Nokia Lumia 520 10 vs 11 Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Nokia Lumia 520 vs Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE phones. Which is the best phone?

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The PhoneMore's choice is Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE

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Nokia Lumia 520
Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE
Vs

10 Advantages Nokia Lumia 520

Lumia 520 vs Lumia 900 4G LTE
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB vs
Not supported
 29%29%
+Lighter
124 grams (4.34 ounces) vs 160 grams (5.6 ounces)
 16%16%
+Thinner
9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches) vs 11.5 millimeters (0.45 inches)
 7%7%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
233 PPI vs 217 PPI
Advantage+Windows Phone 8.0 Amber is newer and safer
Windows Phone 8.0 Amber vs Windows Phone 7.8
 39%39%
+More talk time with your family and friends
9.7 hours vs 7 hours
 3%3%
+More standby time, fewer times to charge the battery
360 hours vs 350 hours
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Lithium-ion - Removable vs Lithium-ion - Fixed
Advantage+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
Supported
vs
Not supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 3.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster
3.0 version with A2DP vs 2.1 version with A2DP

11 Advantages Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE

Lumia 900 4G LTE vs Lumia 520
 17%17%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1400Mhz 32bits Single-Core vs 1000Mhz 32bits Dual-Core
 196%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (14.78GB user available) vs 8GB (5GB user available)
Advantage+This device has a AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
AMOLED vs TFT LCD IPS
 8%8%
+Larger screen
4.3" vs 4"
 59%59%
+Higher resolution main camera
8 MegaPixels (7.99)
vs
5.0 MegaPixels (5.02)
Advantage+The Dual LED Flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED Flash vs Not supported
 9%9%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.2 vs f/2.4
Advantage+With a secondary camera is easier to take pictures of yourself
1 MegaPixels (0.92)
vs
Not supported
Advantage+The
4G LTE network is newer and faster
4G LTE
vs
3G+ HSPA+
 138%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(
4G LTE) 50 Mbps
vs (
3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
Advantage+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Supported
vs
Not supported

19 Common items in both devices

+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking 512MB LPDDR2
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos 16 million
+Higher resolution screen 480 x 800 pixels
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures Only digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
Supported
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive Capacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time Multitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores 3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the device Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Ambient Light / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity and Compass
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasions
Supported
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
Supported
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Supported
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general FM / FM with RDS
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device A-GPS, GeoTagging and GLONASS / A-GPS and GeoTagging
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster 802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internet HTML, XHTML, HTML5 / HTML, XHTML
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys Scratch-resistant glass / Gorilla Glass
+ 11 COMMON ITEMS

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

Model and Physical Features Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE
Brand NokiaNokia
Model Lumia 520Lumia 900 4G LTE
Also known as Nokia Lumia 520 RM-914, Nokia Lumia 520.2 RM-915AT&T Nokia Lumia 900 LTE, Nokia Eloko, Nokia RM-808
Release Date March, 2013April, 2012
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)11.5 millimeters (0.45 inches)
Size (width x height) 64 x 119.9 millimeters (2.52 x 4.72 in)68.5 x 127.8 millimeters (2.7 x 5.03 in)
Weight 124 grams (4.34 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard
Not supported
Not supported
Antenna
Internal antenna
Internal antenna
Water protection
Not supported
Not supported
Operating System (OS) Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE
Operating System Windows Phone 8.0 ApolloWindows Phone 7.5 Mango
OS Upgradeable Windows Phone 8.0 AmberWindows Phone 7.8
Chipset and Hardware Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE
CPU / Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227 / KraitQualcomm Snapdragon APQ8055 / Scorpion
Processor Clock / Cores 1000Mhz 32bits Dual-Core1400Mhz 32bits Single-Core
RAM Memory 512MB LPDDR2512MB LPDDR2
GPU Graphical Controller Qualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 205
Internal Storage 8GB (5GB user available)16GB (14.78GB user available)
External Storage Until 64GB
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Not supported
Mobile Networks and Data Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE
Dual SIM
Not supported
Not supported
SIM Card Slots 1 slot1 slot
SIM Card Type
micro SIM (15x12)
micro SIM (15x12)
GSM Mhz
Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G Network
GSM 850/900/1800/1900
GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G Network
UMTS RM-915: 850/1900/2100 - RM-917 850/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
4G Network
Not supported
LTE 700/1700/2100
Data Network GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
2G Network SIM2
Not supported
Not supported
3G Network SIM2
Not supported
Not supported
Data Network SIM2
Not supported
Not supported
Maximum Speed Download 21 Mbps50 Mbps
Maximum Speed Upload 5.76 Mbps25 Mbps
Messaging and Calling Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE
SMS
SMS Auto Filling T9
SMS Auto Filling T9
MMS
Supported
Supported
E-mail
Supported
Supported
Push Mail
Supported
Supported
Speakerphone
Supported
Supported
Video Calling
Not supported
Supported
Call Control
Voice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Voice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Display and Graphical System Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE
Screen Inches 4"4.3"
Display Type TFT LCD IPSAMOLED
Touchscreen
Capacitive Multitouch
Capacitive Multitouch
Display Resolution 480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 233 PPI217 PPI
Colors 16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glass
Scratch-resistant glass
Gorilla Glass
Digital Camera / Camcorder Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE
Main Camera
5.0 MegaPixels (5.02)
8 MegaPixels (7.99)
Main Camera resolution 2592 x 1936 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash
Not supported
Dual LED Flash
Zoom
Only digital zoom
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Supported
Supported
Touch focus
Supported
Supported
Smile detection Information not registeredInformation not registered
Face detection
Supported
Supported
Sensor Size 1/4" inchesInformation not registered
Aperture F f/2.4f/2.2
BSI Sensor
Not supported
Not supported
HDR
Not supported
Not supported
Front-Camera
Not supported
1 MegaPixels (0.92)
Front-Camera resolution
Not supported
1280 x 720 pixels
Multimedia Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE
Video Recording
HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fps
HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fps
Video Rec Secondary Camera
Not supported
VGA (640 x 480 pixels)
Radio
FM
FM with RDS
TV
Not supported
Not supported
Video formats MP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audios formats MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, WMA
Connectivity and Interfaces Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE
USB
USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output
Not supported
Not supported
Audio output
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
Bluetooth
3.0 version with A2DP
2.1 version with A2DP
WiFi
802.11 a/b/g/n
802.11 b/g/n
DLNA
Supported
Not supported
NFC
Not supported
Not supported
GPS
A-GPS, GeoTagging and GLONASS
A-GPS and GeoTagging
Infrared port Information not registeredInformation not registered
Other Functions Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE
Active noise cancellation
Supported
Supported
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
Not supported
Sensors
Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Ambient Light
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity and Compass
Other features - Colors: Red, Yellow, Cyan, White on black
- Nokia ClearBlack Display
- 7GB free SkyDrive storage
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Matte Black, Cyan, Pink
- Nokia ClearBlack Display
- Corning Gorilla Curved Glass Screen
- Dolby Digital Plus sound
- Anti-glare polariser
Power Supply and Autonomy Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE
Battery Technology Lithium-ion - RemovableLithium-ion - Fixed
Battery Capacity 1430 mAh1830 mAh
Battery Model BL-5JBP-6EW
Talk Time 582 minutes | 9.7 hours | 0.4 day420 minutes | 7 hours | 0.3 day
Standby 21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days21000 minutes | 350 hours | 14.6 days
Specific Absorption Rate (Radiation) Nokia Lumia 520Nokia Lumia 900 4G LTE
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia Information not registeredInformation not registered
SAR European Union, UK Information not registeredInformation not registered
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