Round 2 – Nokia Lumia 520 vs Micromax Canvas Turbo #SmartFone13

Hey folks! Thanks for voting in the first round of this best budget smartphone of 2013 competition. You have chosen the winners from the first round and they will be competing against each other in this semi-finals. In the battle between Nokia Lumia 520 and Zen Ultrafone 70 FHD, you have chosen the lone Windows Phone – Nokia Lumia 520.  In another battle between the Micromax Canvas Turbo and Lenovo P780, y0u have chosen Micromax Canvas Turbo. Now when Nokia Lumia 520 goes up against the Micromax Canvas Turbo, what phone will you choose?


Nokia Lumia 520 is the only Windows Phone smartphone in the entire lot and comes at a very affordable price. Nokia Lumia 520 has a relatively small 4inch WVGA display and is powered by a 1 GHz dual core Snapdragon processor. There is 512MB RAM and you get 8GB internal storage along with a microSD card slot for expansion. Nokia Lumia 520 runs on Windows Phone 8 and comes with the flashy fancy Windows Metro UI. There is a 5MP camera at the back and no front facing camera which is kind of a disappointment.

Micromax Canvas Turbo is the successor of Micromax Canvas 4 and is the first smartphone from Micromax to feature a Full HD display. Micromax Canvas Turbo comes with a 5inch 1080p Full HD display and features a MediaTek 1.5GHz quad-core MT6589T processor. There is 2GB RAM and 16GB without any microSD card slot. Micromax Canvas Turbo runs on a near stock version of Android 4.2 with a few software features(gimmicks). On the back, Canvas Turbo has a 13MP camera that can record 1080p videos and a 5MP front facing camera.

Among the two phones, let us know which is your favorite by voting right below.

Author: Monish Kumar

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