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.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
No price,
no Ki
No price,
no Ki
Design and Screen score 5.6 Design & Materials 3.7 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 4.5 Performance & Hardware 2.9 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 5.4 Camera 4.2 Camera
Connectivity score 6.9 Connectivity 5.3 Connectivity
Battery score 4.8 Battery 4.9 Battery

User reviews

User score
8.0
400 reviews
8.7
28 reviews

Summary

Inches 5.5" 6"
Resolution QHD FHD
Usable surface 76% useful 71% useful
Aspect Ratio 16:9 16:9
Dimensions 74.6 mm
146.3 mm
9.0 mm
85.4 mm
162.8 mm
8.7 mm
Weight 149 g 209 g
Micro SnapD. 801
Quad-Core
SnapD. 800
Quad-Core
RAM 2 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
Storage 16 GB 32 GB
AnTuTu 65.495
v6
25.467
v?
Battery 3000 mAh 3400 mAh
Main Camera 1
13 Mpx · ƒ/2.4
IMX135 Exmor RS
1
20.1 Mpx · ƒ/2.4

Selfie Camera SELF 2.1 Mpx · ƒ/-- SELF 1.2 Mpx · ƒ/--
Bands
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow Windows Phone 8.0

Brand

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

Release Date

Release date May 2014,
7 years ago
October 2013,
7 years ago
State Not available Not available
Market Global --

Design & Materials

Structure

LG G3
Nokia Lumia 1520
LG G3
Nokia Lumia 1520
Size
74.6 mm
146.3 mm
9.0 mm
Print 3D Model
85.4 mm
162.8 mm
8.7 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 149 g 209 g
Usable surface 76 % 71 %
Materials Plastic -
Resistance - -
Colors
Black

White

Gold

Red

Violet

Screen

Diagonal 5.5" 6"
Type LCD IPS LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio 16:9 16:9
Resolution QHD
1440 x 2560 px
FHD
1080 x 1920 px
Density 534 Pixels per inch 367 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Without Notch
  • LED Notifications
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Refresh rate 60 Hz
  • Brightnes 600 cd/m² (typ)
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • ClearBlack display
  • Sunlight readability enhancements
  • Anti-glare polariser

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
7.6
8.5
Do you think it's a nice phone?
8.7
8.6
Is it comfortable?
8.4
7.4
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
7.4
8.9
Number of reviews
400 reviews
28 reviews

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
CPU 4x Krait 400 2.5 GHz 4x Krait 400 2.3 GHz
Type Quad-Core Quad-Core
Manufacturing 28 nm 28 nm
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
Type -- --

Storage

Capacity 16 GB 32 GB
Type -- --
SD Slot Yes ,
Independent SD slot
Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint No No

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED LED Notifications --
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
8.3
8.6
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
7.9
8.8
What's your experience been with demanding games?
7.5
8.2
Number of reviews
400 reviews
28 reviews

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Rear camera Rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 13 Mpx 20.1 Mpx
Sensor Sony IMX135 Exmor RS Unknown
Type CMOS CMOS BSI
Aperture ƒ/ 2.4 ƒ/ 2.4
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.12 µm 1.07 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size 1/3.06 --

Features

Flash Dual LED Dual LED
Optical Stabilisation Yes Yes
Slow Motion Video Yes,
120 fps
No,
30 fps
Others
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Digital zoom
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Self-timer
  • Dual capture

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 2.1 Mpx 1.2 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type -- --
Aperture ƒ/ -- ƒ/ --
Pixel size -- --
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
8.8
9.3
Quality of nighttime photos
7.4
8.6
Quality of selfies
7.4
6.9
Does it have a powerful flash?
8.5
8.7
Number of reviews
400 reviews
28 reviews

Connectivity

Network compatibility

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

Bluetooth

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

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

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
8.4
9.1
Quality of the GPS
8.0
9.3
And the WiFi?
8.6
9.0
Number of reviews
400 reviews
28 reviews

Battery

Battery

Capacity
3000 mAh
3400 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Fast charge No No
Others
  • Wireless charging
  • Removable
  • Wireless charging
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 8%
    Less than half day
  • 36%
    Less than a day
  • 39%
    One day
  • 16%
    More than one day
  • 2%
    Two days or more
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 0%
    Less than a day
  • 39%
    One day
  • 43%
    More than one day
  • 18%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
400 reviews
28 reviews

Software

Software

Operating System
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
    Android 6.0 Marshmallow, 5 years ago
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Black
    Windows Phone 8.0 , 8 years ago
Google Services (official) Yes --

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 3%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 70%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 26%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 21%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 68%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 11%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 12%
    Never
  • 40%
    Once a year
  • 43%
    Every six months
  • 5%
    Every two months or less
  • 7%
    Never
  • 25%
    Once a year
  • 36%
    Every six months
  • 32%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
400 reviews
28 reviews

Prices

Prices
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