The emergence of smartphones and tablets in the mobile landscape has discarded the idea of gifting the conventional flowers and chocolates and instead direct consumers to go for electronic alternatives on Valentine's day.
With the day fast approaching, technology retailers are offering a plethora of offers and discounts on popular smartphones and tablets. Also, many new devices have rolled out to the Indian market, giving consumers a wide range of choices based on budget requirements and other needs.
Here we look at some of the great gifting choices that online retailers like Flipkart, Snapdeal and Ebay have to offer in the smartphone and tablet department this Valentine's day.
Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos I9082
Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos sports a 5-Inch WVGA TFT screen with a resolution of resolution of 480×800 pixels. Other key specifications include 1.2 GHz Dual core processor, Android v4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 64GB The device is available for ₹21,500 at Snapdeal and Flipkart with introductory freebies worth ₹10,999 which include Samsung Flipcover, Music & Movies on Myservices + and 50 GB Dropbox space.
Micromax Funbook Infinity
Micromax Funbook Infinity comes with a 7-inch capacitive display with 480X800p resolution and is powered by 1.2 GHz Cortex-A8 processor with Dual Mali-400 core graphics processing. The Android device packs a VGA front-facing camera, a 2-megapixel rear camera and has 512MB of RAM with an Internal Memory of 4GB which is expandable up to 32 GB. The device is available with a 43 percent discount at Snapdeal.com, taking the price down to ₹4599.
Samsung Galaxy Tab2-P3100
Samsung Galaxy Tab2-P3100 features a 7.0-Inch WSVGA display that's backed by 1Ghz Dual Core Processor. Other features include Android v4.0 Operating System, 3-megapixel primary camera, secondary VGA camera for video calling and 16GB of internal storage of up to 32GB. On Snapdeal, the tablet is available with a 20 percent discount that brings it down to ₹18,699. Flipkart is also offering the device for ₹19,300 with a free Bluetooth headset.
Micromax A116 Canvas HD
A116 Canvas HD smartphones includes a 5-inch HD IPS display with 1280x720 pixel resolution and is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. The handset runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system and packs 8-megapixel camera with LED Flash and a VGA front-facing camera. The device will hit stores on Valentine's Day with a price tag expected to be less than ₹15,000.
HTC Explorer Black
HTC Explorer Black comes with a 3.2-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen and runs on Android v2.3 Gingerbread operating system. The handset is powered by 600 MHz Scorpion Processor and packs a 3-megapixel camera. It is up for grabs at a special discounted price of ₹7499 on Snapdeal.com