Starmobile announced their release of octa-core Diamond X1 (last month) and same goes to Cherry Mobile – Cosmos 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||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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