Nokia Lumia 2520 Verizon 17 vs 07 Motorola Photon 4G MB855

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Nokia Lumia 2520 Verizon vs Motorola Photon 4G MB855 phones. Which is the best phone?

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The PhoneMore's choice is Nokia Lumia 2520 Verizon

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Nokia Lumia 2520 Verizon
Motorola Photon 4G MB855
Vs

17 Advantages Nokia Lumia 2520 Verizon

Lumia 2520 Verizon vs Photon 4G MB855
 157%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2200Mhz 32bits Quad-Core vs 1000Mhz 32bits Dual-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR2 vs 1GB LPDDR2
 100%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB vs 16GB
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB vs Until 32GB
 37%37%
+Thinner
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches) vs 12.2 millimeters (0.48 inches)
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS vs TFT LCD
 3X (times)100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080 x 1920 pixels vs 540 x 960 pixels
 135%100%
+Larger screen
10.1" vs 4.3"
 5X (times)100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures of yourself
2 MegaPixels (1.92)
vs
0.3 MegaPixels (0.31)
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
vs
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
 10%10%
+More talk time with your family and friends
10 hours vs 9.1 hours
 91%91%
+More standby time, fewer times to charge the battery
600 hours vs 314 hours
Advantage+The
4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
4G+ LTE-A
vs
3G HSUPA
 14X (times)100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(
4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbps
vs (
3G HSUPA) 10.2 Mbps
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster
4.0 version with A2DP vs 2.1 version with A2DP
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devices
Supported
vs
Not supported
Advantage+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB) vs USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)

07 Advantages Motorola Photon 4G MB855

Photon 4G MB855 vs Lumia 2520 Verizon
 3X (times)100%
+Lighter
158 grams (5.53 ounces) vs 615 grams (21.53 ounces)
 17%17%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
256 PPI vs 218 PPI
 31%31%
+Higher resolution main camera
8 MegaPixels (7.99)
vs
6.1 MegaPixels (6.11)
Advantage+The Dual LED Flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED Flash vs Not supported
 4X (times)100%
+More apps available to download and use
1000000 apps (Google Play Store) vs 190000 apps (Windows Store)
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Lithium-ion - Removable vs Lithium-ion - Fixed
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FM with RDS vs Not supported

+ 7 COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and Physical Features Nokia Lumia 2520 VerizonMotorola Photon 4G MB855
Brand NokiaMotorola
Model Lumia 2520 VerizonPhoton 4G MB855
Also known as Tablet Verizon Nokia Lumia 2520 4G LTE RX-114v USA versionMotorola Photon 4G for Sprint, Motorola Electrify
Release Date November, 2013August, 2011
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)12.2 millimeters (0.48 inches)
Size (width x height) 168 x 267 millimeters (6.61 x 10.51 in)66.9 x 126.9 millimeters (2.63 x 5 in)
Weight 615 grams (21.53 ounces)158 grams (5.53 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard
Dock with QWERTY keyboard
Not supported
Antenna
Internal antenna
Internal antenna
Water protection
Not supported
Not supported
Operating System (OS) Nokia Lumia 2520 VerizonMotorola Photon 4G MB855
Operating System Windows RT 8.1Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread
OS Upgradeable Information not registeredAndroid 2.3.4 Gingerbread
Chipset and Hardware Nokia Lumia 2520 VerizonMotorola Photon 4G MB855
CPU / Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 / Krait 400NVIDIA Tegra 2 250 AP20H / ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore
Processor Clock / Cores 2200Mhz 32bits Quad-Core1000Mhz 32bits Dual-Core
RAM Memory 2GB LPDDR21GB LPDDR2
GPU Graphical Controller Qualcomm Adreno 330NVIDIA GeForce
Internal Storage 32GB16GB
External Storage Until 64GB
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Until 32GB
microSD, microSDHC
Mobile Networks and Data Nokia Lumia 2520 VerizonMotorola Photon 4G MB855
Dual SIM
Not supported
Not supported
SIM Card Slots 1 slot1 slot
SIM Card Type
micro SIM (15x12)
Standard Mini SIM (25x15)
GSM Mhz
Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G Network
GSM 850/900/1800/1900
CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G Network
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/1900/2100
4G Network
LTE 700/1700/2100
Not supported
Data Network GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-ACDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
2G Network SIM2
Not supported
Not supported
3G Network SIM2
Not supported
Not supported
Data Network SIM2
Not supported
Not supported
Maximum Speed Download 150 Mbps10.2 Mbps
Maximum Speed Upload 50 Mbps5.76 Mbps
Messaging and Calling Nokia Lumia 2520 VerizonMotorola Photon 4G MB855
SMS
SMS Auto Filling T9
SMS with SWYPE
MMS
Supported
Supported
E-mail
Supported
Supported
Push Mail
Supported
Supported
Speakerphone
Supported
Supported
Video Calling
Supported
Supported
Call Control
Voice recorder
Voice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Display and Graphical System Nokia Lumia 2520 VerizonMotorola Photon 4G MB855
Screen Inches 10.1"4.3"
Display Type TFT LCD IPSTFT LCD
Touchscreen
Capacitive Multitouch
Capacitive Multitouch
Display Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels540 x 960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 218 PPI256 PPI
Colors 16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glass
Gorilla Glass 2
Gorilla Glass
Digital Camera / Camcorder Nokia Lumia 2520 VerizonMotorola Photon 4G MB855
Main Camera
6.1 MegaPixels (6.11)
8 MegaPixels (7.99)
Main Camera resolution 2848 x 2144 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash
Not supported
Dual LED Flash
Zoom
Only digital zoom
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Supported
Supported
Touch focus
Supported
Information not registered
Smile detection Information not registeredInformation not registered
Face detection Information not registered
Supported
Sensor Size 1/3.4" inchesInformation not registered
Aperture F f/1.9Information not registered
BSI Sensor
Not supported
Information not registered
HDR
Not supported
Information not registered
Front-Camera
2 MegaPixels (1.92)
0.3 MegaPixels (0.31)
Front-Camera resolution 1600 x 1200 pixels640 x 480 pixels
Multimedia Nokia Lumia 2520 VerizonMotorola Photon 4G MB855
Video Recording
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fps
Video Rec Secondary Camera
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Not supported
Radio
Not supported
FM with RDS
TV
Not supported
Not supported
Video formats MP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audios formats MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+
Connectivity and Interfaces Nokia Lumia 2520 VerizonMotorola Photon 4G MB855
USB
USB 3.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output
Micro HDMI Type D
Mini HDMI Type C
Audio output
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
Bluetooth
4.0 version with A2DP
2.1 version with A2DP
WiFi
802.11 a/b/g/n
802.11 b/g/n
DLNA
Supported
Information not registered
NFC
Supported
Not supported
GPS
A-GPS, GeoTagging and GLONASS
A-GPS and GeoTagging
Infrared port Information not registeredInformation not registered
Other Functions Nokia Lumia 2520 VerizonMotorola Photon 4G MB855
Active noise cancellation
Supported
Information not registered
Vibrating Alert
Supported
Supported
Ringtones
Polyphonic and customized
Polyphonic and customized
Web Browser
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
HTML, XHTML
Flash Player
Not supported
Supported
Java
Not supported
Supported
Sensors
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass and Ambient Light
Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Ambient Light
Other features - Colors: Cyan , Red, Black, White
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- 2 USB ports
- Carl Zeiss optics
- Nokia Power Keyboard dock with battery
- Internet Explorer 11
- Colors: Black
- HDMI 1.3 connector
- Dual-mode CDMA/GSM phone
- Motorola MOTOBLUR UI
- DLNA
- Docking connector
- 3G/4G Wi-Fi Mobile Hotspot up to 8 devices
Power Supply and Autonomy Nokia Lumia 2520 VerizonMotorola Photon 4G MB855
Battery Technology Lithium-ion - FixedLithium-ion - Removable
Battery Capacity 8120 mAh1700 mAh
Battery Model Information not registeredHF5X
Talk Time 600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day546 minutes | 9.1 hours | 0.4 day
Standby 36000 minutes | 600 hours | 25 days18840 minutes | 314 hours | 13.1 days
Specific Absorption Rate (Radiation) Nokia Lumia 2520 VerizonMotorola Photon 4G MB855
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia Information not registeredInformation not registered
SAR European Union, UK 1.77 W/Kg (body)Information not registered
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