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Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938) vs Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Asus Zenfone Live (L1) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Asus Zenfone Live (L1) XNokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)15Points
Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
6"
IPS

1080x1920

20.1
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsAsus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)Compare Nokia Lumia 1520 X
Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
5.5"
IPS

720x1440

13
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)15 Advantages Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)vsZenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)10 Advantages Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
+2.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core29%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+32GB (28GB available)155%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (11GB available)
+1080x1920 pixels100%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1440 pixels
+367 PPI25%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs293 PPI
+6"9%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(back) 20.1MP57%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+3400 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 2Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
209 grams (7.32 ounces)vs+140 grams (4.9 ounces)49%
Lighter
8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)7%
Thinner
Dual-LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 1.2MPvs+(front) 5MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
700000 apps (Marketplace)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)3 times
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

25 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) HD (1280x720)
4G LTE
+18 specs and more in the table below

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

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Physical featuresNokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
ModelLumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Other model namesNokia Lumia 1520 RM-938, Nokia Beastie, Nokia BanditAsus ZenFone Live L1 ZA550KL X00RD (1GB RAM)
Country or region available(Latin America)USA
(Latin America), USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandNokiaAsus
Release dateNovember, 2013May, 2018
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)85.4 x 162.8 millimeters (3.36 x 6.41 in)71.77 x 147.26 millimeters (2.83 x 5.8 in)
Weight209 grams (7.32 ounces)140 grams (4.9 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Operating systemWindows Phone 8.0 GDR3Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateWindows Phone 8.1feature not registered
HardwareNokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPU processor2.2Ghz Quad-Core Krait 4001.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (28GB available)16GB (11GB available)
eMCP
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayNokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~73.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1440 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)367 PPI293 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 2Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 400 nits
Mobile networksNokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100Global version:
UMTS 850/900/2100

America version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1900/2600 (Bands 2,4,5,7,17)LTE Cat4

Global version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40)

America version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 26, 28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingNokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraNokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)20.1 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution5376x3744 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.5" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraNokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaNokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, DivX, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityNokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Other features- 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
- Colors: Midnight Black, Space Blue, Rose Pink, Shimmer Gold
- Android Go edition
- ZenUI 5
- Touch glove display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyNokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
BV-4BW
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3400 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 days1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days
Standby46080 minutes | 768 hours | 32 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateNokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Asus Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL 16GB)
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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