This week we saw the advent of a few more Android KitKat devices in India but all are not available as yet. However, two of the important smartphones that got launched in India at a high-end price were LG F70 and Samsung Galaxy K zoom.
Moreover, BlackBerry Z3 was also launched in India at the price of Rs. 15,899, which is comparatively the cheapest BlackBerry phones running BB10 OS.
Anyways, today, GizBot has come up with the top 5 smartphones that got launched this week in India. But before you head on to check out these phones, let us tell you in brief about the developments that took place in the smartphone business.
To start off, Samsung Galaxy F is one phone which has been leaked three times in a row this week. This one is reportedly said to come with a QHD display with a brushed metal finish and probably it will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 with a 3GB RAM.
Another device is the LG G3 Prime which is said to come in several variants. Similarly, it's also rumored that Xperia Z3 will come in more than two versions.
These are the top three brands who have been working really hard on their next generation flagship devices.
Apart from this one, there are other smartphone makers like Nokia that is reportedly said to come with successor of the Lumia 1020 smartphone soon.
You can stay tuned to GizBot for more updates on these matters. In the meantime, check out the pricing and specs of the top 5 devices that got launched in India this week in the slides below:
Samsung Galaxy K zoom
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.
Other specs include: 20.7MP rear camera with Xenon Flash, BSI Sensor, OIS and 10x optical zoom, 1080p video at 60 fps, 2MP front-facing camera, 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.
BlackBerry Z3 comes with a 5-inch qHD display with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. It is powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 dual-core processor, coupled with 1.5GB of RAM. The Z3 comes with 8GB of on-board storage, which can be later expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card slot.
The Z3 runs on the latest version of BlackBerry 10.2.1 OS. On the camera front, there's a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, and a 1.1-megapixel front-facing camera. Connectivity options of the smartphone include 3G, GPRS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and more. The makers have added a 2,500mAh battery fitted inside.
The LG F70 features a 4.5-inch (800 x 400 pixels) IPS display and is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, coupled with 1GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS. On the imaging front, there's a 5MP rear camera, and a 0.3MP (VGA) quality front-facing shooter. The LG F70 comes packed with a 4GB internal memory which can be expandable up to 32GB with microSD.
The handset measures 127.5 x 66.4 x 9.95 mm and weighs in at 129.6. Other connectivity options are as follow: LTE/ 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and NFC support and a 2,440 mAh battery fitted inside. Talking about the LTE feature, the F70 comes with TD-LTE support and will work on Airtel 4G networks.
Intex Aqua Curve Mini
Price: Rs 7,290
Aqua Curve Mini sports a 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS Curve display offering a resolution of 854x480 pixels and is powered by 1.3 GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1 GB RAM and runs on Android KitKat OS.
Buyers will also see the presence of 4 GB ROM, 8 MP rear camera, 2 MP front facing camera with gesture sensor and voice photo capture etc., 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi and Dual SIM support. It is powered by a 1500 mAh battery.
Spice Stellar 445
The Spice Stellar 445 features a 4-inch display, and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box. The budget phone does support 3G connectivity and dual-SIM. On the camera front, there's a 3.2-megapixel rear-facing camera, and a 1.3-megapixel quality front-facing shooter.
Additionally, the handset is supported by a Wi-Fi, FM Radio, GPS and Bluetooth. It is powered by a quad-core CPU coupled with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of on-board storage, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card slot. It is powered by a 1500mAh battery.