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Nokia X Dual Sim vs Nokia Asha 501

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Nokia X Dual Sim vs Nokia Asha 501 phones. Which is the best phone?


16 Nokia X Dual Sim vs 03 Nokia Asha 501

Nokia X Dual Sim
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32bit Dual



Nokia Asha 501
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32bit Single



What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Nokia X Dual Sim

The site's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone or the best tablet! Comment!

16 Advantages Nokia X Dual Sim

X Dual Sim vs Asha 501
 7X (times)100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
512MB vs 64MB
 31X (times)100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
4GB vs 128MB
10.5 millimeters (0.41 inches) vs 12.1 millimeters (0.48 inches)
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid TFT LCD IPS vs TFT LCD
 61X (times)100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 million vs 260 thousand
 4X (times)100%
+Higher resolution screen
480 x 800 pixels vs 240 x 320 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
233 PPI vs 133 PPI
+Larger screen
4" vs 3"
 4X (times)100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
WVGA (854 x 480 pixels) vs QVGA (320 x 240 pixels)
 1949X (times)100%
+More apps available to download and use
1950000 apps (Google Play Store) vs 1000 apps (Nokia Store)
Advantage+The 3G HSUPA network is newer and faster 3G HSUPA vs 2G EDGE
 30X (times)100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps vs (2G EDGE) 0.236 Mbps
Advantage+Sensors help you use the device Ambient Light vs Not supported
Advantage+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device 2 sims Dual SIM vs 1 sim
Advantage+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device A-GPS, GeoTagging vs Not supported
Advantage+Better sites viewing on the internet HTML, XHTML, HTML5 vs HTML, XHTML

03 Advantages Nokia Asha 501

Asha 501 vs X Dual Sim
98 grams (3.43 ounces) vs 129 grams (4.52 ounces)
+More talk time with your family and friends
17 hours vs 10.5 hours
+More standby time, fewer times to charge the battery
1152 hours vs 408 hours


Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and Physical Features Nokia X Dual SimNokia Asha 501
Brand NokiaNokia
Model X Dual SimAsha 501
Also known as Nokia X RM-980, Nokia X Dual Chip A110, Nokia NormandyNokia Asha 501 RM-899, Nokia Asha 501 RM-900 Single SIM
Country or region where it's sold feature not registeredfeature not registered
Release Date February, 2014June, 2013
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 10.5 millimeters (0.41 inches)12.1 millimeters (0.48 inches)
Size (width x height) 63 x 115.5 millimeters (2.48 x 4.55 in)58 x 99.2 millimeters (2.28 x 3.91 in)
Weight 129 grams (4.52 ounces)98 grams (3.43 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard Not supportedNot supported
Antenna Internal antennaInternal antenna
Water protection Not supportedNot supported
Operating System (OS) Nokia X Dual SimNokia Asha 501
Operating System Android 4.1.2 Jelly BeanNokia Series OS Asha Platform 1.0
Firmware update feature not registeredNokia Series OS Asha Platform 1.4
Chipset and Hardware Nokia X Dual SimNokia Asha 501
Architecture - Chipset 32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM822532bit
CPU Processor 1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A5Single-Core
RAM Memory 512MB64MB
GPU Graphical Controller Qualcomm Adreno 203feature not registered
Internal Storage 4GB128MB
External Storage Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
Mobile Networks and Data Nokia X Dual SimNokia Asha 501
Dual SIM Dual SIM Stand-by - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM Card Slots 2 sims Dual SIM1 sim
SIM Card Type micro SIM (3FF)micro SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz Band Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Dual-Band 900/1800
2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM RM-899: 900/1800 - RM-900: 850/1900
3G Network UMTS 900/2100Not supported
4G Network Not supportedNot supported
2G Network SIM2 GSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
3G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
4G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Data Network SIM2 GPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum Speed Download 7.2 Mbps0.236 Mbps
Maximum Speed Upload 5.76 Mbpsfeature not registered
Messaging and Calling Nokia X Dual SimNokia Asha 501
SMS SMS Auto Filling T9SMS Auto Filling T9
MMS SupportedSupported
E-mail SupportedSupported
Push Mail SupportedNot supported
Speakerphone SupportedSupported
Video Calling Not supportedNot supported
Call Control Voice dialing, Voice recorderVoice recorder
Display and Graphical System Nokia X Dual SimNokia Asha 501
Screen size (inches) 4"3"
Touchscreen Capacitive Multitouch 2-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 2-points
Display Resolution 480 x 800 pixels240 x 320 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 233 PPI133 PPI
Colors 16 million260 thousand
Scratch-resistant glass Not supportedNot supported
Digital Camera / Camcorder Nokia X Dual SimNokia Asha 501
Main Camera 3.1 MegaPixels (3.15) 3.1 MegaPixels (3.15)
Main Camera resolution 2048 x 1536 pixels2048 x 1536 pixels
Flash Not supportedNot supported
Zoom Only digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Autofocus Not supportedNot supported
Touch focus Not supportedNot supported
Smile detection feature not registeredNot supported
Face detection SupportedNot supported
Sensor Size 1/5" inchesfeature not registered
Aperture F f/2.8f/2.8
BSI Sensor Not supportedNot supported
HDR Not supportedNot supported
Front-Camera Not supportedNot supported
Front-Camera resolution Not supportedNot supported
Multimedia Nokia X Dual SimNokia Asha 501
Video Recording WVGA (854 x 480 pixels) 30 fps QVGA (320 x 240 pixels) 15 fps
Video Rec Secondary Camera Not supportedNot supported
Radio FMFM
TV Not supportedNot supported
Video formats MP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audios formats MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+
Connectivity and Interfaces Nokia X Dual SimNokia Asha 501
USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output Not supportedNot supported
Audio output 3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth 3.0 version with A2DP3.0 version with A2DP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n802.11 b/g/n
DLNA Not supportedNot supported
NFC Not supportedNot supported
GPS A-GPS, GeoTaggingNot supported
Infrared port feature not registeredNot supported
Other Functions Nokia X Dual SimNokia Asha 501
Active noise cancellation Not supportedNot supported
Vibrating Alert SupportedSupported
Ringtones Polyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Flash Player Not supportedNot supported
Java SupportedSupported
Sensors Accelerometer
Ambient Light
Other features - Colors: Black, White, Bright green, Bright red, Cyan, Yellow
- Android Nokia X 1.0 UI
- Nokia ClearBlack display
- Nokia Here Maps
- Skype
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Red, Green, Cyan, Yellow
- 4GB microSD card included
- Facebook and Twitter
Power Supply and Autonomy Nokia X Dual SimNokia Asha 501
Battery Technology Lithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery Capacity 1500 mAh1200 mAh
Battery Model BN-01BL-4U
Talk Time 630 minutes | 10.5 hours | 0.4 day1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standby 24480 minutes | 408 hours | 17 days69120 minutes | 1152 hours | 48 days
Specific Absorption Rate (Radiation) Nokia X Dual SimNokia Asha 501
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia feature not registered1 W/Kg (head) | 0.62 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK feature not registeredfeature not registered

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