701 weighs around 131 grams where as Nokia 603 weighs comparatively lighter at 109.6 grams. 701 arrives in Silver Light, steel dark as well as Amethyst violet colours where as Nokia 603 arrives only in Black colour. 701 comes with a display size of 3.5 inches LED-Backlit TFT capacitive touch screen with a screen resolution of 360 x 640 pixels where as 603 comes with 3.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touch screen display with a resolution of 360 x 640 pixels. Both the devices arrives with music player that supports formats like MP3 as well as Stereo FM radio that is comprised of the RDS technology. In addition an FM Transmitter is present in 701.
701 comes with an 8 mega pixel camera that has a resolution of 3264 x 2248 pixels that is accompanied by dual-LED Flash technology as well as fixed focus technology where as Nokia 603 comes with a 5 mega pixel camera that has a resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. Both the smartphones provides 720p of high definition video recording. Both comes with 512MB RAM. Both consist of microSD card that allows memory expansion of up to 32GB. 603 consists of an internal storage capacity of 2GB where as Nokia 701 consists of an internal memory storage capacity of a total of 8GB. Both come with high speed USB connectivity as well as Bluetooth connectivity.
Both 603 and 701 make use of GPRS as well as EDGE connectivity. Both smartphones comes with 802.11 b/ g/ n Wi-Fi connectivity. Proximity sensors as well as accelerometers as well as digital compass and photo editors are also present in both the Nokia handsets. Both make use of A-GPS functionality.
The price in India of 701 is Rs.17, 000 where as the price in India tag of 603 is around Rs. 13,500 yet as per the sources. An announcement regarding the price tag of 603 is expected soon in the coming months.