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Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Nokia Lumia 520 – Price and Specs Comparison

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While analyzing the specifications of both these devices, it seems that the Nokia Lumia 520 has a superb display and a performance free of lags going for it.

As for the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2, the displayer is larger and it has a more powerful configuration. It is powered by the latest OS as well and has a great camera and a more powerful battery. Both the phones were released in 2013, but have some differences in their specifications, with the Samsung Grand 2 scoring on all specifications.

Specs Comparison

The Nokia Lumia is lighter at 124 g, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is 163 g. Battery capacity of the former is 1430 mAh, whereas the Samsung device has a higher capacity of 2600 mAh. Both the devices have removable batteries. The Nokia Lumia is available in white and black as well as red, cyan and yellow, whereas the Samsung Grand is available in white and black as well as Pink. The Grand 2 has a bigger screen display of 5.2 inches, whereas the Nokia Lumia is only 4 inches. Both are touchscreen devices, but here again the resolution of Samsung Grand 2 is 720 x 1280 p, whereas that of Nokia Lumia is 480 x 800 p.


The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is run on a processor of 1.2 GHz, which is a quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 one, whereas a 1 GHz dual core powers the Nokia Lumia 520. The RAM of the Galaxy device is also superior at 1.5 GB with a capacity of 8 GB. Though Nokia Lumia also has an internal storage capacity of 8 GB, the RAM is only 512 MB. However, both the storage in both the devices can be expanded with the help of a micro SD card.

Nokia Lumia 520

The Nokia Lumia 520 is a great smartphone that has a display screen with great sensitivity. It is run on the Windows Phone 8 platform and the pricing is affordable. It offers you a powerful phone without actually burning a hole in your pocket. It offers great value for the money, offering a tough competition to other mobile devices running on the Android OS offered in this price range. It also has a successor, which the Nokia Lumia 525 with more RAM and better software.

Where Nokia Lumia520 Scores

The Nokia Lumia 520 is lighter than the Galaxy Grand 2 and also has a touchscreen that is glove friendly. The camera can also take better pictures in low light conditions. The device is also endowed with a gorilla glass. It runs on the Windows Phone 8, which is automatically able to shoot pictures having a higher dynamic range or a HDR. The device also has Microsoft Office, which many might find very useful for their work. Another advantage in this device is that it has a child lock, so that children can be prevented from using the device. The final advantage lies in the price, which is lesser than that of Samsung Galaxy Grand 2.

Where Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Scores

This mobile device is a beauty and will be loved by those who want a phablet. It has a big touch screen and offers the perfect device for watching videos or playing HD games. You can very comfortably run several apps at the same time on this device. You can also use multiple Sims, so that the user can use two different services without having to carry two devices. The CPU is about 19% faster than the Nokia Lumia 520, which offers a smoother experience to the user. The RAM is also much more, so that many more apps can be run at the same time. It is easier to read and browse the net or watch videos and movies on the bigger screen of this device.