Leaving apart the devices coming from the domestic vendors, the Indian market has already been selling numerous smartphones to its customers.
Moreover, even the Chinese smartphone makers have started releasing their devices in the market. Adding itself to the lot comprising of Huawei, Lenovo and Gionee, a couple of days ago, Oppo has also marched into India. The company released its latest and quite over-priced N1 smartphone in the country.
While Nokia, Samsung, LG, Sony have been operating in the land for quite sometime. On the other hand, domestic manufacturers like Micromax, Karbonn, Intex, Lava, Xolo and others run their show in the low-end market.
But the market has also numerous devices lying in the high-end and midrange category. Thus looking at the demand of the smartphones in India, today GizBot has come up with the best of the handsets to buy.
Also taking the latest devices into account, we have formed this line-up. The interesting part is that all these devices fall within the range or Rs. 25,000. It should be noted that all these devices are quite competitive and are latest at the same time. Additionally we have picked up the best pricing on the devices.
Take a look at the slides below for specs and prices of these devices:
Lenovo Vibe X
The handset comes with 5.0 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) offering a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and 441 ppi pixel density. The handset is powered by a Mediatek MT6589T Quad-core Cortex A7 processor clocked to 1.5 GHz coupled with PowerVR SGX544MP2 graphics and 2 GB RAM and runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS. The 13 MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash is capable of shooting pictures at 4128 x 3096 pixels. Also add 5 MP front facing wide angle lens. Connectivity options are quite regular with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AGPS and 3G support. The handset comes with a 16GB of onboard storage capacity. The device draws its energy from a 2,000mAh battery.
HTC Desire 601
The Desire 601 is a mid-range Android handset with average specs. This dual SIM phone comes with a 4.5-inch qHD display. It is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor coupled with 1GB RAM and 4GB of ROM (expandable via a microSD card slot). The device has a 5MP rear-facing camera. The phone will be priced NTD 10,900, which should be about Rs.22,888 in Indian Rupees.
Lenovo K900 (32GB)
Lenovo K900 features a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS capacitive touchscreen display that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and offers users a 1920x1080 pixel resolution. The handset is powered by a 2GHz Intel Atom Z2580 Clover Trail+ dual-core processor and 2GB RAM. Moreover, the phablet houses 16GB of inbuilt memory which is expandable by up to 32GB, a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front shooter, both with the ability to capture 1080p videos. Also, the K900 packs in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and 3G and is fueled by a juicy 2,500 mAh battery.
Nokia Lumia 1320
The Lumia 1320 features a 6-inch HD LCD IPS Super sensitive display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and 245 ppi. The large size phablet is powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, backed by 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 64GB via a microSD card slot. Windows Phone 8 powered OS gives you to a chance PC like experience on a 6-inch slab. Plus you can access MS Office too. The phone also packs a 5MP rear-facing camera with LED Flash and 0.3MP front-facing camera. The rear-facing camera is capable of recording videos in Full HD format. Other connectivity options include: 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 measures 164.25 x 85.9 x 9.79 mm and weighs 220 grams. The makers have added a 3400 mAh integrated battery fitted inside.
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2
The device which went up for pre-orders last month in the Indian market comes with a 5.25-inch 16:9 TFT display offering an HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The device is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1.5GB RAM and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS with Samsung's very own customized UI. The phone houses an 8GB of internal memory, which can be expanded up to 64GB via a microSD card slot. The handset has an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash. It is capable of recording videos in Full HD 1080p format, whereas a 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera records video in HD quality. Moreover, the handset supports Dual SIM functionality too. Other highlighted connectivity features include: WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS ＋ Glonass, and USB 2.0. The latest Samsung handset is powered by a 2600mAh battery which is said to offer up to 17 hours of talk time and 10 hours of non-stop music play.