Focusing the mid-range consumers, Nokia launched its 'Touch and Type' phones Nokia X3-02 and Nokia C3-01. Also, aiming the low-cost consumers, the Finnish maker unveiled Nokia C1-02 and Nokia C1-01 with 32 GB memory support. But, it seems like Lava Mobiles' new model Lava B8 has outclassed all these models with its affordable price and high-end features.
The comparison between Nokia X302 and Lava B8 may feel annoyance to some readers, as the later is not that much famous brand. But while valuating features on both phones, surely we can consider both as tough competitors in their class. The notable differences on both models is that Nokia X302 offers touchscreen which is absent on Lava B8, but at the same time Lava B8 gives a QWERTY key pad, that is not available on Nokia X3-02.
Nokia X302 can be considered as an affordable social networking phone with its Social Neyworking Integration features that give one-touch access to major platforms like Facebook, Twitter etc. At the same time, Lava B8 is an low-cost 'Business-class' phone with features like Push mail, trackpad and pre-loaded Opera Mini browser.
While Lava B8 offers a 3.2 MP camera with LED flash at rear, Nokia X3-02 has a 5 MP camera. Both models have similar screen size, 2.3-inch, but Nokia's has touch facility. Other features on both models include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, FM radio etc. Even though Lava doesn't support 3G network, which is available on Nokia X302, it offers dual SIM capacity.
Price of Nokia X3-02 and Lava B8:
Being India's trusted brand, Nokia's handsets are little costly than other desi brands. Nokia X302 Touch and Type is available in stores at Rs 8,839, but some online retailers offer it in less cost. The price of Lava B8 in India is Rs 5,999, which is surely affordable for its smartphone features. It's difficult to identify the real winner between Nokia X3-02 and Lava B8. Let the readers decide it and let's know it through your 'comments'.