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Nokia Lumia 520 vs Nokia Lumia 710

Nokia Lumia 520

Reasons to consider the Lumia 520

3.5G, Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Multitasking Runs multiple apps at once Yes vs No Switch between running apps, surf the web while talking on skype for example
App store Includes the Windows Phone Marketplace Windows Phone Marketplace vs None Includes the Windows Phone Marketplace app store, making it easy to add new games and programs
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 2.1 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)
Thickness Thinner 10 mm vs 12 mm More than 20% thinner
Size Slightly smaller 119x64x9 mm vs 62x119x12 mm Around 20% smaller
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.0" vs 3.7" Around 20% larger screen
Talk time Slightly more talk time 10 hours vs 6.9 hours Around 50% more talk time per battery charge
Nokia Lumia 710

Reasons to consider the Lumia 710

3.5G, Windows-Phone-7.8
Compass Integrated compass Yes vs No Map and navigation apps know which direction you're facing even when you're standing still
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Processor Faster processor Qualcomm Snapdragon, 1400 MHz vs Unknown, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (40% faster)
Screen PPI Slightly higher PPI screen 251 PPI vs 233 PPI Around 10% crisper display of text, images and video
Standby time Slightly more standby time 16.7 days vs 15 days More than 10% more standby time, less frequent charging

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
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
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Lumia 520:233 PPI
Lumia 710:251 PPI
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
5 MP
Screen resolution High resolution screens
800x480
Thickness Thin
Lumia 520:10 mm
Lumia 710:12 mm
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
Lumia 520:8 GB
Lumia 710:7.8 GB
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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