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Nokia 603 vs Samsung Star GT-S5230

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Nokia 603 vs Samsung Star GT-S5230 phones. Which is the best phone?

Compare Samsung Star S5230 XCompare Nokia 603 X

23 Nokia 603 vs 02 Samsung Star GT-S5230

Nokia 603




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Samsung Star GT-S5230




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What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Nokia 603

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23 Advantages Nokia 603

603vsStar GT-S5230
 47 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvsUntil 16GB microSD, microSDHC
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT LCD IPSvsTFT LCD
 61 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs260 thousand
+Higher resolution screen
360x640 pixelsvs240x400 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
210 PPIvs155 PPI
+Larger screen
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 5 megapixelsvs(back) 3.1 megapixels
 11 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
HD (1280x720 pixels)vsQVGA (320x240 pixels)
Advantage+The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster3G+ HSPA+vs2G EDGE
 60 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbpsvs(2G EDGE) 0.236 Mbps
Advantage+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitivevsResistive
Advantage+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouchvsMonotouch
Advantage+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jackvsproprietary audio output
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceProximityvsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceCompassvsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient LightvsNot supported
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1300 mAhvs1000 mAh
Advantage+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTaggingvsNot supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vsNot supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 3.0 version A2DP is newer and faster3.0 version A2DPvs2.1 version A2DP
Advantage+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securelyNFCvsNot supported
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysScratch-resistant glassvsNot supported

02 Advantages Samsung Star GT-S5230

Star GT-S5230vs603
93 grams (3.26 ounces)vs110 grams (3.85 ounces)
11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)vs12.7 millimeters (0.5 inches)

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

Model and physical featuresNokia 603Samsung Star GT-S5230
Model603Star GT-S5230
Also known asNokia 603 RM-779Samsung Star S5230A, Samsung Tocco Lite, Samsung Player One
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateOctober, 2011April, 2009
Depth12.7 millimeters (0.5 inches)11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Size (width x height)57.1 x 113.5 millimeters (2.25 x 4.47 in)53 x 104 millimeters (2.09 x 4.09 in)
Weight110 grams (3.85 ounces)93 grams (3.26 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Nokia 603Samsung Star GT-S5230
Operating systemSymbian ^3 Nokia BelleProprietary OS
Firmware updateSymbian ^3 Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2feature not registered
HardwareNokia 603Samsung Star GT-S5230
Architecture - Chipset32bit - ARM 1136JF-S32bit
CPU processor1Ghz Single-Core ARM11Single-Core
GPU graphical controller3D Graphics HW Acceleratorfeature not registered
RAM memory512MBfeature not registered
Internal storage2.33GB50MB
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 16GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayNokia 603Samsung Star GT-S5230
Screen size3.5" inches3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~52.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~46.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchResistive Monotouch 1-point
Display resolution360x640 pixels240x400 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)210 PPI155 PPI
Colors16 million260 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Mobile networks and dataNokia 603Samsung Star GT-S5230
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload14.4/5.76 Mbps0.236 Mbps
Messaging and callingNokia 603Samsung Star GT-S5230
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, MMS, E-mail
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraNokia 603Samsung Star GT-S5230
Main camera5 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2048x1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720 pixels) 30 fpsQVGA (320x240 pixels) 15 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 focusfeature not registeredNot supported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionNot supported
BSI sensorfeature not registeredNot supported
HDRfeature not registeredNot supported
Front camera / Secondary cameraNokia 603Samsung Star GT-S5230
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 603Samsung Star GT-S5230
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, AAC
Connectivity and interfacesNokia 603Samsung Star GT-S5230
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth3.0 version A2DP2.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)Not supported
DLNAfeature not registeredNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingNot supported
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsNokia 603Samsung Star GT-S5230
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserfeature not registeredWAP, HTML
Java / Flash playerSupportedYes / No
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White, White on black, Fuchsia, Green, Yellow, Blue
- Nokia ClearBlack display
- USB On-the-go 1.3
- Video Stabilization
- OpenVG1.1
- OpenGL ES 2.0
- Ovi Maps 3.6
- Colors: Black, White, Pink
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF
- DNSe
- Shazam Find Music service
Power supply and autonomyNokia 603Samsung Star GT-S5230
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1300 mAh1000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)BP-3Lfeature not registered
Talk time390 minutes | 6.5 hours | 0.3 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby32400 minutes | 540 hours | 22.5 days48000 minutes | 800 hours | 33.3 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Nokia 603Samsung Star GT-S5230
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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