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Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB) vs Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)

Side by side comparison between Nokia G22 vs Nokia Lumia 1520 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia Lumia 1520 X Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB) 20Points
6.5"
IPS

720x1600

50
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

5050
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09Points Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938) Compare Nokia G22 X
6"
IPS

1080x1920

20.1
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

Quad-core

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)

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G22 (TA-1516 128GB)} 20 Advantages Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB) vs Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)} 9 Advantages Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
+1.6GHz 64bit Octa-core (12nm)14%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2GHz 32bit Quad-core
+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+128GB (101GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (28GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
+195 grams (6.83 ounces)7%
Lighter
vs209 grams (7.32 ounces)
+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)2%
Thinner
vs8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+6.5"8%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(triple camera) 50MP + 2MP + 2MP168%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 20.1MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+f/1.8 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP6 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)4 times
More apps available to download and use
vs700000 apps (Marketplace)
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5050 mAh49%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3400 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+IP52 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels80%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+367 PPI36%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
1/2.76" inchesvs+1/2.5" inches10%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

20 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE
150 Mbps
+13 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
ModelG22 (TA-1516 128GB)Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Other model namesNokia G22 TA-1516 (HMD Global)Nokia Lumia 1520 RM-938, Nokia Beastie, Nokia Bandit
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)USA
(Latin America), USA
BrandNokiaNokia
Release date2/25/202311/1/2013
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)76.19 x 165 millimeters (3 x 6.5 in)85.4 x 162.8 millimeters (3.36 x 6.41 in)
Weight195 grams (6.83 ounces)209 grams (7.32 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported

📲 Display

Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI367 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 2
Refresh rate90Hzfeature not registered
Display features500nits[typ]feature not registered

🤖 Operating System

Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
System versionAndroid 12Windows Phone 8.0 GDR3
Firmware updatefeature not registeredWindows Phone 8.1
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Chipset64bit: Unisoc Tiger T606 (12nm)32bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 (28nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
2x 1.6GHz ARM Cortex-A75 (Dual-core)
6x 1.6GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Hexa-core)
Quad-core, 1 processor:
4x 2.2GHz Krait 400 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G57 MC1 (650MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 330
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR42GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (101GB available)
UFS 2.2
32GB (28GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1900/2600 (Bands 2,4,5,7,17)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTENot supported

📷 Camera

Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
2MP macro
2MP depth
20.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels5376x3744 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.76" inches1/2.5" inches
Pixel size0.64µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasNot supported
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Battery typeLiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)
BV-4BW
Battery capacity5050 mAh3400 mAh
Charger, watts20W Wired fast charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Wired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedfeature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered25 hours (1 days)
Standbyfeature not registered768 hours (32 days)

➕ Other features

Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Meteor Gray, Lagoon Blue• Colors: Black, White, Yellow, Red
• Windows Phone 8 Black UI
• Qi Wireless Charging
• Dolby Digital
• USB On-the-go 1.3
• 7GB SkyDrive
• Nokia PureMotion HD+ ClearBlack display
• Nokia PureView camera
• Carl Zeiss optics
• Dual capture camera
• Panorama photo
• WiFi hotspot

☢️ Radiation rate

Nokia G22 (TA-1516 128GB)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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