|The Battle of Affordable 1 GHz powered Android Phones - HUAWEI Ascend Y210D vs LENOVO A690.|
Both Huawei Ascend Y210D and Lenovo A690 Android phones are latest from Chinese OEM to give consumers affordable smartphones in entry level category.
Affordable entry level Android phones line up last 2012 from Lenovo includes A65, A60 and A60+ at price range of 5K. On the other hand, Huawei Y210D is a redesigned Y200 - released last June 2012 at price range of P5K also.
At first glance on specs of Huawei Y210D, 1Ghz processor with 1700 mAh caught my attention at the price of P2,999, wow very affordable entry level Android phone from the third smartphone manufacturer - next to Samsung and Apple.
This would be selling hotcakes this summer season and very tempting to buy.
How would this entry level Android phones compete with our local mobile brand Cherry Mobile RAVE, W300 and W100, StarMobile BRIGHT (P4,999), MyPhone A848 DUO (P4,590) and A818 slim DUO (P3,990) and DTC GT5 (P2,698)?
How about with other global mobile brand entry level smartphone like Samsung Galaxy Y (~P5K), LG Optimus L3 (~P5K) and Sony Xperia Tipo (~P6K)? Lets compare the two 1 GHz powered droids.
Huawei Ascend Y210D vs Lenovo A690 Price, Features and Specs Comparison
Price: Huawei Ascend Y210D is selling at P2,990 while Lenovo A690 at P5,299. A price difference of almost P2,300.
Features: Both are Dual SIM, Dual Standby and GPS Capable. 5 seconds fast boot, User friendly soft keyboard and Exquisite fashion ID design (Y210D).
Physical Design: Same 3 capacitive buttons
CPU: Both runs on single processor. Huawei Y210D is powered by Qualcomm MSM7225A 1 GHz processor while Lenovo A690 on MediaTek 1 GHz MT6575 processor.
OS: Both runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread
RAM: 256 MB (Y210D), 512 MB (A690)
Screen: 3.5" HVGA 262K Colors Capacitive Touchscreen (Y210D), 4.0"Capacitive Touchscreen (A690)
Resolution: 480 x 320 pixels (Y210D), 480 x 800 pixels (A690)
Pixel per Inch: 165 ppi (Y210D), 233 ppi (A690)
Internal Memory: Both 512 MB
Camera: 2 MP single camera with 30 fps VGA video recording (Y210D), 3.15 MP single rear camera (Lenovo A690)
Sensors: Proximity and Light Sensors (A690)
Connectivity: Both are WiFi, Bluetooth, micro-USB and 3G capable.
Battery: Huawei Ascend Y210D is rated 1700 mAh while 1500 mAh for Lenovo A690.
So, which of the two entry level smartphones do you like? Are you after for affordability or screen size and resolution?
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