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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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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Vastly lighter
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98 g
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169 g
71 g lighter
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Considerably narrower
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58 mm
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73.9 mm
15.90 mm narrower
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Vastly shorter
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99.2 mm
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144.4 mm
45.20 mm shorter
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Much less body volume
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70 cm³
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90.7 cm³
29.57% less body volume

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

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Top 84 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia i1

Compared to Nokia Asha 501

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Significantly more battery power
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3050 mAh
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1200 mAh
2.54x more battery power
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Substantially higher pixel density
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441 ppi
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133 ppi
3.32x higher pixel density
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Clearly bigger screen size
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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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Vastly more megapixels (photo)
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20.7 MP
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3.2 MP
6.47x more megapixels (photo)
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Appreciably higher resolution
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1920x1080 px
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320x240 px
27x higher resolution
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Has stereo speakers
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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
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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
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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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Way thinner
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8.5 mm
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12.1 mm
3.60 mm thinner
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Wireless charging
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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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Is DLNA certified
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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 a dedicated camera button
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Yes
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No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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Sizably better video recording quality
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1080 x 30 fps
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240 x 15 fps
9x better video recording quality
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Has an IPS screen
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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 NFC
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Yes
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No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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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
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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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Weather sealed
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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 BSI sensor
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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 continuous autofocus when recording movies
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Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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Newer Bluetooth version
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4
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3
Newer Bluetooth version
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Supports ANT+
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Yes
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No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
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Has manual exposure
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No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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Has a video light
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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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Has a CMOS sensor
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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 manual ISO
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Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
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Has integrated LTE
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Yes
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No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
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Has integrated graphics
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Yes
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With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Qualcomm Krait 400
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No
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Has dynamic frequency scaling
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Yes
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No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
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Has NX bit
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Yes
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No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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Has out-of-order execution
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Yes
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No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
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Has TrustZone
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Yes
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No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
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Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
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Yes
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No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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No
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Supports 4K resolution
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Yes
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No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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The browser has word wrap
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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 widgets
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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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Is a multi-user system
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Yes
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No
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
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Yes
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No
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Is free and open source
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Yes
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No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
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Has offline voice recognition
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Yes
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No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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Yes
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No
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Supports Java
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Yes
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No
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Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
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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
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Yes
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No
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You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
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Yes
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No
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Can be used as a WiFi hot spot
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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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Supports video chat
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Yes
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No
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Has free navigation software
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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
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Yes
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No
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
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Helps tracking the current position of a mobile device
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Yes
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No
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Has a search browser
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Yes
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No
With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
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Copy and paste features in web browser
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Yes
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No
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Can be updated over-the-air
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Yes
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No
It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer

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