There are so many smartphones available on the market that it can be difficult to make a choice between them. Readers in India may well have the Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro or Sony Xperia M Dual on their shortlists, both Android handsets. We’re giving readers a Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro vs. Sony Xperia M Dual comparison to give you an idea of what the phones have to offer.
We’ll outline the key specs of each of these dual SIM smartphones so that you can see how they stand up against each other. Of course each will have an array of different software features too, but here we’re concerning ourselves with a specs look.
The Galaxy Grand Quattro (also known as the Galaxy Win) is powered by a 1.2GHZ Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor and has Adreno 203 graphics. Meanwhile the Xperia M Dual has a 1GHz Snapdragon S4 Plus dual-core processor and
Adreno 305 GPU.
The Samsung handset has a 4.7-inch display with resolution of 800 x 480 and 199 ppi. The Xperia M Dual has a 4-inch display with resolution of 854 x 480 and 245 ppi.
RAM and Storage
The Galaxy Grand Quattro has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage, expandable via microSD to 32GB. The Xperia M Dual has the same RAM but with 4GB of internal storage, expandable via microSD to 32GB.
There’s a 5-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash and 480p video capture on the Grand Quattro, along with a VGA front-facing camera. The Xperia M Dual carries a 5-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash and 720p video capture, as well as a VGA front-facing camera.
Both phones have 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPRS, EDGE, and microUSB 2.0. The Sony Xperia M Dual also has NFC support which the Galaxy Grand Quattro lacks.
The Galaxy Grand Quattro has a 2000 mAh battery and the Xperia M Dual has a 1750 mAh battery.
The Grand Quattros runs the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS while the Xperia M Dual runs Android 4.2.2.
Dimensions and Weight
There’s quite a difference in the heft of these two devices. The Galaxy Grand Quatros measures 133.3mm x 70.7mm x 9.7mm and weighs 143.9g. The Xperia M Dual is much lighter at just 115g and it measures 124mm x 62mm x 9.3mm.
Although pricing varies by retailer the Galaxy Grand Quatros can be found at around Rs. 14,449 while the Xperia M Dual price is around Rs.12,195.
This clearly shows some of the advantages for each handset. For example the Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro has a faster quad-core processor, larger display, higher internal storage, and larger battery capacity. On the other hand the Xperia M Dual is cheaper, lighter, has a higher resolution display, 720p video capture, and runs a later version of Jelly Bean.
Of course individual preference of design is also likely to play a part in any decision between these two handsets. However, both have something to offer potential buyers depending on what factors are most important to them.
Have you been thinking of buying either of these Android smartphones? Would you opt for the Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro or the Sony Xperia M Dual? Let us know by sending your comments.