x PhoneArena is looking for new authors! To view all available positions, click here.

Nokia E50 vs Sony Ericsson Elm

phone

Nokia E50 Remove phone

Posted: 18 May 2006
Market Status: Released
phone

Sony Ericsson Elm Remove phone

Posted: 14 Dec 2009
Market Status: Released

Add phone to compare

Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSSymbian (9.1) S60 3rd Edition  
Dimensions4.44 x 1.71 x 0.61 inches (113 x 43.5 x 15.5 mm)4.33 x 1.77 x 0.55 inches (110.0 x 45.0 x 14.0 mm) 
Weight3.67 oz (104 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
3.17 oz (90 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
 
Display
Physical size 2.2 inches 
Resolution240 x 320 pixels240 x 320 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.

 182 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.

TFTTFT 
Screen-to-body ratio 30.31 % 
Colors262 144262 144 
Features Light sensor 
Camera
Camera1.3 megapixels5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
FeaturesDigital zoom, Night mode, Self-timerAutofocus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
CamcorderYesYes 
Features Video light, Video calling 
Hardware
Built-in storage0.07 GB0.28 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSDmicroSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB 
Battery
Talk time8.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 11 h (675 min)
 
Stand-by time10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 20 days (477 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 4.00 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 18.6 days (446 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
 
Video call time 3.00 hours 
Capacity1150 mAh1000 mAh 
specifications continue after the ad
Multimedia
Music player   
Features Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition 
Radio FM, RDS 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
BrowserHTML BrowserAccess NetFront 
Built-in online services support Facebook, MySpace, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGEHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE 
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.

 A-GPS 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.02.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi Yes 
USBYesUSB 2.0 
ConnectorProprietaryProprietary 
Features Mass storage device 
OtherComputer sync, InfraredDLNA, Computer sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3, AAC), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-TalkVoice recording 
Availability
Officially announced18 Mar 2006  

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

Latest stories