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Nokia Lumia 520 vs Nokia N-Gage

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Nokia Lumia 520 vs Nokia N-Gage phones. Which is the best phone?

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24 Nokia Lumia 520 vs 00 Nokia N-Gage

Nokia Lumia 520




32bit Dual



Nokia N-Gage




32bit Single



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 phone! Comment!

24 Advantages Nokia Lumia 520

Lumia 520vsN-Gage
 11 times100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs104Mhz 32bit Single-Core
 31 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
 1467 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
8GB (5GB user available)vs16MB (3.49MB user available)
 7 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB vsUntil 8GB
124 grams (4.34 ounces)vs137 grams (4.8 ounces)
9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs20.2 millimeters (0.8 inches)
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT LCD IPSvsTFT LCD
 3999 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs4 thousand
 9 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
480 x 800 pixelsvs176 x 208 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
233 PPIvs130 PPI
+Larger screen
Advantage+With a camera you can take pictures anywhere5 megapixelsvsNot supported
Advantage+More image quality for recording videos with the primary cameraHD (1280 x 720 pixels)vsNot supported
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1430 mAhvs850 mAh
Advantage+The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster3G+ HSPA+vs2G GPRS
 437 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs(2G GPRS) 0.048 Mbps
Advantage+The touch screen facilitates the use of the deviceCapacitive MultitouchvsNot supported
Advantage+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jackvs2.5mm jack
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Ambient LightvsNot supported
Advantage+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSvsNot supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/nvsNot supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 3.0 version A2DP is newer and faster3.0 version A2DPvs1.1 Version
Advantage+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)vsUSB 1.1 Proprietary connector
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysScratch-resistant glassvsNot supported

00 Advantages Nokia N-Gage

N-GagevsLumia 520

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

Model and physical featuresNokia Lumia 520Nokia N-Gage
ModelLumia 520N-Gage
Also known asNokia Lumia 520 RM-914, Nokia Lumia 520.2 RM-915Nokia N-Gage NEM-4, Nokia Starship
Country or region where it's soldVarious (International)feature not registered
Release dateMarch, 2013October, 2003
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)20.2 millimeters (0.8 inches)
Size (width x height)64 x 119.9 millimeters (2.52 x 4.72 in)69.7 x 133.7 millimeters (2.74 x 5.26 in)
Weight124 grams (4.34 ounces)137 grams (4.8 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Nokia Lumia 520Nokia N-Gage
Operating systemWindows Phone 8.0 ApolloSymbian 6.1 S60 1st Edition Pearl
Firmware updateWindows Phone 8.0 Amberfeature not registered
HardwareNokia Lumia 520Nokia N-Gage
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM822732bit - ARM 920T
CPU processor1Ghz Dual-Core Krait104Mhz Single-Core ARM9TDMI
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305feature not registered
Internal storage8GB (5GB user available)16MB (3.49MB user available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCUntil 8GB MMC
DisplayNokia Lumia 520Nokia N-Gage
Screen size4" inches2.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~59.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~15.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchNot supported
Display resolution480 x 800 pixels176 x 208 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)233 PPI130 PPI
Colors16 million4 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Mobile networks and dataNokia Lumia 520Nokia N-Gage
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
3G networkRM-915 model:
UMTS 850/1900/2100

RM-917 model:
UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Not supported
4G networkNot supportedNot supported
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps0.048 Mbps
Messaging and callingNokia Lumia 520Nokia N-Gage
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, MMS, E-mail
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing
Primary camera / Back cameraNokia Lumia 520Nokia N-Gage
Main camera5 megapixelsNot supported
Main camera resolution2592 x 1936 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (primary)HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fpsNot supported
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 zoomNot supported
Face/smile detectionFace detectionfeature not registered
BSI sensorNot supportedfeature not registered
HDRNot supportedfeature not registered
Front camera / Secondary cameraNokia Lumia 520Nokia N-Gage
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 520Nokia N-Gage
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVfeature not registered
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, AAC
Connectivity and interfacesNokia Lumia 520Nokia N-Gage
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 1.1 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack2.5mm jack
Bluetooth3.0 version A2DP1.1 Version
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/nNot supported
DLNASupportedfeature not registered
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsNokia Lumia 520Nokia N-Gage
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5feature not registered
Java / Flash playerNot supportedYes / No
Ambient Light
Not supported
Other features- Colors: Red, Yellow, Cyan, White on black
- Nokia ClearBlack Display
- 7GB free SkyDrive storage
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Gray
- Five-way directional controller
Power supply and autonomyNokia Lumia 520Nokia N-Gage
Battery technologyLithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacity1430 mAh850 mAh
Battery modelBL-5JBL-5C
Talk time582 minutes | 9.7 hours | 0.4 day180 minutes | 3 hours | 0.1 day
Standby21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days10500 minutes | 175 hours | 7.3 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Nokia Lumia 520Nokia N-Gage
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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