One of the best things that are about to happen in the Indian smartphone business is the flourishing of the 4G devices. Lava's premium handset arm Xolo has already listed theirs on its official site. Hence, Micromax and other will soon catch up with the tune as well.
While the next best thing is, being one of the largest smartphone market, India has been receiving at least a handful of devices sooner than expected. Lenovo has already launched their Vibe X handset in India also claiming that they will be launching few more later next year in the same Vibe series.
Thus, Indian smartphone users are getting the best out of these situations. From Android, iOS to Windows phones, all have hit the shores quicker than the normal times.
Thus today GizBot has come up with the latest handsets that are worth buying. However, we have also included the devices that are going to be launched within this month. Among these are the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 and Gionee Elife E7. While the already launched ones are Vibe X, Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320.
Have a look at these device in the sliders below. We have also mentioned the specs of the devices. Take a look:
Nokia Lumia 1520
The Lumia 1520 comes with a 6-inch IPS display offers a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The device is stuffed with a 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 SoC coupled with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory, which can be expandable via a microSD card slot. For camera fanatics, the phone has built-in a 20-megapixel rear-facing camera with Dual LED Flash, Auto Focus and a Full HD 1080p capable camera and a high-resolution front-facing camera. The phone also supports wireless charging, but you need to separate wireless charging accessory to use the feature. The device also features four microphones for awesome and distortion sound. The makers have added a 3400mAh Li Ion battery fitted inside with 25 hours of talk time (3G).
Lenovo Vibe X
The Vibe X comes packed with a 5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels and a pixel density of 440ppi). The display is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass. Powering the handset is a 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek (MTK 6589T) processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. It runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box. Imaging responsibility will be taken by a 13-megapixel auto-focus rear camera with a back-illuminated sensor and an LED flash. While a 5-megapixel front-facing camera which comes with a wide-angle 84 degree lens will come handy for taking selfies and video calling. Connectivity options are quite regular with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AGPS and 3G support. The handset comes with a 16GB of onboard storage capacity. It has Gravitation, Proximity, Light, and E-Compass sensors as well. The smartphone has a premium polycarbonate body and an advanced mold, laser-engraved 3D tactile finish. It measures 144x74x6.9mm which makes it a super thin handset and weighs 121 grams. The device draws its energy from a 2,000mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2
The Galaxy Grand 2 comes with a 5.25-inch (1280 x 720 Pixels) capacitive touch screen display. Powering the handset is a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1.5GB of RAM. It runs on Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS which is quite better than the 4.2 version. It has an 8MP rear camera with LED Flash and auto focus and is capable of shooting videos at 1080p. There is also a 1.9-megapixel HD front-facing camera for taking selfies and video conferencing. The Galaxy Grand 2 houses an 8 GB of onboard memory capacity which is also expandable up to 64GB with microSD. Connectivity options are pretty regular with 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.0, GPS/GLONASS support. While there is a dual-SIM capabilities as well for users who are in need of one. The smartphone that measures 8.9 mm thick and weighs 163 grams draws its energy from a 2,600 mAh battery. Additionally the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 also has a leather finish on the back, similar to what we have seen in the Galaxy Note 3.
Gionee Elife E7
Gionee Elife E7 comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS touch screen display based on One Glass Solution from JDI with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and a 2.33mm ultra-narrow frame. Powering the handset is Qualcomm's most powerful 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 processor. However this processor is meant for just the 3G variant of the handset. While the 4G LTE version will be clocked to 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon MSM8974AC processor. Both the variants of the handsets run on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS with a layer of Amigo 2.0 UI. Moving on to the imaging domain, the Elife E7 features a 16-megapixel auto focus rear camera with 1/2.3″ 1.34 µm Largan M8 sensor, 5 element Sapphire Lens and a unique and stunning 8-megapixel auto focus front-facing shooter. Again, Gionee Elife E7 comes in two variants 2GB RAM with 16GB internal memory and 3GB RAM with 32GB internal memory. Connectivity options include LTE/3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB,OTG and NFC. Further, Elife E7 measures 150.6 x 75.0 x 9.5mm-6.2mm and weighs 150 grams and draws its energy from a 2500 mAh built-in battery.
Nokia Lumia 1320
The Lumia 1320 comes packed with a 6-inch HD LCD IPS Super sensitive display (ClearBlack) (1280 x 720 pixels and pixel density of 245 ppi). The display comes protected with Gorilla Glass 3. The Lumia 1320 uses a lower 720p HD-resolution LCD as opposed to the full HD (1080p) panel that is incorporated in Lumia 1520. When it comes to power, the large phablet features 1.7GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and runs on Windows Phone 8 OS with the latest Lumia Black update. It has 1GB of RAM. It is packed with 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 0.3-megapixel (VGA) front-facing shooter. The rear camera is capable of shooting video in 1080p HD quality at 30 fps. The device houses an internal storage capacity of 8GB and also features a micro SD card support through which the memory can be expanded up to 64GB. On top of that, the company also says that it will be offering users 7 GB of free cloud storage. It also features HD Voice and a HAAC mic. As far as the connectivity options are concerned, the device includes 4G LTE/ 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 + LE, GPS / aGPS, NFC, USB 2.0 and a micro SIM card slot. The device that measures 164.25 x 85.9 x 9.79 mm weighs 220 grams. Moreover, the Lumia 1320 draws its energy from a 3400 mAh integrated battery.