Nokia Lumia 525 vs.
Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2: Specs of two very affordable handsets are compared in this review.
The well-designed and boxy Nokia Lumia 525 and the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2.
Which of these units would you choose? A quick search shows that the Nokia Lumia 525 is available for as low as $150 while the Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 can be purchased for around $250.
The Nokia Lumia 525 is a midrange handset that sports a 4-inch IPS LCD display with a 480 x 800 pixel resolution.
The screen has a density of 233 pixels and is notable for the sharp images and great viewing angles it provides.
The unit’s display works even when you have gloves on, as it’s super sensitive.
The Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2, on the other hand, has a 4-inch screen with a 480 x 800 pixel resolution and also with a 233 pixel density.
It’s touchscreen is impressively bright enough and allows you to view images and read texts even when outdoors or direct sunlight.
Measuring 4.78 x 2.48 x 0.42 inches and weighing 118 grams, the Galaxy S Duos 2 can be mistaken for a model similar to the Samsung Galaxy S4.
Its stylish and sleek body is quite unlikely for its price.
Available in black and white, its body also provides a solid grip.
The Nokia Lumia 525’s dimension are 4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 inches.
It’s body and overall design is no different from its predecessor, the Lumia 520.
But if you look closer, the Lumia 525 provides a better feel and finish.
Its plastic and colorful body has a better grip and more premium look.
The display of these units are almost identical, but the Nokia Lumia 525 has a much better look and feel.
The Lumia 525 is also available in different colors – black, red, white and yellow.
The Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2, on the other hand, is only available in black and white.
If you’re after a handset on a cheaper end of the price spectrum that bears great design and decent display, then a Nokia Lumia 525 is the right pick over the Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2.