BLU Tango

BLU Tango


Nokia N86 8MP

Nokia N86 8MP

BLU Tango  vs   Nokia N86 8MP

This article gives a comparison of the two cellphones BLU Tango and Nokia N86 8MP. The BLU Tango is a GSM Technology phone announced in 2010, September whereas the Nokia N86 8MP is a GSM Technology phone announced in 2009, February. The BLU Tango is a relatively newer model than the Nokia N86 8MP. The BLU Tango was announced about a year after the other one.

The main differences between these two items are that, the Tango offers Touchscreen which is not present in Nokia N86 8MP. Similarly, the Nokia N86 8MP contains Secondary Camera which is not present in Tango. Both of them contain Audio Player, Video Player, Camera, Bluetooth, Speakerphone, GPS, FM Radio, GPRS and 3G. The Tango is a lighter and smaller device than Nokia N86 8MP.

Let us now compare the features of these devices in more detail.

Connectivity and communication

The Nokia N86 8MP possesses v2.0 with A2DP Bluetooth while the Tango possesses v2.1 Bluetooth. Bluetooth is a wireless networking technology that uses radio waves to send data and voice signals between electronic devices over short distances. Bluetooth helps in connecting several devices at once by overcoming the problems of synchronization. The Nokia N86 8MP contains Class 32, 296 / 177.6 kbits EDGE and the Tango offers Class 10, 236.8 kbps EDGE. The Nokia N86 8MP has got Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, UPnP technology WLAN. The Tango provides Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi hotspot WLAN. WLAN is a LAN in which the air medium forms the common communications link. Communication is by radio waves or infrared light. Wi-fi is the commercial name for networking technology, which allows any user with a Wi-Fi enabled device to connect to a wireless access point at speeds of up to 11 Mbps. The Nokia N86 8MP comes with Stereo FM radio with RDS and FM transmitter whereas the Tango possesses Stereo FM radio with RDS. FM Radio helps you stay in tune with breaking news and receive important local radio broadcasts. The Nokia N86 8MP contains HSDPA, 3.6 Mbps 3G while the Tango offers HSDPA 3.6 Mbps 3G. HSDPA is a new mobile-telephony protocol that’s often called 3.5G or 4G Internet. Its purpose is to increase the download speeds of the WCDMA networks. 3G is a cellular phone technology that includes services and applications with faster access to the web. The 3G feature in the mobile phones helps in faster downloads. The Nokia N86 8MP has got SMS, MMS, Email Messaging and the Tango provides SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM Messaging. Multi Media Messaging or MMS is an extension of SMS to allow transmission of digital objects (files) like pictures or sound or even short low quality video. The multimedia messaging service helps users to send video, photos, images, text and sound all together in one very easy to create MMS and send it to any other MMS capable cellphone. The Nokia N86 8MP comes with Class 32 GPRS. The Tango has Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 and 48 kbps GPRS. GPRS is an extension to GSM standard to include packet data services. The Nokia N86 8MP has v2.0 microUSB whereas the Tango comes with microUSB v2.0. USB is a hardware interface for low-speed peripherals such as the keyboard, mouse, joystick, scanner, printer and telephony devices. The Nokia N86 8MP provides with A-GPS support and Ovi Maps 3.0 and the Tango provides with A-GPS support. GPS is Global Positioning System: a navigational system involving satellites and computers that can determine the latitude and longitude of a receiver. GPS is useful for adventurous people on the move in remote places like hikers and campers. The Nokia N86 8MP has got WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML Browser. The Tango offers HTML Browser. Wireless Application Protocol (commonly referred to as WAP) is an open international standard for application layer network communications in a cellular phone.


Tango does not contain Secondary Camera, whereas, Nokia N86 8MP contains these features. The second camera helps one to click self portrait and also make video calls. The Nokia N86 8MP possesses VGA videocall camera Secondary Camera. The Nokia N86 8MP has got 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, wide 28mm Carl Zeiss lens, autofocus, dual LED flash, check quality and Variable aperture, geotagging, ISO 800 Camera whereas the Tango provides 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels and Geo-tagging Camera. Autofocus allows a camera control that focuses the lens on the subject. Autofocus is useful for tracking moving subjects and for pulling-the-camera-out-of-the-bag speed. For the rest, it's completely useless.


The Nokia N86 8MP comes with AMOLED, 16M colors Display Type while the Tango has TFT resistive touchscreen, 256K colors Display Type. TFT is also known as Active matrix display. TFT (Thin Film Transistor) is a liquid crystal display found on notebook computers and flat panel displays.A touchscreen is an input device that senses the position of a finger on the device screen and interpret them as commands. The touchscreen is useful for listening to music, watching movies and basic web functions. The Nokia N86 8MP has 240 x 320 pixels, 2.6 inches Display Size whereas the Tango has 240 x 320 pixels, 2.8 inches Display Size. The Nokia N86 8MP comes with Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate and Scratch-resistant surface Display Features. The Tango provides Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate Display Features.

Memory and processing

The Nokia N86 8MP has got ARM 11 434 MHz processor CPU and the Tango offers 600 MHz ARM 11 processor, Adreno 200 GPU, Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset CPU. The Nokia N86 8MP contains microSD, up to 16GB Card slot while the Tango possesses microSD, up to 16GB, 2GB included Card slot. 2G, the second generation or GSM, is the technology currently used in the operation of mobile phones. The Nokia N86 8MP possesses 8 GB storage, 128 MB RAM Internal Memory whereas the Tango contains 512 MB storage, 256 MB RAM Internal Memory. The Nokia N86 8MP offers Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall Phonebook Memory. The Tango offers Practically unlimited entries Phonebook Memory. The Nokia N86 8MP has got Detailed, max 30 days Call records memory while the Tango provides Practically unlimited Call records memory.


The Nokia N86 8MP comes with Standard battery, Li-Ion 1200 mAh (BL-5K) and the Tango provides Standard battery, Li-Ion 1200 mAh. The Nokia N86 8MP has got Up to 6 h 18 min (2G) / 3 h 54 min (3G) Battery Talk time. The Tango offers Up to 12 h (2G) / Up to 6 h (3G) Battery Talk time. Talk time gives the maximum time that a phone can transmit on a single battery charge. The Nokia N86 8MP contains Up to 312 h (2G) / 264 h (3G) Stand-by whereas the Tango possesses Up to 500 h (2G) / Up to 500 h (3G) Stand-by. Stand-by time gives the maximum time that a cellular telephone operating on battery power can be left on to receive calls.

Form factor

The Nokia N86 8MP possesses 149 g Weight while the Tango possesses 94 g Weight. The Nokia N86 8MP contains 103.4 x 51.4 x 16.5 mm, 69 cc Dimensions and the Tango offers 98.7 x 55 x 13 mm Dimensions.

Other miscellaneous

The Nokia N86 8MP has got Dual slide design , Digital compass , WMV/RV/MP4/3GP video player , MP3/WMA/WAV/RA/AAC/M4A music player , Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF) , Voice memo , Kickstand , Flash Lite 3.1 and TV-out. The Tango provides Digital Compass , MP3/AAC/AAC+/eAAC+/AMR-NB/AMR-WB/MIDI/PCM/WMA and H.263, H.264 MPEG4, WMV. 3GP is the MPEG4 based video format used mostly in mobile terminals, such as cellphones. This file format is designed for 3rd generation cellular phones. A flashlight (also called a torch) is a portable electric spotlight which emits light from a small incandescent lightbulb, or from one or more light-emitting diodes (LEDs), can be very useful in the dark. The Nokia N86 8MP comes with MIDP 2.1 Java compatibility and the Tango has via Java MIDP emulator Java compatibility. The Nokia N86 8MP has WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML Browser while the Tango comes with HTML Browser. The Nokia N86 8MP contains Vibration and Downloadable polyphonic, MP3 ringtones Alert types whereas the Tango provides Vibration, MP3 ringtones Alert types. The Nokia N86 8MP has got with stereo speakers Speakerphone whereas the Tango possesses Speakerphone. The Nokia N86 8MP contains N-gage + downloadable Games while the Tango offers Games.

Nokia N86 8MP

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