Nokia Asha 311 or Samsung REX 90, which one should you buy?

Samsung recently tried to grab a share from the low budget mobile market segment with its REX series of smartphones. One of the direct competitors of Samsung in this market segment is Nokia who is doing decently well with its Asha series of smart phones in this segment.


Here, I am going to compare two top end offerings by Nokia and Samsung in this particular segment, Nokia Asha 311 and Samsung REX 90.

 Nokia Asha 311 Samsung Rex 90
 1 1 Ghz processor 312 Mhz processor
 2 40 EA games worth Rs 2,700 Free No free games, few in store options
 3 3G No 3G
 4 77 lakh songs downloadable under 1 minute 2 lakh songs
 5 1110 mAh battery 1000 mAh battery
 6 Pre-loaded Whatsapp No
 7 2GB micro SD card free No
 8 Nokia Maps No Map support
 9 Nokia Browser with upto 90% data compression Opera Mini compresses up to 90% versus native browser
 10 Operator billing and CC payment options for paid apps Only CC payment
 11 Social Client with 70% data compression None
 12 Pre loaded Facebook and Twitter with push notificationsNo push notifications in Facebook and Twitter
 13 Mutliple email account setup NA
 14 Data counter Not available for Rex devices
 15 Akshar App supports Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Bengali text input No text input support for other languages

Decide yourelf.