For readers who are considering buying the iPhone 4S or the Nokia Lumia 520, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.
Display and Design
The iPhone 4S comes with a 3.5 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 640 x 960 pixels resolution. The Nokia Lumia 520 comes with a 4 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 480 x 800 pixels resolution.
The iPhone 4S comes with 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm dimensions and weighs 140 grams. The Nokia Lumia 520 comes with 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm dimensions and weighs 124 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The iPhone 4S is equipped with a 1 GHz dual core cortex A9 processor and Apple A5 chipset. It comes in 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The Nokia Lumia 520 is equipped with a 1 GHz dual core processor and Qualcomm MSM8227 chipset. It comes with 8 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a Micro SD card.
The iPhone 4S runs on the iOS 5 operating system, which can be upgraded to the iOS 7 version. The Nokia Lumia 520 runs on the Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system, which can be upgraded to the WP8 Black version. Both the devices have 512 MB of RAM.
The iPhone 4S sports an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is a VGA camera. The Nokia Lumia 520 sports a 5 MP camera with autofocus and does not have a secondary camera.
The iPhone 4S comes with a non-removable Li-Po 1432 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 8 hours on 3G or music play of about 40 hours. The Nokia Lumia 520 comes with a Li-Ion 1430 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 9 hours and 40 minutes on 3G or music play of about 61 hours.
Price in Australia
The iPhone 4S 8 GB variant is priced at around AU $489.95, the 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $679.95, the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $689.95 and the 64 GB variant is priced at around AU $709.95. The Nokia Lumia 520 is priced at around AU $169.95 in Australia.
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