|Nokia Lumia 510 vs Sony Xperia Tipo - The Battle of Windows Phone and Android|
Both are latest smartphone from Nokia and Sony competing for most affordable smartphones in the market today. They have one thing in common, Lumia 510 is the cheapest Windows Phone of Nokia. Similarly, Xperia Tipo is the cheapest Android phone from Sony selling at P7,450.
Lumia 510 is successor of Nokia Lumia 610 (currently selling at P9,990), redesigned for affordability to penetrate more consumers looking for entry level smartphones at lower price.
Also, Nokia wants consumers to try their windows phone at lower market segment and this is a good marketing strategy. I'm also excited and waiting for this cheapest windows phone for a long time.
So, you are in tight budget of P7,000 for entry level smartphone and you want to make the most value out of your money.
Which one will you choose? Are you willing to wait for Nokia Lumia 510?
The two mobile giants producing quality mobile phones are in tight battle for entry level smartphone at much higher price range( P7,000) compared to Samsung Pocket (P4,990), Lenovo A60+ (P4,990), LG Optimus L3 (P5,390), Alcatel Glory X (P5,290), Huawei Ascend Y200 (P5,490) at price range of P5,000 and our local mobile brand Cherry Mobile and MyPhone at P3,000.
Yes, you read it right. At P3,000 you can own a Android smartphone and this is offered by Cherry Mobile Candy TV and W200 Wilfone. Choosing your first entry level smartphone is a matter of choice, do you want quality, affordability, performance or combination of all?
Nokia LUMIA 510 vs Sony Xperia Tipo Price and Full Specs Comparison
Price: Nokia Lumia 510 cost P7,290 while Sony Xperia Tipo is priced at P5,990.
Features: Both have FM radio. Nokia Lumia 510 have more sensors and Display features (Ambient, Light time out, brightness control, Tactile feedback and low power mode). Sony Xperia Tipo have shatter proof PMMA display and XLoud for better music experience.
CPU: Same 800 MHz ARM Cortex-A5 Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A processor
GPU: Same Adreno 200
OS: Nokia Lumia 510 is running on Windows Phone 7.5 Mango while Xperia Tipo on latest Android 4.0 Android Ice Cream Sandwich
RAM: 256 MB (Lumia 510), 512 MB (Xperia Tipo)
Screen: 4.0" 65K colors TFT Capacitive Multi-touchscreen (Lumia 510), 3.2" 262K TFT Capacitive Scratch resistant Multi-touchscreen (Xperia Tipo)
Camera: Nokia sports a single 5 MP autofocus rear camera while Sony Xperia tipo sports a dual camera with 3.2 MP rear with LED Flash and VGA front.
Internal Memory: Both 4 GB. Nokia Lumia 510 don't have expansion slot so, your stock up at 4 GB (with 7GB Free SkyDrive storage). Unlike with Xperia Tipo, up to 32 GB via microSD card
Connectivity: Wi-Fi, micro-USB, Bluetooth and 3G capable
Battery: 1300 mAh (Lumia 510), 1500 mAh (Xperia Tipo)
In summary, Lumia 510 and Xperia Tipo are in duel of quality entry level smartphones at price range of P7,000 and who will be the winner? Which of the two smartphones are the best in terms of performance and affordability?
Update: Nokia Lumia is selling at P7,290
Nokia Lumia 510 Press Release
Nokia Lumia 510 Full Specs
Sony Xperia Tipo Full Specs
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