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Nokia Lumia 520 LG Optimus L5

Nokia Lumia 520 vs LG Optimus L5

Nokia Lumia 520

Reasons to consider the Lumia 520

3.5G, Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 233 PPI vs 144 PPI More than 60% crisper display of text, images and video
Bluetooth Significantly newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 3.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Network Faster max data speeds HSDPA (21.1 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 3x faster)
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 800x480 vs 480x320 2.5x higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1000 MHz vs Unknown, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Internal storage More internal storage 8 GB vs 4 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
LG Optimus L5

Reasons to consider the Optimus L5

3.5G, Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Compass Integrated compass Yes vs No Map and navigation apps know which direction you're facing even when you're standing still
App store Many more apps available Android App Market vs Windows Phone Marketplace The Android App Market has over 400,000 apps vs 55,000 (around 7.5x more)
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Standby time Significantly more standby time 37.5 days vs 15 days 2.5x more standby time, less frequent charging

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Bluetooth Recent bluetooth support
Lumia 520:4.0
L5:3.0
Thickness Thin
10 mm
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
5 MP
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Lumia 520:Windows Phone Marketplace
L5:Android App Market
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
FM Radio Both have built in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard

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