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CAT S61 (Single-sim) vs Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)

Side by side comparison between CAT S61 vs Nokia Asha 503 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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CAT S61 (Single-sim)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsNokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)Compare CAT S61 X
Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
3"
TFT

240x320

5
MP

128MB
RAM

32bit Single

1200
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? CAT S61 (Single-sim)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

S61 (Single-sim)28 Advantages CAT S61 (Single-sim)vsAsha 503 (Dual-Sim)4 Advantages Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
+4GB LPDDR431 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs128MB
+64GB (54GB available)11058 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs5MB
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+16 million61 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs260 thousand
+1080x1920 pixels26 times
Higher resolution screen
vs240x320 pixels
+424 PPI2 times
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs133 PPI
+5.2"73%
Larger screen
vs3"
+(back) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+(front) 8MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+4K UHD (3840x2160)107 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsQVGA (320x240)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)2499 times
More apps available to download and use
vs1000 apps (Nokia Store)
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs3G HSUPA
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps82 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh3 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1200 mAh
+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
vsNot supported
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs3.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs+111 grams (3.89 ounces)47%
Lighter
13 millimeters (0.51 inches)vs+12.7 millimeters (0.5 inches)2%
Thinner
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

13 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
+6 specs and more in the table below

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

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Physical featuresCAT S61 (Single-sim)Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
ModelS61 (Single-sim)Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
Other model namesCaterpillar S61, CAT S61 Single-simNokia Asha 503 RM-922, Nokia Asha 503 RM-958
Country or region availableSouth Africa
South Africa
feature not registered
BrandCATNokia
Release dateFebruary, 2018November, 2013
Depth13 millimeters (0.51 inches)12.7 millimeters (0.5 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 150 millimeters (2.99 x 5.91 in)60.6 x 102.6 millimeters (2.39 x 4.04 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)111 grams (3.89 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meters and 30min.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
Not supported
System (OS)CAT S61 (Single-sim)Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoNokia Series OS Asha Platform 1.1
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareCAT S61 (Single-sim)Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)32bit
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Single-Core
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 508 650Mhzfeature not registered
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4128MB
Internal storage64GB (54GB available)
eMMC 5.1
5MB
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayCAT S61 (Single-sim)Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size5.2" inches3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~44.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels (16:9)240x320 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 2-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI133 PPI
Colors16 million260 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksCAT S61 (Single-sim)Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps7.2/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingCAT S61 (Single-sim)Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice recorder
CameraCAT S61 (Single-sim)Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsQVGA (320x240) 15 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraNot supported
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
2ª cameraCAT S61 (Single-sim)Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaCAT S61 (Single-sim)Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAC
ConnectivityCAT S61 (Single-sim)Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsCAT S61 (Single-sim)Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black
- FLIR Thermal Imaging back camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Drop-to-concrete resistance up to 1.8 meters
- Colors: Black, Blue, Yellow, White, Red, Green
- 4GB microSD included
- Nokia Life
- Support WhatsApp and eBuddy IM
- Java framework
Power supplyCAT S61 (Single-sim)Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
BL-4U
Battery capacity4500 mAh1200 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 4
Standard charging
Talk time autonomy2100 minutes | 35 hours | 1.5 days270 minutes | 4.5 hours | 0.2 day
Standby53280 minutes | 888 hours | 37 days28800 minutes | 480 hours | 20 days
Radiation rateCAT S61 (Single-sim)Nokia Asha 503 (Dual-Sim)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.43W/kg (head) | 0.64W/kg (body)
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