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Nokia Lumia 520 LG Optimus L7

Nokia Lumia 520 vs LG Optimus L7

Nokia Lumia 520

Reasons to consider the Lumia 520

3.5G, Microsoft Windows Phone 8
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)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Internal storage More internal storage 8 GB vs 4 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Slightly higher PPI screen 233 PPI vs 216 PPI Around 10% crisper display of text, images and video
LG Optimus L7

Reasons to consider the Optimus L7

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
Thickness Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 10 mm More than 10% thinner
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.3" vs 4.0" Around 20% larger screen

Competitors

Nokia Lumia 625 Nokia Lumia 520 Lumia 520 vs Lumia 625
Motorola Moto G Nokia Lumia 520 Lumia 520 vs Moto G
Samsung Galaxy Star Pro Nokia Lumia 520 Lumia 520 vs Galaxy Star Pro
Nokia Lumia 520 Nokia Lumia 620 Lumia 520 vs Lumia 620
LG G2 LG Optimus L7 Optimus L7 vs G2
LG Optimus L7 II LG Optimus L7 Optimus L7 vs Optimus L7 II
Samsung Galaxy S III mini LG Optimus L7 Optimus L7 vs Galaxy S III mini
Huawei Ascend Y300 LG Optimus L7 Optimus L7 vs Ascend Y300

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Bluetooth Recent bluetooth support
Lumia 520:4.0
L7:3.0
Thickness Thin
Lumia 520:10 mm
L7:9 mm
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
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
Screen resolution High resolution screens
800x480
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
L7:Android App Market
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Lumia 520:233 PPI
L7:216 PPI
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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