Lumia 520 Nokia

  • clock speed
    1
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    4
    inches
  • resolution
    233
    ppi

iPhone 4 Apple

  • clock speed
    0.8
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    3.5
    inches
  • resolution
    329
    ppi

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4"
3.5"
Resolution
800 x 480 (233 ppi)
960 x 640 (329 ppi)
Panel
IPS LCD (RGB Stripe)
IPS LCD (RGB)
Brightness
422 cd/m²
483 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
1.161
2.016
Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
Gorilla Glass
Video out
720p (Micro USB)
720p (Proprietary)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8227)
Apple A4 (APL0398)
CPU
1 GHz, ARM Krait
0.8 GHz, ARM Cortex A8
Architecture
Dual core
Single core
Linpack
--
--
Quadrant
--
--
GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 305
250 MHz, PowerVR SGX535
Architecture
Single core
Dual core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
0.5 GB
0.5 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.4, 4 mm (45 mm equiv.)
f/2.0, 4 mm (31.7 mm equiv.)
Resolution
5 MP (2592 x 1936)
5 MP (2592 x 1936)
Sensor
1/4" (3.2 mm × 2.4 mm)
1/3.2" (4.54 mm × 3.42 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
None
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
None
None
Panorama
Yes
No
Continuous shooting
None
None
Aperture
f/2.4
f/2.0
Secondary camera
None
0.3 MP

video

Video resolution
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 VC-1/WMV
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
30 Mbps
14 Mbps
Video light
No
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Capacity
1,430 mA·h
1,420 mA·h
Talk time
601 min
840 min
Standby time
21,600 min
18,000 min
Tested
3G talk time
813 min
--
Web browsing
435 min
--
Video playback
350 min
--

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
Mono (Bottom)
Frequency response
+0.16, -0.10
+0.01, -0.07
Noise level
-82.3 dB
-90.1 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.40, -0.14
+0.01, -0.07
Noise level
-82.3 dB
-90.4 dB
FM radio
Receive
No

form factor

Size
119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
58.6 x 114.3 x 9.3 mm
Weight
124 g
137 g
Body
Plastic
Slate
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume

software

Operating system
Windows Phone 8
iOS 4
Upgradable to
Windows Phone 8.1
iOS 7
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
Standard (predictive)
Sunspider
1,444 ms
3,559 ms

connectivity

Network
3G, HSDPA (21.1 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11g/n/b (Hotspot)
NFC
No
No
Bluetooth
v4.0 + A2DP
2.1
USB On-the-Go
--
No

features

Internal storage
8 GB
8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB
Supported card formats
microSDXC
None
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
--
SIM card
Micro-SIM
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
68.2 dB
65.1 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
69 dB
60.3 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS
Gyroscope
No
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No
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I have an iphone 4s would u change phones if u were me
I think the 520 is the best for a cheap, low end smartphone