Starmobile announced their release of octa-core Diamond X1 (last month) and same goes to Cherry MobileCosmos Z2 (this month), now the real question is which phone is most favoured or overall dominant? Let’s find out in the specs comparison chart.

Starmobile Diamond X1 versus Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z2

OS:  Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
(not specified if upgradable) (upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat)
DISPLAY:  6.0-inch IPS LCD (1280×720), 5-inch Full HD (1920×1080), 440ppi,
245ppi, Scratch-resistant OGS IPS OGS with Dragontrail glass
CPU:  1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592
GPU:  Mali-450 MP GPU Mali-450 MP GPU
STORAGE:  8GB internal storage / Expandable 16GB internal storage / Expandable
microSD card slot up to 64GB microSD card slot up to 64GB
NETWORK/SIM:  3G/HSPA+, Quad-band GSM (GPRS and 3G/HSPA+, Quad-band GSM (GPRS and
EDGE), Dual-SIM (1 micro-SIM and EDGE), Dual-SIM (1 micro-SIM and
Standard SIM), Dual-Standby Standard SIM), Dual-Standby
GPS:  GPS with A-GPS support GPS with A-GPS support
CONNECTIVITY:  WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi dual band, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0,
Bluetooth 2.0, micro-USB micro-USB with USB-OTG support
3.5mm audio jack headset 3.5mm audio jack headset
MULTIMEDIA:  FM Radio / Video and Music Player FM Radio / Video and Music Player
Dual Yamaha 1420 speakers

CAMERA:  REAR: 18MP BSI Autofocus camera with  REAR: 18MP BSI Autofocus camera with 
LED flash – 720p@30fps video LED flash – 1080p@30fps Full HD video
recording / FRONT: 8MP BSI camera recording / FRONT: 8MP FF camera
DIMENSION:  161.06 x 80.86 x 7 mm 145 x 69.8 x 7.59 mm
BATTERY:  Li-Po 2,300 mAh Li-Ion 2,000 mAh
PRICE:  Php 13,990 Php 12,999

Judging from the specs comparison chart:

DISPLAY: it look like the Diamond X1 has the better screen size (6-inch) than Cosmos Z2 with only 5-inch, but in terms of resolutions, Cosmos Z2 has edge in here (Full HD, 1920×1080, 440 ppi) than Diamond X1. Both have their respective display glass protection. (For Size: Diamond X1 / For Resolution: Cosmos Z2).

CPU / GPU / RAM: They are both equal in specs.

STORAGE: Cosmos Z2 win in this category, while they both expandable up to 64GB, Cosmos Z2 has an internal storage of 16GB than Diamond X1 (which has only 8GB).

NETWORK /SIM /GPS: They are both equal in specs.

CONNECTIVITY: Cosmos Z2 comes with USB-OTG Support.

MULTIMEDIA: Diamond X1 has Dual Yamaha 1420 speakers (better sound quality) which bundled in the handset.

CAMERA: They are both equal in specs.

DIMENSION: Diamond X1 is thinner (with 7 mm) compared to Cosmos Z2 (7.59 mm)

BATTERY: Diamond X1 has larger battery pack (2,300 mAh) while Cosmos Z2 (2,000 mAh). We still undecided who will get the point, because the Diamond X1 has a larger display screen but with lower resolution while Cosmos Z2 has smaller display screen but with higher resolution.

PRICE: Diamond X1 price (Php 13,990) is higher compared to Cosmos Z2 (Php 12,999), for only 1K difference.

BOTTOM LINE: We are still undecided which is best or has better performance, because both mobile phones have its cons and pros. Anyway, we can get a better picture once we both got a review on them. For the meantime, feel free to comment or share your experience on the mobile phones if you have one.

(Disclosure: Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z2 and Starmobile Diamond X1 Info/Logo/Images/Pictures has a respective copyright. We used it for demonstration purpose only.)

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Related Links / Articles / Entries / References / Sources:
Starmobile – Official Site
Cherry Mobile Philippines Official Site

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7 thoughts on “Starmobile Diamond X1 against Cherry Mobile Cosmos Z2”
  1. life is so hard, just like choosing which side, but have cons and pros, or just wait muna for myphonbe to relese its octa-core.

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