Best Smartphone below 20K : Lumia 730 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Lumia 730 and Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini are best budget phone priced below 20K.
Lumia 730 and Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini are two mid budgeted phone priced below 17,000. Most of the students and young professionals will be quest for a smartphone below 20K. And these two will be the main choice for them.
Microsoft Lumia 730 is based on Windows Mobile platform and its loaded with Windows Phone 8.1 Denim UI. While Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with TouchWiz Nature UX 2.0 UI.
At first look itself we feel Lumia 730 a bigger and heavier phone than S4 mini. Lumia 730 is having 4.7 inch weighing 130 gm and S4 mini is 4.3 inch with 107 gm.
When we switch on both devices we can feel Lumia is having more picture quality. Technically Lumia 730 is having 4.7 inch OLED 720 x 1280 pixel resolution with 312 ppi & S4 mini is having 4.3 inch Super AMOLED 540 x 960 pixel resolution with 256 ppi.
Both the phone have Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Scratch Resistant glass, where Lumia is having Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Lumia is having a 6.7MP BSI (Back Illuminated Sensor) CMOS Sensor and S4 mini with 8 MP CMOS image sensor. Both the camera having common features like AutoFocus, Touch to Focus,Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR).
Where Lumia specially featuring a brilliant Night mode, Scenes, Effects, ISO control, White balance presets. And S4 mini’s Panorama & Voice Activation Functions are notable features. And camcorder of both records at 1080p HD on 30fps.
Lumia 730 have a front-facing camera of 5MP which will help you in taking high quality selfies and making conference calls. while S4 mini is having 1.9 MP camera which is decently good in its needs.
Lumia 730 is build on Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Quad core, 1.2 GHz, ARM Cortex-A7 with Adreno 305 GPU. And S4 mini on Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Dual core, 1.7 GHz, Krait 300 with Adreno 305 GPU.
Lumia 730 have 1GB RAM while S4 mini have 1.5GB which is quit good for both. And both phones have Internal Storage of 8GB and have storage expansion up to 128 GB for Lumia and 64 GB for S4 mini.
Lumia 730 is having 2220 mAh battery gives 17 hour 3G talk time on full charge and S4 mini is having 1900 mAh battery giving 12 hours 3G talk time.
Both phone loaded with 4G, and Lumia 730 is dual SIM model. And both phone is having GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi and OTA Sync. Special Feature of Lumia is NFC. And S4 mini are Infrared and DLNA.
Lumia 730 MRP: 14,999/-
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini MRP: 19,278/-
Both the phones have good features when we compared, but S4 mini is slightly overpriced when we compare the price of Lumia 730. Even if you want an Android phone we recommend S4 mini. Or if you want any smartphone its better to go for Lumia 730.
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