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Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U) vs Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A32 5G vs Nokia Lumia 1520 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia Lumia 1520 XSamsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)22Points
Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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11PointsNokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)Compare Samsung Galaxy A32 5G X
Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
6"
IPS

1080x1920

20.1
MP

1.2mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3400
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)

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!

Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)vsLumia 1520 (4G RM-938)11 Advantages Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core43%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2GHz 32bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+64GB (47GB available)68%
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
+205 grams (7.18 ounces)2%
Lighter
vs209 grams (7.32 ounces)
+6.5"8%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP2 times
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
+1/2" inches25%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.5" inches
+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) 13MP9 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(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)
+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps32 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh47%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3400 mAh
+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
9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)5%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
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
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Virtual ambient light sensorvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Virtual proximity sensorvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
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+Gorilla Glass 2Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

20 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
+13 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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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
ModelGalaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Other model namesGalaxy A32 5G SM-A326U (64GB + 4GB RAM)Nokia Lumia 1520 RM-938, Nokia Beastie, Nokia Bandit
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Latin America)USA
(Latin America), USA
BrandSamsungNokia
Release date1/22/2021, Announced: 1/13/202111/1/2013
Depth9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)76.1 x 164.2 millimeters (3 x 6.46 in)85.4 x 162.8 millimeters (3.36 x 6.41 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)209 grams (7.32 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
System versionAndroid 11Windows Phone 8.0 GDR3
Firmware updatefeature not registeredWindows Phone 8.1
User InterfaceOne UI 3.1feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Dimensity 720 (MT6853V) (7nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 (28nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
2.2GHz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G57 MC3 (950MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 330
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 226561 (v8)
Geekbench: 1673 (v5.1)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (47GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (28GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.6% (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 glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 2
Display features90Hzfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/1024 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 25, 26, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1900/2600 (Bands 2,4,5,7,17)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (71)
mmWave (41)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NRGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123°1/4"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
20.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels5376x3744 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.5" inches
Pixel size0.8µm 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 extras1080p@120fpsfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (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

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 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

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)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 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
SensorsAccelerometer
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Virtual ambient light sensor
Virtual proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
BV-4BW
Battery capacity5000 mAh3400 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered25 hours (1 days)
Standbyfeature not registered768 hours (32 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)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: Awesome Black, White, Blue, Violet- 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

Samsung Galaxy A32 5G (SM-A326U)Nokia Lumia 1520 (4G RM-938)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.57W/kg (head), 1.17W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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