Nokia 500
VS
Samsung Galaxy Alpha
VS
Screen

We are looking at the smartphone screen for a long time. Therefore, it is quite important to choose smartphone with rich and optimally saturated color gamut. Also, the most mature display technology used in smartphones must be safe (e.g., IPS or OLED).  Which is better between Nokia 500 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha.

TFT
Technology
Super AMOLED
capacitive touchscreen
Touchscreen
capacitive touchscreen
16M
Display colors
16M
3.2" inc
Screen size
4.7" inc
28.2 cm2
Screen area
60.9 cm2
16:9 (height:width)
Screen format
16:9 (height:width)
47.1%
Screen to body ratio
70.2%
360 x 640 px
Screen resolution
720 x 1280 px
229 PPI
PPI /points per inch/
312 PPI
no data
Screen protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Camera and Video

The smartphone camera plays significant role - it is one of several factors that determine the quality of a digital photo. When compare the smartphones, it is necessary to account megapixels on sensors of the primary and front facing cameras, and also availability of the flash and video-shooting option. Let's see which is better between Nokia 500 vs  Samsung Galaxy Alpha.

5 MP, Single
Rear camera, main
12 MP, Single
5 MP
Camera specs
12 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard), AF
no data
Functions
LED flash, panorama, HDR
0 MP,
Front camera, selfie
2.1 MP, Single
Specifications
2.1 MP
Performance

Ok, who win? Nokia 500 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The smartphone must work fast. The higher the clock speed and the more RAM your smartphone has, the faster and better it can be. Also, you have to pay attention to the benchmark results. 

Symbian Anna, upgradable to Nokia Belle OS
Operating system OS
Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 5.0.2 (Lollipop)
no data
Chipset
Exynos 5430 Octa (20 nm)
1.0 GHz ARM 11
Processor CPU
Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A7)
no data
Graphics processor GPU
Mali-T628 MP6
microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
External memory
No
2 GB, 256 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM
Internal memory
32 GB, 2 GB RAM
no data
Antutu 7 score
50125
no data
GeekBench 4 Single Core
782
no data
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core
2457
no data
GeekBench 4 RenderScript
1804
General specs

Here is some information we have collected – from date of release and battery capacity to weight and color gamut of the smartphones. It is time to pick the winner. What is the difference between Nokia 500 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha.

2011, August
Release date
2014, August
111.3 Х 53.8 Х 14.1 mm
Dimensions (HxWxD)
132.4 Х 65.5 Х 6.7 mm
93 g
Weight
115 g
Black/White with covers in Black, Azure Blue, Coral Red, Purple, Khaki, Orange, Green, Pink, Silver
Colors
Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scuba Blue
1110 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
Battery
1860 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
110 EUR
Approximate price
390 EUR
Stand by time- Up to 500 h (2G) / Up to 455 h (3G) Talking time- Up to 7 h (2G) / Up to 5 h (3G) Music play - Up to 35 h
Battery life
Stand by time- Up to 350 h (3G) Talking time- Up to 11 h (3G) Music play - Up to 37 h
no data
Body build
Aluminum frame, plastic back
Communication and Connectivity

As a result of comparison Nokia 500 and Samsung Galaxy Alpha , you understand what device is better and what is worst. Below are parameters and data sets which were used for analysis and comparison.

Mini-SIM
SIM card
Nano-SIM
GSM / HSPA
Network
GSM / HSPA / LTE
HSPA 14.4/5.76 Mbps
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Class 33
GPRS
Yes
Class 33
Edge
Yes
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Yes, with A-GPS
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
Yes
microUSB 2.0
USB
microUSB 2.0
2.1, A2DP, EDR
Bluetooth
4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
SAR - 1.47 W/kg (head)     1.38 W/kg (body)     SAR EU - 1.18 W/kg (head)    
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.18 W/kg (head)     0.75 W/kg (body)     SAR EU - 0.37 W/kg (head)     0.51 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Stereo FM radio
Radio
No
Yes
Headphone jack
Yes
no data
Others
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity, compass - Exchangeable battery covers with multiple home screens (2 included in the retail box) -MP4/H.264 player -MP3/WAV/еAAC+/WMA player -Photo editor -Organizer -Voice command/dial -Predictive text input
Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate - ANT+ - Versions: G850F (Europe); G850T (T-Mobile), G850M (Vodafone); G850FQ; G850Y Also known as Samsung Galaxy Alfa

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