Lumia 520 Nokia

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

Optimus L7 LG

  • clock speed
    1
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    4.3
    inches
  • resolution
    216
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Nokia Lumia 520 vs LG Optimus L7

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
7.9
7.9

Processing power

sunspider
6.4
5.6

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.3
5.6

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.4
9.2

Geekaphone Score

7.2
7.1

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4"
4.3"
Resolution
800 x 480 (233 ppi)
800 x 480 (216 ppi)
Panel
IPS LCD (RGB Stripe)
TFT LCD (RGB)
Brightness
422 cd/m²
485 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
1.161
1.269
Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
Gorilla Glass
Video out
720p (Micro USB)
None (Micro USB)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8227)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 (MSM7227A)
CPU
1 GHz, ARM Krait
1 GHz, ARM Cortex A5
Architecture
Dual core
Single core
Linpack
--
25.4
Quadrant
--
--
GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 305
200 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 200 Enhanced
Architecture
Single core
Single 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 (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
5 MP (2592 x 1936)
5 MP (2592 x 1944)
Sensor
1/4" (3.2 mm × 2.4 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
None
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
None
None
Panorama
Yes
Yes
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
640 x 480 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 VC-1/WMV
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
30 Mbps
10 Mbps
Video light
No
No

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
1,430 mA·h
1,700 mA·h
Talk time
601 min
--
Standby time
21,600 min
--
Tested
3G talk time
813 min
--
Web browsing
435 min
--
Video playback
350 min
--

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
Mono (Back)
Frequency response
+0.16, -0.10
+0.12, -1.23
Noise level
-82.3 dB
-85.2 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.40, -0.14
+0.12, -1.27
Noise level
-82.3 dB
-85.6 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive

form factor

Size
119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
67 x 125.5 x 8.7 mm
Weight
124 g
122 g
Body
Plastic
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
Windows Phone 8
Android 4.0
Upgradable to
--
--
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
1,444 ms
3,661 ms

connectivity

Network
3G, HSDPA (21.1 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
No
Yes
Bluetooth
3.0
USB On-the-Go
--
--

features

Internal storage
8 GB
4 GB
Supported card formats
microSDXC
microSD
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
--
SIM card
Micro-SIM
--
Speaker volume (Voice)
68.2 dB
66.7 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
69 dB
66.6 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS
Gyroscope
No
No
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
No
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
No
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No