Nokia X2 vs.
Nokia Lumia 630: Android handsets below $200 are everywhere these days and we take a look at the Nokia X2, another Android-based device by Nokia, and the Windows Phone 8.1-running Nokia Lumia 630.
These handsets are both deemed to sport a premium design and a sturdy built, plus a competitive price that’s worth noting.
Microsoft Mobile’s Nokia X2 runs on a highly-customized version of the Android platform.
The Lumia 630, on the other hand, is loyal to the Windows Phone platform.
In terms of price both units are considered very budget friendly and like all Lumia handsets are known to bear boxy designs that are both elegant and functional.
Under the hood, the Nokia X2 has a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 Cortex-A7 processor.
The Nokia Lumia 630 has a more superior quad-core ARM Cortex A-7 processor.
The Android-based X2 possesses 1GB of RAM while the Lumia 630 has 512MB of RAM.
Build Screen-wise, the Nokia X2 has a 4.3-inch IPS LCD display and a screen res of 480 x 800 pixels.
The Nokia Lumia 630 has a relatively bigger 4.5-inch IPS LCD display with a 480 x 854 pixels screen resolution.
The body of the Nokia Lumia 630 is encased in a plastic exterior with bold colors, very much similar to the physical feature of other Lumia handsets.
This smartphone also has a highlighter-style shade on the body and its true colors continue to the phone’s buttons as well.
Trusted Reviews note that it has a “neat and refined look.” The Nokia X2 has a slightly improved display with the introduction of Nokia’s ClearBlack polarization technology.
Anand Tech describes what this technology is all about below: Nokia ClearBlack polarization technology gives the Nokia X2 a more improved display.
“It can make a mediocre display look OK, and a good display look great, at least in my experience,” writes Anand Tech about the new technology.
Nokia X2 is 0.44-inch thick and 150 grams heavy, while the Lumia 630 is 0.36-inch thick and 143 grams heavy.
Camera Snappers of Nokia Lumia have always been highly regarded, but the snappers of both these devices is nothing to write home about.
Both the X2 and Lumia 630 has a 5MP rear-facing camera with the X2 having a VGA snapper with LED flash.
The Nokia Lumia 630 has no front-facing shooter.
Memory In terms of internal storage, the Nokia X2 starts with 4GB of internal storage but with MicroSD support can accommodate up to 32GB.
The Nokia Lumia 630 has 8GB of internal storage with Micro SD support that can support up to 128GB in storage.
Battery Life Power packs of the devices only varies very slightly, the Nokia X2 has an 1800mAh battery unit while the Nokia Lumia 630 has a 1830mAh battery pack.