Samsung Galaxy Star Vs Nokia Asha 501

The Samsung Galaxy Star and the Nokia Asha 501, both are budget friendly handsets launched for the Indian market. There are a few things customers surely want to know about these devices, before choosing any these. Let’s breakdown the spec details of these handsets.


Both Samsung and Nokia device is aimed for budget conscious customers in India , therefore these two handsets comes for a cheap price tag, the former with Rs 5,240 and and the latter for Rs 5,400.

 The Nokia Asha 501 is a stylish device that comes with reasonable specs, and in 6 different color options, while the Galaxy Star has only black and white models.


Both smartphones have a 3-inch TFT display with 240 x 320 pixels and 133-ppi pixel density, so here customers doesn’t have a better choice.  On the storage department both the devices have a microSD card slot capable for up to 32GB storage. But the Star comes with 4GB internal storage where as the Asha 501 has only 128 MB as the internal storage space.

When you consider the camera features, the Galaxy Star has 2MP camera that is capable of video recording and the Nokia Asha 501 comes equipped with a 3.2MP camera with video recording capabilities. Both handsets lack a front-facing camera.


Talking about  the OS, the Star runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS while the Nokia Asha comes with its software platform 1.0 OS. Again, the Galaxy Star is preloaded with ChatOn and also offering Dual SIM features. It also has Google Now and Google search along with the Samsung Apps store.

The Nokia Asha 501 also has single or dual SIM option. It comes with pre-loaded software so that you can access Facebook, Twitter etc.

Picking Samsung Galaxy Star or Nokia Asha 501 will be based on your likings, for the price both the devices will ensure the value for the money.


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