Our Opinion

The Nokia 230 Dual SIM is a slightly better phone, but the Samsung Metro XL is slightly better value for money. Which phone should you buy? It’s a close call, but if your budget allows for it, then Nokia 230 Dual SIM might be a slightly better choice.

Nokia 230 Dual SIM  Samsung Metro XL 
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Excellence Score
Value for Money Score
Price ₹ 4,023 onwards ₹ 3,225 onwards
Launch Date (India) Dec, 2015 May, 2016
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS
Screen Size 2.8 inches 2.8 inches
Screen Resolution 240x320 pixels (~ 143 pixels per inch) 240x320 pixels (~ 143 pixels per inch)
Scratch Resistant Display
Display Features LCD TFT
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor N/A 312 MHz
Processor Type Single Core Single Core
Processor Name N/A N/A
RAM 16 MB 64 MB
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 2.0 MP 3.1 MP
Camera Auto-Focus
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording
Other Camera Features N/A N/A
Secondary Camera 2.0 MP 2.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features Flash N/A
Internal Memory N/A 128 MB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 32 GB up to 16 GB
Contacts Storage 1000 contacts N/A
SMS Storage N/A N/A
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Thickness 10.9 mm 11.9 mm
Weight 92 gm 105 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 1200 mAh 1200 mAh
Battery Standby 648 hrs N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime 23.00 hrs 14.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters Music Playback Time: 52 hrs N/A
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Opera Mini N/A
2-minute Review [Positives] N/A N/A
2-minute Review [Negatives] N/A N/A
Expert Reviews N/A N/A
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Official Website N/A Official Website »
Unofficial specs? N/A N/A
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Microsoft Nokia 230 first looks [ Hindi ] माइक्रोसॉफ़्ट नोकिया 230 फ़र्स्ट लुक्स

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