Micromax A87 Superfone Ninja 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite: Clash of Entry Level Dual-SIM Newbies

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Micromax A87 Superfone Ninja 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite: Clash of Entry Level Dual-SIM Newbies

 

The Indian smartphone market is flooded with a wide range of budget smartphones from several manufacturers. Specially in 2012, the Indian market is constantly witnessing a slew of launches in the dual SIM Android category by specially by local vendors to swipe the share from global smartphone leaders penetrating in the nation.

Consequently, two smartphones that have been added to the long list recently are Micromax A87 Superfone Ninja 4 and Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite.

Both the handsets are dual SIM budget Android smartphones, which are packed with decent specs, hence, Gizbot has come up with head-to-head spec comparison between the two smartphones.

 Display & Dimension: A87 Ninja 4 dimensions measures 124.8 x 64 x 11.7 mm while Galaxy Y Duos Lite measures 103.5 x 58 x 12 mm.

Further, A87 Ninja 4 houses a 4 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels while Galaxy Y Duos Lite sports a 2.8 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels.

Processor: In this segment, A87 Ninja 4 fares well with a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, while the Galaxy Y Duos Lite is equipped with an 832MHz processor.

Operating System: Being budget smartphones, both run on Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread OS, which is an older version of the Google's OS.

Camera: Both the smartphones have a 2MP rear camera which can capture images and videos with mediocre quality. However, it is to be noted that there is no front facing VGA camera on both the handsets.

Storage: While Galaxy Y Duos Lite has a 2GB internal storage capacity, the A87 Ninja 4 does not have a default storage option. But, both the handsets have a micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB expandable memory.

Connectivity: Both A87 Ninja 4 and Galaxy Y Duos Lite are packed with connectivity features like micro USB 2.0, Wi-Fi features, 3G and Bluetooth.

Battery: In this segment, A87 Ninja 4 has a better batter capacity, as it is equipped with a 1,400 mAh Li-ion battery as compared to the 1,200 mAh Li-ion battery in Galaxy Y Duos Lite.

Price: On the pricing front, A87 Ninja 4 is available for Rs 5,999 and Galaxy Y Duos Lite is available for Rs 6,990.

Verdict

Being budget smartphones in the sub Rs 10,000 price range, both the A87 Ninja 4 and Galaxy Y Duos Lite lack some significant features like front camera for video calling and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.

However, when compared Samsung smartphone would be a better option for those looking for high memory capacity, as Micromax offering does not even have an internal storage option, which is disappointing.

But as the same time, being a mid-range smartphone, A87 Ninja 4 has more software features including the preloaded Aisha voice assistant – the Apple Siri-like technology.

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