|MyPhone vs Lenovo: The Battle of Dual Core Processor|
Is year 2013 the battle of Dual-Core processor smartphones in the Philippines? I thinks it is and we will begin it with MyPhone A898 and Lenovo S560.
Dual-Core vs Single Core Processor
According to MediaTek performance comparison of their latest MT6577 dual core processor to single core, it boosts up to 40% performance (computing power, system performance and browsing) compare to single processor platform at affordable price.
MyPhone A898 and Lenovo S560 both uses the dual-core MT6577, the twin brothers of MyPhone A878 and Lenovo P700i are upcoming on the Philippine market very soon and everyone is excited.
There is not much differences between the two at first glance on the specs. MyPhone - our own local mobile brand provides affordable Android phones to every Filipinos and latest line up is A898 dual-core.
On the other hand, Lenovo - a global brand company latest S560 dual-core features a Dolby Speakers for high quality audio.
MyPhone A898 vs A878 DUO
The difference of MyPhone A898 to its predecessor A878 (P6,999) are price, 3G capability and addition of front camera. Similarly, the difference of Lenovo S560 to P700i are their target market segment and battery.
Lenovo S560 targets music lovers because of it's Dolby speakers while P700i targets gamers and enterprise application with it's high capacity 2500 mAh battery.
Let's compare MyPhone A898 and Lenovo S560 so that you will have a little background on specs comparison before buying them.
MyPhone A898 vs Lenovo S560 Price, Features and Specs Comparison
Price: MyPhone A898 cost P7,499 which is much cheaper than Lenovo S560/P700i priced at P10,990. Their price difference is almost P3,500.
Features: Both are Dual SIM, Dual Standby, has FM Radio, GPS and Sensors. Lenovo S560 features Dolby speaker for music lovers.
CPU: Both are running on MediaTek MT6577 1 GHz Dual-Core processor
GPU: same PowerVR SGX531
OS: Both runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Screen: MyPhone has larger 4.3" while Lenovo S560 has 4.0" screen. Both are IPS Capacitive Touchscreen
Camera: Both feature a 5 MP autofocus camera and a front facing camera for video chatting capability.
RAM: same 512 MB
Internal Memory: same 4GB
Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB and both are 3G capable
Battery: Lenovo S560 is rated at higher 2000 mAh compared to MyPhone A898 1800 mAh capacity.
So which one do you want to buy?
Better choose wisely because technology is changing very fast and before we even notice, Quad-core processors are in the making and along the way for entry level and mid segment Android phones.
MediaTek MT6577 Performance
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