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Nokia 5230 (Nuron) vs LG K51 (K500MM)

Side by side comparison between Nokia 5230 vs LG K51 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG K51 XNokia 5230 (Nuron)03Points
Nokia 5230 (Nuron)
3.2"
TFT

360x640

2
MP

128MB
RAM

32bit Single

1320
mAh

(Removable)

vs
LG K51 (K500MM)
6.5"
IPS

720x1560

13
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? LG K51 (K500MM)

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!

5230 (Nuron)3 Advantages Nokia 5230 (Nuron)vsK51 (K500MM)30 Advantages LG K51 (K500MM)
+115 grams (4.03 ounces)77%
Lighter
vs204 grams (7.14 ounces)
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
434Mhz 32bit Single-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core8 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
128MB SDRAMvs+3GB LPDDR323 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
256MB (70MB available)vs+32GB (18GB available)262 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 16GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC63 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
15.5 millimeters (0.61 inches)vs+8.47 millimeters (0.33 inches)83%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
360x640 pixelsvs+720x1560 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
229 PPIvs+264 PPI15%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
3.2"vs+6.5"103%
Larger screen
(back) 2MPvs+(triple camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP9 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
Not supportedvs+(front) 13MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
VGA (640x480)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
50000 apps (Nokia Ovi Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)49 times
More apps available to download and use
3G HSDPAvs+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
(3G HSDPA) 3.6 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps82 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Resistivevs+CapacitiveAdvantage
Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive.
Singlevs+MultitouchAdvantage
Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time.
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1320 mAhvs+4000 mAh2 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Not supportedvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
2.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Panda King GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

9 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
+2 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresNokia 5230 (Nuron)LG K51 (K500MM)
Model5230 (Nuron)K51 (K500MM)
Other model namesT-Mobile Nokia 5230 Nuron, RM-588LG K51 (Metro by T-Mobile) LMK500MMAMTPTN, LM-K500MM
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandNokiaLG
Release dateMarch, 2010May, 2020
Depth15.5 millimeters (0.61 inches)8.47 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)51.7 x 111 millimeters (2.04 x 4.37 in)77.92 x 166.96 millimeters (3.07 x 6.57 in)
Weight115 grams (4.03 ounces)204 grams (7.14 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedMIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
System (OS)Nokia 5230 (Nuron)LG K51 (K500MM)
Operating systemSymbian 9.4 S60 5th Edition Symbian^1Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareNokia 5230 (Nuron)LG K51 (K500MM)
Chipset32bit - ARM 1136JF-S64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
CPU processor434Mhz Single-Core ARM11Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredPowerVR GE8320 650Mhz
RAM memory128MB SDRAM3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256MB (70MB available)32GB (18GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 16GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayNokia 5230 (Nuron)LG K51 (K500MM)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size3.2" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~49.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution360x640 pixels720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenResistive Single touch 1-pointCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)229 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedPanda King Glass
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksNokia 5230 (Nuron)LG K51 (K500MM)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload3.6 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
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 1700/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 25, 26, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, HSCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingNokia 5230 (Nuron)LG K51 (K500MM)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraNokia 5230 (Nuron)LG K51 (K500MM)
Back camera (main camera)2 megapixels(triple camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.21.12μm1/5"115º
2MP depthf/2.41.75μm1/5"85º
Main camera resolution1600x1200 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640x480) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusNot supportedPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredNot supported
HDRfeature not registeredHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraNokia 5230 (Nuron)LG K51 (K500MM)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported13 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaNokia 5230 (Nuron)LG K51 (K500MM)
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, WMV, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityNokia 5230 (Nuron)LG K51 (K500MM)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFiNot supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNAfeature not registeredNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsNokia 5230 (Nuron)LG K51 (K500MM)
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserfeature not registeredHTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- 4GB microSD included
- Handwriting recognition on screen
- Nokia Maps 3.0
- Java framework
- Colors: Titan gray
- Google Assistant
- DTS:X 3D sound surround
- HAC M3/T3
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyNokia 5230 (Nuron)LG K51 (K500MM)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
BL-5J
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1320 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy258 minutes | 4.3 hours | 0.2 day1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standby27480 minutes | 458 hours | 19.1 days34560 minutes | 576 hours | 24 days
Radiation rateNokia 5230 (Nuron)LG K51 (K500MM)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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