There is no doubt that India is still an emerging market when it comes to smartphones. Here the scope of selling an affordable smartphone is immense and to encash the opportunity iBall has come up Andi 4Di.
iBall, as a smartphone brand is still struggling to make its name in the highly competitive Indian handset market. The iBall Andi 4Di could be the handset that will shape iBall's future in the low cost Android handset market.
The iball Andi 4Di is a basic Android handset with minimum frills attached to it. The phone has a 4-inch IPS display having resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The internal specifications are pretty decent, however, it is to be seen whether the device works like a charm when reaches in the hands of consumers. This dual-SIM handset packs 1GHz Cortex A9 processor coupled with 1GB of RAM, which is incredible.
There's a 5-mega rear camera on the rear with LED Flash and VGA quality camera on the front. The makers have added a 1,700mAh Li Ion battery fitted inside. Android 4.0 ICS comes out of the box. We hope the device is upgradable to Jelly Bean via updates.
Other connectivity features include: 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, Bluetooth, and 512MB of internal storage, amongst other temping features.
iBall Andi 4Di is available at a price of Rs. 5,995. If you purchase this very handset, a free Flip cover is bundled along with the handset. The phone will be available in two colors choices: Black and Silver and White and Chrome.
GizBot has come with five rival handsets that are equally enticing in terms of specifications and price. Have a look!
Earlier this year Xolo A500 was launched in the Indian market. It's been almost seven months passed and even now the phone exists in the market. This clearly means that the Xolo A500 is a bumper success. The phone has a 4-inch display having resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. This dual SIM handset comes bundled with a 1GHz dual core processor under its hood. Android 4.0 ICS comes out of the box. The Xolo A500 sport a 5-mega pixel rear facing camera and VGA camera on the front. There's a 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory (expandable) found inside. The makers have added a 1,500mAh Li Ion battery. Other connectivity options include: 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 2G, A-GPS and micro USB 2.0 connectivity. The Xolo A500 is priced at Rs. 6499 in the Indian market.
Karbonn is yet another Indian player who is known for affordable Android based handsets. The Karbonn A6 was launched in March. The phone is easily available in the market. In terms of specifications, the Karbonn A6 comes with a 4 inch IPS display having resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1GHz single core processor, Android 4.0 ICS, a 5-mega pixel rear camera and VGA front camera for video calling, 512MB RAM, 104 MB usable, Wi-Fi, Dual SIM, GPS, Bluetooth and a 1,450 mAh battery talk time and 250 hours standby. The Karbonn A6 is priced at Rs. 5790 in the Indian market.
Spice Smart Flo Ivory Mi-450
We have reviewed Spice phone many a times. The Spice made phone are pretty decent when it comes to finishing and build quality. The Smart Flo Ivory is a dual SIM, supported handset with built-in Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The phone comes with a 4.5-inch FWVGA display having resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. Inside, a 1GHz dual-core processor along with 512MB of RAM and 512MB of ROM (expandable) comes fitted inside. There's a 3.2-mega pixel rear facing camera and 1.3-mega pixel front facing camera for video chat. Other connectivity features include: 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS and USB 2.0. The handset is priced at Rs. 5700.
Lava Iris N400
The Lava Iris N400 comes with a 4-inch display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. With 1GHz processor under the hood along with 512MB of RAM and 127MB of onboard storage (expandable), storing content is not an issue. Android 4.0 ICS comes out of the box. There's a 5-mega pixel rear facing camera and VGA quality front facing camera for long video chat. The makers have added a 1,500mAh Li Ion battery. Other features include: 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS and USB 2.0. This Dual SIM phone can be yours for Rs. 6640.
Karbonn A4 +
The Smart A4 + packs a 4-inch IPS display with resolution of 480 X 800 pixels. Under the hood, a 1GHz dual core processor is given, alongside 512MB of RAM and an option to expand storage via microSD card. Android 4.0 ICS comes out of the box. There's a 3.2-mega pixel camera given on the rear, while front facing camera is missing. Other main features include: 2G, Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, 1,250mAh Li Ion battery, among others. The phone will cost you Rs. 5,299.