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Nokia Lumia 520 vs LG Optimus L3 Dual E405

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Nokia Lumia 520 vs LG Optimus L3 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Nokia Lumia 520
4"
IPS

480x800

5
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

1430
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare Nokia Lumia 520 X03LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
3.2"
TFT

240x320

3.1
MP

384MB
RAM

32bit Single

1540
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Nokia Lumia 520

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


19 Advantages Nokia Lumia 520
Lumia 520vsOptimus L3 Dual E405
 50%50%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs800Mhz 32bit Single-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
512MB LPDDR2vs384MB
 33 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
8GB (5GB user available)vs1GB (150MB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
 20%20%
+Thinner
9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs11.85 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPSvsTFT LCD
 61 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs260 thousand
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
480x800 pixelsvs240x320 pixels
 86%86%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
233 PPIvs125 PPI
 25%25%
+Larger screen
4"vs3.2"
 60%60%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 5MPvs(back) 3.1MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
AutofocusvsNot supported
 2 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
HD (1280x720 pixels)vsVGA (640x480 pixels)
Advantage
+The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
3G+ HSPA+vs3G HSDPA
 5 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs(3G HSDPA) 3.6 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
Advantage
+Better sites viewing on the internet
HTML, XHTML, HTML5vsHTML, XHTML
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Scratch-resistant glassvsNot supported

03 Advantages LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
Optimus L3 Dual E405vsLumia 520
 4%4%
+Lighter
119 grams (4.17 ounces)vs124 grams (4.34 ounces)
 8%8%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1540 mAhvs1430 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

14 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Li-Ion (Removable)
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
FM / FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) / 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
3.0 version A2DP
MicroUSB 2.0
+ COMMON ITEMS

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

Model and physical featuresNokia Lumia 520LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
ModelLumia 520Optimus L3 Dual E405
Also known asNokia Lumia 520 RM-914, Nokia Lumia 520.2 RM-915LG Optimus L3 Dual-Sim, LGE405, LG-E405
Country or region availableVarious (International)feature not registered
BrandNokiaLG
Release dateMarch, 2013August, 2012
Depth9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)11.85 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Size (width x height)64 x 119.9 millimeters (2.52 x 4.72 in)61.6 x 102.6 millimeters (2.43 x 4.04 in)
Weight124 grams (4.34 ounces)119 grams (4.17 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Nokia Lumia 520LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
Operating systemWindows Phone 8.0 ApolloAndroid 2.3.6 Gingerbread
Firmware updateWindows Phone 8.0 Amberfeature not registered
HardwareNokia Lumia 520LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM822732bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7225A
CPU processor1Ghz Dual-Core Krait800Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A5
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 200
RAM memory512MB LPDDR2384MB
Internal storage8GB (5GB user available)1GB (150MB user available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayNokia Lumia 520LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD
Screen size4" inches3.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~59.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~50.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution480x800 pixels240x320 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)233 PPI125 PPI
Colors16 million260 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Mobile networks and dataNokia Lumia 520LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
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 networkRM-915 model:
UMTS 850/1900/2100

RM-917 model:
UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps3.6 Mbps
Messaging and callingNokia Lumia 520LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
Primary / back cameraNokia Lumia 520LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
Main camera5 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1936 pixels2048x1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720 pixels) 30 fpsVGA (640x480 pixels) 24 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationNot supportedfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionfeature not registered
BSI sensorNot supportedfeature not registered
HDRNot supportedfeature not registered
Front / secondary cameraNokia Lumia 520LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
Front cameraNot supportedNot supported
Front camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaNokia Lumia 520LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesNokia Lumia 520LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth3.0 version A2DP3.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedfeature not registered
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsNokia Lumia 520LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML
Java / Flash playerNot supportedSupported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Other features- Colors: Red, Yellow, Cyan, White on black
- Nokia ClearBlack Display
- 7GB free SkyDrive storage
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- Built-in digital compass
- LG Optimus UI
- LG SmartShare
- DLNA
Power supply and autonomyNokia Lumia 520LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1430 mAh1540 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)BL-5Jfeature not registered
Talk time582 minutes | 9.7 hours | 0.4 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days36000 minutes | 600 hours | 25 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Nokia Lumia 520LG Optimus L3 Dual E405
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered