|The "Battle of Affordable Android Phones". Latest Alcatel GLORY 2 on Android Jelly Bean vs Lenovo A690 on 4.0" Capacitive Touchscreen with 233 pixel per inch (ppi).|
Android phones got better and better in terms of speed, performance, operating system and affordability. With tight competition from global brands such as Alcatel/Lenovo/Huawei against local mobile brands Cherry Mobile/MyPhone/StarMobile/Cloudfone affordable price and performance of Android smartphones benefits consumers.
Latest Android phone from Alcatel is GLORY 2 - upgrade of Alcatel OT 918N GLORY and what caught my attention with this droid? Its running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on 1 Ghz single core processor and 512 MB RAM. It's predecessor runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread on 650 MHz processor.
Another latest from Lenovo is A690, running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread, powered by single core 1 GHz processor and 512 MB RAM. Lenovo A690 sports a large 4.0" Capacitive Touchscreen with 233 ppi for affordable price - this makes it special compared to other brands.
Lets compare the two latest Android phones from Chinese brand Alcatel and Lenovo
Alcatel GLORY 2 vs Lenovo A690 Price, Features and Specs Comparison
|Lenovo A690 - most affordable 4.0" display and 1 GHz powered Android phone for budget conscious Pinoys. It is also available on SMART P349 Plan.|
Price: P4,990, Also available for Sun postpaid Plan 350 (Alcatel GLORY 2), P4,699 (Lenovo A690). A price difference of P291.
Freebies: Free waterproof pouch, TPU case, screen protector and 4 GB memory card (Lenovo A690)
Features: Both are Dual SIM, Dual Standby, FM Radio and GPS capable. Ergonomically designed for easier grip (Lenovo A690)
CPU: Both runs on 1 GHz MT6575 single core processor
OS: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (GLORY 2), Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread (A690)
RAM: Both are 512 MB
Screen: 3.5" HVGA Capacitive Touchscreen (GLORY 2), 4.0' Capacitive Touchscreen
Resolution: 320x480 pixels (GLORY2), 480x800 pixels (A690)
Pixel per Inch: ~165 ppi (GLORY2), ~233 ppi (A690)
Internal Memory: 4 GB (GLORY2), 512 MB (A690)
Camera: Dual camera with 3.2MP main and VGA front (GLORY 2), 3.15 MP single rear camera (Lenovo A690)
Sensors: Both features a Proximity and Light Sensors
Connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth, micro-USB and 3G capable
Battery: Alcatel GLORY 2 is rated at 1400 mAh battery capacity while 1500 mAh for Lenovo A690
The two entry level Android phones has almost similar specs and features and the which one will stand out for you?
Is it the one running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (JB) or Android 2.3 Gingerbread (GB) operating system or the one with better display with high ppi (Lenovo A690) or with high internal storage memory (GLORY 2).
What is your pick?
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