|Latest StarMobile OCTA vs DIAMOND X1 Octa Core Android Smartphones - Which is the right one for you?|
The "Battle of Octa Core Android Smartphones" in the Philippines is heating up this 2014 with latest StarMobile OCTA - the sequel of DIAMOND X1. Both of them are powered by MediaTek MT6592 true octa core processor boosting 18MP rear and 8MP front camera with BSI.
Other octa core powered gadgets are Cherry Mobile COSMOS Z2, THL T100/T200 by Novo7Tech, upcoming MyPhone INFINITY and SKK Mobile.
With affordable quad core Android phones for as low as P3,599 (SKK Mobile GRIFFIN 2) and dual core for as low as P1,988 (MyPhone RAIN 2G), will it have a mass appeal to techie Pinoy consumers?
StarMobile OCTA vs DIAMOND X1 Octa Core Android Smartphone Price, Features and Specs Comparison
|Latest StarMobile OCTA powered by MT6592 true octa core CPU, 2GB RAM, running on Android 4.2.2 JB OS boosting 18MP/8MP dual cameras on 5.0" IPS Full High Definition (HD) display with NFC, MHL and wireless charging features.|
Price: StarMobile OCTA is priced at P16,990 while DIAMOND X1 is currently selling at P13,990. A price difference of P3K.
Features: Dual SIM (microSIM + microSIM), Dual Standby, OTA (over the air updates), USB OTG and Wireless Charging (OCTA), Dual SIM (Regular + microSIM), Dual 3G Standby, StarMobile SYNC, OTA (over the air updates) and Yamaha speakers (DIAMOND X1)
Physical Design: Both 3 soft capacitive buttons. DIAMOND X1 is 7mm slim.
CPU: Both 1.7 GHz MediaTek MT6592 Octa Core Cortex-A7 processor
GPU: Both MALI 450MP4
OS: Both Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean - JB
Screen: 5.0" IPS Full HD OGS ASAHI Scratch Resistant Glass display (OCTA), 6.0" IPS HD Capacitive Scratch Resistant Glass display (DIAMOND X1)
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels (OCTA), 1280 x 720 pixels (DIAMOND X1)
Pixel per Inch: 441 ppi (OCTA), 245 ppi (DIAMOND X1)
RAM: Both 2 GB
Internal Memory: 32 GB (OCTA), 8 GB expandable up to 64 GB via microSD (DIAMOND X1)
Camera: 18MP, autofocus, BSI with dual LED Flash and 8 MP, wide front lens, BSI with LED Flash front camera (OCTA), 18MP, autofocus, BSI and 8 MP, BSI front camera (DIAMOND X1)
Connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, MHL and 3.5GHSPA+ capable up to 21.1 Mbps (OCTA), Dual Band WiFi, Bluetooth, 3.5G/HSPA+ capable up to 21.1 Mbps (DIAMOND X1)
AnTuTu Benchmark Score: 27,401 ver. 4 (DIAMOND X1)
Battery: Both 2300 mAh
Availability/Released Date: OCTA is coming this April 2014 while DIAMOND X1 is already out in the market.
StarMobile OCTA / DIAMOND X1 Full Specs
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