The Samsung Galaxy S duos is the most powerful dual-SIM smartphone from this company, being inspired by its “older brother”, Samsung Galaxy S3, but coming in a smaller version. The advantage of the Nokia Lumia 520 is that it’s very cheap and it runs on the Windows 8 operating system, but we’ll compare both phones to see which one is better.
Displays and designs
The Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 has a 4 inch TFT capacitive touch screen, with a resolution of 480×800 pixels, just like the Nokia Lumia 520, but which has a 4 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen.
The Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 weights 120 grams and has these dimensions: 121.5×63.1×10.5 mm, while the Nokia Lumia 520 is weighting 4 grams more and it measures: 119.9x64x 9.9 mm.
Hardware and operating systems
The Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 comes with a 1 GHz cortex A5 processor + Qualcomm MSM7227A Snapdragon chipset, and only one variant of internal memory of 4 GB, which is expandable by up to 32 GB.
The Nokia Lumia 520 has a 1 GHz dual core processor + Qualcomm MSM8227 chipset and an 8 GB variant of internal memory, also expandable by up to 64 GB.
The Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 is an Android smartphone which runs on the Ice Cream Sandwich o.s. with 768 MB of RAM, while the Nokia Lumia 520 runs on Microsoft Windows Phone 8 o.s. with only 512 MB of RAM.
Both smartphones have a 5 MP primary camera (autofocus), but only the Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 has a VGA secondary camera.
You can talk over 7 hours on the Samsung Galaxy S Duos, which has a Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery, while on the Nokia Lumia 520 you can talk over nine hours and a half thanks to its Li-Ion 1430 mAh battery.
On amazon.com, the Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 costs 148 dollars, while the Nokia Lumia 520 can be found at the price of 110 dollars.
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