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Nokia X vs Nokia Lumia 520 – Comparison Features, Price and Specs

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Nokia has been in the mobile business for a very long time.

People have developed a liking for the products offered by the company. The handsets produced by Nokia have all the basic features that one may desire in a smartphone. The best part about Nokia products is the price. The company offers handsets at a very reasonable price. Nokia has given its competitors a run for their money. The products offered by Nokia are designed keeping in mind the common masses. Hence, the company has earned a handy reputation among the people.

The recently launched Nokia X is a medium tier smartphone. The device developed by Nokia is the newest member of the Nokia X family. The smartphone was made available on the day of its release, as the company was targeting the upcoming markets. Two variants were released, Nokia X and Nokia+. The latter offers 768MB RAM along with a microSD card for its users.

In comparison to Nokia X, the Nokia Lumia 520 is a Windows Phone 8 smartphone, manufactured and marketed by Nokia. The device was released in the market in the year 2013. The Nokia Lumia 520 went on to become the best selling Windows smartphone across the world. The Nokia Lumia 520 sold more handsets than Windows phone, tablet, or PC of any other company. Let us compare the features, specifications and the price between Nokia X and Nokia Lumia 520.

Design, Dimensions, Display

The Nokia X has a basic design as other handsets of the company. However, it is made available in various colors. The dimensions of Nokia X measures 115.5mm x 63mm x 10.4mm in height, width, and thickness. The smartphone weighs approximately 128.7gms or 4.54 oz. The Nokia X supports a 4-inch screen having a resolution of 480×800 pixels.

The dimensions of Nokia Lumia 520 measures 119.9mm x 64mm x 9.9mm in height, width, and thickness. The Windows smartphone weighs approximately 124gms or 4.37 oz. The Nokia Lumia 520 also supports a 4-inch screen having a resolution of 480×800 pixels.

Hardware and Software

The Nokia X is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play quad-core 1GHz Cortex A5 CPU and Adreno 203 GPU. The device runs on Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system.

The Nokia Lumia 520 is powered with Qualcomm quad-core 1GHz CPU and Adreno 305 GPU. The device runs on Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system, upgradable to Windows Phone 8 Black.

Price

The Nokia X is priced at $149.99; whereas, the Nokia Lumia 520 is priced at $139.99.

Nokia Lumia 520 is a Windows phone at such a low price. The Nokia X, with a dual SIM, is designed to target the middle class. Both these smartphones have received a great response from the masses.