Nokia Lumia 1320 vs Samsung Galaxy Grand 2: Which one should you go in for?

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There are so many phablets in the market that consumers often get confused and are unable to make wise choices. It is good to compare a few of them and determine which ones are really worth your money. The Lumia 1320 has been launched for Rs 23,999 whereas the Grand 2 has been launched for Rs 23,900. So the consumers will surely be considering both these devices.

Nokia Lumia 1320


Enlisted below is a comparative look at the Nokia Lumia 1320 and Samsung Galaxy Grand 2:

Display: Lumia 1320 comes with an IPS LCD ClearBack touch display of 6 inches and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protective screen. Galaxy Grand 2 carries a TFT touch display of 5.25 inches. Both the devices offer a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Its a matter of personal choice if you like a bigger screen or a slightly compact one.

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

Processor: Lumia 1320 has been powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual core processor of 1.7 GHz, where as, the Galaxy Grand 2 comes equipped with a quad core processor of 1.2 GHz. Both of them will provide a similar level of performance as Windows Phones are optimised to run on lower resources.

Software: Lumia 1320 functions on Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Black OS while Galaxy Grand 2 runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean platform. Android is the leader whereas as Windows Phone is catching up pretty fast. It is a matter of personal choice in this regard.

Camera: Lumia 1320 comes with a rear camera of 5 MP with auto focus and LED flash and a front facing VGA camera. Galaxy Grand sports a rear camera of 8 MP with auto focus and LED flash and a 1.9 MP front facing shooter. The Grand 2 clearly has an edge over the Lumia 1320 in this regard.

Memory: Lumia 1320 carries 1 GB RAM while Galaxy Grand 2 offers 1.5 GB RAM. Both the devices provide 8 GB of inbuilt storage and up to 64 GB expandable storage space. Multitasking won't be an issue on either of them but the Grand 2 will have an edge over the Nokia offering.

Connectivity Features: The connectivity features offered by the two devices are Bluetooth, micro USB, Wi-Fi, GPS, GPRS, 2G and 3G. Lumia 1320 also offers 4G. So it leads in this regard.

Other Features: Both the smartphones feature a 3.5 mm audio jack, FM Radio, compass, accelerometer and proximity sensor. Lumia 1320 comes with Dolby headphone sound enhancement feature while Galaxy Grand 2 also offers gyroscope.

Battery: Lumia 1320 works on a Li-ion battery of 3400 mAh while Galaxy Grand 2 works on Li-ion battery of 2600 mAh.

Our Take: Lumia 1320 is better in terms of display size, battery capacity and also offers 4G. However, the Grand 2 has the power of Android to back it up and the Grand name behind it to back it up. Its Android vs Windows Phone again. Which side are you on?

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