Nokia Lumia 520 vs Nokia X

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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

480 x 800 pixels
480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density

235 ppi
233 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

58.46 %
62.56 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
3 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
 

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 (720p 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 g)
the average is 6 oz (170 g)
4.54 oz (129 g)
the average is 6 oz (170 g)

Features

Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

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

0.5 GB
0.5 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
4 GB

Storage expansion

up to 64 GB
up to 32 GB

OS

Windows Phone, 8.1, 8
Android, Nokia X UI

Battery

Capacity

1430 mAh
1500 mAh

Talk time

14.80 hours
the average is 21 h (1274 min)
13.30 hours
the average is 21 h (1274 min)

Stand-by time

 
17.0 days (408 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)

Talk time (3G)

9.60 hours
the average is 23 h (1390 min)
10.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1390 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 27 days (659 h)
 

Music playback

61.00 hours
26.00 hours

Video playback

4.80 hours
8.40 hours

Cellular

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
900, 2100 MHz

Data

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
3.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g, n

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer

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

Multimedia

Radio

 
FM, Stereo

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 06, 2013
Dec 27, 2013

FCC ID value: QTLRM-915 link
FCC ID value: QTLRM-986 link

FCC 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
 

Shopping information

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

MSRP price

$ 184