Micromax A60 V/s Samsung Galaxy 5; Price and Detailed Comparison

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Here is a detailed comparison of 2 cheapest and entry-level Android phones sold in India – the Samsung Galaxy 5 and Micromax Andro A60. Both these phones (as almost all Android phones) are touch phones and are priced very attractively at sub Rs. 10,000 level.

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Comparison chart of Micromax A60 & Samsung Galaxy 5:

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Micromax Andro A60

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Samsung I5503 Galaxy 5

Dimensions (in mm) 107x59x14 mm 108x56x12.3 mm
Weight 105 gm 102 gm
Form Touch phone Touch phone
Display Type TFT Resistive touch screen TFT capacitive touch screen
Screen Size 2.8 inches 2.8 inches
Number of screen pixels 240 x 320 pixels 240 x 320 pixels
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Operating System Android 2.1 Eclair Android 2.1 Eclair
Camera 3.2 MP with auto focus and smile detection and 2048×1536 pixels ; no flash 2 MP with 1600×1200 pixels and with Geo-tagging and smile shot ; no flash
Secondary Camera for Video Call No No
GPRS Yes Yes
Bluetooth v2.1 v2.1
3G HSUPA 5.76Mbps and HSDPA 7.2 Mbps HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
WiFi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, DLNA
GPS Yes Yes, with A-GPS support
CPU 600 MHz 600 MHz
Internal Memory 150 MB 170 MB
Expandable Memory up to 32 GB up to 16 GB ; 1 GB card free
3.5 mm audio jack Yes Yes
Battery talk time up to 4 hrs Up to 9 hr 30 min (2G) / Up to 6 hr 30 min (3G)
Approx. price Rs. 6,600 Rs. 8,900
Rating as per phonecurry.com 4/5 4/5

Verdict:

Both these phones are entry-level Android phones, so except for the fact that you can download thousands of free or paid applications, their capability cannot be compared with the likes of smart phones. However, when you consider these two phones, the general opinion for anyone will be to go in for the Samsung galaxy 5 due to the brand factor and lengthy battery life. But the Micromax Andro A60 comes as a very tough competitor through factors such as a higher resolution camera and by being cheaper by almost two thousand rupees.

If you are comfortable using a phone marketed by Micromax and get used-to with a resistive touch screen phone, then you can definitely go for Micromax Andro A60. Personally we feel there is no harm in trying out brands like Micromax but for those of you who don’t like taking risk with a new entrant, you can go in for the Galaxy 5.

Kartik

11 Comments to Micromax A60 V/s Samsung Galaxy 5; Price and Detailed Comparison

  1. Rachel D'Silva

    When I bought this phone from mnvcollections.com I did find the shape a little unusual. But I like the 3.2 MP camera. and what is best is that this is the cheapest Android phone in the Indian market. I strongly recommend it. Others can keep ranting that it does not have this feature or that. But then they should also be ready to pay through their nose for those features. I however am happy with my Micromax Andro A60

  2. please tell me someone what is the actual market price at which it is sold .. anybody who already bought it plz help! … u can also email me the price at “musicwps@gmail.com” .. plz help ! .. i want to buy andro A60..

  3. non of these are best android phones but galaxy 5 is better because android can be extended to 2.2 which is impossible in andro a60 but price of andro is not bad and the phone also has cool features overall if price is less than rs 7000 then androa60 and above rs8000 then galaxy 5 is the best

    but i would CONSIDER GALAXY 5 MORE EVEN IF IT HAS MORE PRICE SINCE I HAVE IT

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