Nokia E5

Nokia E5


Nokia X2-01

Nokia X2-01

Nokia E5  vs   Nokia X2-01

This article compares the two cellular phones Nokia E5 and Nokia X2-01. The Nokia E5 is a GSM Technology phone announced in 2010, April while the Nokia X2-01 is a GSM Technology phone announced in 2010, November. The Nokia X2-01 is a relatively newer model than the Nokia E5. But both these phones were announced around the same period within a gap of about 7 months.

The main differences between these two items are that, the Nokia E5 possesses GPS and 3G which are not present in X2-01. Both of them contain Audio Player, Video Player, Camera, Bluetooth, QWERTY, Speakerphone, FM Radio and GPRS. The X2-01 is a lighter and smaller device than Nokia E5.

Let us now compare the features of these devices in more detail.

Connectivity and communication

X2-01 does not come with WLAN, 3G and GPS, whereas, Nokia E5 has these features. WLANs use radio technology instead of cabling. Currently only capable of delivering speeds of 1-15Mbps, but are still under development. 3G meaning third Generation is an industry term for digital wireless devices on packet switched networks. What this means to the user is high-speed data communication. GPS is a satellite location system which determines the exact position of a place. The 21st Century Technology 3G is useful in transfer of more information, faster data access and multimedia services through cellphones. GPS is useful for navigating confusing city streets or unfamiliar regions far less fraught with potential errors than ever before. The Nokia E5 possesses Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, UPnP & DLNA technology WLAN, with A-GPS support; Ovi Maps and HSDPA 10.2 Mbps; HSUPA 2.0 Mbps 3G. The X2-01 has v2.1 with A2DP Bluetooth and the Nokia E5 has got v2.0 with A2DP Bluetooth. Bluetooth is an open specification for seamless wireless short-range communications of data and voice between both mobile and stationary devices. Bluetooth is useful in term of cable less technology by using with application such as wireless synchronization, file sharing, and also use as gateway for internet connectivity. The X2-01 has got SMS, MMS, Email Messaging. The Nokia E5 has got SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM Messaging. Multi Media Messaging or MMS is an extension of SMS to allow transmission of digital objects (files) like pictures or sound or even short low quality video. The multimedia messaging service helps the user in sending multimedia messages that contains text and sound with a photo or video. The X2-01 has got GPRS whereas the Nokia E5 has got Class 32 GPRS. GPRS is a mobile data service available to users of GSM cellular phones. It is often described as 2.5G–that is, a technology between the second generation (2G) and third generation (3G) of mobile telephony. It provides moderate-speed data transfer by using unused TDMA channels in the GSM network. The X2-01 comes with WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML (Opera Mini) Browser while the Nokia E5 contains WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML Browser. WAP or wireless area protocol is a protocol that defines the standards by which Web content may be successfully and efficiently delivered to mobile phones.


The X2-01 comes with VGA, 640x480 pixels Camera whereas the Nokia E5 contains 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, fixed-focus, LED flash, check quality Camera.


The X2-01 comes with 320 x 240 pixels, 2.4 inches Display Size. The Nokia E5 contains 320 x 240 pixels, 2.36 inches Display Size. The X2-01 comes with QWERTY keyboard and Dedicated music key Display Features and the Nokia E5 provides QWERTY keyboard Display Features. QWERTY refers to the standard data entry keyboard. Term comes from the first six letters at the upper left of the keyboard. QWERTY keyboard helps a lot with your instant messaging needs. Although it is not as good as a full size keyboard, it definitely trumps a numeric keyboard.

Memory and processing

X2-01 does not have CPU, whereas, Nokia E5 offers these features. The Nokia E5 provides ARM 11 600 MHz processor CPU. The X2-01 possesses microSD, up to 16GB (verified) Card slot while the Nokia E5 has microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included Card slot. In mobile telephony, second-generation (2G) protocols use digital encoding and include GSM, D-AMPS (TDMA) and CDMA. 2G networks are in current use around the world. These protocols support high bit rate voice and limited data communications. They offer auxiliary services such as data, fax and SMS. The X2-01 possesses 55 MB, 64 MB RAM, 128 MB ROM Internal Memory. The Nokia E5 has 250 MB and 256MB RAM Internal Memory. The X2-01 possesses Photocall Phonebook Memory and the Nokia E5 provides Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall Phonebook Memory. The X2-01 offers Call records memory while the Nokia E5 provides Detailed, max 30 days Call records memory.


The X2-01 offers Standard battery, Li-Ion 1020 (BL-5C) whereas the Nokia E5 provides Standard battery, Li-Ion 1200 mAh (BL-4D). The X2-01 provides Up to 4 h 30 min Battery Talk time. The Nokia E5 offers Up to 13 h 10 min (2G) / Up to 5 h 15 min (3G) Battery Talk time. Talk time gives the length of time a person can talk on the cell phone without recharging the battery. The X2-01 provides Up to 480 h Stand-by whereas the Nokia E5 possesses Up to 635 h (2G) / Up to 670 h (3G) Stand-by. Stand-by time gives the maximum time that a cellular telephone operating on battery power can be left on to receive calls.

Form factor

The X2-01 has 107.5 g Weight while the Nokia E5 possesses 126 g Weight. The X2-01 has 119.4 x 59.8 x 14.3 mm, 86.6 cc Dimensions and the Nokia E5 possesses 115 x 58.9 x 12.8 mm, 75 cc Dimensions.

Other miscellaneous

The X2-01 has MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player , MP3/WAV/WMA/AAC player , Organizer , Voice memo and Predictive text input. The Nokia E5 possesses Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), PDF viewer , MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player , MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player , Flash Lite v3.0 , Voice command/dial , Organizer and Predictive text input. A flashlight is a battery-powered hand-held lightsource, useful in the dark. The X2-01 provides MIDP 2.1 Java compatibility whereas the Nokia E5 comes with MIDP 2.0 Java compatibility. The X2-01 contains WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML (Opera Mini) Browser whereas the Nokia E5 comes with WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML Browser. The X2-01 contains Vibration, Polyphonic(64), WAV, MP3 ringtones Alert types. The Nokia E5 comes with Vibration, MP3 ringtones Alert types. The X2-01 contains + downloadable Games whereas the Nokia E5 comes with Downloadable Games.


Nokia E5

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