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Huawei Ascend W1 vs Nokia Lumia 505

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Huawei Ascend W1 Remove phone

Posted: 08 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released
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Nokia Lumia 505 Remove phone

Posted: 14 Dec 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Phone 8Windows Phone 7.8 
Dimensions4.90 x 2.50 x 0.40 inches (124.5 x 63.5 x 10.15 mm)4.65 x 2.41 x 0.44 inches (118.1 x 61.2 x 11.3 mm) 
Weight4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
4.62 oz (131 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.0 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

233 ppi233 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

IPS LCDAMOLED 
Colors 65 536 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorProximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLED  
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

 F2.8 
FeaturesAutofocus, Geo taggingAutofocus, Touch to focus, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Panorama 
CamcorderYes640x480 (VGA) (30 fps) 
FeaturesVideo calling  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA  
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1200 MHz, KraitSingle core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5 
Graphics processorAdreno 305Adreno 200 (enhanced) 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

512 MB RAM256 MB RAM 
Built-in storage4 GB4 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Talk time 7.30 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time 27.9 days (670 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Talk time (3G)11.16 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
7.20 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)19.6 days (470 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
 
Capacity1950 mAh1300 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Browser Internet Explorer 
Built-in online services supportFacebook, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 1900 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning 
NavigationYes  
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.12.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced08 Jan 2013  

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