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Nokia 500 vs Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Nokia 500 vs Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012 phones. Which is the best phone?

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11 Nokia 500 vs 10 Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012

Nokia 500




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Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012




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What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Nokia 500

The phonemore'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! Comment!

11 Advantages Nokia 500

500vsGalaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1Ghz 32bit Single-Corevs850Mhz 32bit Single-Core
93 grams (3.26 ounces)vs107 grams (3.75 ounces)
 61 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs260 thousand
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
360 x 640 pixelsvs240 x 320 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
229 PPIvs133 PPI
+Larger screen
+Higher resolution main camera
5 megapixelsvs3.1 megapixels
Advantage+The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster3G+ HSPA+vs3G HSUPA
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbpsvs(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient LightvsNot supported
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable3.5mm (same audio output)vsNot supported

10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012

Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012vs500
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
12.25 millimeters (0.48 inches)vs14.1 millimeters (0.56 inches)
Advantage+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion videoEIS: Digital stabilizationvsNot supported
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
WVGA (800 x 480 pixels)vsVGA (640 x 480 pixels)
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1300 mAhvs1110 mAh
Advantage+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster802.11 b/g/nvs802.11 b/g
Advantage+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNAvsNot supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 3.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster3.0 version with A2DPvs2.1 version with A2DP
Advantage+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5vsHTML, XHTML


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

Model and physical featuresNokia 500Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
Model500Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
Also known asNokia 500, Nokia FateGalaxy Music Dual-Sim, Samsung Galaxy Music S6012
Country or region where it's soldVarious (International)feature not registered
Release dateSeptember, 2011November, 2012
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth14.1 millimeters (0.56 inches)12.25 millimeters (0.48 inches)
Size (width x height)53.8 x 111.3 millimeters (2.12 x 4.38 in)59 x 110.1 millimeters (2.32 x 4.33 in)
Weight93 grams (3.26 ounces)107 grams (3.75 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Nokia 500Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
Operating systemSymbian ^3 AnnaAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware updateSymbian ^3 Nokia Bellefeature not registered
HardwareNokia 500Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
Architecture - Chipset32bit - ARM 1136JF-S32bit
CPU processor1Ghz Single-Core ARM11850Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredfeature not registered
RAM memory256MB512MB
Internal storage2GB4GB (2GB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHCUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
DisplayNokia 500Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size3.2" inches3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~47.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~42.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution360 x 640 pixels240 x 320 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)229 PPI133 PPI
Colors16 million260 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataNokia 500Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
Dual SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 900/2100
4G networkNot supportedNot supported
2G network SIM2Not supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload14.4/5.76 Mbps7.2/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingNokia 500Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraNokia 500Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
Main camera5 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592 x 1944 pixels2048 x 1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640 x 480 pixels) 15 fpsWVGA (800 x 480 pixels) 25 fps
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
AutofocusNot supportedNot supported
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationNot supportedEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionSmile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
Front camera / Secondary cameraNokia 500Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
Front cameraNot supportedNot supported
Front camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot 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
MultimediaNokia 500Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.263, H.264MP4, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, еAAC+, WMAMP3, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesNokia 500Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output3.5mm (same audio output)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 version with A2DP3.0 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g802.11 b/g/n
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia 500Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerSupportedSupported
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White with covers
- Comes with two covers back over Blue and Red
- Colors: Blue, Orange, Gray
- Dual SIM phone
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- SRS Surround sound
- SoundAlive
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyNokia 500Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
Battery technologyLithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacity1110 mAh1300 mAh
Battery modelBL-4Ufeature not registered
Talk time300 minutes | 5 hours | 0.2 dayfeature not registered
Standby27360 minutes | 456 hours | 19 daysfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Nokia 500Samsung Galaxy Music Duos GT-S6012
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.47 W/Kg (head) | 1.38 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK1.18 W/Kg (head)feature not registered

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