Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs. Nokia Lumia 520 Specs and Price Comparison in Australia

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For readers who are considering buying the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini 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 Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini comes with a 4 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, rendering 480 x 800 pixels resolution. The Nokia Lumia 520 comes with a 4 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 480 x 800 pixels resolution.

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini comes with 121.6 x 63 x 9.9 mm dimensions and weighs 111.5 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 Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is equipped with a 1 GHz dual core cortex A9 processor and NovaThor U8420 chipset. It comes in 8 GB and 16 GB internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 32 GB using a Micro SD card.

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 Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini runs on the Android Jelly Bean operating system and has 1 GB of RAM. The Nokia Lumia 520 runs on the Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system, which can be upgraded to the WP8 Black. The device has 512 MB of RAM.

Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini sports a 5 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 and does not have a secondary camera.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini comes with a Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 7 hours and 10 minutes on 3G. 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.

Price in Australia

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini 8 GB variant is priced at around AU $299.95. The Nokia Lumia 520 is priced at around AU $189.95 in Australia.

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