Android smartphones are the biggest things in India at the moment. Sure the market also comprises of iOS-powered iPhone models, but Android still remains the primary choice among users.
There are a host of Android-based smartphones to choose from in the market. And while the price of the devices vary from handset to handset, each device has its own specialty in terms of specs and features.
Smartphones are available everywhere, both retail store and online. However, the prices are always a significant factor and all have their own price tags. And all price their own smartphones in their own way.
So which are the devices that have the best deals on them? We take a look at the top 5.
Available at Rs. 18,624 via Amazon, The Gionee Elife S5.5 packs a 5.0-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
It is powered by a 1.7GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali 450-MP4 GPU coupled with 2GB LPDDR3 RAM and 16GB of internal memory. It runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) with Amigo 2.0 UI.
Imaging technology used which include in the phone includes a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with a single LED Flash. Moreover, the rear-facing camera is capable of recording videos in Full HD format. It also has a 5MP front-facing shooter.
Other connectivity options include 3G, Wi-Fi, 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi direct, Bluetooth 4.0 , A-GPS, USB OTG and more. The smartphone supports 3G network working in six different bands. It is powered by 2300 mAh battery.
Available at Rs. 6,999, the Motorola-made Moto E is one of the most popular smartphones in India right now. The handset features a 4.3-inch display offering a resolution of 960x540 pixels resolution.
The Moto E is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor along with Adreno 302 GPU alongside 1GB of RAM and 4GB internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card slot. The phone runs Android 4.4.2 Kitkat out-of-the-box.
The affordable handset Motorola comes with a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera on the back side, but does not feature a LED flash and front facing shooter. The makers have added a 1,989mAh battery to power the handset.
Listed via Infibeam at Rs. 11,499, the Micromax Canvas HD Plus A190 comes with a 5-inch display and 1280 x 720p resolution toughened by Gorilla Glass. Most importantly, just like the Karbonn and Lava Xolo offering, Canvas HD A190 is powered by a 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6591 hexa-core CPU coupled with a 1GB RAM.
Further, the smartphone runs on the latest Android v4.4 KitKat OS, and also houses an 8GB of on-board memory which can be expanded via microSD card.
As far as the imaging aspect is concerned, you will get to see an 8MP rear camera with AF and LED Flash along with a 2 mega-pixel front facing shooter as well. Other specs include: 3G, Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 2000mAh battery.
The Unite 2 has been listed via Amazon at Rs. 6,000. The device comes with a 4-inch IPS display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, alongside a VGA quality front-facing shooter. The phone will also come with a microSD card slot expandable up to 32GB. And the makers have added a 1,500mAh battery that's fitted inside.
The Micromax Unite A092 is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor coupled with 1GB of RAM, 8GB of ROM and running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Connectivity options on the smartphone will include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, Dual SIM and GPS, among others.
Listed via Ebay at Rs. 21,390, the Desire 816 comes with a large 5.5-inch 720p HD display. It is powered by a quad-core 1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 processor coupled with 1.5GB of RAM and runs on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat OS layered with the company's proprietary Sense 5.5 UI.
The latest Desire 816 is not a bad imaging device as it features 13MP front-facing camera with a single LED Flash along with a 5MP front-facing shooter. Connectivity options offered in the Desire 816 are 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS and it should be noted that it is a Dual-SIM device. Native storage unit is seated at 8GB but yes, you get the option to expand it via microSD card. It is powered by a 2600 mAh battery.