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MyPhone A818 Duo vs. Samsung Galaxy Y: Specs Fight!

The MyPhone A818 Duo and the Samsung Galaxy Y, both are among the fastest selling budget friendly Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) smartphones in the market today. Due to the demand of these phones, can you really tell the difference between the two, aside from their looks? If not, let’s look at their specs side-by-side after the jump.

MyPhone A818 Duo vs. Samsung Galaxy Y
MyPhone A818 Duo Samsung Galaxy Y
MediaTek MT6573 Chipset
650MHz single-core processor, ARMv6
Broadcom BCM21553 ARM11
832MHz single-core processor, ARMv6
Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread)
with TouchWiz UX UI 
3.5-inch HVGA (320 x 480 pixels)
TFT capacitive touchscreen
3.0-inch QVGA (320 x 240 pixels)
TFT capacitive touchscreen
250MB of internal storage 180MB of internal storage
microSD up to 16GB microSD up to 32GB
3.2MP fixed-focus camera
2.0MP fixed-focus camera
VGA camera
Dual SIM / Dual Standby Single SIM
Bluetooth / USB / WiFi Bluetooth / USB / WiFi
GSM 900/1800/1900 (Tri-band) GSM 850/900/1800/1900  (Quad-band)
No 3G network support HSDPA 900/2100
FM radio with
3.5mm Stereo headset jack
FM radio with
3.5mm Stereo headset jack
Google Play Store (Google Market) Google Play Store (Google Market)
Pinoy Phone Apps Samsung Apps
None GPS with A-GPS support
Li-Ion 1300 mAh battery Li-Ion 1200 mAh battery
Php3,999 Php5,990

If you can see the dual SIM dual standby MyPhone A818 Duo edges the single SIM Samsung Galaxy Y in terms of display resolution (320x480) and size (3.5-inch), internal storage (250MB), front-facing camera, battery (1300mAh) and the price (It's Php1,991 cheaper than the Galaxy Y)!. The only difference between the Galaxy Y compared to the A818 Duo is the higher processor frequency (832MHz), bigger RAM (290MB), microSD support up to 32GB and most importantly, support for 3G connectivity and GPS!

- MyPhone A818 Duo doesn't support 3G connectivity and doesn't have a GPS.

Now, which phone wins the fight?

If you own one of this phone, please share some of your experiences and opinions about this phone, so that others may be aware of it. Thanks!

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  1. The phone (myphone) wins (votes) because of it's price and a larger screen.

  2. myphone a818 po gamit ko... ang ganda .... hndi naman po sya mabagal.. tinry ko nga mag pabilisan sa samsung y.. pro desame lang p yung speed nya... and sir 797 po ang processor ng myphone sa nakita ko sa antutu benchmark .. :)

  3. why i can't use any internet connection in my phone a818 duo

  4. try mo magsim ng globe, kc hindi ko pa din natatry sa ibang sim eh globe kc ako, press home, top side press Data connect then choose globe, w8 mong my lumabas sa tabi ng signal sign, kung wala ibig sabihin hindi pa nkainstall ung msg configuration sa phone mo galing sa globe, load ka ng 15pesos then try mo ung supersurf15 something like that, sa smark meron din config kung smark ka

  5. ang yayabang nyo.. may myphone kya ako.. efficient xa gamitin.. di ko ipagpapalit ang myphone ko sa samsung.. masabi lang na mahal ang cellphone nyo.. che!

  6. Vladimir Ken P. juradoJuly 24, 2013 at 5:23 PM

    I try to rotate my phone but it can't rotate. what can i do please help. need some reply :(( Because i will buy this on thursday.

  7. What phone po? Meron na dyan sa notifications para mg.auto rotate o sa settings > display > auto-rotate screen.


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