Samsung Galaxy Y vs Karbonn A7
I’m going to compare the latest Karbonn A7 with the hot selling Galaxy Y. Galaxy Y is an entry level Android smartphone from Samsung at a very affordable price. It has been selling large quantities all over the world. So will the new Karbonn A7, which is a slider phone, be able to make a dent in Samsung’s sales. Let’s find out!
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Both the phones run on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. But the Karbonn A7 runs on the latest version, 2.3.6, whereas Galaxy Y is running on 2.3.5.
The Galaxy Y runs on 830 MHz ARMv6 processor. The Galaxy Y beats the Karbonn A7 here by a minute margin. The Karbonn A7 runs on a 800 MHz processor.
Screen and Display
The Galaxy Y has a 3-inch capacitative touchscreen, whereas the Karbonn A7 has a 3.5-inch capacitative touchscreen. And the display resolution of the Karbonn A7 is more than that of the Galaxy Y. Karbonn A7’s resolution is 320x480 whereas Galaxy Y has a resolution of 240x320. This will allow you to see crisper images and brighter colors.
Both the phones support 2G and 3G networks. (Karbonn A7 – 3G not yet confirmed)
Both the phones have all the features of high-end phones. They have Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE, 32 GB expandable memory and many more.
This is the category where the Samsung Galaxy Y is made to look like a kid holding a lollipop. The Galaxy Y has a camera of 2 megapixels with no other additional features. But the Karbonn A7 has a 5 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash. This lets you take great photos even in dim light.
The Galaxy Y has a battery of 1200 mAh Li-Ion battery. But the Karbonn A7 takes away this category too. It has a 1420 mAh battery. So overall it’s supposed to give you more talk time and stand-by time.
Karbonn A7 and the Samsung Galaxy Y head-to-head
Operating System – Winner: Karbonn A7 (Gingerbread 2.3.6) Loser: Galaxy Y (Gingerbread 2.3.5)
Processor – Winner: Galaxy Y (832 MHz) Loser: Karbonn A7 (800 MHz)
Screen Size – Winner: Karbonn A7 ( 3.5 inches) Loser: Galaxy Y (3.0 inches)
Display - Winner: Karbonn A7 (320x480 pixels) Loser: Galaxy Y (240x320)
Camera – Winner: Karbonn A7 (5 megapixels with Dual-LED flash) Loser: Galaxy Y (2 megapixels with nothing)
Battery – Winner: Karbonn A7 (1420 mAh) Loser: Galaxy Y (1200 mAh)
Price – Winner: Galaxy Y (Rs.6490) Loser: Karbonn A7 (Rs.7490)
Karbonn A7 has a front camera which allows the feature of video calling. Galaxy Y doesn't have the front camera. Karbonn A7 also has 512 MB of RAM whereas Galaxy Y has only 290 MB of RAM available to the user. So Karbonn A7 wins here too.
Which one would you buy?
You’ve seen the results with your own eyes. But will you go for the Karbonn A7 or the Galaxy Y. That’s up to you. You decide. If you have any queries regarding this topic feel free to comment. I’ll keep this hub updated, when I get the information.