The "Battle of Octa-Core" affordable Android smartphones continues with latest SKK Mobile PHOENIX X1 setting a new record as the "cheapest octa-core Android phone" to date beating Cherry Mobile PULSE.
The rise of the "Super-Mid market" was already on fire bringing high specs and feature packed smartphones (either global and local brand) to Pinoy consumers at affordable price (P5K-P9K range).
Both SKK Mobile PHOENIX X1 and Cherry Mobile PULSE are competing with MyPhone INFINITY LITE (P7,999), Cherry Mobile MAGNUM S (P9,999) and StarMobile DIAMOND X1 (P11,990).
If you want to own your first octa-core gadget, below are the specs of the two. Which of them do you think is the right one for you?
SKK Mobile PHOENIX X1 vs Cherry Mobile PULSE Price and Specs Comparison
|Cherry Mobile PULSE, the second cheapest octa-core powered Android smartphone with almost the same specs with SKK Mobile PHOENIX X1.|
Price: SKK Mobile PHOENIX X1 is priced at P5,499 while Cherry Mobile PULSE is selling at P6,499. A price difference of P1K.
Features: Dual SIM, Dual 3G Standby, USB OTG Support, ClearMotion Video Fluency Enhancer, 1080p video playback support and 8.4mm slim (PHOENIX X1), Dual SIM, Dual Standby and Double tap to Wake (PULSE)
CPU: Both 1.7 GHz MT6592 octa-core processor
GPU: Both MALI 450MP
OS: Both Android 4.4 KitKat
Screen: 5.0" HD IPS 5-point multi-touch display (PHOENIX X1), 5.0" HD IPS Capacitive Touchscreen with Dragontrail Scratch resistant glass protection (PULSE)
Resolution: Both 720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel per Inch: Both 294 ppi
RAM: Both 1 GB
Internal Memory: Both 8 GB expandable up to 64GB
Camera: 13 MP rear, Autofocus with Flash and 5 MP front camera (PHOENIX X1), 13 MP rear with Flash and 5 MP front camera (PULSE)
Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, FM Radio and HSPA+ capable (PHOENIX X1), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, FM radio and HSPA+ capable (PULSE)
AnTuTu Benchmark Score:~25K (PULSE)
Sensors: Proximity, Light, Direction, Acceleration Sensor and E-Compass (PHOENIX X1)
Battery: 2500 mAh (PHOENIX X1), 2000 mAh (PULSE)
Availability/Released Date: Cherry Mobile PULSE is already out in the market while SKK Mobile PHOENIX X1 is coming very soon.
I'll update this post once full specs are fully revealed. If you own one of these Android gadgets, kindly please share to us your initial review or impression. Thanks!
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