We delve into the entry-level yet again, this time, bringing the Samsung A3 Core alongside the TECNO Pouvoir 2 Air in a Samsung Galaxy A3 Core vs TECNO Pouvoir 2 Air match-up. Stick with us and enjoy this interesting scrap at the bottom of the smartphone pyramid.
The A3 Core launched in August of 2020, joining Samsung’s collection of devices, while its rival on the day, the Pouvoir 2 Air was released in January of 2019. This comparison shows us what both smartphones bring to the table, as it also avails us the opportunity to see two devices from different time periods.
Let’s get down to business and see what both smartphones have on show today.
Samsung Galaxy A3 Core vs TECNO Pouvoir 2 Air Comparison Table
This is where we’ll bring up the specifications on both devices in a side-by-side manner, checking out what both smartphones really pack underneath.
|Samsung Galaxy A3 Core||TECNO Pouvoir 2 Air|
|2G, 3G, 4G||2G, 3G|
|5.30 inches, 1480 × 720 pixels, 18.5:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display||6.00 inches, 1440 × 720 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display|
|Android 10 (Go Edition)||Android 8.1 Oreo + HiOS|
|Quad-core MediaTek MT6739, 1.5GHz||Quad-core MediaTek MT6580, 1.3GHz|
|5MP selfie camera||8MP selfie camera|
|8MP single rear camera with LED flash||13MP single rear camera with LED flash|
|16GB internal storage + dedicated storage via microSD up to 512GB||16GB internal storage + dedicated storage via microSD up to 64GB|
|1GB RAM||1GB RAM|
|3,000mAh battery with 5W Standard Charge||5,000mAh battery with 5W Standard Charge|
Samsung Galaxy A3 Core vs TECNO Pouvoir 2 Air: Where the A3 Core Has the Edge
The A3 Core is a smartphone with a smaller, sleeker design that brings the newer Android 10 OS to the table.
Under the hood, it has a faster operating MediaTek chipset that offers 4G support, meaning that users of this device can enjoy faster data transfer speeds. This is one of its biggest advantages over its rival, especially as more people want faster internet from their smartphones in an increasingly interconnected globe.
It is also lighter and costs less than the Pouvoir 2, as it offers more external memory than the TECNO device and is reasonably priced at ₦35,000 for an entry-level smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy A3 Core vs TECNO Pouvoir 2 Air: Where the Pouvoir 2 Air Has the Edge
The Pouvoir 2 Air has a larger display with a slightly lower screen resolution, making it a good pick for users who prefer a smartphone with a bigger display.
It has a similar camera setup as the A3 Core, with single shooters on both rear and front panels. However, its cameras come with “better looking” numbers than the A3 Core’s cameras. However, this does not mean that it offers a better photography experience than its rival.
The Pouvoir 2 Air has a stronger battery than its rival and is fairly priced for an entry-level device.
Samsung Galaxy A3 Core vs TECNO Pouvoir 2 Air: Which of These Devices Should You Pick?
Our comparison today has seen us bring two phones from different platforms (and time periods) head-to-head, bringing the best of both worlds to you. Now, the big question is, which of these smartphones should you go for and why?
The Pouvoir 2 Air has a larger display, seemingly better cameras and a stronger battery to carry these specs. It is a solid option for certain buyers who want a rugged entry-level smartphone with a big display.
The A3 Core, on the other hand, has a number of peculiar characteristics to its advantage. It has a faster operating, better chipset that supports 4G technology, making this device a top pick for users who want a smartphone that offers a better and faster internet experience. It also has the newer Android 10 OS (compared to its rival’s Oreo) with some of the newest security features and updates.
Although both devices have a number of similarities (RAM, onboard storage), this comparison tilts more towards the A3 Core. Its better chipset with faster processing speeds, together with its ability to support 4G technology sees it take the day. Its cheaper price point also makes it an excellent bargain, seeing it win this head-to-head against its older TECNO rival..
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