When it comes to smartphones, at the moment, India is one place to be. Since the Dussehra festival is going to bring about a lot of business to the mobile phone manufacturers, most of them have already launched their latest handsets here.
Samsung and Sony surprised the Indian tech community by launching their latest handsets in India so early. In fact, the companies didn't even wait for a month after the global launch of their devices. Thus, currently customers can find Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Sony Xperia Z1 selling online and on various stores in India.
On the other hand, Nokia also hurried towards launching their most camera centric smartphone Lumia 1020 in Indian market. Now the handset featuring 41MP camera is already selling online and on other retail stores.
It is quite evident that HTC One ran well in India, thus even they launched HTC One's latest mini variant in India recently. While LG after launching its elegant G Pro in Indian market also recently released G2 handset in the market.
All these phones come with unique features like, Nokia Lumia comes with a massive 41 MP camera and a number of camera apps incorporated within the deceive. Sony Xperia Z1 comes with 20.7MP camera while Samsung Galaxy Note 3 comes with 3GB RAM and the out of the box design is featured in the LG's G2 handset that features camera and volume button on its rear side.
However, all these handset belong to a high end price category. Lets take a look at the specs and prices of these devices in the sliders below:
Nokia Lumia 1020
The Lumia 1020 comes with a 4.5-inch AMOLED WXGA display giving resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels. It features 1.5 GHz dual -core Snapdragon S4 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. The phone has a 41-mega pixel camera sensor with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), and ZEISS optics with a 6-lens design. Nokia Pro Camera app enhanced Camera UI. There's a 1.2-mega pixel wide angle front facing camera. The handset supports 3G, Wi-Fi, NFC and a 2000mAh Li Ion battery. The device also supports Wireless-charging facility. It's a premium product, and without any doubt Nokia would charge premium from users.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
The Note 3 comes with a 5.7-inch Full Super AMOLED HD format having Full HD resolution. There's a 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 chipset quad-core / 1.9GHz Exynos Octa-core SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM (expandable). There's a 13MP rear facing camera with smart optimization alongside 4K video recording facility and a 2MP front facing camera. The makers have added a 3,200mAh Li Ion battery. Other connectivity options include: Bluetooth 4.0, 3G, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, MHL 2.0, and more.
Sony Xperia Z1
Sony Xperia Z1 comes packed with 5-inch TRILUMINOUS Display like the one on Xperia Z Ultra and X-Reality technology will also be incorporated along with the resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal memory (expandable up to 64GB via microSD card). However, the most highly spoken about part of the handset is the camera. It features a competitive 20.7-mega pixel rear facing camera with "G lens "dedicated BIONZ image processor and on the front face, there will be a 2-mega pixel camera for video chat. Further, Xperia Z1 also includes NFC, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G, GPS, IPX5/7 certification, and Miracast, among others. There is a possibility to see Android 4.2 Jelly Bean from day one.
The device packs a 5.2-inch Full HD IPS Super LCD2 display having resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels at 443 ppi. Inside comes a 2.26GHz quad-core processor powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal memory. Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean comes out of the box. There's a 13-mega pixel rear facing camera sensor covered with scratch less material for protection. Also add a 2.1-mega pixel front facing camera. The main highlight of the rear camera is the coming of Optical image stabilization (OIS) feature with Auto Focus and LED Flashlight. The phone is ultra-slim at 8.99 mm thick. The device supports 4G LTE-Advanced connectivity. The makers have added a 3000mAh Li Ion battery.
HTC One Mini
It uses a 4.3-inch WVGA 720p display. For processing, there's a 1.4GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor along with 1GB of RAM. The handset runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with HTC Sense 5.9 UI out of the box. The UI has features like Blinkfeed and HTC Zoe. It offers 16GB of internal storage and allows users to expand up to 64GB with a microSD card. It uses an 8MP Ultrapixel camera in the rear and a 1.6MP shooter up front. There's a 1800 mAh battery.