Although domestic smartphone maker Micromax has been growing pretty fast in the business, it is yet to compete against number of smartphone makers in the high-end segment. However, the company has now managed to travel abroad with its range of low-to-mid-range handsets.
On the other hand, in the Indian market, most of the high-end and premium smartphone makers are showing keen Interest. To name few, HTC, LG and Sony as well. However, these brands are not neglecting their high-end devices in any ways.
Talking about the affordable devices that are being launched in the Indian market off late, the aspect that you will find common is the Android version KitKat. This is the key element all smartphone manufacturers are now trying to base their devices on and its working well. The immediate example will surely be Moto G.
Thus looking at the popularity of the Android KitKat version, today GizBot has come up with a six best and latest devices that are currently available in India. We have lined-up these devices in such a way that you will find the best devices with the latest Android version. But most of these handsets belong to the high-end section. But surely these are the best in the market and latest as well.
Take a look at the pricing and specs of the devices in the sliders below:
HTC One M8
HTC One (M8) comes with a 5.0-inch display offering a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and it features a Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection as well. Apart from the Quad Core processor Snapdragon 801 clocked at 2.5 GHz, the phone comes with Adreno 330 GPU coupled with 2 GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) layered with the company's proprietary Sense 6.0 UI. Imaging is as always best in the HTC One devices, and this time also the company has chosen the UltraPixel primary rear camera with dual LED Flash, BSI Sensor,F/2.0 aperture and 28 mm lens. In fact, there are two rear cameras installed in the handset this time. The secondary rear camera helps to capture depth information of the subject. At the front there is a 5 MP front-facing shooter capable of taking great selfies and making video calls. The handset comes with a native storage capacity of 16GB and it is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card slot. HTC One (M8) comes with 4G LTE support and other connectivity options include 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n (2.4 and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX codec, NFC and GPS with GLONASS. You will also find MHL support in the device. The phone supports only nano SIM. The smartphone which measures 9.35 mm thick and weighs160 grams comes powered with 2600 mAh battery.
LG G Pro 2
The LG G Pro 2 comes packed with a 5.9 inch full HD (1920x1080pixels) IPS Display. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (2.26 GHz Quad-Core) and ADRENO 330 GPU coupled with 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS. The 13 MP OIS Plus Camera captures clear, bright and vivid imagery even in shaky or low light settings using Optical Image Stabilization plus technology. It has 2.1 MP front-facing shooter. The smartphone comes in 16GB and 32GB internal storage variants. You will also find a microSD card slot in the device which can take up to 64GB additional storage. There are connectivity options like Bluetooth Smart Ready (BT4.0) USB, Wi-Fi, NFC and SlimPort and 3G/HSPA+ Network. It is powered by a 3,200 mAh removable Battery.
Samsung Galaxy S5
The Galaxy S5 comes with a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display offering a Full HD resolution and churns out the pixel density of 432 ppi. It is powered by Octa Core Processor Adonis Prime2 (Quad 1.9GHz + Quad 1.3GHz) + XMM6360 coupled with 2GB of RAM and runs on Android KitKat 4.4.2 OS with the layer of the upgraded version of the TouchWiz UI including a new notification bar. The camera which Samsung has used in this phone is something that can be considered as one of the best as it features a mechanism which allows the users to auto focus the subject in less than 0.3 seconds which means that you can also shoot moving objects with ease. There is a 2MP front-facing shooter which is enough for taking selfies and making video calls. Moreover, the Galaxy S5 will be offered in two variants depending on the internal storage capacity i.e. 16GB or 32GB with a microSD card support (128GB). It uses (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) 2x2 MIMO, USB3.0, BT 4.0(LE) connectivity options. The smartphone is IP67 certified which means that the Galaxy S5 is resistant to sweat, rain, liquids, sand and dust, so that your phone will protected from any activity or situation. Meanwhile, Samsung Galaxy S5 is powered by 2,800mAh battery also comes with a Power Saving Mode.
The LG L90 Dual comes with a display measuring 4.7-inch. It is a capacitive touch screen display with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. It is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor with Adreno 305 GPU coupled with similar 1GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS. Camera is also better with 8MP sensor with LED flash at the rear side and 1.3MP front-facing shooter. It comes with higher 8GB native storage which is expandable up to 32GB with microSD. Connectivity remains similar 3G (HSPA+21Mbps), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and also the same Dual SIM with dedicated SIM switch key is available in the handset. It comes with a dimension of 131.6 x 66.0 x 9.7mm and is powered by a 2,540 mAh battery.
Sony Xperia M2
Sony Xperia M2 comes with a 4.8-inch capacitive touch screen display offering a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. It comes powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8226 ) processor with Adreno 305 GPU coupled with 1GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS. Off late, Sony has been updating almost all its latest devices with KitKat update and this might also get the KitKat treatment soon. Sony has always been one of the best brand when it comes to launching great phones with impressive camera features. The latest one is no exception to the fact. It features an 8MP rear camera with LED flash. The rear camera which uses Exmor RS sensor can shoot video at 1080p quality as well. The front facing shooter is not a great one as it just features 0.3MP (VGA) sensor. Sony Offers the Xperia M2 Dual with a native storage capacity of 8GB which can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. Connectivity options remain regular, which include 3G HSPA+, WiFi 820.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and NFC. Additionally, as the name suggests, it comes with a Dual SIM support. The smartphone which measures 8.64mm thick and weighs 148 grams draws its energy from a 2300mAh battery.
Motorola Moto X
Motorola Moto X features a 4.7-inch 720p HD AMOLED display and is powered by a 1.7 GHz dual-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. It comes in two variants depending on the internal storage capacity (16GB and 32GB of on-board storage). There is a 10MP rear-facing camera and a 2MP front-facing shooter. It will be powered by a 2200mAh battery fitted inside. The Moto X will run on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat out of the box.