Phone Comparison - Garmin-Asus nuvifone A50 vs Samsung Galaxy 551

Garmin-Asus nuvifone A50
garmin-asus nuvifone a50
Samsung Galaxy 551
samsung galaxy 551
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general General Info

Manufacturer Garmin-Asus Samsung
Announced February 2010 October 2010
Status Available - Q3 2010 Available - Q4 2010
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 116 x 62.2 x 12 mm
(4.57 x 2.45 x 0.47 in)
111 x 55 x 15.2 mm
(4.37 x 2.17 x 0.6 in)
Weight 136 g (4.8 oz) 117 g (4.13 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 1700 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair) Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), upgradable to v2.3.6 (Gingerbread)
Processor 600 MHz ARM 11, Qualcomm MSM7227 [Similar] 600 MHz, Qualcomm MSM7227 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 200 [Similar] Adreno 200 [Similar]
RAM 256 MB [Browse Similar] N/A
Internal Memory 4 GB storage 160 MB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 1 GB included

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 256K colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches [Similar] 3.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi) 240 x 400 pixels (146 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 50.45% 47.59%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack no yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels [Similar] 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels [Similar]
Flash No No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus,
Video Yes, VGA@24fps Yes, QVGA@15fps
Front Camera No [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Class 12
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 384 Kbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v2.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, Garmin navigation Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB storage, 256 MB RAM, 256 MB ROM 160 MB
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 1 GB included

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1150 mAh 1200 mAh
Stand by Up to 150 h Up to 520 h (2G)
Up to 370 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 5 h Up to 9 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)