Compare Nokia Lumia 520 VS Samsung Galaxy S Duos

Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Much faster processor
  • 1000 MHz Dual core vs 1000 MHz Single Core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 8.0 GB vs 4.0 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Much more expandable memory
  • 64 GB vs 32 GB
    More expandable storage allows having more songs, photos, videos, etc.
  • Much thinner
  • 9.9 mm vs 10.5 mm
    Slim handsets are easy to handle or pocket, and look stylish

  • Much more RAM
  • 512.0 MB vs 768.0 MB
    More RAM results in faster loading of multiple apps.
  • Higher battery capacity
  • 1430 mAH vs 1500 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Supports more SIM cards simultaneously
  • 1 vs 2
    Dual or Triple SIM allows you to use two or three active mobile numbers respectively, through one phone.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • N/A vs 0.3 MP
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Has flash
  • No vs Yes
    With flash, bright photos/videos are captured even in low-light conditions.
  • Much lighter
  • 124.0 grams vs 120.0 grams
    Lightweight devices can be held tirelessly for a long time
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Design
Operating system Windows Phone 8 Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Dimensions

    Height:119.9 mm

    Width:64 mm

    Thickness:9.9 mm

    Height:121.5 mm

    Width:63.1 mm

    Thickness:10.5 mm

    Weight 124 grams 120 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors              
    Hardware
    System chip Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Qualcomm MSM7227A
    Processor Dual core, 1000 MHz, 1000 MHz, Cortex A5,
    2D/3D GPU
    • Adreno 305
    • Adreno 200
    RAM 512 MB 768 MB
    Built-in storage 8 GB 4 GB
    Memory card support Upto 64 GB microSD Upto 32 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 4 Inch 4 Inch
    Display resolution 480x800 (233 ppi) 480x800 (233 ppi)
    Display Technology IPS LCD TFT
    Color Density 16M 16M
    Touch screen Capacitive, Multi-touch Capacitive, Multi-touch
    Camera
    Primary Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 5 MP, 2592 x 1944
    Flash LED Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • Auto Focus
    • Auto Focus
    Video Capture Yes, H.264,MPEG4, Video zoom Yes
    Video Resolution 1280 x 720p @ 30fps 640 x 480p @ 30fps
    Secondary camera 0.3 MP, 640 x 480
    Network
    SIM Type Micro, GSM Mini, GSM+GSM
    Network technology GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA
    Data HSDPA 21.1 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload) HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload)
    3G Yes Yes
    4G
    GPRS
    • Yes
    • Yes
    EDGE
    • Yes
    • 236.8 kbps
    • Yes
    GPS A-GPS A-GPS
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Version 4.0, A2DP, AVRCP, GAVDP, HFP, OPP, PBAP, Proximity Monitor Profile over LE, SDAP, SPP Version 3.0, A2DP, AVCTP, AVDTP, AVRCP, BNEP, GAP, GAVDP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SPP
    Wi-Fi 802.11

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi Direct:Yes

      USB USB 2.0, microUSB USB 2.0, microUSB 2.0
      Headphones connector 3.5mm 3.5mm
      External Device connector Computer sync, OTA sync, Tethering Computer sync, OTA sync
      Battery
      Talk time 17.4 Hours(2G), 9.7 Hours(3G) 12.83 Hours(2G), 8.66 Hours(3G)
      Stand-by time 384 Hours(2G), 390 Hours(3G) 570 Hours(2G), 470 Hours(3G)
      Battery Capacity 1430 mAh, Li-ion 1500 mAh, Li-ion
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
      • Album art cover, Background playback
      • 3GP, 3GPP, AAC, AMR, eAAC+, M4A (Apple lossless), MP3, WMA
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
      • Album art cover, Background playback
      • AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, M4A (Apple lossless), MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
      Video player
      • 3G2, 3GP, AVI, H.263, H.264, MOV, MPEG4
      • H.263, H.264, MPEG4
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS,Stereo FM

      Pre-loaded Apps
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Light sensor, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, Compass, Magnetometer, Proximity sensor
      Phone Features
      Phonebook
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Caller groups,Multiple numbers per contact,Picture ID,Ring ID,Search by both first and last name
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Caller groups,Multiple numbers per contact,Picture ID,Ring ID,Search by both first and last name
      Organizer Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
      Keypad Landscape mode
      Sales Pack Nokia Lumia 520, High Efficiency Charger AC-20, Nokia Battery BL-5J , Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-189CD, Nokia Stereo Headset WH-108, Quick guide, Warranty Card Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
      Availability
      Officially announced 25-Feb-2013 24-Jul-2012
      Market status Available Available
      Price list

      amazon.in

      Rs.6,999
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      ebay.in

      Rs.7,399

      9% discount (max Rs. 3,000) coupon code: DISCOUNT03. On select products.

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      Rs.7,199

      Apply coupon SCSMART91 to get this price.

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      flipkart.com

      Rs.5,999
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      maniacstore.com

      Rs.8,290
      NA

      cromaretail.com

      Rs.9,199
      NA

      nokia.indiatimes.com

      Rs.9,400
      NA
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      Overall expert Rating (3.9/5 based on 17 ratings)

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      Overall User Rating (2.8/5 based on 4 ratings)

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      lumia 520 is a low cost window phone.......which is available in many model....but the one which i liked the most is lumia 520,525 & 625....

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      Its s good one Available with good features it should be work fast.....

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