Lumia 520 Nokia

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

Galaxy Ace 2 Samsung

  • clock speed
    0.8
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.75
    GB
  • size
    3.8
    inches
  • resolution
    245
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Nokia Lumia 520 vs Samsung Galaxy Ace 2

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
7.8
8.1

Processing power

sunspider
6.4
5.6

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.3
5.6

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
7.2
7.1

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.4
9.2

Geekaphone Score

We don't have enough data yet to reach a conclusion

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4"
3.8"
Resolution
800 x 480 (233 ppi)
800 x 480 (245 ppi)
Panel
IPS LCD (RGB Stripe)
PLS LCD (RGB)
Brightness
422 cd/m²
500 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
1.161
1.566
Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
None
Video out
720p (Micro USB)
720p

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8227)
ST-Ericsson Nova Thor (U8500)
CPU
1 GHz, ARM Krait
0.8 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
Architecture
Dual core
Dual core
Linpack
--
54.9
Quadrant
--
--
GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 305
600 MHz, ARM Mali-400
Architecture
Single core
Single core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
0.5 GB
0.75 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.4, 4 mm (45 mm equiv.)
f/2.8, 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/2.8
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
30 Mbps
Video light
No
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
1,430 mA·h
1,500 mA·h
Talk time
601 min
450 min
Standby time
21,600 min
38,400 min
Tested
3G talk time
813 min
462 min
Web browsing
435 min
443 min
Video playback
350 min
450 min

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
Stereo (Back)
Frequency response
+0.16, -0.10
+0.20, -0.27
Noise level
-82.3 dB
-88.7 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.40, -0.14
+0.37, -0.08
Noise level
-82.3 dB
-88.6 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive

form factor

Size
119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
62.2 x 118.3 x 10.5 mm
Weight
124 g
122 g
Body
Plastic
--
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask

software

Operating system
Windows Phone 8
Android 2.3
Upgradable to
Windows Phone 8.1
Android 4.1.2
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
1,444 ms
2,997 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
v4.0 + A2DP
3.0
USB On-the-Go
--
--

features

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

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS, GLONASS
Gyroscope
No
No
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
No
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No
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Hey guys, how the f**k do we have a winner and a loser if the overall note is the same (7.6 vs 7.6) ???