Nokia Lumia 900 Vs Samsung Galaxy S II
Nokia Lumia 900, the upcoming Windows phone from Nokia, has
not yet arrived in the market but still its competitors are ready to pounce on
it. The latest horse in the smartphone race has found its closest competitor
named Samsung Galaxy S II. Comparisons between the two smartphones have already
Here is a lowdown on the tech specs of the two smartphones:
Display:- Both the smartphones sport a 10.9-cm (4.3-inch) Super AMOLED capacitive multi-touch
touchscreen made of Corning Gorilla Glass.
Operating system:- Samsung Galaxy S II runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating
system, which can be upgraded to the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
when the update is rolled out for the handset, while Nokia Lumia 900 runs Microsoft's
Windows 7.5 Mango OS.
Processor:- Galaxy S II is powered by dual-core 1.2 GHz Cotrtex A9 Exynos
chipset while Lumia 900 has an in-built Qualcomm 1.4 GHz Scorpion APQ8055
Camera:- Both the handsets have a rear 8 MP camera with auto focus. The Lumia
900 camera has a dual LED flashlight and can record videos at 720 p at 30
frames per second. While for Samsung Galaxy SII, the camera has a single LED
flashlight but can record videos at 1080p at 30 frames per second.
Storage/Memory:- Galaxy S II is available in two models--16 GB and 32 GB and
has an external microSD card slot as well. It has a 1 GB RAM. Lumia 900 will
only be available in the 16 GB version and will not even have a card slot for
expansion of storage. It has an in-built RAM of 512 MB.
Price:- Both the smartphones are priced around Rs 30,000, states a News
Track India report.
Battery:- Galaxy S II comes with a standard Li-Ion 1650 mAh battery, while Lumia
900 will feature a standard Li-Ion 1830 mAh battery and is said to be the
first 4G-enabled phone with a long battery backup.
Connectivity features:- Both the phones have Wi-Fi 802.11 and Wi-Fi hotspot facility, a
USB v 2.0 port and a 3.5 mm jack, GPRS, EDGE, HSPA+ along with 2G and 3G
support. Lumia 900 comes with 4G LTE technology while Samsung's smartphone has
Bluetooth 3.0 version as opposed to Nokia's Bluetooth 2.1 version.
--Upasana Rajpal, EFYTimes News Network