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Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5301 vs Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5301 vs Nokia Asha 501 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia Asha 501 XSamsung Galaxy Pocket S530111Points
Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5301
2.8"
TFT

240x320

2
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1200
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
3"
TFT

240x320

3.1
MP

64MB
RAM

32bit Single

1200
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5301

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!

Galaxy Pocket S530111 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5301vsAsha 501 (Dual-sim)4 Advantages Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
+512MB7 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs64MB
+4GB (2GB available)15 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128MB
+97 grams (3.4 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs98 grams (3.43 ounces)
+12 millimeters (0.47 inches)1%
Thinner
vs12.1 millimeters (0.48 inches)
+143 PPI8%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs133 PPI
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)2499 times
More apps available to download and use
vs1000 apps (Nokia Store)
+3G HSUPAAdvantage
The 3G HSUPA network is newer and faster
vs2G EDGE
+(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps30 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(2G EDGE) 0.236 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
vsNot supported
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML
2.8"vs+3"7%
Larger screen
(back) 2MPvs+(back) 3.1MP64%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

18 Common items in both devices
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
TFT LCD
260 thousand
240x320 pixels
Only digital zoom
QVGA (320x240)
Capacitive
+11 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 featuresSamsung Galaxy Pocket S5301Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
ModelGalaxy Pocket S5301Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
Other model namesGalaxy Pocket Plus GT-S5301, Samsung GT-S5301Nokia Asha 501 RM-902
Country or region availableHong Kong
Hong Kong
feature not registered
BrandSamsungNokia
Release dateDecember, 2012June, 2013
Depth12 millimeters (0.47 inches)12.1 millimeters (0.48 inches)
Size (width x height)57.9 x 104.9 millimeters (2.28 x 4.13 in)58 x 99.2 millimeters (2.28 x 3.91 in)
Weight97 grams (3.4 ounces)98 grams (3.43 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Pocket S5301Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
Operating systemAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSNokia Series OS Asha Platform 1.0
Firmware updatefeature not registeredNokia Series OS Asha Platform 1.4
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Pocket S5301Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
Chipset32bit - Broadcom BCM21654 (40nm)32bit
CPU processor850Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A9Single-Core
GPU graphical controllerBroadcom VideoCore-IVfeature not registered
RAM memory512MB64MB
Internal storage4GB (2GB available)128MB
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Pocket S5301Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size2.8" inches3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~40% (screen-to-body ratio)~48.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution240x320 pixels240x320 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 2-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)143 PPI133 PPI
Colors260 thousand260 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Pocket S5301Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload7.2/5.76 Mbps0.236 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Dual-Band 900/1800
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPAGPRS, EDGE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 900/1800
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy Pocket S5301Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy Pocket S5301Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
Back camera (main camera)2 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution1600x1200 pixels2048x1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)QVGA (320x240) 30 fpsQVGA (320x240) 15 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedNot supported
Touch focusNot supportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionSmile detectionNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Pocket S5301Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
Front camera (secondary)Not 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
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Pocket S5301Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Pocket S5301Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Pocket S5301Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML
Java / Flash playerNot supportedYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Other features- Colors: Blue, White
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Panorama photo
- WhatsApp compatible
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Red, Green, Cyan, Yellow
- 4GB microSD card included
- Facebook and Twitter
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Pocket S5301Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
BL-4U
Battery capacity1200 mAh1200 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy340 minutes | 5.7 hours | 0.2 day1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standby19200 minutes | 320 hours | 13.3 days37440 minutes | 624 hours | 26 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Pocket S5301Nokia Asha 501 (Dual-sim)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.125W/kg (head) | 0.825W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.699W/kg (head) | 0.276W/kg (body)0.96W/kg (head) | 0.77W/kg (body)
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