Nokia N90 02 vs 25 Nokia Lumia 520

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Nokia N90 vs Nokia Lumia 520 phones. Which is the best phone?

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The PhoneMore's choice is Nokia Lumia 520

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Nokia N90
Nokia Lumia 520
Vs

02 Advantages Nokia N90

N90 vs Lumia 520
 11%11%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
259 PPI vs 233 PPI
Advantage+The LED Flash helps in dark places or in low light
LED Flash vs Not supported

25 Advantages Nokia Lumia 520

Lumia 520 vs N90
 4X (times)100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1000Mhz 32bits Dual-Core vs 220Mhz 32bits Single-Core
 170X (times)100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
8GB (5GB user available) vs 30MB
 127X (times)100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB vs Until 512MB
 40%40%
+Lighter
124 grams (4.34 ounces) vs 173 grams (6.06 ounces)
 142%100%
+Thinner
9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches) vs 24 millimeters (0.94 inches)
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS vs TFT LCD
 61X (times)100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 million vs 260 thousand
 162%100%
+Higher resolution screen
480 x 800 pixels vs 352 x 416 pixels
 90%90%
+Larger screen
4" vs 2.1"
 161%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
5.0 MegaPixels (5.02)
vs
2 MegaPixels (1.92)
Advantage+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
Supported
vs
Not supported
Advantage+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
vs
Supported
 4X (times)100%
+More apps available to download and use
255000 apps (Marketplace) vs 50000 apps (Nokia Ovi Store)
 2X (times)100%
+More talk time with your family and friends
9.7 hours vs 3 hours
 25%25%
+More standby time, fewer times to charge the battery
360 hours vs 288 hours
Advantage+The
3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
3G+ HSPA+
vs
3G UMTS
 54X (times)100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(
3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
vs (
3G UMTS) 0.384 Mbps
Advantage+The touch screen facilitates the use of the device
Capacitive Multitouch vs Not supported
Advantage+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jack vs Output owner
Advantage+Sensors help you use the device
Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Ambient Light vs Not supported
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FM vs Not supported
Advantage+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
A-GPS, GeoTagging and GLONASS vs Not supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n vs Not supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 3.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster
3.0 version with A2DP vs 1.2 version
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Scratch-resistant glass vs Not supported


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

Model and Physical Features Nokia N90Nokia Lumia 520
Brand NokiaNokia
Model N90Lumia 520
Also known as Nokia N90Nokia Lumia 520 RM-914, Nokia Lumia 520.2 RM-915
Release Date April, 2005March, 2013
Design / Type RotationBar
Depth 24 millimeters (0.94 inches)9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height) 51 x 112 millimeters (2.01 x 4.41 in)64 x 119.9 millimeters (2.52 x 4.72 in)
Weight 173 grams (6.06 ounces)124 grams (4.34 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard
Not supported
Not supported
Antenna
Internal antenna
Internal antenna
Water protection
Not supported
Not supported
Operating System (OS) Nokia N90Nokia Lumia 520
Operating System Symbian 8.1 S60 2nd Edition Feature Pack 3Windows Phone 8.0 Apollo
OS Upgradeable Information not registeredWindows Phone 8.0 Amber
Chipset and Hardware Nokia N90Nokia Lumia 520
CPU / Processor TI OMAP 1710 / ARM9Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227 / Krait
Processor Clock / Cores 220Mhz 32bits Single-Core1000Mhz 32bits Dual-Core
RAM Memory Information not registered512MB LPDDR2
GPU Graphical Controller Information not registeredQualcomm Adreno 305
Internal Storage 30MB8GB (5GB user available)
External Storage Until 512MB
MMC
Until 64GB
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Mobile Networks and Data Nokia N90Nokia Lumia 520
Dual SIM
Not supported
Not supported
SIM Card Slots 1 slot1 slot
SIM Card Type
Standard Mini SIM (25x15)
micro SIM (15x12)
GSM Mhz
Tri-Band 900/1800/1900
Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G Network
GSM 900/1800/1900 - USA: 850/1800/1900
GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G Network
UMTS 2100
UMTS RM-915: 850/1900/2100 - RM-917 850/1700/1900/2100
4G Network
Not supported
Not supported
Data Network CSD, HSCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTSGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
2G Network SIM2
Not supported
Not supported
3G Network SIM2
Not supported
Not supported
Data Network SIM2
Not supported
Not supported
Maximum Speed Download 0.384 Mbps21 Mbps
Maximum Speed Upload Information not registered5.76 Mbps
Messaging and Calling Nokia N90Nokia Lumia 520
SMS
SMS Auto Filling T9
SMS Auto Filling T9
MMS
Supported
Supported
E-mail
Supported
Supported
Push Mail
Not supported
Supported
Speakerphone
Supported
Supported
Video Calling
Not supported
Not supported
Call Control
Voice recorder
Voice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Display and Graphical System Nokia N90Nokia Lumia 520
Screen Inches 2.1"4"
Display Type TFT LCDTFT LCD IPS
Touchscreen
Not supported
Capacitive Multitouch
Display Resolution 352 x 416 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 259 PPI233 PPI
Colors 260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glass
Not supported
Scratch-resistant glass
Digital Camera / Camcorder Nokia N90Nokia Lumia 520
Main Camera
2 MegaPixels (1.92)
5.0 MegaPixels (5.02)
Main Camera resolution 1600 x 1200 pixels2592 x 1936 pixels
Flash
LED Flash
Not supported
Zoom
Only digital zoom
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Not supported
Supported
Touch focus Information not registered
Supported
Smile detection Information not registeredInformation not registered
Face detection
Not supported
Supported
Sensor Size Information not registered1/4" inches
Aperture F Information not registeredf/2.4
BSI Sensor Information not registered
Not supported
HDR Information not registered
Not supported
Front-Camera
Not supported
Not supported
Front-Camera resolution
Not supported
Not supported
Multimedia Nokia N90Nokia Lumia 520
Video Recording
Supported
HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fps
Video Rec Secondary Camera
Not supported
Not supported
Radio
Not supported
FM
TV
Not supported
Not supported
Video formats MPEG4, H.263, 3GPPMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audios formats MP3, WAV, MIDIMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
Connectivity and Interfaces Nokia N90Nokia Lumia 520
USB
USB 2.0 - Proprietary connector
USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output
Not supported
Not supported
Audio output
Output owner
3.5mm jack
Bluetooth
1.2 version
3.0 version with A2DP
WiFi
Not supported
802.11 a/b/g/n
DLNA Information not registered
Supported
NFC
Not supported
Not supported
GPS
Not supported
A-GPS, GeoTagging and GLONASS
Infrared port Information not registeredInformation not registered
Other Functions Nokia N90Nokia Lumia 520
Active noise cancellation Information not registered
Supported
Vibrating Alert
Supported
Supported
Ringtones
Polyphonic and customized
Polyphonic and customized
Web Browser Information not registered
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Flash Player
Not supported
Not supported
Java
Supported
Not supported
Sensors
Not supported
Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Ambient Light
Other features - Colors: Silver
- Carl Zeiss optics
- Secondary screen with 128x128 pixels 65K colors
- Colors: Red, Yellow, Cyan, White on black
- Nokia ClearBlack Display
- 7GB free SkyDrive storage
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power Supply and Autonomy Nokia N90Nokia Lumia 520
Battery Technology Lithium-ion - RemovableLithium-ion - Removable
Battery Capacity 760 mAh1430 mAh
Battery Model BL-5BBL-5J
Talk Time 180 minutes | 3 hours | 0.1 day582 minutes | 9.7 hours | 0.4 day
Standby 17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 days21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days
Specific Absorption Rate (Radiation) Nokia N90Nokia Lumia 520
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia Information not registeredInformation not registered
SAR European Union, UK Information not registeredInformation not registered
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