Nokia Asha 501 vs Sony Xperia i1

Top Five Reasons for the

Nokia Asha 501

Compared to Sony Xperia i1

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Has a removable battery
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No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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Noticeably lighter
98 g
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169 g
71 g lighter
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Substantially narrower
58 mm
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73.9 mm
15.90 mm narrower
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A lot less body volume
70 cm³
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90.7 cm³
29.57% less body volume
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Notably shorter
99.2 mm
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144.4 mm
45.20 mm shorter

Nokia Asha 501 is better than Sony Xperia i1 because...

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Top 75 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia i1

Compared to Nokia Asha 501

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Considerably more battery power
3050 mAh
vs
1200 mAh
2.54x more battery power
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Substantially higher pixel density
441 ppi
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133 ppi
3.32x higher pixel density
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Significantly higher resolution
1920x1080 px
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320x240 px
27x higher resolution
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Vastly more megapixels (photo)
20.7 MP
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3.2 MP
6.47x more megapixels (photo)
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Measurably bigger screen size
5 "
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3 "
1.67x bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Has stereo speakers
Yes
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No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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Is dustproof and water resistant
Yes
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No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
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Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yes
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No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
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Has NFC
Yes
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No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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Is DLNA certified
Yes
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No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
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Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yes
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No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
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Has a two-stage shutter
Yes
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No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
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Wireless charging
Yes
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No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
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Vastly better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
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240 x 15 fps
9x better video recording quality
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Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
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No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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Has an IPS screen
Yes
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No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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Lots thinner
8.5 mm
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12.1 mm
3.60 mm thinner
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Has a BSI sensor
Yes
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No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
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Has manual exposure
Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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Newer Bluetooth version
4
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3
Newer Bluetooth version
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Weather sealed
Yes
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No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
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Has a flash
Yes
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No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
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Has a CMOS sensor
Yes
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No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
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Has a video light
Yes
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No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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No
Top 29 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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Supports widgets
Yes
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No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
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Supports 4K resolution
Yes
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No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
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No
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The browser has word wrap
Yes
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No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
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Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Yes
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No
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You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
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No
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Can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Yes
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No
With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
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Has free navigation software
Yes
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No
Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
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Has free syncing OTA
Yes
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No
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
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Can be updated over-the-air
Yes
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No
It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
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Vastly Customizable
Yes
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No
Launchers are available for android devices that allow full customization of the home screen and pretty much anything else. The widgets also add some more customisation.
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Copy and paste features in web browser
Yes
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No
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Has a search browser
Yes
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No
With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
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Supports video chat
Yes
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No
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Helps tracking the current position of a mobile device
Yes
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No
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You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Yes
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No
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"Find my phone" voice command
Yes
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No
You can ask Google Now to find your phone when you have misplaced it nearby, and the phone will ring loudly so that you can find it.
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Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
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No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
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Has smart caller ID
Yes
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No
Whenever you get a call from a phone number not in your contacts, your phone will look for matches from businesses with a local listing on Google Maps.
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Sharing menu
Yes
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No
The sharing menu is best on Android
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11
Has an immersive mode
Yes
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No
Hides everything except the app you're using.
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Has turn by turn directions
Yes
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No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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Has "OK Google" voice command feature
Yes
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No
When saying 'Ok Google' it will activate voice control.
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8
Has Chromecast support
Yes
vs
No
With your Android device and a Chromecast, you can enjoy your favorite online entertainment, from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and Google Play on your HDTV.
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7
Is open source software
Yes
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No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
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