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Nokia 500 vs Nokia N97

Nokia 500

Reasons to consider the 500

3.5G, symbian-os
Touchscreen type More touch sensitive screen Capacitive vs Resistive Capacitive screens are much more sensitive to the touch of your fingers
Multi-touch Suports multi-touch Yes vs No Use intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Processor Significantly faster processor Arm Arm11, 1000 MHz vs Arm Arm11, 434 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 2.5x faster)
Weight Lighter 93 g vs 150 g Around 40% lighter
Thickness Thinner 14 mm vs 16 mm More than 10% thinner
Size Smaller 53x111x14 mm vs 55x117x15 mm Around 20% smaller
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 228 PPI vs 208 PPI Around 10% crisper display of text, images and video
Standby time Slightly more standby time 21 days vs 17.9 days Around 20% more standby time, less frequent charging
Bluetooth Slightly newer bluetooth support 2.1 vs 2.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Nokia N97

Reasons to consider the N97

3.5G, Nokia Symbian OS 9.4
FM Transmitter Includes an FM transmitter Yes vs No Listen to music through your car stereo without cables
Internal storage Much more internal storage 32 GB vs 2 GB Around 16.5x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Keyboard Has a full keyboard QWERTY keyboard vs None A physical keyboard is great for emailing and typing in general
Screen size Slightly larger screen 3.5" vs 3.2" Around 20% larger screen

Competitors

Nokia Lumia 625 Nokia 500 500 vs Lumia 625
Nokia Asha 501 Nokia 500 500 vs Asha 501
Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V Nokia 500 500 vs Xperia neo V
Samsung Galaxy mini 2 Nokia 500 500 vs Galaxy mini 2
Nokia E7 Nokia N97 N97 vs E7
Nokia N86 8MP Nokia N97 N97 vs N86 8MP
Nokia N97 Nokia N95 N97 vs N95
Nokia C7 Nokia N97 N97 vs C7

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
5 MP
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
App store App store(s) have fewer apps than some
Nokia Ovi Store
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard
Wifi Slower wifi than average
802.11g (54 mbps)
Movie format Standard resolution video
500:480p @ 15fps
N97:480p @ 30fps

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