Compared to the launches that normally take place in India, this week saw pretty less. However, in the global market, a lot of smarpthones got announced and launched as well. Moreover, there are several number of device which are already announced but is yet to visit the Indian market. One of the most awaited devices, for example, could be taken as the Nexus 6 from Google.
However, a couple of smartphone makers made the effort to launch their devices in the Indian market. Manufacturers such as Pansonic, Gionee, Lenovo and also a smartwatch - the Gear S from Samsung was made available in India this week.
Thus, today we have chosen the best of the devices that were launched in India this week. Although, there were only handful of devices to select from, we have taken utmost care to select the best ones in this weeks best launches.
The best part is that all these devices are now available in India and can be bought right away. Thus, you can check out the pricing and specs of these devices in the sliders below:
The Panasonic P55 sports a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) capacitive touchscreen IPS display. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) OS. In the imaging segment, the users will get to see an 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, capable of shooting video at 1080p and a 2MP front-facing snapper for taking selfies and making video calls. Other specs include 4GB Internal storeage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Dual SIM and 2500mAh removable battery.
Price: Rs. 12,999
The Gionee Marathon M3 comes with a 5-inch (1280 × 720 pixels) HD display, 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor with Mali 400 GPU, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, a microSD card slot, Android 4.4 (KitKat), Dual SIM with Dual Standby, 8MP with LED flash, 2MP front-facing camera, 5000 mAh battery with up to 32.8 days standby, Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth and GPS.
The Lenovo Vibe X2 sports a 5.0-inch wide-view FHD display offering a Full HD resolution of 1920x1080pixels. It is powered by a MediaTek MT6595m 4G LTE 2.0GHz True8Core processor coupled with 2GB RAM. Other specs include Android 4.4 KitKat, 32GB of ROM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, Dual SIM, 13MP auto-focus rear camera with LED Flash, 5MP fixed-focus front facing shooter and 2300mAh Li-polymer battery.
The Samsung Gear S sports a 2 inch (360 x 480 pixels) Super AMOLED Curved display. It is powered by a 1 GHz Dual-Core processor coupled with a 512MB RAM. It runs on Tizen based wearable platform and houses 4GB internal memory. Since there is a SIM card slot in the device, the device is capable of making 2G and 3G calls as well via Bluetooth. The intelligent watch comes with a IP67 Certification and thus it is dust and water resistant. Other specs include WiFi, Bluetooth, A-GPS/Glonass, Heart Rate sensor and a 300mAh Li-ion battery.
The Lava Iris 500 sports a 5-inch IPS display offering an FWVGA resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. The smartphone is powered by 1.3GHz dual-core coupled with 512MB of RAM and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat). Other specs include 5MP fixed focus rear camera with LED flash, front-facing VGA shooter, 4GB on-board storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD card slot, 3G, Wi-Fi, Assisted GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, Dual SIM and 1800 mAh Li-Ion battery.