The Nokia Lumia 520 allows you the possibility to take multiple pictures using Smart Shoot, and you can edit them with Cinemagraph, a photo animation app. The Lumia 625 has a big screen and rounded edges, and the awesome thing about this phone is that it has a neon-colored back cover (green, yellow or reddish-orange). But, let’s compare the two smartphones to see which one has more advantages.
Displays and designs
The Nokia Lumia 520 has a resolution of 480×800 pixels, being equipped with a 4 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, while the Lumia 625 has a 4.7 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, and the same resolution.
The Nokia Lumia 520 weights 124 grams and has these dimensions: 119.9x64x9.9 mm, while the Lumia 625 weights 35 grams more, but, obviously it has a bigger size (133.3×72.3×9.2 mm).
Hardware and operating systems
The Nokia Lumia 520 has a 1 GHz dual core processor + Qualcomm MSM8227 chipset and an internal memory of 8GB, expandable by up to 64 GB.
The Lumia 625 has also an expandable internal memory of 8 GB (use a Micro SD card and you’ll have 64 GB of internal memory), and comes with a 1.2 GHz dual core krait processor + Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon chipset.
Being manufactured by the same company, both phones are running on the Microsoft Windows Phone 8 o.s., upgradeable to the WP8 Amber. These phones have one more thing in common: 512 MB of RAM.
Both phones have a 5 MP camera with autofocus, but the Lumia 625 has also a VGA secondary camera.
You can talk over nine hours and a half on 3G or listen to music for 61 hours on the Nokia Lumia 520, which has a Li-Ion 1430 mAh battery.On the Lumia 625 you can talk over 15 hours on 3G,or listen to music for 90 hours thanks to its non-removable Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery.
The Nokia Lumia 520 can be bought from amazon.com at the price of 65 dollars, while the Lumia 625 4G LTE variant costs 245 dollars.
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