Lumia 520 Nokia

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

BlackBerry Curve 9380 RIM

  • clock speed
    0.81
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    3.2
    inches
  • resolution
    186
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Nokia Lumia 520 vs RIM BlackBerry Curve 9380

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
7.7
N/A

Processing power

sunspider
6.4
N/A

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.2
N/A

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
7.5
N/A

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.4
N/A

Geekaphone Score

7.2
N/A

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4"
3.2"
Resolution
800 x 480 (233 ppi)
480 x 360 (186 ppi)
Panel
IPS LCD (RGB Stripe)
TFT LCD
Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
--
Video out
720p (Micro USB)
None

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8227)
CPU
1 GHz, ARM Krait
0.81 GHz
Architecture
Dual core
Single core
GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 305
Architecture
Single core
RAM
0.5 GB
0.5 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.4, 4 mm (45 mm equiv.)
--
Resolution
5 MP (2592 x 1936)
--
Sensor
1/4" (3.2 mm × 2.4 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
None
--
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
None
--
Panorama
Yes
--
Continuous shooting
None
--
Aperture
f/2.4
--
Secondary camera
None
None

video

Video resolution
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps
640 x 480 @ Unknown
Video file format
MP4 VC-1/WMV
--
Maximum bitrate
30 Mbps
--
Video light
No
--

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
1,430 mA·h
1,230 mA·h
Talk time
601 min
330 min
Standby time
21,600 min
21,600 min

music

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

form factor

Size
119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
60 x 109 x 11.2 mm
Weight
124 g
98 g
Body
Plastic
--
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
--

software

Operating system
Windows Phone 8
BlackBerry OS 7.0
Upgradable to
--
--
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--

connectivity

Network
3G, HSDPA (21.1 Mb/s)
2.5G, EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11g/n/b (None)
NFC
No
No
Bluetooth
2.1
USB On-the-Go
--
--

features

Internal storage
8 GB
0.5 GB
Supported card formats
microSDXC
microSD
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
--
SIM card
Micro-SIM
--
Special-features

sensors

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