Sony Xperia M vs Samsung Galaxy Core

Here are two mid-range Android smartphones with identical features from leading MNC brands.

There were not many decent smartphones of MNC brands below Rs 15,000 till just a few months back. But now multi-national mobile brands have launched a slew of handsets to attract mid-range buyers. The newest entrant in the mid-range segment from Sony is Xperia M, which has recently been made available in India for Rs 12,990.

Samsung too has a range of smartphones in the Rs 10,000-20,000 price range of which a popular handset is the Samsung Galaxy Core. Here we have compared these phones on the basis of their features.

Design and display

Samsung Galaxy Core is 8.95 mm thick and weighs 124 grams. It has a 4.3 inch TFT LCD touchscreen with 480 x 800 pixel resolution.

On the other hand, the Sony Xperia M is 9.3 mm thick and weighs 115 grams. It has a 4 inch touchscreen with 480 x 854 pixel resolution.

In a nutshell, the Xperia M’s screen, though it is smaller than that of Galaxy Core, comes with better resolution. Xperia M too is thicker than the Samsung Galaxy Core, though it is lighter.

First Published : Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 00:00
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