Few months back Micromax revealed the news of them clubbing up with Microsoft to launch new windows based phone under lower end segment. And finally the moment has arrived; Micromax has finally released windows phones with Canvas Win 121. As we all know Nokia has already established itself in the Windows phone market and therefore it will be very obvious to have comparison between the windows phones provided by these companies.
We all know Win 121 and Nokia Lumia 525 are two budget windows phones and both have their own quality and hence it is very obvious to have comparison between the two. We are providing here short comparison between the two on the basis of their specs and features so that one can get to chose the better one among them.
Canvas Win W121 & Nokia Lumia 525 Specs Comparison
Nokia Lumia 525 features 4” inches IPS LCD Capacitive display with 480X800 pixels screen resolution and 233 ppi while Micromax Canvas Win 121 boasts 5” inches HD IPS display with 291ppi pixel density. Advantage of Win 121 is its slim look along with leather finish rear panel.
Processor and Operating system:
Nokia Lumia 525 operates on Microsoft Windows phone 8 Black and runs on 1 GHz dual core processor. Processor is based on Qualcomm MSM8227 chipset and it has Aderno 305 GPU. Talking about Canvas Win 121 functions on Windows 8.1 and runs on quad-core processor clocked on 1.2GHZ frequency. The processor is based on Snapdragon 200 chipset.
Nokia Lumia 525 sports 5MP rear camera with 2592 x 1936 pixels, autofocus. It delivers features like 1/4” sensor size, Geo-tagging etc. Having no secondary camera is a big disappointment. While Canvas Win 121 brags 8MP camera with 2MP secondary camera. Clearly Win 121 takes the lead here.
Lumia 525 bears 1GB of internal RAM with 8GB of ROM and external memory expandable up to 64GB. On the other hand Micromax Win 121 has 1GB of internal RAM with 8GB of internal storage and boasts expandable external memory up to 32GB.
Nokia is known for its longer battery backup and Lumia 525 is no exception here. it houses 1430mAh battery capable of providing talk time of 9h 40 minutes on 3G and stand by time up to 360h on 3G.
While talking about Canvas Win 121, it house 2000mAh battery at the rear.
Since WiFi, Bluetooth and USB are the standard features in the phones from the Canvas flagship so we can expect these features from Win 121. Similarly Nokia Lumia 525 also has the connectivity options like Bluetooth, WiFi, USB etc.
|Specs||Nokia Lumia 525||Micromax Win 121|
|Display||4” inches IPS LCD Capacitive display||5” inches HD IPS display|
|Screen resolution||480X800 pixels||720 x 1280 pixels|
|Pixel Density||~233 ppi pixel density||~294 ppi pixel densit|
|OS||Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Black||Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1|
|Processor||1GHz Dual Core||1.2GHz quad core|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8227||Qualcomm Snapdragon 200|
|RAM||1 GB||1 GB|
|Internal Memory||8 GB||8 GB|
|External Memory||Expandable up to 64GB||Expandable up to 32GB|
|Camera||5 MP AF with no front camera||8 MP Rear & 2MP front|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth, WiFi, USB||Bluetooth, WiFi, USB|
|Price||Rs. 8,500||Rs. 9,500|
So, Nokia Lumia is having an advantage in terms of the expandable storage and in battery as due to small screen size and a dual core process it consumes less battery while in rest of the features Micromax Win W121 clearly leads.