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nokia asha 501 vs samsung Rex 90



the new nokia asha 501 faces a stiff competition with newly launched its rival Samsung Rex 90,but the fact is clear and much bold that it takes on the hearts of people with its new look ,good features and steady design for which nokia is very famous for decades leaving behind its rival far behind



size and design

talking in terms of size the Nokia Asha 501: 99.2 x 58 x 12.1mm, takes a leap ahead by weighing just 98g and leaving behind Samsung Rex 90: 113 x 61.9 x 11.84mm, at  109g

the Nokia's Asha 501 comes like a breath of fresh air for the feature cum smartphone consumers, with its vibrant colours and clean design. it comes in 6 amazing colours ,The handset comes with steady quality build, specially with its scratch resistant screen. Its appeal lies in its simple ,clean and yet neat design with a large screen and a single physical back button below the screen. Nokia's new offering is sleek and with a weight that's under 100g is easy to carry around in pocket and carry around effortlessly in your hands.
Samsung's Rex 90 comes with its manufacturer's signature design, complete with a large screen and curved edgesalong with buttons for use .Though fact cannot be neglected that it is easy to hold in one's hand and use, it is bigger and heavier than its competitor.



Battery and storage
talking in terms of battery and storage both the phones don't have much differences 
The Asha 501 is powered by a 1,200 mAh battery which offers users a talk time of 17 hours and a stand-by time of 48 days which stands at approximately 1.5 times from its competitor. The handset's RAM stands at 64 MB while it boasts of an internal memory of 128 MB. The phone supports external memory expansion by up to 32 GB as welland yes for the good news it comes with a 4 GB memory card preloaded.
Samsung has given the Rex 90 a 1,000 mAh battery that promises 15 hours of talk time and 28 days of stand-by time. Like its competitor, the handset also supports external memory expansion by up to 32 GB. Internal memory on the phone is 10 MB

Winner: Nokia  Asha 501

Operating System
Nokia's latest creation is powered by its revamped and rejuvenated  Asha platform. The phone boasts of an ever growing bank of apps and a fast and cost effective Xpress browser with great awesomeness. Nokia's Xpress Now and HERE features make it easy to search content based on a user's location and preference.
 The most anticipated and best feature on the Asha 501 is the 'free' access it offers to its built-in Facebook app.
On the other hand The Rex 90 on the other hand runs on Samsung's TouchWiz UI and comes with a number of popular built-in apps including Facebook and Twitter. The Opera Mini browser makes surfing seamless and smooth on the handset as well.
Though the Rex 90 has a lot to show for itself but lack of support for android apps and  all the new  innovations on Asha 501 put it in the lead in this round.
Winner: Nokia  Asha 501

Camera
The nokia Asha 501 comes with a  3.2-megapixel camera with an focus aperture size of F2.8 and a adjustable resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. Features on the shooter include self-timer, white balance presets, effects and some more. Its camcorder captures images at 15fps with a QVGA resolution of 320 x 240 pixels.
 the samsung Rex 90 also comes with a 3.2-megapixel camera and a 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution. The handset offers users video capture as well. Images clicked on the phone are sharp and bright.
With similar cameras on both handsets, this round ends in a draw.
Winner: Draw

Conclusion
Though Samsung's Rex 90 is known for its functionality and ease of use, it has some stiff competition from Nokia's Asha 501.
Those looking for a larger screen and those who swear by Samsung's TouchWiz UI can opt for the Rex 90. The handset is easy to use and carry around.
Those looking for an affordable handset that doesn't compromise on build quality and has a spunky personality should go in for Nokia's latest lightweight offering. With a powerful battery and a brand new operating system, you won't be disappointed for what it has to offer at the bargain of $100..

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