Phone Comparison - Philips W8355 vs Karbonn A27 Retina

Philips W8355
philips w8355
Karbonn A27 Retina
karbonn a27 retina
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general General Info

Manufacturer Philips Karbonn
Announced January 2013 March 2013
Status Available - March 2013 Available - March 2013
Colors Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 147.6 x 79 x 10.9 mm
(5.81 x 3.11 x 0.43 in)
133.6 x 66 x 9.1 mm
(5.26 x 2.6 x 0.36 in)
Weight 224.5 g (7.9.0.18 oz) 126.5 g (4.44.0.18 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 2100 HSDPA 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 203 [Similar] Adreno 203 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB ROM 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors -
Size 5.3 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (208 ppi) [Similar] 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.30% 57.88%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes Yes
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, with A2DP Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB ROM, 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 742 h Up to 180 h
Talk Time Up to 13 h Up to 4 h