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Samsung Galaxy Y Vs. Micromax Ninja 4

Spec Showdown: Samsung Galaxy Y Vs. Micromax Ninja 4

Samsung Galaxy Y Vs. Micromax Ninja 4

Samsung Galaxy Y

Coming from the world’s #1 Android OEM, the Galaxy Y is squarely aimed at the young, first-time smartphone buyer. We nominated it as the must buy entry-level smartphone last year.

Core specs
Display
: 3.0 inch QVGA 240×320 resolution display, (~133 ppi)
CPU: 830 MHz ARMv6
GPU: Broadcom BCM2763
Storage:160MB of internal storage, 290MB user available RAM, accepts 32GB cards
Camera: 2 MP, captures 1600×1200 pixel shots and QVGA quality video
Connectivity: HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP, microUSB v2.0, Stereo FM radio
Battery: Li-Ion 1200 mAh
OS: Android OS, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread)

Pros and Cons
(+)More user-available RAM (than the Ninja 4)
(-)Low resolution display, not all apps will work.
(-)Captures QVGA quality video
(-) Runs Gingerbread

Verdict

If you’re looking for a tiny pocketable phone, go for the newer Galaxy Pocket as it has 3GB of Internal memory. If you’re heavily into IM and texting, check out the Galaxy Chat, which has a QWERTY keyboard with ICS.

Micromax A87 Ninja 4
You might have seen those attack ads on TV lately, released this month, the Ninja 4 out-specs Samsung’s offerings by a mile. Here’s what they’re bringing to the table.

Core specs
Display: 4-inch WVGA 480×800 resolution display (~240 ppi)
CPU: 1GHz ARM V7 Processor, Qualcomm S1 series MSM7x27a SURF
GPU: Adreno 200
Storage: 180 MB internal storage, 161 MB user-available RAM, accepts 32 GB microSD cards
Camera: 2 MP camera, captures 1600×1200 pixel shots and VGA quality video
Connectivity: Dual SIM cards, GPRS and 3G, Bluetooth v2.1, 802.11 b/g/n, microUSB, FM Radio
Battery:  Li-Ion 1400 mAh
OS: Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread

Pros and Cons
(+) 4-inch Android with a 1GHz CPU at 6k!
(+) Dual SIM
(-) Crippled by limited internal storage
(-) Runs Gingerbread

Verdict

The A87 certainly out-specs the Galaxy Y in almost every aspect, but the low amount of RAM cripples the app-worthiness of phone.

5 Comments

  1. S M Krishna

    September 21, 2012 at 9:48 am

    Can someone please reply with the details of RAM and GPU of Micromax 4.

  2. Rajib Das

    September 21, 2012 at 9:49 am

    Micromax a87 is a good phone.

  3. Manoj Patel

    September 21, 2012 at 9:49 am

    nice phone and its working properly , too nice featurs…..
    gps , WiFi, hotspot, processor, very very good but some battery assume. nice rock phone Dear, Must Buy
    Yet I have bought 5 days Before, Nice ..working By

  4. Amit Mukherjee

    September 21, 2012 at 9:50 am

    Good features

  5. Don No.1

    September 30, 2012 at 10:44 am

    gingerbread still…wats up with these companies

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