Phone Comparison - Karbonn A27 Retina vs BLU Dash 4.0

Karbonn A27 Retina
karbonn a27 retina
BLU Dash 4.0
blu dash 4.0
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general General Info

Manufacturer Karbonn BLU
Announced March 2013 December 2012
Status Available - March 2013 Available - January 2013
Colors Black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133.6 x 66 x 9.1 mm
(5.26 x 2.6 x 0.36 in)
124 x 63 x 11.8 mm
(4.88 x 2.48 x 0.46 in)
Weight 126.5 g (4.44.0.18 oz) 128 g (4.52 oz)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 - D270a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - D270i
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 203 [Similar] Adreno 203 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB 4 GB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors - 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 57.88% 58.42%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio Stereo FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes Yes, VGA@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA 7.2 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes Yes, v3.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 512 MB RAM 4 GB ROM, 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 not present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1800 mAh 1300 mAh
Stand by Up to 180 h Up to 450 h (2G)
Up to 340 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 4 h Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)