Both handsets have 5-inch display, quad core processor, 8MP camera, 1GB of RAM and ₱4,999 official suggested retail price. However, they also have several differences which are clearly seen in the table below.
Comparison of Starmobile Up and MyPhone Rio:
|Feature||Starmobile Up||MyPhone Rio|
|Processor||1.3GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6582M||1.3GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6582M|
|Operating System||Android 4.4 Kitkat||Android 4.2 Jelly Bean|
|Display||5.0-Inch IPS @ 854 x 480 Pixels or 196 PPI||5.0-Inch HD IPS @ 1280 x 720 Pixels or 295 PPI|
|Screen Protection||Scratch Resistant Glass + Screen Protector||Screen Protector|
|GPU||Dual Core Mali-400 MP2||Dual Core Mali-400 MP2|
|Main Camera||8.0 Megapixels with Autofocus, BSI Sensor and LED Flash||8.0 Megapixels with Autofocus, BSI Sensor and LED Flash|
|Front Camera||2.0 Megapixel with Fixed Focus||2.0 Megapixel with Fixed Focus|
|MicroSD Card||Yes, up to 32GB||Yes, up to 32GB|
|Dual SIM Support||Yes, Regular + Micro||Yes, Regular + Regular|
|Networks||3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE and GPRS||3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE and GPRS|
|Wireless Connectivity||Wi-Fi, Wireless Display, Bluetooth, A-GPS and FM Radio||Wi-Fi, Wireless Display, Bluetooth, A-GPS and FM Radio|
|Wired Connectivity||USB OTG Support, MicroUSB and 3.5mm Audio Jack||USB OTG Support, MicroUSB and 3.5mm Audio Jack|
|Assistant Sensors||Accelerometer, Bosh Proximity Sensor and Ambient Light Sensor||Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor and Magnetic Sensor|
|Dimensions & Weight||146 x 73 x 9.99mm @ 173 grams||146 x 74 x 9.3 mm @ 167 grams|
|Battery||2,000mAh Li-ion||2,000mAh Li-ion|
|Available Colors||Black and White||Black, White, Blue, Green, Yellow, Red and Orange|
|Exclusive Apps||Starmobile Sync||Pinoy App, TARA (old version)|
|Additional Features||Double Tap to Wake and Multi-point gestures||Clever Motion|
|Facebook Likes||Starmobile Up||MyPhone Rio|
Which one is better for you?
Now, which of the Starmobile Up and MyPhone Rio do you think deserves your ₱4,999 better? Tell us why in the comments below!