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    Could you give a comparison of Nokia Asha 501 vs Samsung Rex 90?


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    Nokia and Samsung are the super brands of the mobile industry. Nokia launched the Nokia Asha Series with the latest and most exciting smart features. Around the same tine that Nokia launched the Asha 501, Samsung launched the Rex range of smartphones, namely, Samsung Rex 90. Could you give a comparison of Nokia Asha 501 vs Samsung Rex 90, based on their features?
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  • Here is the comparison of Nokia Asha 501 and Samsung Rex 90 as you wanted:
    1. Both Asha Nokia and Samsung Rex 90 support 2G GSM networks and both are dual SIM phones.
    2. The dual SIM in the former is a micro-SIM and it is optional, whereas the Rex 90 supports a mini-SIM.

    3. Nokia Asha 501 is yet to be released for sale in the market, but its approximate price is likely to be around Rs.7000, whereas Samsung Rex 90 is already available at many online shops and the price starts around Rs.5429 upward.

    4. The dimensions of Nokia Asha 501 are 99.2 x 58 x 12.1 mm and that of Samsung Rex 90 are 113 x 61.9 x 11.9 mm.

    5. The display size of Nokia Asha 501 is 3 inches as compared to 3.5 inches of Samsung Rex 90.

    6. Both Asha Nokia and Samsung Rex 90 have the same TFT capacitive touchscreen with 256K colours display.

    7. Samsung Rex 90 has a better display resolution of 320 x 480 pixels when compared to 240 x 320 pixels of Nokia Asha 501. Similarly Rex 90 has a better pixel density of 165 ppi than 133 ppi of the Nokia phone.
      Both the phones have the same sound features like vibration and MP3 ringtones, a loudspeaker and a 3.5mm jack.

    8. The internal memory of Nokia Asha 501 is 128 MB as compared to 10 MB of Samsung Rex 90. The memory is expandable upto 32 GB Via microSD card, but Nokia 501 includes a 4 GB card.

    9. Both the phones have connectivity features like GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and microUSB. However, Samsung Rex also support USB host in addition.

    10. Bot the feature phones are equipped with the same primary camera of 3.15 MP supporting image resolution up to 2048 x 1536 pixels and video recording facilities. Both the phones lack a secondary camera support.

    11. Nokia Asha 501 has the advantage of running on the new Nokia Asha software platform 1.0.

    12. Nokia phone supports two sensors of accelerometer and proximity but Rex 90 supports only proximity sensor.

    13. Nokia Asha 501 has features like photo editor and voice memo which are missing in the Samsung phone.
    14. Nokia phone is available in several colours like Bright Red, Bright Green, Cyan, Yellow, White and Black whereas Samsung has options for only White and Brown colours.

    15. Nokia Asha 501 is equipped with a more powerful Li-Ion 1200 mAh battery than Li-Ion 1000 mAh battery of Samsung Rex 90.

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  • The Comparison is below:

    1. The weight of Samsung Rex 91 is 109 g whereas that of Nokia Asha 501 is around 91 g.

    2. The dimension of Rex 90 is 113 X 61.9 X 11.84 mm and that of Asha 501 is 99.2 X 58 X 12.10 mm.

    3. The screen size of Rex 90 is around 3.5 Inches (8.83 Cms), HVGA TFT Capacitive Touchscreen, 262K Colors and that of Nokia Asha 501 is 3.0 Inches, QVGA LCD Capacitive Touchscreen (Up To Two Points), Aspect Ratio - 4:3.

    4. The display size of Rex 90 is 320X480 pixels and Nokia Asha 501 is 320X240 pixels.

    5. The digital zoom of Nokia Asha 501 is 3x Digital Zoom.

    6. The talk-time which Samsung Rex 90 provide is up to 15 Hours and Nokia Asha 501 provide 17 Hours talk-time.

  • Specification Comparison of Nokia Asha 501 vs. Samsung Rex 90



    Nokia Asha 501:

    • Technology – GSM 900, 1800 MHz

    • Data – Edge, GPRS

    • Form Factor – Candy bar

    • Technology – LCD

    • Touch screen – Capacitive, Multi-touch

    • Features – Proximity sensor

    • Bluetooth – v3.0

    • Wi-Fi – IEEE 802.11 b, g

    • USB – v2.0

    • Dimensions – 3.91 x 2.28 x 0.48 inches

    • Weight – 98g

    • Colors – Black, Yellow, Green, Blue, Red, White

    • Display Size – 3 inches

    • Resolution – 240 x 320 pixels

    • Pixel Density – 133 ppi

    • RAM – 64MB

    • Storage – microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

    • Camera – 3.2MP

    • Camera features – White balance presets, Effects, Self-timer

    • Battery Talk-time – 17 hours

    • Battery Stand-by time – 1152 hours

    • Battery Capacity – 1200 mAh

    • Battery Type – Li-Ion

    • Music Supported formats – MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR, MIDI

    • Video playback formats – MPEG4, H.263, H.264

    • Radio – FM, Stereo, RDS

    • Speakers – Earpiece, Loudspeaker

    • Organizer – Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, Notes

    • Sensors – Accelerometer



    Samsung Rex 90:

    • Technology – GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

    • Data – Edge, GPRS

    • Form Factor – Candy bar

    • Technology – TFT

    • Touch screen – Yes

    • Features – Proximity sensor

    • Bluetooth – v3.0

    • Wi-Fi – IEEE 802.11 b, g, n

    • USB – v2.0

    • Dimensions – 4.45 x 2.44 x 0.47 inches

    • Weight – 109g

    • Colors – Blue, White, Gray

    • Display Size – 3.5 inches

    • Resolution – 320 x 480 pixels

    • Pixel Density – 165 ppi

    • RAM – NO

    • Storage – microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

    • Camera – 3.2MP

    • Camera features – NO

    • Battery Talk-time – 15 hours

    • Battery Stand-by time – 440 hours

    • Battery Capacity – 1000 mAh

    • Battery Type – Li-Ion

    • Music Supported formats – MP3, AAC, AAC+, WAV, AMR, MIDI

    • Video playback formats – MPEG4, H.263

    • Radio – NO

    • Speakers – Loudspeaker

    • Organizer – Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

    • Sensors – NO


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