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ZTE Groove X501 vs ZTE Orbit

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between ZTE Groove X501 vs ZTE Orbit phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare ZTE Orbit X06ZTE Groove X501
ZTE Groove X501
3.2"
TFT

320x480

3.1
MP

0.3mp

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
ZTE Orbit
4"
TFT

480x800

5
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is ZTE Orbit

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! Comment!


06 Advantages ZTE Groove X501
Groove X501vsOrbit
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvsNot supported
 6%6%
+Lighter
128 grams (4.48 ounces)vs136 grams (4.76 ounces)
 3 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
260 thousandvs65 thousand
Advantage
+With a secondary camera is easier to take selfies
(front) 0.3MPvsNot supported
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Video callingvsNot supported

17 Advantages ZTE Orbit
OrbitvsGroove X501
 25%25%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1Ghz 32bit Single-Corevs800Mhz 32bit Single-Core
 139%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
4GB (2.39GB user available)vs1GB
 30%30%
+Thinner
10.7 millimeters (0.42 inches)vs13.9 millimeters (0.55 inches)
 150%100%
+Higher resolution screen
480x800 pixelsvs320x480 pixels
 29%29%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
233 PPIvs180 PPI
 25%25%
+Larger screen
4"vs3.2"
 60%60%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 5MPvs(back) 3.1MP
Advantage
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
LED flashvsNot supported
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
AutofocusvsNot supported
Advantage
+The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
3G+ HSPA+vs3G CDMA
 4 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbpsvs(3G CDMA) 3.1 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
 7%7%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1600 mAhvs1500 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FM with RDSvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 3.0 version A2DP is newer and faster
3.0 version A2DPvs2.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported

14 Common items in both devices
512MB
TFT LCD
Only digital zoom
HD (1280x720 pixels)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
A-GPS, GeoTagging
MicroUSB 2.0
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresZTE Groove X501ZTE Orbit
ModelGroove X501Orbit
Also known asZTE X501 for Cricket, Cricket ZTE Groove X501US Cellular ZTE Render, ZTE Orbit for US Cellular
Country or region availablefeature not registeredUSA
BrandZTEZTE
Release dateNovember, 2012April, 2012
Depth13.9 millimeters (0.55 inches)10.7 millimeters (0.42 inches)
Size (width x height)62.5 x 118.6 millimeters (2.46 x 4.67 in)63.5 x 120 millimeters (2.5 x 4.72 in)
Weight128 grams (4.48 ounces)136 grams (4.76 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)ZTE Groove X501ZTE Orbit
Operating systemAndroid 2.3.5 GingerbreadWindows Phone 7.5 Refresh Tango
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareZTE Groove X501ZTE Orbit
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm MSM7627 Snapdragon32bit - Qualcomm MSM7227A-1
CPU processor800Mhz Single-Core ARM1136EJ-S1Ghz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A5
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 200Qualcomm Adreno 200
RAM memory512MB512MB
Internal storage1GB4GB (2.39GB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayZTE Groove X501ZTE Orbit
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size3.2" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~41.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~59.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution320x480 pixels480x800 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)180 PPI233 PPI
Colors260 thousand65 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataZTE Groove X501ZTE Orbit
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedTri-Band 900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 850/1700/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DOUMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload3.1 Mbps14.4/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingZTE Groove X501ZTE Orbit
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraZTE Groove X501ZTE Orbit
Main camera3.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
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 supportedAutofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredfeature not registered
BSI sensorfeature not registeredfeature not registered
HDRfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Front / secondary cameraZTE Groove X501ZTE Orbit
Front camera0.3 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution640x480 pixelsNot 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
MultimediaZTE Groove X501ZTE Orbit
RadioNot supportedFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, WMV, H.263, H.264
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesZTE Groove X501ZTE Orbit
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 version A2DP3.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNAfeature not registeredfeature not registered
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Other functionsZTE Groove X501ZTE Orbit
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLfeature not registered
Java / Flash playerSupportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black
- 2GB or 4GB microSD included
- ZTE Z-Touch 4.0 UI
- Touch focus
- Colors: Black
- UMA
- DLNA
- Wi-Fi Direct
Power supply and autonomyZTE Groove X501ZTE Orbit
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAh1600 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time300 minutes | 5 hours | 0.2 day279 minutes | 4.7 hours | 0.2 day
Standby18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 days13200 minutes | 220 hours | 9.2 days
Radiation rate (SAR)ZTE Groove X501ZTE Orbit
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered