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 
Nokia 230 Samsung Metro XL
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Excellence Score
15.2
14.7
Value for Money Score
66.5
68.6
Price ₹ 4,023 onwards ₹ 3,225 onwards
Launch Date (India) Dec, 2015 May, 2016
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS
Touchscreen
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
GPU N/A N/A
RAM 16 MB 64 MB
3G
4G
VoLTE
WiFi
GPS
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
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
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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