Our Opinion

The Samsung Metro XL is a slightly better phone, but the Nokia 216 Dual SIM is slightly better value for money. Which phone should you buy? It’s a close call, but if your budget allows for it, then Samsung Metro XL might be a slightly better choice.

Nokia 216 Dual SIM  Samsung Metro XL 
Nokia 216 Samsung Metro XL
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Excellence Score
13.4
14.7
Value for Money Score
68.9
68.5
Price ₹ 2,327 onwards ₹ 3,225 onwards
Launch Date (India) Oct, 2016 May, 2016
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS
Touchscreen
Screen Size 2.4 inches 2.8 inches
Screen Resolution 240x320 pixels (~ 167 pixels per inch) 240x320 pixels (~ 143 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels
Scratch Resistant Display
Display Features Transmissive 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 N/A 64 MB
3G
4G
VoLTE
WiFi
GPS
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port USB USB
Primary Camera 0.3MP 3.1MP
Camera Auto-Focus
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording
Other Camera Features N/A N/A
Secondary Camera 0.3MP 2.0MP
Secondary Camera Features Selfie Flash N/A
Internal Memory 16 MB 128 MB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 32 GB up to 16 GB
Contacts Storage 2000 contacts N/A
SMS Storage N/A N/A
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 13.5 mm 11.9 mm
Weight 82 gm 105 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 1020 mAh 1200 mAh
Battery Standby 576 hrs N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime 18.00 hrs 14.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters Audio Playback Time: 47 hrs N/A
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Real Time Video Streaming (RTSP); YouTube Browsing and Video Streaming; Unplug Charger Reminder; Opera Mini; Facebook 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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