Oppo Joy Launched at Rs 8,990: Top 5 Best Budget Smartphone Rivals Available in India

By Anuj

    Big-ticket phones from HTC and Samsung tend to hog the highlight, but these days, companies are eager to capture growth in the emerging markets. Smartphone players like Nokia and HTC sees affordable handset market as the future.

    Nokia, which dominated global handset market for years, launched its Android-powered phones at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC). Similarly, Taiwan-based HTC recently introduced the Desire 210 in India at just Rs. 8,900. Clearly, the low-end segment is critical for handset manufacturers given the fact it will drive volumes in the emerging markets.

     

    Recently, China's high-profile mobile phone maker Oppo introduced a budget handset in India dubbed as Joy in India. Priced at Rs. 8,990, the Oppo Joy comes in two color variants- Black and White.

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    The new phone features a predictable 4-inch WVGA display having a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. Under the hood, it packs a dual-core processor coupled with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory, which can be later expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card slot. On the camera front, there's a 3MP rear-facing camera, and a VGA quality front-facing shooter. The makers have added a 1700mAh battery fitted inside.

    Looking at its spec sheet and price, we've to say that Oppo's new phone will give tough competition to domestic players, such as Lava, Karbonn and Micromax, amongst others.

    Micromax Canvas Doodle 3, Sony Xperia E1, HTC Desire 210 and Nokia X are some wishful handsets you can buy under Rs. 10,000 price slab.

    In this article, we take a look at some of the best low-cost Android phones on the market.

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    Sony Xperia E1 Dual Price and Specs

    Display: 4.0 Inch, 480x800 px display
    Operating System: Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
    Processor: Dual core 1200 MHz processor
    RAM: 512 MB
    Camera: Rear Camera: 3 MP Front: VGA
    Internal Memory: 32/64GB, External Storage Up to 64 GB via microSD card
    Connectivity: GPRS, Bluetooth, Infrared, WiFi, NFC, HDMI, DLNA, USB, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack
    Battery: 1750 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Price: 8,128

     

    HTC Desire 210 Dual SIM Price and Specs

    Display: 4-inch WVGA display (400 x 800)
    Processor: 1GHz dual-core MediaTek MT6572M processor
    RAM: 512MB RAM
    ROM: 4GB, expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card
    Operating System: Android Jelly Bean
    Camera: 5MP rear camera, 0.3MP front-facing camera
    Connectivity: 3G, GPRS, Bluetooth, WiFi, USB, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack
    Battery: 1300mAh

    Price- Rs. 8,700

     

    Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 Dual SIM Price and Specs

    Display: 6.0 Inch, 480x854 px display, LCD
    Operating System: Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
    Processor: Dual core 1300 MHz processor
    Camera: 5 MP Primary Camera, 0.3 MP Secondary
    Connectivity: Dual SIM, 3G, WiFi , GPRS, Bluetooth, USB, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack
    ROM: 4GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 32 GB
    RAM: 512 MB RAM
    Battery: 2500 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Price- Rs. 8,402

     

    Lenovo A526 Price and Specs

    Display: 4.5 Inch, 480x854 display, LCD
    Operating System: Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
    Processor: Quad core 1300 MHz processor
    Camera: 5 MP Primary Camera, 0.3 MP Secondary
    Connectivity: Dual SIM, 3G, Wi,Fi, GPRS, Bluetooth, USB, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack
    ROM: 4 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 32 GB
    RAM: 1 GB RAM
    Battery: 2000 mAh, Li-Polymer battery

    Price- Rs. 8,329

     

    Nokia X Dual SIM Price and Specs

    Display: 4.0 Inch, 480x800 display
    Operating System: Android v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
    Processor: Dual core 1000 MHz processor
    Camera: 3 MP Primary Camera
    Connectivity: Dual SIM, 3G, WiFi
    ROM: 4 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 32 GB
    RAM: 512 MB RAM
    Battery: 1500 mAh, Li-Ion battery

    Price- Rs. 6,575

     

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