• Samsung Galaxy Core 2 Duos vs Sony Xperia M2 Aqua vs Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Core 2 Duos vs Sony Xperia M2 Aqua vs Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Nokia
Announced June 2014 August 2014 September 2014
Status Available - July 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors White, Black Black, White, Golden Orange, green, white, black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.3 x 68 x 9.8 mm
(5.13 x 2.68 x 0.39 in)
140 x 72 x 8.6 mm
(5.51 x 2.83 x 0.34 in)
134.7 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm
(5.3 x 2.7 x 0.35 in)
Weight 138 g (4.87 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz) 134 g (4.73 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - D2403
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D2406
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - D2403 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - IP65/IP68 certified - dust and water proof up to 1.5 meter and 30 minutes ClearBlack display

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926-2 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
GPU - Adreno 305 Adreno 305
RAM 768 MB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB 8 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches 4.8 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (207 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.25% 63.27% 66.20%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 6.7 MP, Carl Zeiss optics
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, 1/3.4'' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec.
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] VGA, 480p [Similar] 5 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X, LE v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 768 MB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery (BV-T5A)
Capacity 2000 mAh 2300 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by - Up to 595 h (2G)
Up to 641 h (3G)
Up to 600 h
Talk Time - Up to 11 h 23 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 11 min (3G)
Up to 22 h (2G)
Up to 17 h (3G)