Which smartphone is best suited for consumers? We pit the Nokia Lumia 1520 against the HTC One Max to see which better.
In terms of design and display, the HTC One Max features a Super LCD3 that measures 5.9 inches. Its resolution can render up to 1080 x 1920 pixels. It has the following dimensions: 164.5 x 82.5 x 10.3 mm and weights 217 grams.
Meanwhile, the Nokia Lumia 1520 has IPS LCD touc screen of 6 inches, which renders the same resolution as the HTC model. It us slightly smaller than its competitor (dimensions: 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm), and it is also lighter (weight: 209 grams).
For the hardware and OS, the HTC One Max has a Krait 300 processor which is a quad core that works at 1.7 GHz. The HTC model has the Snapdragon 600 APQ8064 chipset from Qualcomm, and a handset that supports 2GB of RAM with two options for internal storage: 16GB and 32GB (if you’re willing to buy a microSD card, you can expand your memory up to 64GB). The HTC One Max runs on the Android Jelly Bean.
Meanwhile, the Nokia Lumia 1520 has Krait 400 processor that is also a quad core, but works at 2.2 GHz. The chipset of the Nokia model is the Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 from Qualcomm. It also supports 2GB of RAM, but comes with only one option of internal memory: 32GB (also expandable by using a microSD card – up to 64GB). The Nokia Lumia 1520 runs on Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Black.
For battery usage and camera specs, The HTC One Max has a Li-Po 3300 mAh battery unit that allows users 25 hours of talking time (3G), while the Nokia Kumia 1520 has the Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery unit which allows 25 hours of talking time (3G). Both smartphones have a non-removable battery.
The Nokia Lumia 1520 handset comes with a whooping 20MP rear-facing camera that features Carl Zeiss optics (autofocus + dual LED flash + optical image stabilization) and the front-facing camera is a 1.2MP one good for taking photos.The HTC One Max comes with a primary camera of 4MP (autofocus + LED flash) and has a front-facing camera of 2.1MP.
The HTC One Max (32GB) cost around $470.00, while the Nokia Lumia 1520 (32GB) cost $469.00.
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