This article presents the similarities and differences of the two cellular phones Nokia E63 and Nokia X2-01. The Nokia E63 is a GSM Technology phone announced in 2008, November whereas 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 E63. The Nokia X2-01 was announced about 2 years after the other one.
The main differences between these two items are that, the Nokia E63 has got 3G which is 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 E63.
Let us now compare the features of these devices in more detail.
Connectivity and communication
X2-01 does not have HSCSD, WLAN and 3G, whereas, Nokia E63 offers these features. WLAN is a wireless LAN is an Internet connection that can be accessed by radio waves instead of through traditional wires and cords. 3G is a third generation (UMTS) technology using new data transmission standards and operating at a different part of the spectrum range to second generation networks. Licences have been issued by European governments to cover the UMTS spectrum around the 2GHz level. 3G helps in increasing the speed for internet browsing and downloading. The Nokia E63 contains WiFi 802.11 b g WLAN and 384 kbps 3G. The X2-01 possesses v2.1 with A2DP Bluetooth. The Nokia E63 possesses 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 contains Class 32 EDGE and the Nokia E63 offers Class 32, 296 kbps EDGE. The X2-01 has got Stereo FM radio with RDS while the Nokia E63 provides FM radio and Visual radio. The built-in FM radio helps keep you informed and lets you enjoy your favorite stations. The X2-01 contains SMS, MMS, Email Messaging and the Nokia E63 offers SMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging. MMS allows wireless customers to send and receive messages that contain much more than text including formatted text, graphics, photographs, and audio and video clips. The multimedia messaging service helps users to send video, photos, images, text and sound all together in one very easy to create MMS and send it to any other MMS capable mobile phone. The X2-01 has got GPRS. The Nokia E63 provides Class 32, 100 kbps GPRS. GPRS will provide packet switched data primarily for GSM based 2G networks. The X2-01 comes with WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML Browser whereas the Nokia E63 has WAP 2.0 xHTML, HTML Browser. WAP enables cellphones and wireless devices to send e-mail and access the Internet and corporate intranets.
The X2-01 has VGA, 640x480 pixels Camera while the Nokia E63 comes with 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels, LED flash Camera.
The X2-01 provides TFT, 256K colors Display Type and the Nokia E63 has got TFT, 16M colors Display Type. TFT is also known as Active matrix display. TFT (Thin Film Transistor) is a liquid crystal display found on notebook computers and flat panel displays. The X2-01 contains 320 x 240 pixels, 2.4 inches Display Size whereas the Nokia E63 offers 320 x 240 pixels, 2.36 inches Display Size. The X2-01 has got QWERTY keyboard Display Features while the Nokia E63 provides Full QWERTY keyboard Display Features. QWERTY refers to the key scheme for the standard english languge keyboard. A QWERTY keyboard helps you shoot off emails in no time.
Memory and processing
X2-01 lacks CPU, whereas, Nokia E63 comes with these features. The Nokia E63 has ARM 11 369 MHz processor CPU. The X2-01 has microSD, up to 8GB Card slot and the Nokia E63 comes with microSD (TransFlash), up to 16GB (verified), hotswap, Card slot. The X2-01 provides 55 MB, 64 MB RAM, 128 MB ROM Internal Memory. The Nokia E63 has got 120 MB Internal Memory. The X2-01 contains Photocall Phonebook Memory whereas the Nokia E63 offers Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall Phonebook Memory. The X2-01 has got Call records memory while the Nokia E63 provides Detailed, max 30 days Call records memory.