September has been the best month for smartphone lovers becasue we all got to see the arrival of Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Sony Xperia Z1 and many more devices. However, the other reason why the month has become more interesting is because of the price cuts on most of the popular devices that have taken place. Thus for Indian consumers this could be the best month to buy their choice of devices.
To call the devices by names these are, BlackBerry Z10, Nexus 7, Apple iPhone 4, Nokia Lumia 625 and Lenovo K900. Lets take a look at the specs of the devices first.
All these devices falls in the upper mid range price category and now the price of these devices have been decently dropped to a reasonable one. However, BlackBerry Z10 was launched in January at Rs 43,490 and now the same handset is selling at Rs. 29,999. Nexus 7 was earlier selling at Rs. 15,999 and now it is available at the price as low as Rs. 9,999. Similarly, iPhone 4, Nokia Lumia 625 and Lenovo K900 is now selling at Rs. 21,899, Rs. 16,149 and Rs 23,098 respectively which is a discounted price.
These price cuts have been a major move from the manufacturer if one would look from the sales perspective. Since the festive season is just around the corner, manufacturers have already prepared the fans with the price cuts for now. Perhaps more devices like Lumia 1020, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Xperia Z1, LG G2 and BlackBerry Z30 are already prepared to witness the volume of sales in the Indian market soon by next month.
Leaving the worries of the future behind, lets take a look at the specs of the top 5 devices that have recently received a price cuts in the slider below:
The BlackBerry Z10 packs a BlackBerry Z10 comes with a 4.2-inch display having a resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels. It is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM (supports expandable memory). There's an 8MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera. Other connectivity options include: HDMI port, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, 3G and a removable 1,800mAh Li Ion battery.
The name of the device itself suggests that it sports a 7 inch screen with a WXGA IPS LCD, Capacitive touchscreen and Multi-touch display with the resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Speaking of camera, the device has a 1.2 MP front facing camera for video calls and self portrait. The camera can record 720p HD videos as well. This device lacks a rear camera. Regarding connectivity this tablet supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Email, Push mail, GPS, NFC. The device is powered by 4325 mAh Li-Po battery that gives 9 hours of usage time to the user. Other than that Asus Nexus 7 (8GB) features Google Maps, Google Wallet, SNS integration, Google+ Hangouts, Organizer, Document viewer, Google Search, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration, Google Play, Gtalk, Android browser and Gmail.
Apple iPhone4 comes with a 3.5 inch display with a screen resolution of 960x640 pixel retina display that provides exceptional viewing experience. It features 5 mega pixel camera with LED Flash that has a high definition video recording of 720p. The device is powered by a 1GHz of ARM Cortex-A8 processor. It comes with Bluetooth 2.1, GPS, WiFi 802.11 b/ g/ n connectivity options. iPhone4 comes with a maximum memory storage capacity of 8 GB. The handset features proximity sensors as well as accelerometers and ambient light sensors. IPhone4 comes with Li-Ion 1420 mAh battery offering a talk time of 7 hours and stand by time of over 12.5 days.
Nokia Lumia 625
The Lumia 625 packs a 4.7-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen WVGA display having resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. There's a curved 2.25D Gorilla Glass 2, which protects the screen from scratches. In terms of dimension, the phone measures 9.3mm in terms of thickness and weighs 159 grams. The rear back of the phone is curved and the matt finish of the phone will surely invite more consumers to own this bad boy. The smartphone is powered by Windows Phone 8 platform and comes equipped with a dual-core Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon processor clocked at 1.2 GHz. In addition, Nokia Lumia 625 packs an Adreno 305 graphics processing unit, 512MB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 64GB via microSD memory card. Talking about camera, you will get to see a 5-mega pixel rear facing camera with LED Flash light. There's a VGA quality front facing camera for long video chat. The rear shooter is capable of recording video in 1080p Full HD format. In addition, the new Smart Camera app. Connectivity options include EDGE, 3G, WiFi, USB, WiFi Hotspot, HSPA+ (42Mbps) and HSUPA (5.76), DLNA, Bluetooth and GLONASS. The device is powered by a 2,000mAh Li Ion battery.
Lenovo K900 features a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS capacitive touchscreen display that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and offers users a 1920x1080 pixel resolution. The handset is powered by a 2GHz Intel Atom Z2580 Clover Trail+ dual-core processor and 2GB RAM. Moreover, the phablet houses 16GB of inbuilt memory which is expandable by up to 32GB, a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front shooter, both with the ability to capture 1080p videos. Also, the K900 packs in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and 3G and is fueled by a juicy 2,500 mAh battery.