5J, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-189CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Quick guide 
MSRP price € 139 / $ 184 

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