We have come a long way from the age of feature phones to a transition made in the arena of smartphones in India. These new devices are now capable of not just conducting calls and occassional music listening, but almost anything that you could think of.
While there are a number of smartphones that are currently available in the market, companies such as Apple, Samsung and Sony have already gained the most popularity over others with their feature-rich devices and brilliant performances.
However, as the market gets bigger and bigger with each passing day, more and more new device manufacturers are entering the race. And even with the big name brands aroud the corner, the smaller and new ones are slowly making their marks. And two such devices are the new Nokia Lumia 930 and the other Gionee Elife S5.5.
Not long ago, at BUILD 2014, Microsoft announced that the Nokia Lumia 930 for the global market including India. Now it seems like the company is actually delivering on its promise with the device arriving soon.
On a similar note, Gionee has already made a name for itself and a big example of that can be derived via the Elife S5.5 handset with its brilliant 5.5mm thickness.
So if we were to derive a comparison between both, where do you think both the Nokia Lumia 930 and the Gionee Elife S5.5 will stand? We take a closer look at the specs of both.
Nokia Lumia 930 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Operating System
One of the main differences lie with respect to the operating systems both the devices are running. While the new Gionee Elife S5.5 comes with Jelly Bean (but can now be upgraded to Android KitKat), the Lumia 930 runs on the new Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 OS.
Nokia Lumia 930 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Display and Dimensions
The Nokia Lumia 930 sports a 5-inch AMOLED capacitive touch screen, while rendering 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. Also, the device's overall dimensions measure up to 137 x 71 x 9.8 mm.
The Gionee Elife S5.5, comparatively, comes with a similar 5-inch super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, while also rendering 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution.
Nokia Lumia 930 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Camera
The Nokia Lumia 930, in terms of camera, offers a massive 20-megapixel primary camera, sporting a pixel resolution of 4992 х 3744 pixels, with autofocus and dual LED flash. The device also has a secondary 1.2-megapixel camera on board that's more than enough for conducting video chats.
The Gionee Elife S5.5, on the other hand, sports a lesser 13-megapixel primary camera, sporting a pixel resolution of 4160 x 3120 pixels, with autofocus and LED flash. The device also has a greater secondary 5-megapixel camera on board that will be more than just a camera that sits in the front of the phone.
Nokia Lumia 930 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Processors
While the Nokia Lumia 930 is equipped with a quad core 2.2 GHz Krait 400 processor, its Gionee counterpart powers up the Elife S5.5 via a greater 1.7 GHz octa core Cortex A7 processor and Mali 450MP4 chipset.
Nokia Lumia 930 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Storage and RAM
The Nokia Lumia 930 offers 2GB of RAM to users while offering the device in a 32GB internal memory variant. However, there's no option to expand the device's memory as an external microSD slot for additional memory is missing.
The Gionee Elife S5.5, on the other hand, offers the same 2GB of RAM while offering the device in a 16GB internal memory variant. Similarly, there's no option to expand the device's memory since Gionee decided against offering any external microSD slot.
Nokia Lumia 930 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Battery
While the Nokia Lumia 930 juices up the device via a potent 2420 mAh battery, the Gionee Elife S5.5 comes sporting a somewhat decent yet non-removable slightly lesser 2300 mAh battery.
Nokia Lumia 930 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Price
While the Lumia 930 is yet to receive an official price tag, the Gionee Elife S5.5 has been listed at a price tag of Rs. 21,800.
Nokia Lumia 930 Vs Gionee Elife S5.5: Verdict
We are in a fix with this one. Both the Nokia Lumia 930 and the Gionee Elife S5.5 sport more or less the similar kind of specs, barring the operating systems. But if seen more intricately, we have to give the Lumia 930 the benefit of doubt for this one.
While the Gionee-made device scores pretty highly on our charts, but with extended internal storage, higher camera and powerful battery, the Lumia 930 takes the cake.