Spice M 5350 Elite and Spice M5500 are two comparison phones which have dual GSM SIM capability. Spice M5500 has a touch resistive screen, where as Spice M5350 Elite has alphanumeric keypad. M5500 comes with a unique feature of having changeable panels, that transforms the phone from a fully touch screen phone to an alphanumeric key pad phone.
Spice M 5350 Elite and Spice M5500 phones have the facility of voice recording and also privacy protection. Elite model has the feature of SMS scheduling which is an added advantage.
Coming to the entertainment front, Spice M5350 Elite has a 0.3 MP camera, in built music player. It also gives you the option of FM radio and FM recording. Spice M5500 comes with a 1.3 MP camera, a preloaded music player. It has FM recording and also the provision for FM transmission.
Comparing the connectivity of Spice M 5350 Elite and Spice M5500, the Elite model has Bluetooth. The phone also can be used as a modem and can be connected to a computer to access the internet. Spice M5500 in addition to the features of Elite phone provides a USB slot, which can be used for data transfer. M5500 has an internal memory of 110KB and also a slot for external memory card. Elite model also provides provision for extending the memory.
The battery of both the phones is the same type. It requires charging at least once in a day. The dimensions of both phones are also similar, but a small variation considering the fact that the M5500 is a touch screen phone. Both the phones feature some preloaded applications. Some of the applications common to both the phones are SOS messaging, and Mobile tracker. Along with these the M5500 comes out with other applications like email, social networking facilities like Ibibo and Facebook. It also features Opera mini browser for trouble free internet usage.
The major attractions of these fully loaded phones are their prices. Spice M 5350 Elite comes with a price tag of Rs 1800 and the Spice M5500 costs 3600 rupees. Both the phones prove to be of great value for money models from Spice.