LG G3 VS. Nokia Lumia 1520: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: LG G3 VS. Nokia Lumia 1520. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.6
Cost-effectiveness
6.6
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.7
4.2
Performance & Hardware
5.7
3.3
Camera
6.7
5.6
Connectivity
7.7
6.9
Battery
5.8
5.9

Basics

Brand

Brand
LG
Aliases
G3 D850, G3 D855, G3 LS990, F400 S
Bandit, RM-937, RM-938, RM-939

Release Date

Release date
May 2014, 5 years ago
October 2013, 5 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
74.6 mm
146.3 mm
9.0 mm
85.4 mm
162.8 mm
8.7 mm
Weight
149 g
209 g
Usable surface
76 %
71 %
Materials
Plastic
-
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Gold

Red

Violet

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.5"
6"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
1440 x 2560 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
534 Pixels per inch
367 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • 600 cd/m2
  • Anti-glare polariser
  • Capacitive
  • ClearBlack display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Refresh rate - 60 Hz
  • Scratch resistant
  • Sunlight readability enhancements

Prototypes





Prototypes
Nokia Lumia 1520
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
CPU
Krait 400
Krait 400
Type
Quad-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
2.5 GHz
2.3 GHz
64 Bits
No
No

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 330
Qualcomm Adreno 330

RAM

RAM
2 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
65.495 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 65% of devices
25.467
Overall performance better than 27% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
32 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
LED Notifications
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
13 Mpx
20.1 Mpx
Pixel size
1.127 µm
1.071 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX135 Exmor RS
Unknown Unknown
Type
CMOS
CMOS BSI
Aperture
f/2.4
f/2.4
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual capture
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
2.1 Mpx
1.2 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA2000 EV-DO REV.A
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • APT-x
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • FTP (File Transfer Profile)
  • GOEP (Generic Object Exchange Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SAP/SIM/rSAP (SIM Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • GAVDP (Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Cell ID
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • S-GPS
  • Wi-Fi

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.377 W/Kg on head
0.314 W/Kg on body
0.640 W/Kg on head
0.200 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

0.390 W/Kg on head
0.760 W/Kg on body
1.320 W/Kg on head
0.400 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3000 mAh
3400 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Removable
Wireless charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Black

Prices

Prices

Prices