Smartphones have come a long way from the feature phones of before to the massive powerful monsters we see almost everywhere. And this power is generated via new age processors placed under the hood.
We are already past a stage where dual and quad core phones have become a thing of the past. New smartphones come with more beastly speeds that generated via a more cores under the hood. And it keeps growing bigger every day.
Before getting deep into the philosophy of smartphones and their processors inside. it's important to know the numbers involved. Dual and quad cores point at the power of two and four cores, respectively. While octa cores point at eight processors, hexa cores talk of six.
Today we are dealing with handsets that offer hexa core processors. There aren't much to deal with, but the ones we have are already generating a lot of power.
So here are the top 5 hexa core-supported smartphones to buy in India this July. Check the slider below.
Karbonn Titanium Hexa became the first smartphone to feature a hexa-core processor powered by Mediatek MT6591 Hexa core. In fact, it was also the first smartphone from an India based tech vendor to ship with Android Kitkat 4.4 out of the box.
The device has a unibody design. The rear-back is made from metal; though, the battery is non-removable. It has a mammoth 5.5-inch Full HD display. It is powered by a 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6591 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of on-board storage.
The makers have added a 2050mAh Li-Pro battery fitted inside. On the imaging front, there is a 13MP rear-facing camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash. Also, add a 5MP front-facing shooter for taking selfies.
The Xolo Play 6X-1000 comes with a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display and is powered by a 1.5 GHz hexa-core MediaTek MT6591 processor with 600 MHz Mali 450 GPU and 2GB of RAM.
It runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS. Other specs include: Dual SIM (GSM + GSM), 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, BSI Sensor (1080p video recording), 2MP front-facing camera, 8GB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory with MicroSD, 3G (HSDPA: 21 Mbps, HSUPA: 5.76 Mbps), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG and 2100 mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo comes with a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display offering an HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It is powered by a 1.6 GHz quad-core or a Hexa-Core processor (1.7 GHz Dual Core Cortex A15+ 1.3 GHz Quad Core Cortex A7) coupled with 2GB RAM, and the latest device runs on Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS.
Imaging is pretty good with the inclusion of a 8MP camera with BSI sensor and LED flash which is capable of shooting video at 1080p quality.
Also a 2MP front-facing camera with BSI sensor comes handy when it comes to taking selfies and making video calls. Connectivity options remains regular with 3G HSPA+, WiFi a/b/g/n/ac (HT80), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/ GLONASS and but you will also find an NFC chip in the device.
There is a 16 GB internal memory (11 GB user memory) which is expandable upto 64GB via microSD card. The Galaxy Note 3 Neo measures 148.4 x 77.4 x 8.6 mm and weighs 162.5 grams and uses a 3100 mAh Battery to power itself.
The Micromax Canvas HD Plus A190 sports a 5.0-inch HD display with a resolution of 720p. The device is powered by a hexa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz. The phone offers 1GB RAM and 8GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 32GB).
The makers have added a 2000 mAh battery, which can run the handset for up to 7 hours of talk time and close to 250 hours under standby mode.
On the imaging front, the phone features an 8.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus and LED flash,), a 2.0-megapixel camera on the front for video chatting. Connectivity options on the phone are as follows: 3G, dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and more.
Samsung Galaxy K zoom sports a 4.8-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD Super AMOLED display and is powered by a Hexa-Core processor (1.7 GHz Dual Core Cortex A15+ 1.3 GHz Quad Core Cortex A7) with Mali-T624 GPU and 2GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) with the latest Samsung Touchwiz UX.
It is obviously a camera-centric phone and thus, houses an incredible 20.7-megapixel rear camera module with BSI CMOS sensor. It integrates 4.4-44mm lens with 10x optical zoom, Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) and Xenon Flash. Further, Galaxy K zoom is capable of shooting 1080p video at 60 fps.
Moreover, the company has also used a 2MP front-facing shooter to offer video calling and taking selfies. It has AF/AE Separation (Auto Focus/ Auto Exposure Separation), Pro Suggest with 5 optimized filter settings, Selfie Alarm to take timed selfies, object tracing and more.
Other specs include: 8GB internal memory, expandable up to 64GB with microSD, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Bluetooth v4.0 LE, aGPS + GLONASS and NFC, and 2,430mAh battery.