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Nokia Vs Samsung Mobiles Features and Factors to choose

Updated on August 16, 2013

Comparison between Nokia Vs Samsung mobiles

Brief history about the Nokia and Samsung mobile.

Nokia Mobiles.

The Nokia Corporation is a Finnish multinational communications and information technology corporation that is head quartered in Espoo, Finland.

Nokia was the world’s largest vendor of mobile phones from 1998 to 2012. However its market has been declined sinch last five years, with the introduction on touch screen smartphones from other vendors like iphone by Apple ,Galaxy series by Samsung. Initially, Nokia’s mobiles were on Symbian OS but with the increasing competition with smartphones, Nokia tied up with Microsoft and started using Microsoft’s Windows Phone operation System.

Samsung Mobiles

Samsung mobile is a south Korean company head quartered in Samsung Town, Seoul. In 1993, Samsung developed its first lightest Mobile. The SCH-800 and it was available on CDMA networks. Then they developed smart phones and a phone combined mp3 player. At present Samsung are dedicated to the 3G industry. Making video, camera phones at a speed to keep up with consumer demand.

Important features of Mobiles

Dual SIM : It was an important factors for Samsung in taking over the Market with the release of dual SIM phone. Initially, Nokia was quite rigid till they finally launched their first Dual Sim Mobile Phone . But it was too late and by this time Samsung , with its wide range of dual sim mobile, had already captured the market.

Basic Features: Samsung integrated with basic features like Color Display, VGA Camera, FM etc with its wide range of Mobile. Initially Nokia concentrated on reliability.Lately ,Nokia did also implement these features , but till that time Samsung had captured the section of society who were more interested in having basic features .

Battery: Battery is undoubtedly the greatest strength of Nokia. But over the years Samsung did quite a nice job with their R&D and improved their battery quality as well.

Smartphone: In today’s world there are huge section of users in the society which are more tech savvy. Samsung introduced the smartPhone world with galaxy series like Galaxy Y, Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy S Series. Samsung uses the much user friendly Android Operating System by goolge.Where Nokia stuck to their symbian OS and later with Windows OS.Such wide range of products with user friendly nature helped Samsung to capture the market in very short span of time.

Price: It is an important point in capturing the market. There are two sections of mobile user . One which goes for Less price and other who don’t care about the price. Smartly Samsung did provide a lot of basic features in low prices and also introduced SmartPhones series with wide range of products for other section of mobile users.

On the other hand, Nokia was again rigid on price level and concentrated more on quality.

Build Quality : Nokia is known for the best build quality when it comes to cell phones. Samsung on the other hand is known for using cheap plastic components and making fairly fragile smartphones by comparison.

Offline Music and Navigation :

In terms of offline music and navigation ,Nokia provied better quality. Nokia Music app provides playlists either based on your own listing of artists or pre-made by nokia.Samsung does not provied any such features without paying an extra money. Also Nokia’s Here Drive gets the lead over Samsung offline navigation . Even in certain areas Nokia’s Navteq map data is better than google’s as per the reviews.

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      3 years ago

      Is samsung better than nokia?

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      4 years ago

      Nicely written


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