Lumia 1520 VS Galaxy Beam 2

The Nokia Lumia 1520 has better specifications than the Samsung Galaxy Beam 2

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Nokia Lumia 1520 VS Samsung Galaxy Beam 2

 
Lumia 1520 Galaxy Beam 2
 
The Nokia Lumia 1520 and the Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
2
The Lumia 1520 is thinner at 8.7mm
0
The Galaxy Beam 2 is thicker at 11.6mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The Lumia 1520 has a greater cubic volume of 1889955.375
2
The Galaxy Beam 2 has a smaller cubic volume of 1706468.75
Less Weight
0
The Lumia 1520 heavier at 209 grams
2
The Galaxy Beam 2 lighter at 165 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The Lumia 1520 features a bigger 6" display
0
The Galaxy Beam 2 features a smaller 4.66" display
Pixel Density
2
The Lumia 1520 has a higher pixel density at 367 ppi
0
The Galaxy Beam 2 has lower pixel density at 200 ppi
Newer
0
The Lumia 1520 is older and was released on 10/2013
1
The Galaxy Beam 2 is newer and was released on 04/2014
Standby Time
1
The Lumia 1520 can last more around 768 hours
0
The Galaxy Beam 2 can last less around hours
Talk Time
2
The Lumia 1520 can last more around 27 hours
0
The Galaxy Beam 2 can last less around hours
Camera
2
The Galaxy Beam 2 has a 21mp camera
0
The Galaxy Beam 2 has a 5mp camera
Total Points
11 5
Total Score
69% 31%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Nokia Lumia 1520 and the Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Nokia Lumia 1520 has better specifications than the Samsung Galaxy Beam 2, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Nokia Lumia 1520. Note that the Lumia 1520 has 32 GB internal storage compared to internal storage found in the Galaxy Beam 2 currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the Nokia Lumia 1520 or the Samsung Galaxy Beam 2

Availability

Announced on
October 2013 April 2014
Available
December 2013 June 2014

Battery

Capacity
3400 mAh 2600 mAh
Standby Time
768 hours -
Talk Time
27 hours -
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
4 4
Speed
2.2GHz 1.2GHz
Type
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 -

Camera

Main
21mp (5248x3936) 5mp (2592x1944)
Secondary
1280x1024 YES
Video
1080p YES

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
4.0 (A2DP) 4.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
YES YES
GPRS
YES YES
GPS
yes, and GLONASS yes, and GLONASS
HSCSD
HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 1... HSDPA; HSUPA
NFC
YES -
USB
2.0 microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
1080x1920 pixels 480x800 pixels
Size
6 inches 4.66 inches
Type
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100 HSDPA 850, 1900, 2100
4G Network
LTE 800, 850, 900, 1800, 2100, 2600 -
Alias
- Galaxy Beam2 SM-G3858 for China
Form Factor
Phablet Slate
Price Range
$500+ $150-$300

Memory

Card Slot
microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32GB
Internal
32 GB -
Ram
2 GB -

Operating System

Type
Windows Phone Android
Version
8 4.2.2

Other Features

SIM Type
micro-SIM micro-SIM

Size and Weight

Depth
8.7 mm (0.34 inches) 11.6 mm (0.45 inches)
Height
162.8 mm (6.35 inches) 134.5 mm (5.25 inches)
Weight
209 grams (7.3 ounces) 165 grams (5.8 ounces)
Width
85.4 mm (3.33 inches) 70.0 mm (2.73 inches)