Quite a lot of smartphones got launched and announced this week in the global market including the much awaited BlackBerry Classic. Moreover, Samsung also announced a number of devices at the company's annual developer conference held earlier this week.
However, not all are meant for Indian smartphone or wearable market. Quite a few devices that got announced this week would be sent to India later but in India itself, a couple of smartphone makers launched their devices.
At the Plugged In event held in Bangalore which will last until Sunday, Gionee announced quite a number of new devices which are all LTE supported devices. While BenQ announced its budget friendly monitor for pro-gamers at the same event.
Apart from that, Obi Mobiles also made its new device available in India. Anyway, today, GizBot has come up with the top 5 smartphones that got launched this week. You can check out the pricing and specs of these devices in the sliders below:
Gionee V6L LTE
The Gionee V6L LTE device is the slimmest of all LTE phones with a 6.9mm thickness. The smartphone is powered by CPU Quad Core 1.2GHz and runs on Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) and is supported by Internal 8GB, 1GB RAM T-card Up to 128GB. Other features include an 8MP rear camera, LTE connectivity, and 1950 mAh battery and DTS. The device comes with the all new PPT mode wherein you can take pictures instead of notes and motion control where you just need to flip to mute or snooze the phone. It also has a dual SIM slot and a display of 5.0-inch IPS.
Obi Hornbill S551
This decidedly mid-range device uses a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Inside the Obi Hornbill S551, you'll find a 1.3 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6582 processor with Mali 400 MP2 GPU, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of ROM and a microSD card support (up to 32GB). Other specs include: a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 5-megapixel front shooter (for selfies), and 3G support. The handset runs on Android 4.4 (Kitkat). The device will also support dual-SIM ((Standard + Micro). The new phone has a somewhat small 2,200mAh battery that keeps the profile slimmer at 7.9mm thick. As of now, the device comes in white color.
Panasonic Eluga S
The Panasonic Eluga S comes with a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display. It is powered by a 1.4 GHz True Octa-Core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat). The smartphone houses 8GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via MicroSD card. The Dual SIM smartphone sports an 8MP rear camera with LED Flash and 1080p video recording capability along with a 5MP front-facing snapper, which makes it a selfie device. Other specs include 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as the connectivity options. It is powered by a 2100mAh battery.
The Android 4.4 KitKat running device is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 6582 processor along with 1GB of RAM. One of the unique highlights of the Xolo Q1020 is the wooden frame. Spec-wise, the Xolo Q1020 has a 5-inch 720p display with 294ppi and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It also sports a 13MP rear-facing camera with LED flash and Exmore RS Sensor, and a 2MP front facing snapper. It offers 8GB built-in storage, supports 32GB additional storage via microSD. In terms of connectivity, the Xolo Q1020 supports dual-SIM, 3G , WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS. The makers have added a 2,000mAh battery inside.
Microsoft Lumia 535
The Microsoft Lumia 535 features 5-megapixel front and rear-facing camera, with an LED Flash. The budget device is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor (Snapdragon 200), paired with 1GB of RAM, 8GB of native storage and a microSD card slot (up to 128GB). Also, add additional 15 GB free OneDrive storage to store all your photos or documents. The Microsoft Lumia 535 also features a pretty beefy 1905 mAh battery. Other specs and features include exchangeable back covers, Micro SIM, Dual-SIM/Single SIM, USB 2.0, GPS, Wi-Fi, 3G/2G and more.