It's not easy to buy a new smartphone these days. At the moment, consumers are adamant to know what goes inside a handset rather than just design and form factor. During the good old days of feature phones, it doesn't make sense to ask from the tech vendor what type of processor or RAM has been incorporated.
Well, now the scenario has completely changed. More and more consumers would like know about the specifications first before talking a final call, in case of smartphones. The multi-core environment is the real reason why smartphones are being treated as computers. In reality, computer processors are more advanced than smartphone processors.
If you buy a PC with quad-core processor, you can upgrade its specifications in future, while in case of smartphones expandability is a big issue. The execution times are much faster, if you want to do some heavy duty work on a PC. With changing environment, consumer's preferences have changed time.
The coming of app based culture, and thanks to internet world --- our priorities have changed. Earlier a computer was the sole machine to play games; now developers and publisher community see Android OS as the best platform for gaming. In the coming years, smartphones will be customizable, bigger and more advanced.
Many a time, our readers have questioned," what is the difference between a single core and dual-core processor in respect to smartphones". There was a time, when smartphones with single core processor were seen faster than high-end feature phones. In the era of quad-core processors, do you think a single core processor powered smartphones makes into top bracket?
Without any doubt, the answer is no, a big no.So how a dual -core is better than single core processor. A smartphone with dual-core processor uses two-single core processors integrated to make dual-core processors. Obviously, the performance and speed, is far better than single-core processor.
In dual-core processor smartphones, any simple task is performed individually by each core. This means that multi-tasking is possible, if you pick a phone with dual-core processor over single-core processor.
Today, GizBot handpicked top 5 Micromax smartphones with dual-core processors. Take a look!
Micromax Canvas 2 A110
The Canvas A110 uses a 5-inch FWVGA display having resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. Inside the device, a 1GHz dual-core processor coupled with 512MB of RAM and 2GB of internal memory (expandable)
, should be enough to run high-charged games. There's an 8-mega pixel rear facing camera on the back and 0.3-mega pixel camera on the front. The phone is powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The makers have added a 2000mAh Li Ion removable battery. Other connectivity features include: 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, Bluetooth and Dual SIM, amongst other features. You can purchase Micromax Canvas 2 A110 at Rs. 9910
Micromax Canvas Lite A92
Having fantasy about Canvas 4 , is absolutely normal. Well, Micromax Canvas 4 is a premium device so the retail price.
Under Rs.10,000 price bracket , the Canvas Lite should not be sidelined. The device packs a 5-inch WVGA display having resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. Being a dual-core phone, the performance will be satisfactory. The RAM stands at 512MB, while the internal memory (4GB ROM) can be expanded further via microSD card. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean comes out of the box. There's a 5-mega pixel camera at the back with 5x digital Zoom. The makers have added a 2000mAh Li Ion battery. Other highlighted features include: 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS and Dual SIM, among others. The handset is priced at Rs. 8499.
Micromax Canvas Music A88
If you are more into music and would love to have a dedicated music smartphone , then definitely Canvas Music A88 is the one made for music lovers.
The Canvas Music A88 has a 4.5-inch display having resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. It packs 1 GHz dual-core coupled with 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal memory (expandable). Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean) comes out of the box. Camera: There's a 5-mega pixel rear camera with Auto Focus and Dual LED Flash, A VGA quality front facing camera on the front panel is given. The makers have added 1800mAh Li Ion battery. Other features are pretty much standard. Moreover, you will get JBL Temp headphone free with the device. This Dual SIM phone can be purchased for Rs. 8699.
Micromax Ninja A91
The Ninja A91, is a budget oriented dual-core phone with decent specs. The handset with a 4.5 inch display having resolution of 854 x 480 pixels, 1GHz dual core, 512MB RAM , a 5-mega pixel camera with Auto Focus, 0.3MP front-facing camera, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, Dual SIM , GPS, 4GB internal memory, (expandable up to 32GB via microSD card ), and a 1,800 mAh battery. Android 4.0 comes out of the box. The device can be yours for Rs. 8199.
Micromax Ninja A89
The Micromax Ninja A89 is equipped with a 1GHz dual core Mediatek MT6577 processor. It is basic smartphone with no frills attached to it. The handset sports a 4-inch WVGA display having resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. Android 4.0 ICS comes out of the box. The RAM stands at 512MB, while the internal memory (2GB) is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. There's a 3-mega pixel camera at the back. The front facing camera is missing. Other connectivity features include: 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, GPS, 1,450mAh Li Ion battery and Bluetooth. The phone is available for Rs. 6490.