Nokia Lumia 1520 vs. Galaxy Note 3 vs. HTC One Max


The smartphone market is heating up especially with manufacturers bringing out handsets with larger screen sizes, and now Nokia has entered the fray with its own offerings so we are now looking at the Nokia Lumia 1520 vs. Galaxy Note 3 vs. HTC One Max in a specs and features battle.

Nokia has been busy today unveiling a whole host of new mobile products that have included the flagship and much leaked Nokia Lumia 1520, but how does it stack up spec wise against the phablet smartphone competition?

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Samsung has been the market leader in the phablet sector and its latest offering has a 5.7-inch Full HD display with 386ppi pixel density, which compares to the Nokia Lumia 1520 that has a 6-inch Full HD display while the HTC One Max features a 5.9-inch Full HD screen at 373ppi.

The new Nokia has the quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor under the hood clocked at 2.2GHz, which is the same as the Galaxy Note 3 but the HTC One Max loses out here as it uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chip clocked at 1.7GHz.

RAM & Storage
Samsung has supplied 3GB of RAM on the Galaxy Note 3 and the handset is supposedly available in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB storage options but many regions don’t see all these choices, and this is expandable up to 64GB via microSD card. The Nokia has 2GB of RAM with 32GB of expandable storage up to 64GB while the HTC has 16GB or 32GB that is also expandable by 64GB.

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Nokia has fitted a 20-megapixel rear facing camera with OIS with Full HD video capture and dual LED flash while around the front is a 1.2-megapixel unit with a wide angle lens. On the Note 3 we have a 13-megapixel rear facer coupled with a 2-megapixel front facer with the HTC One Max using a 4MP UltraPixel set up for the rear camera and around the front is a 2.1-megapixel unit.

The HTC One Max has a 3,300 mAh unit supplying the power which compares to the Samsung that uses a 3,200 mAh battery, and the new Nokia has an impressive 3,400 mAh unit.

Measurements and Weight
At the time of writing the full measurements for the Nokia haven’t been revealed but it measures only 8.7mm thick weighing 209grams, while the Samsung comes in at 151.2mm x 79.2mm x 8.3mm weighing 168grams, and the HTC One Max is 164.5mm x 82.5mm x 10.29mm and weighs 217grams.

Operating System
The Galaxy Note 3 has the Android 4.3 operating system on board which is the same as the HTC while the Nokia is running the Windows Phone 8.1 OS.

Nokia has stated that the new Lumia will be available from Q4 in a number of markets while the Note 3 is available now, and the HTC One Max has launched in the UK with more markets to shortly follow.

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