Nokia Lumia 625 vs. Samsung Galaxy Core

Compare Nokia Lumia 625 vs. Samsung Galaxy Core. Our Comparison Tool compare both the phones with regard to their features and price and assign a rank for each phone. Nokia Lumia 625 is ranked first with an overall score of 66 and value for money index of 2.82, which is better than that of Samsung Galaxy Core. Based on the rank, you can make a better and informed decision while buying a phone.
Features Nokia Lumia 625 Samsung Galaxy Core
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Specs Score   66 / 100     55 / 100  
12% Cheaper
Rs. 7999
Operating System
1.25 Times Latest Operating System
The Operating System is the working platform for the users. Nokia Lumia 625 features Windows Phone 8, whereas Samsung Galaxy Core has Android v4.1 Jelly Bean. So Nokia Lumia 625 has the latest OS.
Android v4.1 Jelly Bean
Dual Core
Dual Core
Both the phones have same number of cores in the processor.
Process Speed
1.2 GHz
1.2 GHz
512 MB
100% More Processing Memory
Samsung Galaxy Core is allocated with 1 GB RAM while Nokia Lumia 625 has only 512 MB of RAM allocation. Higher RAM count is directly proportional to the gadget's performance and hence Samsung Galaxy Core is better in terms of RAM
Rear Camera
5 MP
5 MP
Front Camera
0.3 MP
0.3 MP
Both the phones have 0.3 MP Front Camera, but the camera in Samsung Galaxy Core will be better than that in Nokia Lumia 625.
9% Bigger Screen
Bigger and vibrant screen provides a pleasing viewing experience when it comes to watching videos or reading. The Nokia Lumia 625 packs 9% more in terms of screen size with a 4.7 inches inch panel.
4.3 inches
800 x 480 pixels
800 x 480 pixels
Internal Memory
8 GB
8 GB
Both the phones have similar internal storage limit.
External Memory
100% More External Storage
Nokia Lumia 625 has 64 GB external storage capacity whereas Samsung Galaxy Core has only 32 GB external storage. Higher storage limit means more files and multimedia stored within.
32 GB
11% More Powerful Battery
Battery module powers your gadget and a bigger unit signifies longevity and added talk-time support. Nokia Lumia 625 has 11% more battery capacity than Samsung Galaxy Core.
Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery
Talk Time
71% More Talk Time
The talk time available with Nokia Lumia 625 is 24 Hours and for Samsung Galaxy Core is 14 Hours. Talk-time limit for the Nokia Lumia 625 is 71% higher than that of Samsung Galaxy Core.
14 Hours
Single SIM
Dual Sim
The Nokia Lumia 625 misses out on Dual-SIM connectivity while Samsung Galaxy Core has the option. Dual-SIM slots are more user friendly as they support dual operators and the users never miss out on important calls.
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Note: This comparison is solely based on the hardware components and performance of the phones. Apps and other features are not considered here.
Technical Specifications
Features Nokia Lumia 625 Samsung Galaxy Core
Operating System Windows Phone 8 Android v4.1 Jelly Bean
Upgradable to Windows Phone 8.1 -
Processor 1.2 GHz Dual Core Krait 200 Processor 1.2 GHz Dual Core Cortex A5 Processor
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 203
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon S2
Sensors Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor Accelerometer, proximity, compass
RAM 512 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB 8 GB
External Storage 64 GB 32 GB
Size 4.7 inches 4.3 inches
Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Yes, Capacitive
Screen Type IPS LCD TFT
Resolution 800 x 480 pixels 800 x 480 pixels
Pixel Density ~199 ppi ~217 ppi
User Interface - Samsung Touchwiz
Multi-touch Yes Yes
Stylus No No
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 2 -
Rear Camera 5 MP 5 MP
Front Camera 0.3 MP 0.3 MP
Camera Features 2592х1936 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, Nokia Smart Camera -
Video Recording 1080p@30fps 720p
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network UMTS 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network No No
Dual SIM No Yes, GSM and GSM
Dual standby No Yes
Triple SIM No No
Micro SIM Yes No
Nano SIM No No
Form Factor Bar Bar
Dimensions 133.3 x 72.3 x 9.2 mm 129.3 х 67.56 х 8.95 mm
Weight 159 g 140 g
Color Orange, Bright green, Yellow, Black, White Black, White
Browser Internet Explorer 11 HTML
GPRS Yes, Class B Yes
EDGE Yes, Class B Yes
3G HSDPA 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS Support
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 Yes, v4.0
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes Yes
Music Player MP3, WAV, eAAC+, WMA MP3, AAC+, WAV, WMA
Radio Yes, FM radio Yes, Stereo FM Radio
Video Player MP4, H.264, H.263 MP4, H.264, H.263
3.5mm Jack Yes Yes
Loud Speaker Yes Yes
Ringtones Vibration, MP3, WAV Vibration, MP3, WAV
SMS Yes, Threaded View Yes, Threaded View
MMS Yes Yes
EMAIL Email, Push Email Email, Push Email
IM Yes Yes
Social Networking Yes Yes
Battery Type Standard Battery Li-ion 2000 mAh battery Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery
Talktime Up to 24 hours (2G) / Up to 15 hours (3G) up to 14 hrs (2G) / up to 9 hrs (3G)
Standy by Time Up to 552 hours up to 500 hrs (2G) / up to 300 hrs (3G)
Music Playback Time Up to 90 hours -
Video Playback Time Up to 6 hours -
Browsing Time Up to 8 hours -
Built-in Apps Facebook integration with phonebook, Calendar, To-do list, Notes, Synchronisation, Calendar, Contacts, To Do list, Oganizer TV-out, Image and video editor, Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Document editor, Organizer
Games Yes Yes
Java No Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Additional Features
Face detection for picture tags before sharing, Contacts transfer from other devices SNS Integration, Predictive Text


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