Nokia Lumia 520 vs Nokia X

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Display

Size:

4.0 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution:

800 x 480 pixels, 235 PPI
800 x 480 pixels, 233 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

58.46 %
62.56 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8225

Processor:

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait
Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5

GPU:

Adreno 305
Adreno 203

RAM:

0.5GB
0.5GB

Internal storage:

8GB
4GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Windows Phone, 8.1, 8
Android, Nokia X UI

Battery

Capacity:

1430 mAh
1500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
3 MP

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 28 mm
Aperture size: F2.8; Focal length: 32.4 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
864 x 480 pixels 30 fps

Design

Dimensions:

4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 inches (119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm)
4.55 x 2.48 x 0.41 inches (115.5 x 63 x 10.4 mm)

Weight:

4.37 oz (124.0 g)
4.54 oz (128.7 g)

Features:

Interchangeable covers

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Yellow, Red, White
Black, Yellow, Green, Blue, Red, White

Cellular

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 8(900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Radio:

FM, Stereo

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 06, 2013
Dec 27, 2013

FCC ID value:

QTLRM-915 link
QTLRM-986 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.86 W/kg
1.07 W/kg

Body:

0.88 W/kg
0.77 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.26 W/kg
1.31 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.21 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 184 / € 139

In The Box:

High Efficiency Charger AC-20, Nokia Battery BL-5J, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-189CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Quick guide
High Efficiency Charger AC-20, Nokia Battery BN-01 1500 mAh, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Quick guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 25, 2013
Feb 24, 2014
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