Often recognized as a cult handset maker, Samsung has managed to win over Indian consumers. There was a time when Samsung wasn't a big shot handset manufacturer with very little presence in tier 2 and 3 cities, but now the South Korean giant has an upper hand in the retail segment.
From teenagers to corporate to senior citizens, everyone loves Samsung made handsets. If you look at the range offered by Samsung, you'll find a smartphone as little as Rs. 5,000 with Dual SIM features, while the upper range continues to advance with passing time. Recently, Samsung launched Galaxy Trend in India at Rs.8,090.
The phone continues to outsell other handsets in the same price bracket all thanks to decent hardware and a brand you can trust upon. Emotional connect with a brand is essential, and luckily Samsung shares a coordinal relationship with youngsters.
While there is no end to this discussion, GizBot has prepared a list of top 5 tantalizing best selling Samsung smartphones in India. We tried to feature the most promising and well deserve phones in our list. Take a look!
Asking price – Rs. 45,000
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Back in September, Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 3 in the Indian market. The Note 3 is indeed one of the most high-end phones launched this year. The Galaxy Note 3 has a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED Full HD display, and weighs 169 grams.
The device is powered by a 1.9GHz Octa-Core processor coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal memory, which can be later expanded up to 64GB via a microSD card slot. The makers have added a 3,200mAh battery fitted inside and runs the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out of the box.
Aside from Android 4.3 Jelly Bean mobile OS, the company has added its own indigenous apps: Multi Window, Samsung Smart Switch and Action Memo, My Magazine, Scrapbook, Wake-up Command and S Finder. There's a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash.
The rear-facing camera is capable enough to record videos in Full HD 1080p format. Also, a 2-megapixel front facing camera is given to enjoy video chat. Other connectivity features include: NFC, Wi-Fi, 3G, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and more.
Asking price – Rs. 25,400
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S3 is in fact one of the most popular smartphones available in the Indian market. The Galaxy S3 sports a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display having a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos4 processor coupled with 1GB RAM and 16GB of expandable internal memory.
It comes with an 8MP rear-facing camera with Auto Focus, LED flash and a 1.9 MP front-facing camera that facilitates video calling. The makers have added a 2050 mAh battery fitted inside. Later this month, the Galaxy S3 will be updated to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
Asking price – Rs. 16,220
Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro
The Galaxy Grand Quattro features a 4.7-inch TFT LCD display having a resolution of 800 x 480 Pixels. It has a 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5 quad-core processor coupled with 1GB RAM and 8GB of ROM (expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card slot. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean comes out of the box.
There's a 5MP rear-facing camera with Auto Focus, LED Flash and a VGA quality front-facing camera. The makers have added a 2000mAh battery fitted inside. The phone supports Dual SIM functionality. Other connectivity options are pretty much standard: 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and A-GPS, among others.
Asking price- Rs. 18,870
Samsung Galaxy Grand (Dual SIM)
The Galaxy Grand is a dual SIM Android-based smartphone. The phone comes with a 5-inch display having a resolution of 800 x 480 Pixels. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor coupled with 1GB RAM and 8 GB ROM (expandable up to 64GB via a micro SD card). The makers have added a 2100mAh battery.
There's an 8MP rear-facing camera with Auto Focus, LED Flash and a 2MP front facing camera. Android 4.2 Jelly Bean comes out of the box. Other connectivity options include: 3G, Dual SIM, Wi-Fi, FM Radio, Multi Window, A-GPS, amongst others
Asking price – Rs. 35,000
Samsung Galaxy S4
Samsung's Galaxy S4 is indeed a popular handset, as far as consumer's reaction are concerned. The device blessed with a 5-inch Full HD display having a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Android 4.3 Jelly Bean comes out of the box.
The phone is stuffed with a 1.6 GHz Quad and 1.2 GHz Quad core processors, backed by 2 GB RAM and 16GB of internal memory, which can be expandable via a microSD card slot. There's a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash. Also, add a 2MP front-facing camera.
Other connectivity features include: NFC, Wi-Fi, 3G, S Translator, ChatON, Air View, Air Gesture, S Health, Adapt Display, and a 2,600mAh battery.