Apple iPhone 6 Plus VS Nokia Lumia 1520 : Detailed Comparision

By | September 10, 2014
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Yesterday the most awaited Smartphone of this year is launched, the Apple iPhone has launched with two variant size iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus  in Flint Center, US. In the event Apple showed both variants of the iPhone. They also launched Apple’s first ever Smartwatch in this event that is Apple Watch. The latest variant of the iPhone that iPhone 6 Plus will give a tough competition to Nokia Lumia 1520 high end device, which is made by Microsoft owned Nokia. Now in this you will get the complete and detailed comparison of the both high end devices, which can help you to take your choice, that which one is better for you.

Apple iPhone 6 Plus VS Nokia Lumia 1520

Design and Looks

Both the Smartphones of Apple and Nokia respectively, are famous for its built, design and looks. The Apple iPhone is famous for its sleek and full metal body design. The iPhone 6 Plus is only 172 grams and that is very light in weight as compared to Lumia’s. The iPhone 6 plus has a full metal body which is available in color shades such as Silver, Space Gray and Gold. The iPhone 6 plus is only 7.1 mm thick. This time has slightly changed its design means the power key is not on the top of the handset, it sits near to the volume rockers of the phone, and the volume keys are not in round shape.

iPhone 6 Plus

On the other side Nokia Lumia series is famous for its color Polycarbonate body,  The Lumia 1520 is a 6 inch huge device and it is near around 209 grams in weight, that was much  heavier than latest iPhone 6 plus. The Lumia 1520 is available in Red, Yellow, Green, Black and White color. These colored back panel style of the Lumia 1520 offered a premium look to the Smartphone and provide a more colorful option to the customers.

lumia 1520


The Nokia Lumia has  6 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, full HD display with 367 ppi pixel, the display has 1920 x 1080p resolution, the display is covered with Cornia Gorilla Glass which makes the display scratch proof and dust proof. The Lumia is also comes with its Clear Black technology, which the color on the display more vivid and sharp.

Whereas the Apple iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD display with a 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and carried 401 ppi pixel density, that is much higher that Nokia Lumia 1520, the resolution of the Apple iPhone 6 is higher than its HD Retina display. The display of the iPhone 6 comes with Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating which offered a better wide angle and better screen for reading and watching video’s on the handset.

iphone 6

Processor and Memory

The Apple iPhone 6 Plus is empowered by Apple A8 chipset with 64 bit architecture. Its incredible power which is more enhanced by an M8 motion co-processor that is nicely measured your activity from advanced sensors,  the  phone also includes a new barometer in the phone. The A8 chip has up to 25% faster processing power and up to 50% faster graphics. Graphics are an incredible 84 times faster than the original iPhone. The iPhone 6 is available in 3 variants (depends on storage) such as 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB with no external external storage support.

Whereas Nokia  Lumia 1520 has Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400 Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 processor, which is coupled with 2 GB of RAM, the Qualcomm snapdragon 800 processor is already famous for its fast processing, and for the graphics this Smartphone has a Aderno 330 GPU. The phone comes with 32 GB internal storage support which is further expandable up to 128 GB via Micro SD card support.


The latest iPhone 6 comes with a better camera as compared to previous generations of iPhone’s. The iPhone 6 has 8 Mega-pixel rear view camera with dual LED flash which able to to record full HD video’s at 1920 x 1080p resolution. The camera of this handset also offered you 1.5µm pixel size, Geo-tagging, simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, panorama, HDR features. And if you want to record slow motion video, then you can record video up to 240 fps at 720p (HD) resolution.


It also has a  1.2 Mega-pixel front facing camera, which able to record video’s at 720p, with the help you take images in a burst and HDR mode also. It also provides the DSLR-like features to its latest handset.

On the other side Nokia is always famous for its Camera quality, this time too also, the Nokia Lumia 1520 has a 20 mega-pixel rear view camera along with dual LED flash, the rear camera of this Windows  Smartphone is paired with Carl Zesis Optics, that is help of take images at 4992 х 3744 pixels. The camera of Lumia 1520 is also carried, 1/2.5” sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, PureView technology, dual capture, Geo-tagging, face detection, panorama. You can also record high definition video at 1080p at 30 fps. This phone has 1.2 MP front shooter, by use of them you can record video at 720p.

lumia 1520 Camera

Recently the Operating System giant Microsoft has also announced the latest firmware for its Lumia Denim flagship devices, including Lumia 1520, by which the user can record video at 4K resolution.


Full Specification of iPhone 6 Plus

  • Display :  5.5 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD full HD display with 401 ppi
  • Operating System : iOS 8
  • Processor : Chipset A8 with 64 bit Architecture
  • Internal Storage : Available in 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB
  • External Storage :  Not Expandable
  • Main Camera :  8 Mega-pixel rear view camera along with a dual LED flash
  • Secondary Camera :  1.2 Mega-pixel
  • Sensors :  Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  • Weight :  172 grams
  • Dimensions (mm) : 158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1
  • Color :  Space Gray, Silver and Gold
  • SIM :  Single SIM (Nano)
  • Battery : Non removable Li-ion battery
  • Connectivity : GPRS, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, WI-Fi and 3G and 4G connectivity

iPhone 6plus

Full Specification of Nokia Lumia 1520

  • Display :  6 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, full HD display with 367 ppi pixel
  • Operating System : Windows Phone 8.1
  • Processor :  Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400 Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 processor
  • Graphics : Aderno 330
  • Internal Storage : Available in 16 GB
  • External Storage :  Expandable up to 128 GB
  • Main Camera :  20 Mega-pixel rear view camera along with LED flash
  • Secondary Camera :  1.2 Mega-pixel
  • Sensors :  Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Weight :  209 grams
  • Dimensions (mm) : 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7
  • SIM : Single SIM (Nano)
  • Color :  Yellow, Green, Black, Red and White
  • Battery : Non removable  3400 Li-ion battery
  • Connectivity : GPRS, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, WI-Fi and 3G and 4G connectivity


The iPhone 6 comes  non removable battery which is better than its previous generation, it will offer 284 hours of standby time on 3G network and provide 24 hours talk time on 2G network, whereas Lumia 1520 has a huge battery of 3400 mAh battery that will offer 768 hours of standby time on 3G network or 25 hours talk time in 3G network.


The Apple iPhone 6 Unlocked variant is available $ 600 USD (excluding taxes) and with the contract it is available for $199 USD, whereas Lumia 150 is already available in the market at a price of $ 525 USD.

Bottom Line

The iPhone 6 Plus is new to the Phablet series, but it’s coming from Apple side so no doubt it will be the market changer and will give the tough competition to other company’s Phablets, including Lumia 1520. The iPhone 6 Plus is nice device and  if your Apple lover then its awesome, and if  in the case you want to some change and loving the latest Windows Live Tile UI, then  go for the Nokia Lumia, that is the best Smartphone and you will get all your needs in this Smartphone, it has better camera and display, but number of apps are less as compared to the Apple app Store. The Windows Phone is rising slowly and becomes takes the third place in the market Share.